Brighten up your roots between salon visits?!

I started coloring my hair when I was 15 years old and haven't stopped since. I honestly don't even remember what my natural hair looks like anymore. I've had short hair, long hair, and pixie cuts. I've been blonde, brown, black and even orange or shall I say "copper." I love how something so simple … Continue reading Brighten up your roots between salon visits?!

Mother’s day brunch & more – Western Suburbs of Chicago

Here is a list of things you can do for Mother's day in the western suburbs of Chicago. As always, these places sell out fast so please call ahead to make reservations. Pinstripes Mother's Day Brunch is fabulous! Located in a beautiful area with lots of shopping, cafes, spas and more. South Barrington on May … Continue reading Mother’s day brunch & more – Western Suburbs of Chicago

My constant love/ hate relationship with motherhood

Motherhood: the state of being a mother. That's it?! I feel like this definition is too short and vague. I bet you if you asked any mom about motherhood, none of them would describe it like that. Motherhood/ parenthood is so complex that it cannot simply be defined by a single sentence. It needs a … Continue reading My constant love/ hate relationship with motherhood

New Organic Hazelnut Spread – Once Again Nut Butter Amoré

I grew up eating hazelnut spread and if you have been following me on social media, you know my love for this product runs deep. Our kids request crepes every weekend and what do we eat them with, hazelnut spread of course. But recently I was presented with a wonderful opportunity to sample a new … Continue reading New Organic Hazelnut Spread – Once Again Nut Butter Amoré

TV: binge worthy shows

We don't watch television often but when we do, we binge. There were several shows we tried to watch and just gave up. Some were just hard to get into but once we did, we loved them. Others are just great from the start! Here is a quick guide to some of our favorite binge … Continue reading TV: binge worthy shows

6 Simple & Delicious Recipes you have to try

Recently I partnered up with SportsMom Survival Guide to revamp some lunch and dinner favorites. So today, I am sharing six delicious and easy recipes that you will definitely make again and again. If you are anything like me, you run out of ideas and it seems like you are always cooking the same things. … Continue reading 6 Simple & Delicious Recipes you have to try

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Wonderful women should be celebrated daily but having a day just for Mom is fabulous. So in honor of this special day, I took it upon myself and asked my mommy friends, polled the social media circle and searched online for the best Mother's Day gifts. Most of the requests included things that I would pick as … Continue reading Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

All About Cats – 8th Birthday Party

H A P P Y  8 t h  B I R T H D A Y Our beautiful baby girl celebrated her 8th birthday over the weekend and it was a blast. Not technically a baby anymore and definitely growing up too fast but she will always be our little girl! I've mentioned a few posts … Continue reading All About Cats – 8th Birthday Party

C Section Awareness

April is Cesarean Awareness Month This also happens to be my daughter's birth month. My first baby who was born via c-section. So this post is a homage to my happy, healthy, beautiful, smart and sassy girl! Happy Birthday Princess and welcome to what seems to be a very controversial topic in the mommy world. Cesareans! … Continue reading C Section Awareness