Weekly Wrap Up 7/22

GrillingGood Afternoon!

It’s been awhile since I’ve regularly checked in on here to hold myself accountable and I have definitely missed it. While I’ve been in the habit of using Friday’s to map out the upcoming week, I haven’t been sharing. {Continue reading…}

Day in the Life: A Typical Wednesday

Good Evening!

Wake Up

As I’ve mentioned several times, I’ve been struggling to decide what to write about lately on here. The days seem to run together and there’s so much going on that I don’t even know where to begin!

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What I’ve Read Lately 6


Good Morning! I have not shared a round-up of my recent reads since Buel was born but quite honestly I’ve struggled with making time to read. I love winding down the day with a good book and recently I’ve been trying to spend more time doing that vs getting sucked into Snapchat. Maybe if I […]

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Things I’m Enjoying Lately: July 2016


Good Evening! How is your week going? It’s been a chaotic week over here, but we’re making it. My week started off with a visit the new-ish Chicago Google office and dinner at the new-ish Swift and Sons on Monday night. I signed the documents to close on my childhood home today and this evening at […]

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Making Time for Me, We and Us


Good Morning! I’ve been thinking a lot lately about how I spend my time. I’ve been feeling stretched thin and as a result I’ve felt protective over my schedule. It’s tough to make time for myself, for my marriage and spend time as a family so lately I’ve been more intentional about planning.

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Fourth of July Weekend


Good Afternoon! I’m stopping in to share a quick recap of our Fourth of July weekend. It was a fun one but quite frankly I’m still recovering!

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July Focus

Good Afternoon! We are now officially over half way through the year and I had to admit that I’m proud of myself for sticking to my monthly goals this year. It’s almost time to get out and enjoy the long weekend, but first it’s time to check in.

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Mid-Week Musings


Good Morning! This week has been a bit of a roller coaster. Monday was awesome and everything went perfectly and then yesterday was just one of those days. Luckily the evening turned it around and I’m feeling good this morning. I thought I would stop in and share some happenings.

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Eight Months of Parenthood


It’s been a busy month! We have an active little guy on our hands who is becoming more fun and more exhausting each and every day.

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A Bittersweet Father’s Day


Good Evening! Today I thought I would share a quick recap of our Father’s Day. It was Rich’s first one and I made it very special for him, but it was definitely bittersweet for us. For me it was a good day and I guess I had braced myself to prepare for the worst. But […]

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