Life, Motherhood, Parenting, Photography

Taking Off the Training Wheels

I recently migrated my blog and some of the pictures didn't make the move. So imagine pictures where captions are.  On Mothers Day, I had an epiphany. In five years, my oldest daughter probably won't be sharing this day with me. Because she will be away at college. And it hit me like a thud… Continue reading Taking Off the Training Wheels

Blogging, Humor

Flat Kari’s Adventures- Don’t Make Me Eat Sushi

Every time I hear the term "Flat Kari", I get flashbacks to high school. Let's just say I was mammary challenged my entire life until I got pregnant the second time. Because the first time, the boobs didn't "take". I wasn't necessarily made fun of in high school. At least not to my face. But… Continue reading Flat Kari’s Adventures- Don’t Make Me Eat Sushi

Decorating, Humor, Link Party, Pinterest

Nighty Night Stand Part Deux. How Cheap Can Kari Be. I Need To Get A Job

I recently migrated my blog and some of the pictures didn't make the move. So imagine pictures where captions are.  That title was a stretch. But I do need to get a job. Because I am too cheap to buy furniture from IKEA. Or I just don't want to make the trip. Plus IKEA is… Continue reading Nighty Night Stand Part Deux. How Cheap Can Kari Be. I Need To Get A Job

Childhood, Humor, Life, Netflix, Sponsored Post

Thanks To Netflix, Julie Will Be Playing Rizzo. FOREVER. #StreamTeam

I am not a fan of musicals. There. I said it. The only musical I liked growing up was Grease. In fact, I owned a Grease book, a few albums and maybe a Grease lunchbox. During one particular summer, the kids in my neighborhood and I would act out all the scenes. The girls would… Continue reading Thanks To Netflix, Julie Will Be Playing Rizzo. FOREVER. #StreamTeam

Blogging, Chicago, Family, Favorite Things, Friends, Humor, Life, Motherhood, Parenting

It Was a Good Day

I recently migrated my blog and some of the pictures didn't make the move. So imagine pictures where captions are.  Before I begin, head over to Brandi's website. She took most of these amazing pictures. And she is so adorable AND has amazing style. You will be able to tell the ones I took on… Continue reading It Was a Good Day

Decorating, Humor, Link Party, Photography, Pinterest

Coffee Table: The Sequel

I recently migrated my blog and some of the pictures didn't make the move. So imagine pictures where captions are.  I started this post in January. This is the accuracy and speed in which I operate with larger tasks. I make lists, I write on the calendar PAINT THE COFFEE TABLE in big RED letters.… Continue reading Coffee Table: The Sequel

Family, Humor, Life, Motherhood, Parenting, Photography

Duck. A Love Story

I recently migrated my blog and some of the pictures didn't make the move. So imagine pictures where captions are.  This piece was originally published at Chicago Parent, where I am a contributor. Recently I was asked to bring an old lovie of mine or my child's to an event. I wasn't able to go… Continue reading Duck. A Love Story