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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 »

I Am Addicted to Virtual Garage Sales

I Am Addicted to Virtual Garage Sales
Did you know there are private neighborhood virtual garage sale groups on Facebook?  I joined, but did nothing for many months until this spring when I got that urge to clean, organize and get rid of all things immediately. I have sold a few boots, shoes, kids clothes and even given away a vase, books,... Read more »

Friday Favorites: Empathy Cards, Green Laundry Detergent and FrameBridge

Friday Favorites: Empathy Cards, Green Laundry Detergent and FrameBridge
Happy Friday!  I hope all you moms have a peaceful weekend.  But, first I wanted to share some of my favorite things that have been making me happy these past few weeks. I love, love, love these cards by Emily McDowell.   McDowell created empathy cards because most of us struggle to find the right words... Read more »
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Can I Wear A Jumpsuit?

Can I Wear A Jumpsuit?
I stumbled upon this jumpsuit and spent a long time studying it.  It appears soft, super easy and roomy, but in reality I am not really sure if I, or anyone that is not a supermodel or too young to drive can pull off a jumpsuit. In my mind, I imagine myself wearing this on... Read more »

Friday Favorites: The Softest Yoga Pants, NightFood and Sweet Potato Pancakes

Friday Favorites: The Softest Yoga Pants, NightFood and Sweet Potato Pancakes
Happy (Good) Friday!  We are celebrating Passover tonight with my family and driving to Indiana tomorrow for another Seder.  Before I left, I wanted to share some of my favorite products with you. There are so many brands of yoga clothes, that I have a hard time keeping up. Are there any that you are... Read more »

What I am reading: Attachments by Rainbow Rowell

What I am reading: Attachments by Rainbow Rowell
I began reading Attachments by Rainbow Rowell on the beach in Florida earlier this month.  When I got home life got busy and I put it aside.   I picked it back up yesterday and read right through it in one sitting.  It is an easy read, very modern and deals with a topic that applies... Read more »
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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 »

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 »

Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical Date With My Son

Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical Date With My Son
It is cold and gets dark by 4:30 these days.  It is easy to stay home in yoga pants, munch on popcorn and watch Netflix.  Or you can go to the theater and see Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas! It is worth it as State Street is decorated in it’s finest and despite... Read more »
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Friday Favorites - Ryka Sneakers, Private Practice and Toothbrushes

Friday Favorites - Ryka Sneakers, Private Practice and Toothbrushes
Happy Friday!  This week has felt long and despite a busy weekend ahead, I feel a sense of relief for making it to Friday. I’m excited to share some things that have been making me happy this week. Have you watched Private Practice? I’m always behind on popular television, but I just watched all six seasons... Read more »
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