5 Amazing Avocado Toast Recipes

Motherhood is great. It really is. The cuddles, the unconditional love…there really isn’t anything better. But here’s the thing…we moms get the shaft. We stay up late folding laundry, cleaning up toys, packing lunches…our “to-do” list is never ending. We don’t even prepare lunch for ourselves, and let me tell you, that is a HUGE […]

Unique Breakfasts with Santa in Chicagoland

It’s the most magical time of year and the jolly red guy in the big suit is ready and waiting to hear what all boys and girls (and moms and dads, too) want for Christmas this year.  But the trouble is….this popular guy is pretty hard to track down. And when you do manage to […]

Lunch Box Ideas for the Whole Family

It’s baaaaccckkk.  Yep, you know what I’m talking about: school.  At this point everyone is refreshed, refocused and ready to have a successful year.  But there’s one thing that I don’t particularly love about going back to school.  I love the homework, don’t mind organizing our schedules, but I LOATHE making lunches.  So thankfully I […]

Kid Friendly Valentine’s Day

In the past I have written about the most romantic restaurants around Chicagoland to take your sweetheart to if you are lucky enough to score a babysitter and some other ways to have the Ultimate Date Night in Chicagoland. Well, I’m here to tell you that all is not lost if you aren’t able to get a baby sitter […]

Easy Prep Meals

Being a parent is tough.  We making so many important decisions, serve as positive role models, take care of our children’s needs…it’s exhausting!  And when I am struggling through one of those loooong weeks, the last thing I want to do is cook.  That’s why I rely on my favorite and reliable list of easy […]

Winner, Winner Slow Cooked Dinner

Something that seems to be constant, no matter what day it is, holiday or otherwise, is the stress of cooking.  First you have to gauge other’s food interests, then head to the grocery store (and you will of course forget one vital ingredient), put said groceries away, and then find the time to prepare and cook […]