FREEze Day at Brookfield Zoo!


FREEze Day at Brookfield Zoo   Are you from Chicago? Are you sick and tired of staying inside during the cold, boring winter? Why not join me, and take your family to FREEze Day at Brookfield Zoo this weekend, Sunday, February 14, 2016? It’s a free admission day at Brookfield Zoo. If you’re like me, […]

Valentine’s Cupid Dog Lego Review


Valentine’s Cupid Dog Lego Review Does your little Valentine love Legos? If he or she is anything like my little guy, he is obsessed with Legos! He loves building anything and everything and taking it apart, just to start all over again.  Well, look no further, the perfect Valentine’s Day gift has been found for […]

Easy Cabinet Refinishing Project


  Easy Cabinet Refinishing Project When we bought our house, I knew it had a lot of work to be done (it needed tons of updates, and thankfully, we got it for a good price!) So when it came time to actually work on some of these updates, I wanted to do things as easily, and […]

$5 DIY Dollar Store Smash Cake Stand


Along every mom’s quest to plan a perfect, picturesque, Pinterest-worthy 1st birthday party, comes baby’s first cake smash! You know, those adorable photos of babies in oversized tutus or velcro bowties, where they’re grinning ear to ear at the ridiculous mess they’re allowed to make? Icing gets in their eyebrows, ears, it’ll probably take more than 3 baths to recover…yeah, that’s […]

5 Ingredient One Pan Pork Chop Dinner


5 Ingredient One Pan Pork Chop Dinner So I don’t know about you, but during the winter I’m tired, cranky, and lets face it, lazy. It gets dark super early, and by the time dinnertime rolls around, I’m too tired to cook anything that requires much effort.  That’s why I’m loving how awesome this 5 […]

One Pan Chicken Fajita Stir Fry


Do you struggle to make quick, easy, yet HEALTHY meals for your family? I know I do. This One Pan Chicken Fajita Stir Fry has been my quick and easy go to, lately. It takes roughly 15-20 minutes, uses one pan, and very few ingredients…all those equate this to a huge dinner win in my […]

3 Ingredient Thin Mint Imposters


  I love Thin Mints. I love mint, and chocolate. And, I never buy enough of them to last me the entire year after the girl scouts sell them.  So, like any chocolate crazed mom, I developed my own incredibly easy, 3 Ingredient Thin Mint Imposter recipe. (It helps, that I found out I had […]