Hofbräuhaus Chicago’s Oktoberfest Celebration

For most of us a trip to Germany for Oktoberfest isn’t feasible, but luckily for us there is a much closer (and just as fun) option–Hofbräuhaus Chicago! Nestled in Rosemont’s Parkway Bank Park, this German gem is the perfect place for Chicagoland families to celebrate Oktoberfest. I mean, once my kids heard that you are […]

My Favorite Personalized Stationery

I show up late to most events, I forget people’s names as soon as they tell me them and make social etiquette blunders ALL THE TIME. But when it comes to sending thoughtful and heartfelt notes and cards to family and friends I AM THE QUEEN. Seriously. Why? Because I am a firm believer that […]

Fall in Chicago Bucket List

It seemed to come right out of nowhere (I blame cold and rainy June), but as the leaves on my driveway are telling me FALL HAS ARRIVED IN CHICAGOLAND! While I haven’t ordered my first PSL yet, that doesn’t mean that we can’t start compiling our Fall Bucket Lists. I have rounded up my family’s […]

Where to Find the BEST Boys’ Clothes

This article goes out to my boy mom squad, because the struggle is REAL when finding stylish, affordable boys’ clothing that can stand up to their constant running, tackling, and basically non stop mess making. I swear finding a great pair of joggers for my boys that will last an entire season is almost as […]

First Day of School Letter Board Ideas

It’s that time of year when your social media feeds are absolutely FLOODED with photos of kids holding signs on their first day of school. I absolutely love seeing how my friends’ and families’ kids have grown…especially when they are dragging their feet and putting on a sour puss for the first day of school. […]