5 simple ways to practice self care

Lately my social media has been flooded with mental health awareness. I am happy to see that many have chosen to advocate for this disease. To fight and spread awareness to help others. Mental health is not something you can always notice physically, but it is dangerous and its effects are physiologically unbearable. So today … Continue reading 5 simple ways to practice self care

Kids fashion | Gymboree style

When it comes to kids fashion, I try to buy pieces that are versatile and mutli purpose. I like trendy pieces but always look for a good deal. Thanks to GymBucks I was able to put together several fall outfits that could also transition into winter and wanted to share them with my mommy friends. … Continue reading Kids fashion | Gymboree style

Black leather [faux] fall/ winter pants!

Ever since I posted a photo from a night out with my husband, tons of people have been sending me messages and asking me about my pants! These faux leather pants are the ish this season. I've seen versions of them in most clothing stores but I found mine on Amazon and to be totally … Continue reading Black leather [faux] fall/ winter pants!

Perfect Mashed Potatoes – my moms recipe

This recipe has been passed down for generations. It is the only way I make mashed potatoes and the only way my kids will eat them. Let's start getting ready for Thanksgiving 🍗 Enjoy.  

PSA: Check your ta-tas ladies!

Happy October everyone. I am here to join millions of people around the nation to remind YOU and spread the word about mammograms and raise awareness about the importance of early detection. Please make an appointment to check your ta-tas ladies. According to http://www.NationalBreastCancer.org October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is an annual campaign … Continue reading PSA: Check your ta-tas ladies!

The world of coffee – Western Suburbs of Chicago

This comes as no surprise and especially on National Coffee Day - but I love coffee! It has to be the European in me that can't resist the aroma or the taste. I will drive out of my way just to try a new cafe and consider it a bonus if it involves pastries 😉 … Continue reading The world of coffee – Western Suburbs of Chicago

All Seasons Orchard | Apples & Pumpkins – Woodstock, IL

When I think of fall activities, I think of apple picking, pumpkin patch, corn maze and all of the delicious fall inspired food and recipes! I also can't help but love that I can have all of this and more so close to home. Welcome to All Seasons Orchard | Apples & Pumpkins. Our family … Continue reading All Seasons Orchard | Apples & Pumpkins – Woodstock, IL

National Geographic Kids Almanac 2019 & Explorer Academy: The Nebula Secret |Book Review

As a child I always wanted to explore the world. My dad traveled with his brother for work and I always looked forward to his pictures and stories. But when pictures and stories were not enough, I always had books. I was curious about nature, earth, explorations and questioned everything. What, how, why? But it … Continue reading National Geographic Kids Almanac 2019 & Explorer Academy: The Nebula Secret |Book Review