Children’s Gifts That Give Back: My Top Three

Children’s Gifts That Give Back: My Top Three

Every year I struggle with buying gifts for my children. They have enough. Well, they actually have more than enough and I'm not just talking toys and electronics. I'm talking about love, health, a safe home. That doesn't mean I won't buy them gifts for Christmas, I am simply trying to put…
Connecting Through Fragrance

Connecting Through Fragrance

It's Spring which means sunshine, tulips, long walks, gardening and the start of the Spring homebuyers market! As a seller, you have followed all the right advice. Your home looks great, the price is right, you've found the best realtor in town and you are ready to show off your…
What’s In My Bag

What’s In My Bag

You know how some people like to look around peoples homes? Well, I like to look in peoples bags. Sound weird? Well it's not as weird as you may think.  There are hundreds of fashion bloggers and celebrities sharing the contents of their bags with us and let's just say they…
Blinding Love

Blinding Love

Perspective is everything. Isn't that what they say? I always try to find perspective in life, especially when it comes to Noah. My healthy, fully-abled, happy, loving child who wants for nothing.     However, (yep, sorry for that 'however') it is hard sometimes and right now I am finding it…
Just Be

Just Be

  Since starting this blog, I feel like life is throwing me so many opportunities to learn. It's strange, and by that I mean a little eerie. Life can sometimes plateau and you feel day-to-day life just passes you by without necessarily offering you chances to reflect or learn. Since…

Fall Style Inspiration

I adore Fall in Chicago. The color of the trees, the fresh weather, the crunching leaves on the ground, cold cheeks and effortless style.   Here is one look that works perfectly for Fall. A simply, classic outfit layered with an incredible jacket.
Chicago Marathon 2014: Proud

Chicago Marathon 2014: Proud

                                    A picture tells a thousand words, right? Well, I guess this one says 'I did it. I'm a Chicago Marathon finisher. I am thrilled, happy, proud - oh so proud, tired, sore,…