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 … Continue reading Garlic & Parmesan Pretzels

Why You Should Book A Vacation Portrait Session

Why You Should Book A Vacation Portrait Session according to 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 … Continue reading Why You Should Book A Vacation Portrait Session

Easy & healthy smoothie combinations

We just came back from our annual Caribbean vacation and it was wonderful. We played, we rested, we walked on the beach for hours, watched some awesome shows, drank fun cocktails and ate tons of delicious food. But now my system is all messed up and I need vitamins, soups and smoothies to get my … Continue reading Easy & healthy smoothie combinations

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 … Continue reading Blackberry Farm – Aurora, IL

Natural Personal Care – Desert Essence

Do you ever find yourself standing in the hair care isles thinking "which one should I try next?" You are definitely not alone. The struggle to keep up with new products, health claims, and natural options is real! So I searched and searched and finally found something special. Desert Essence! Let me show you why this product is the leader … Continue reading Natural Personal Care – Desert Essence

Pirates Cove Children’s Theme Park – Illinois

Ahoy, matey! Travel just outside of Chicago to Elk Grove Village and you will find a children's hidden treasure park "Pirates' Cove." A small amusement park geared towards kids nine and under that is perfect for a morning of exploring and imagination. Kids can travel through an 18th century pirate ship, work their way up … Continue reading Pirates Cove Children’s Theme Park – Illinois

What’s in my beauty bag? Vacation mode!

As I am sitting here packing for my summer vacation, I think to myself "I need to share some of these with my followers!" While I don't like to bring too much stuff, I am bringing a few new beauty items that are life changing and worth mentioning. They range from a multi functioning lotion … Continue reading What’s in my beauty bag? Vacation mode!

My Twist On Panera’s Chocolate Chip Muffin Tops

Good morning. How is your summer break so far? We have been doing well balancing adventures and lazy days! Today was one of the lazy days and I needed a quick and delicious breakfast to fill up my little bellies for a morning full of TV and games 😉 Here is a recipe for a … Continue reading My Twist On Panera’s Chocolate Chip Muffin Tops

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 … Continue reading Introduction to PlusCBD Oil / Hemp-derived Cannabidiol