just as free…free as we’ll ever be.

As soon as I felt the sun on my skin and the breeze through my hair, I knew that it was going to be hard to leave this place.  California.  Never in my mind did I think I was going to fall in love with California- let alone fall in love at first sight.  Heck, until this summer I … Continue reading just as free…free as we’ll ever be.

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yeah i saw sparks, and i saw sparks.

As I read Water for Elephants on the bus this morning, one of my all-time favorite quotes and movie scenes from Big Fish popped into my mind (due to the whole circus thing).  The line is, "They say when you meet the love of your life, time stops, and that's true." and here is the … Continue reading yeah i saw sparks, and i saw sparks.

it’s the little things: friday, march 18, 2011

It's the little things in life.  I say this quite often and think it much, much more.  During a staff meeting (Oops!) I decided to dedicate more time on this little blog of mind making mention of the little things in my life that remind me how simple & precious life is.  So this is … Continue reading it’s the little things: friday, march 18, 2011

the nanny diaries: my weekend with max

"Oh, and when you figure out, Love is all that matters after all. It sure makes everything else, seem so small."  Carrie Underwood sang these words (to me) and captured my attention today as I rode the bus this morning on my way to our new work office (finally) in downtown Chicago.  I thought of … Continue reading the nanny diaries: my weekend with max

meet max…the reason I’ve been m.i.a.

Meet Max.  My Boyfriend.  While it may not be Facebook official- (he's not a Facebook user-type)- I know that he adores me too.  You should have seen all of the kisses he gave me this evening.  So without saying too much, mainly because I am E.X.H.A.U.S.T.E.D., this adorable little 1.5 year old is the reason … Continue reading meet max…the reason I’ve been m.i.a.

michaella & me

Meet my 7-year old BFF, Michaella.  And look at all of that sugar that she surrounded us with!  My teeth hurt just looking at it.  After a few weeks of making valentines for friends & family members, Michaella hosted a party for her friends- which turned out to be a surprise for me when I came in … Continue reading michaella & me

sometimes you just know

This may be the shortest post I've ever written, but I really cannot stay to chat tonight.  Things have busy, but what else is new?  Anyways, today/tonight i got to spend some time with my friend, Michelle, and the adorable little Max (her son) and I feel like I cannot go to bed tonight without … Continue reading sometimes you just know