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 [...]

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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Blackberry Farm – Aurora, IL

Blackberry Farm – Aurora, IL

If you are looking for something new, interactive and fun to do this summer, Blackberry Farm is the place to be. Located just outside of Chicago in Aurora, IL it is known for its reenactment of pioneer life through educational demonstrations and hands on activities. Open May through September and admission for non residents is [...]

Introduction to PlusCBD Oil / Hemp-derived Cannabidiol

Introduction to PlusCBD Oil / Hemp-derived Cannabidiol

I don't know about you but if you are anything like me, being a mom sometimes feels like a circus act. But not just any circus act - the one where the poor mama bear is trying to balance on one foot, while juggling balls, smiling and listening to the trainer all at the same [...]

40+ parks to visit in the western suburbs this summer

40+ parks to visit in the western suburbs this summer

  S U M M E R  T I M E  I S  F U N  T I M E Much about life is learning through experiences. Therefore we try to expose our kids to as many new people and places as we can. Sometimes it's as simple as checking out a new park, other [...]

Q&A – All about moi!

Q&A – All about moi!

A few weeks ago, I gave my followers an opportunity to ask me anything they wanted to know. It was a fun experience. Thank you to those who participated and you all for reading! Here are the answers to those questions. How did you start blogging? I always loved writing but it was my excitement [...]