Perfect Chicago Weekend Itinerary

Navy Pier - Chicago

My recent trip to Chicago was such a great experience. It was made absolutely perfect with the amazing group of friends we traveled with and a well planned itinerary. We were celebrating two friends’ 30th birthdays, and had a jam packed agenda. We did pretty much everything on our must see list for our first time […] 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…

5 Favorite Finds for August

Aldi

Hello! Happy September! I found there are a few things this past month that I wanted to share with you all and because they are completely random, I thought the best thing to do was compile them into a blog post list so you can experience and discover the amazing, cute and surprising finds from August as […] Read more…

Differences Between Baby #1 and Baby #2: Finding Out

Siblings, best friends

One thing that I really wanted to do for the blog during my pregnancy was a series of posts that documented the differences between my first pregnancy and my second one. Well, it just goes to show how much time I had as a working, prego mom of a 2 1/2 year old. But now that I am finding […] Read more…

Lemon-Basil Chicken with Almond Skillet Broccoli

Almond Skillet Broccoli

This recipe is a more exciting take on the traditional chicken and broccoli dish that Brett and I seem to always default to when there’s nothing else planned for dinner. It was another recipe that I scouted from the No More To Go Meal Plan.  The marinade was delicious, flavorful and made the chicken so juicy […] Read more…

How to Feel and Look Great After Having Children

Baby and the Beach

If you think you have just stumbled upon the secret diet and fitness plan to lose the baby weight after having children, keep looking. I am sorry to tell you that this is not that kind of post. What I am here to tell you is that every mother is different and you will find a way to achieve […] Read more…

Chicken Souvlaki Skewers with Pan Roasted Potatoes Recipe

Grilled Chicken Souvlaki Recipe

Any meal on a skewer is one that I get excited about. I love the variety of ingredients that you can include on a skewer, it’s such a fun meal to prepare! This recipe is a delicious take on the Chicken Souvlaki, in a flavorful marinade, skewered and grilled. I found this recipe on the weekly […] Read more…

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