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Why I Gave My Sick Friend Flowers in a Snowstorm #ILookToHer

  I am surrounded by some amazing women in my life, near and far. Women whom I look up to, respect and love deeply on many different levels. So when FTD approached me a few weeks ago about their #ILookToHer campaign, I was intrigued. Here was the deal: they wanted me to hand deliver a bouquet of… Continue reading Why I Gave My Sick Friend Flowers in a Snowstorm #ILookToHer

Family, Life, Menopause, Motherhood

The Day I Ran Away From Home

My husband's hours are kind of tough, those closest to me know this. I am left to do most of the "dirty" work around here and it is exhausting. This year has been hard with my menopause, headaches, the kids' schedules, etc. So it has been challenging to say the least. The past few weeks… Continue reading The Day I Ran Away From Home

Childhood, Friends, Life, Menopause

Stay Beautiful and No It’s Not Just a Taylor Swift Song

I was going to share a post about when I started admitting I suffer from migraines back in 2015 but I started this week with a depressing post and didn't want to end this week with that. Instead, I am sharing this post because when I re-read it this week; it made me so happy.… Continue reading Stay Beautiful and No It’s Not Just a Taylor Swift Song

Family, Friends, Life

The Week I Ate a Poop Sandwich Turned Out to Be The Best Week of My Life

We all have those days, those weeks, maybe even those months. Where nothing goes right, everything is bad, nothing looks good. Your hair is jacked up, you can't find a good parking space, you got kicked out of your apartment. Basically, you get served a big old poop sandwich. And you have to eat your… Continue reading The Week I Ate a Poop Sandwich Turned Out to Be The Best Week of My Life

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

Friends, Humor, Life

New York City, Baby! (How NOT to Look Like a Tourist)

This is the last reblog in the series. I find myself missing traveling, missing people, missing being normal, and I felt like these posts were a fun diversion especially with what has been going on this week.  First published November 22, 2013 New York City is so many things to so many people but to… Continue reading New York City, Baby! (How NOT to Look Like a Tourist)