Take your date to the next level – Vol I

When you think of a date with your significant other, you automatically think dinner or movies. Correct? Most of us do. While I think dinner dates are great and fun, they get boring and old really fast. So I truly appreciate it when we plan things that are different. For the past couple of months, … Continue reading Take your date to the next level – Vol I

30 gifts of adventure you can give this holiday season

From now until the end of the year - it's holidays this and holidays that! Welcome to all things HOLIDAY! Shopping season has officially kicked off for a lot of folks. Not me, not yet. Don't get me wrong, we love toys and games around here too but one thing that I am focusing on … Continue reading 30 gifts of adventure you can give this holiday season

How can you give back this holiday season?!

#GivingTuesday isn't until November 27th but you do not need to wait for a specific day to do something nice for someone. I personally love to do random little things in the community to spread kindness and give back. As someone with an entrepreneurial spirit, I really appreciate the medium and try my hardest to … Continue reading How can you give back this holiday season?!

Mommy meltdown!

Have you ever felt like something wasn't right? Deep down inside you had a feeling like something was off. Your mind, body and soul were just not in sync?! Your head was spinning and more then usual. You were forgetting simple tasks and even groceries at the store. And I mean, you paid for hot … Continue reading Mommy meltdown!


I've been a fan of BEARPAW for many years! I love their style and durability. I can always count on their boots to keep me warm and get me through the brutal Midwest weather. But now I love them even more because my girl and I can match and stay stylish. In partnership with BEARPAW, … Continue reading GIVEAWAY: BEARPAW Boots

Happy World Pasta Day: Lasagna with a twist

Happy Pasta Day! I know, I know! Who thinks of these things, right?! Who cares – it’s fun! Here is a super simple, hearty and delicious lasagna recipe with a twist. Give it a try and let me know what you think!    

Guest Blog: The Many Faces of Elgin

I am very excited to share this guest post by a local Author & Photographer. Enjoy! The Many Faces of Elgin A Guest Blog Post from Jen Keller, Author & Photographer I am a high school German teacher, who wishes she could spend her days traveling and making photos. Growing up someone was always making … Continue reading Guest Blog: The Many Faces of Elgin

Family friendly recipe | Baked Parmesan Chicken Strips

Inspired by one of my subscribers here is an easy and family friendly recipe. This week we are making - Baked Parmesan Chicken Strips. They are oven baked and so easy to put together, super crunchy and full of flavor. Bonus: cost is under $10!   

Why are women so nasty to each other?!

Hello friends. Happy Monday! Today I want to address something that people seem to love. Something they just can't get enough of! Something that seems to never go out of style. Some wear it very well, while others hide behind it. It's almost like an addiction. Nastiness. Yup. People suck. Women suck. They are nasty … Continue reading Why are women so nasty to each other?!