Category: Favorite Links

How I Built This Podcast is a must listen to

How I Built This Podcast is a must listen to
Recently I had a five hour drive to pick up and drive home my daughter from a fun Indiana weekend with her grandparents.  The entire drive there and back I listened to the How I Built This with Guy Raz podcast on NPR. This easy to listen to podcast is about entrepreneurs and how they... Read more »

Fun summer links to click

Fun summer links to click
I am heading out of town to spend quality time with my family.  My wish is that we unplug, connect and de-stress. While I’m gone I wanted to share some links you might enjoy reading. Thirty things to do with your kids this summer. (I just counted and we are up to fifteen!) Natural and... Read more »

Inspiring Instagram accounts to follow

Inspiring Instagram accounts to follow
These days I find myself scrolling through Instagram frequently.  There are many inspiring Instagram accounts to follow and I am happy to share just a little of view of the pretty photos in my feed. truly_triplets, those adorable faces above, are my daily baby fix. The mom of one son plus three identical triplet girls is a joy... Read more »
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Five spring things I'm loving

Five spring things I'm loving
Spring fever is hitting and I wanted to share five things I’m loving right now. Madewell. Have you been to this store or gone on the website? The clothing is simple, yet unique and the quality is lasting.  My mother-in-law and I both found items we love on a recent shopping session. Tulips. These fresh... Read more »

Friday Favorites: Wood Countertops, Lego Storage and Nutella French Toast

Friday Favorites: Wood Countertops, Lego Storage and Nutella French Toast
Happy Friday! This week and month both seem to be flying by.  With spring sort of in the air, I’m taking on some new home projects, wanting your opinion and sharing a few of my favorites. Our countertops are a terrible blue green Formica. I am seriously considered replacing them with something like this. Have... Read more »

Airbnb dream vacations

Airbnb dream vacations
Winter means wanderlust for me. I never want to stay put in negative degree Chicago and enjoy browsing airbnb to admire the beautiful spaces to rent. The above dreamy tree house is in Petaluma, California. Or would you rather live in a shoe? This New Zealand boot includes a fire place and bed for two.... Read more »
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Recipes, books, yoga and healthy living links to read

Recipes, books, yoga and healthy living links to read
If you are in the reading mood, here are some of my favorites articles I’ve published here over the years.  I hope your holidays are filled with peace and love. Stay healthy The good and bad of the Fitbit Ten tips for a three-day juice cleanse Oil Pulling: your mouth will feel very clean after... Read more »

Friday Favorites: Ten Things

Friday Favorites: Ten Things
This week included a flooded basement, end of the school year parties and packing for our annual summer vacation. I’m looking forward to the change of routine and hopefully some calm family time.  First I wanted to share ten things with you. 1. Bravo, Jon Stewart. There are no jokes to be made about the... Read more »

Friday Favorites: Liquido Leggings, Printable Valentines and the Perfect French Fries

Friday Favorites: Liquido Leggings, Printable Valentines and the Perfect French Fries
Happy Friday to you.  This Chicago weather has got me in a funk, but I am hoping this weekend I can snap out of it.  The good news is that today I am sharing some of my favorite things with you. Wellness expert Tiffany Cruikshank teamed up with Liquido to create the cutest and softest... Read more »
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While I'm Away - Links to Keep Busy

While I'm Away - Links to Keep Busy
Today at 3:00 p.m. Winter Break officially begins!  Although the kids love school, they (and me) are thrilled for a two week break.   Tomorrow we head to warm Mexico with my family and I’ve decided to leave my computer at home. (I went a few days this week without a phone and it was surprisingly... Read more »