Ways to Personalize the Holidays

With the fast pace of the holiday season, it can feel impersonal and rushed. I mean, how exciting is it to give or receive a gift card? You can take back the spirit of the season by taking a more personal approach to the holidays. How? Well, from ordering meaningful and personalized gifts for loved […]

Indulgent Mother’s Day Gift Guide

How many times have you been told, “I don’t need anything for Mother’s Day” or have been stumped when your family asks you what YOU would like for Mother’s Day? Well, stop brushing it off or saying that a hug is all you need. I mean, we moms work our butts off from before sun […]

Nursery Must Haves

Becoming a parent is totally and utterly overwhelming.  There are about 500 different types of car seats to choose from, annoying “Mommy Wars” to navigate…and the pregnancy aches and pains!  But I’m here to help you with one of the most fun facet of having a baby:  planning a nursery.  Here are my top picks […]

Chicago Summer Bucket List

Now that school is out and the fireworks have been lit, it is OFFICIALLY summer in Chicago!  Stressed about covering all of the “must do’s” in Chicagoland?  Have no fear—here is my Chicago Summer Bucket List. Take a water taxi. Hit up the zoo…either Lincoln Park or Brookfield. Enjoy a Chicago style dog at Superdawg…at the […]

How to Create the Perfect Holiday Card

I am making a public service announcement that I want EVERYONE to hear: NOT EVERYTHING HAS TO BE PICTURE PERFECT. Yes, that’s right.  In our world of social media, it seems like everyone’s life is absolute perfection.  But trust me, it’s just the Instagram filters and Photoshop tools that make everything seem fantastic as you scroll […]