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  • Life

    How I’m Getting Through Winter

    When the holidays end, there’s January, February, and usually a good chunk of March when it’s brutally cold, windy, and worst of all, dark and overcast. Here's how I'm surviving (maybe thriving?) this winter.…

    January 17, 2024
  • Life Monthly Faves

    What I’m Super Into: October 2018

    I haven’t posted here in quite awhile. I’ve thought about it a lot but I haven’t really done any big projects at home since my life is pretty much dominated by just surviving since…

    October 10, 2018
  • Design Food Life

    Happy 4th of July

      Hope everyone had a wonderful 4th! We couldn’t have asked for a better weekend weather-wise here in Illinois. 80 with a breeze, yes please. Here are a few shots from the day.…

    July 7, 2015
  • Life

    Goodbye, Chicago House

      It’s hard to believe that it’s been more than a year since I’ve posted to this blog, but a lot has been going on and, in all honesty, this just wasn’t high on…

    June 16, 2015
  • Life

    New Year, New Start

    2013 was a roller coaster of a year for me. It began with the joy of finding out I was expecting a little one, was tempered by the loss of both my grandfathers, and…

    January 1, 2014
  • Life Mom Life

    Baby Bird Has Landed!

    I’m post-dating this post to when I actually should have posted it, seeing that I’m a full three months late in actually typing this out. That’s not entirely because I was super busy caring…

    September 30, 2013
  • Life

    I’m Back!

    I took a bit of a hiatus from this blog (almost five months) and not intentionally. I was just really, really busy! Over the past few months I took on new and challenging job…

    July 19, 2013