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7 Favorite Chicago Moments

Chicago River Tour

I checked off an item from my Bucket List last year when I visited Chicago for the first time with some of my best girlfriends, Samantha and Lauren. It was an amazing trip and anything positive anyone has to say about Chicago, is true. It is such a great city! Although I loved every moment of this perfect […] Read more…

Running is a Mental Game

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I love to run. But don’t get me wrong, there are times where I struggle to make it to mile three. Even when I am running often, there are some runs where I feel like my feet are too heavy to pick up off the pavement and pick up the pace. But, other times I can go […] Read more…

New Year, New Fitness Routine, New Goals

Marathon

It’s well into January, but I still have not had the chance to set some goals for myself this year. I usually always have a health + fitness goal in the New Year to get back to eating healthy and working out regularly, and it’s usually an easy one for me to set. The holidays always […] Read more…

Why Motherhood is just as exciting as traveling the world

Why Motherhood is just as exciting as traveling the world.

I turned 30 this year. It was a milestone birthday and one that I always envisioned doing big. Getting the girls together, traveling somewhere I’ve never been and spending way too much money on a hotel room. A celebration of no longer being in my 20’s. But the reality was, I had to put my 30th […] Read more…

Mommy Diaries – The Battle of the Bedtime Story

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The Battle of the Bedtime Story Why is it that children seem to be programmed at birth to never want to go to sleep? I often ask myself this at night, and dread the agonizingly long bedtime routine that is bound to happen. One night, I had a revelation. As always, the rigamarole of bedtime was […] Read more…

In the Interim of a Home Renovation + The Importance of Date Night

Anniversary Weekend

I am very excited to announce the fantastic news that my parents have committed to taking on a huge change in their lives and move closer to our family. After much searching, they finally found a beautiful home in a neighborhood buzzing with activity and folks in the same walks of life as them. It is a […] Read more…

How the loss of my best friend changed my outlook on life

Here's to friends

Earlier this year, I along with many others — including a mother, a husband, sister, brother, son and countless friends, were faced with a terrible tragedy and the loss of a loved one to cancer. I had never lost someone so close to me before. I wasn’t sure how to feel. I was filled with a […] Read more…

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