Secrets The Vine, Cancun – our 10 year anniversary getaway

“Actually, the best gift you could have given her was a lifetime of adventures." I have always been an advocate and a firm believer that every couple deserves to travel. Travel alone, travel together but just travel. The world is beautiful and life is short, just live it! We've traveled together before kids and had … Continue reading Secrets The Vine, Cancun – our 10 year anniversary getaway

How do you organize your kids stuffed animals?

Hey it's 2019! Happy New Year everyone. Here is the deal: we have too many toys. Stuffed animals in particular! Possibly over 200 of them. Yup, you read that right. 200! I was desperate for a new way to store and organize these precious memories. But let's face it, de-cluttering toys and playrooms can be … Continue reading How do you organize your kids stuffed animals?

No yeast bread rolls

When time is not on your side and you need a quick recipe for bread rolls - try this.

10 things I’ve learned about myself – in our 10 years of marriage

Marriage isn’t always easy. Merging two personalities and years of life and experiences prior to uniting can be beautiful yet challenging. Adding children, jobs, homes, sacrifices and new encounters bring on a whole other set of trials. But through all of that, there is growth. There is maturity and sometimes immaturity. But most of all … Continue reading 10 things I’ve learned about myself – in our 10 years of marriage

Instant Pot Tomato Soup w/ Basil & Parmesan

I FINALLY GOT MYSELF AN INSTANT POT! If you can't tell, I am pretty excited about this 😀 I already tried it and made some delicious mashed potatoes. Those were a hit. But today I tried my version of an Instant Pot tomato soup and if I may say so myself, it is AHHH-MAZ-ING! You … Continue reading Instant Pot Tomato Soup w/ Basil & Parmesan

Take your date to the next level – vol III

TGIF! Today is our 11th dating anniversary 🥂 and we are celebrating with another date? I know, so original 😆! But you know what is original - this next date idea. Studies show that dating your spouse is a vital part of keeping marriages strong and fresh.  So today I wanted to tell you all … Continue reading Take your date to the next level – vol III

Best way to save money when shopping online

Online shopping is the norm these days. I can buy clothes, groceries, books, shoes, supplements and more with a click of a button. I don't need to waste my time or leave the house anymore. But what is even better than the ease of shopping from the comfort of your home? Saving the most money … Continue reading Best way to save money when shopping online

No cream – cream of veggie soup

Hi ya'all! Sorry I have been MIA but I took some much needed time to regroup. While it has been a crazy couple of weeks, I had to jump on here really quick and share my all time favorite soup recipe with all of you. It is kid friendly and can be dressed up for … Continue reading No cream – cream of veggie soup

Take your date to the next level – Vol II

Escape rooms have been all the rage lately. My social media is filled with tags and photos of family and friends enjoying this new craze. So Alen and I had to jump at the chance to explore one on our own. Escape Strategy in Aurora, IL. Nothing says date night like being locked in a … Continue reading Take your date to the next level – Vol II