Shopping Ban. With Intensity This Time.

Shopping Ban. With Intensity This Time.

If you saw my last goals post , you might have noticed that one of my summer goals was to work out some sort of shopping ban or spending freeze challenge for myself.  I've done many ver…
Brand New House Tour

Brand New House Tour

Yes, HOUSE TOUR .  It's here, it's here!  I've only been promising a house tour for like a month but now it's finally time!  Are you ready?
The First 20 Done Off My 101 in 1001 List

The First 20 Done Off My 101 in 1001 List

Since my second 101 in 1001 list started in December of 2015, I have had yet to mention it again on the blog, even though I have been working on it.  I just crossed off the first 20 goals …
Three on Thursday

Three on Thursday

welcome back to three on thursday, a post of my weekly (and all time) top three favorites.   1. matt's cookies .   these damn things.  you have never had a softer, more lovely chocolate ch…
Pet Tip of the Month: Hot Asphalt Awareness and Summer Safety

Pet Tip of the Month: Hot Asphalt Awareness and Summer Safety

every responsible dog owner knows not to leave their dog locked in a hot car, but that's not the only summer time danger to your furry best friend.  did you know what when it's 77 …
The LOL that Was Spring Goals

The LOL that Was Spring Goals

spring goals update in a quick summary: lol. okay here's the long version of that update - remember i was all 'seasonal goals? yeah 3 months, i gots this, goalz'?  hahahaha i w…
Beauties & Beaus at Hydrate, Because You Should Go Now More Than Ever

Beauties & Beaus at Hydrate, Because You Should Go Now More Than Ever

with naysha lopez , from ru paul's drag race! chicago natives, chicago visitors, let me introduce you to something that you absolutely need to put on your bucket list.  the beauties &…
The First Month

The First Month

it's hard to imagine that we've been in our house for a month exactly now.  some days it feels like it's been home forever and some days it feels like we had to have just moved…
Three on Thursday

Three on Thursday

welcome back to three on thursday, a post of my weekly (and all time) top three favorites.   1. sabra olive tapenade hummus .  i have been on a real green olive kick lately, i'm not sure …
Goal Setting Tip of the Month: Productive (The App, That Is)

Goal Setting Tip of the Month: Productive (The App, That Is)

if you're willing to put down the candy crush or the angry birds or trivia crack or whatever your phone game of choice is, i have an app for you that will be a much more... productive …