Flash Fridays

Flash Fridays

In honor of my passion for photography, starting this week, I will publish a post every Friday strictly dedicated to my work. Enjoy 📸

Before & After School Checklist

Before & After School Checklist

When my little lady started preschool I knew we needed a checklist. Not only for the two of us but for anyone that would watch her in case I was sick or unavailable. But mostly because she was at the beginning of what will be the rest of her life. Routines. She will be in [...]

Yumble | Meals your kids will actually want to eat!

Yumble | Meals your kids will actually want to eat!

Get ready for one of my many BACK TO SCHOOL blog posts that are coming your way. But this one might be the easiest and the most fun! Do you ever find yourself wishing you had a personal chef? Someone who would strictly focus on preparing your kids meals so you wouldn't have to worry [...]

11 Powerful Books For Kids

11 Powerful Books For Kids

Where did the summer break go?! Wasn't it just yesterday that I was blogging about a list of things you could do this summer?! 🙄 But back to school it is and that has me thinking about books! From picture books to books that focus on sharing, kindness, courage, relationships and more. Here are my favorite children's [...]

Philips vs Cosley Zoo

Philips vs Cosley Zoo

Looking for something to do this weekend? How about visiting a zoo. Typically everyone thinks of the bigger ones like Brookfield, Lincoln Park or Milwaukee Zoos. But we are surrounded with so many other smaller farms and animal parks in the Chicago-land area. Let's take a look! I love Brookfield zoo and so do the [...]

Royalton Bavaro Resort & Spa – All Inclusive

Royalton Bavaro Resort & Spa – All Inclusive

We are back from our annual summer vacation and I wanted to share my personal opinion of our stay at Royalton Bavaro Resort & Spa. This was our third stay at a Royalton chain of resorts and based on our first two experiences we expected nothing less than perfection from this resort as well. I will [...]

Female Hair Loss & Keranique Hair Regrowth System

Female Hair Loss & Keranique Hair Regrowth System

Did you know that women make up about 40% of hair loss sufferers? According to the American Hair Loss Association this is not a male only disease. Thinning hair is fairly common in women, especially during menopause. But it does not discriminate and hair loss due to hormonal changes can impact a woman's emotional well [...]

Garlic & Parmesan Pretzels

Garlic & Parmesan Pretzels

Let's talk summer snacking! Or in my case, all day, every day snacking. One thing we always have in the pantry are pretzels. We love to eat them by themselves or dipped into hazelnut spread. But I also use them in recipes as well. For example, you can crush them and use it to coat [...]

Why You Should Book A Vacation Portrait Session

Why You Should Book A Vacation Portrait Session

Why You Should Book A Vacation Portrait Session according to http://www.pineappleportraits.com As a mom and a former photographer, I know how much emotion and love family portraits can bring. The pure enjoyment of time spent together and freezing a moment of time, can be so rewarding. Sometimes it is so easy to forget milestones and [...]