KASH’S HOMECOMING VIDEO

There are really only a few days of absolute jubilation as a mother, and having a missionary come home after two years is definitely one of them! He’s a little skinnier than when… Continue reading

THE ORIENTAL TOP

I found this top at my favorite thrift store a couple years ago.  Check out this old photo: And I’m still wearing it! I think it would look especially great on a little… Continue reading

NEUTRALS WITH A HINT OF MINT

Things that feel good on this Monday: It feels good to come out on top of the building and breathe again after driving through the claustrophobic concrete parking garage.. It feels good to… Continue reading

SPRING CLEANING

Spring cleaning and it feels so goooood! <—-sung to the tune of “Reunited.”   I’m shaking off the pounds and purging the excess in my life.  Because boy, I just don’t need the clutter… Continue reading

10 FAMILY FRIENDLY THINGS TO DO IN CHICAGO

#1 – UBER!  We had the most interesting conversations with some of the locals as we drove around in their car.  The people in Chicago KNOW Chicago.  Not only that, but parking is… Continue reading

CHICAGO FAMILY TRIP – PT 3 RIVERWALK

For our final day in Chicago we wanted to see the city via the river and it was one of our favorite things that we did!  The gorgeous fall weather Chicago was certainly… Continue reading

CHICAGO FAMILY TRIP PART 2 -SKYDECK

It used to be the Sears Tower but now it is called the Willis Tower.  But whatever it’s name, it is one of the tallest buildings in the world, and the 2nd tallest… Continue reading

CHICAGO FAMILY TRIP PART 1 – THE BEAN

Shey texted me and said “Plane tickets to Chicago are real cheap right now, we should go!” So we booked it and took the family to see the third largest city in the… Continue reading

The Perfect Flower Bed Tree

Back when we built our house I had no idea what I was doing as far as landscaping goes.  There was a little place in front of my porch that I wanted to… Continue reading

THE 5 S’S OF SUCCESS…IN SCHOOL AND IN LIFE

We can all agree that kids need direction.  This year as mine were heading out to school, I felt like they needed to have a vision of themselves succeeding, so I started thinking… Continue reading