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
Happy 3rd Birthday to the Best Boy, Liam! I'm going to let this beautiful video, created by his aunt, show you just how special little Liam is and how blessed I feel to know him!
I admit, I haven't opened up too much about what's been going on lately... besides those awful bed bugs. Last week was draining- physically, mentally, and emotionally- for many reasons that include work, volunteering, planning a surprise baby shower, oh, and those bed bugs definitely took up some of my limited free time. But last week is now a thing of the … Continue reading you feel like breathing.
Just like Fight Club, the first rule of volunteering at the children's hospital is: You cannot talk about volunteering at the children's hospital. I'll do my best not to break the rule, but I'm going to bend it as much as I can. After another blah day at work, I knew that kid therapy was … Continue reading there’s nowhere else i’d rather be
As much as I love people-watching, especially in this crazy city, one of my favorite things is walking the streets of Chicago when they're empty. Just me and the open road...Chicago-style, since I don't have the luxury of driving anymore. After a much-needed spinning class last night, I found myself nearly alone walking through my neighborhood in the chilly … Continue reading well this city’s growing cold, from the needle it heats. there’s howling wind rushing through these chicago streets.
It's a Friday night and I'm waiting for the last of my 6-dozen cupcakes to come out of the oven, and I promise you that I couldn't be happier. Yes, I said cupcakes- not to be confused with neither jungle juice nor jello shots. I actually did think about pouring a glass of wine (which would … Continue reading this is you. it’s not showy or gaudy, just simple… elegant… beautiful.