Brunch in Clarkston, MI – The Fed

We spent the holidays up in Clarkston, MI with Kyle’s family. It’s always so nice to get away and spend the time with your loved ones. We love visiting Clarkston – it’s such a cute town with adorable shops & good restaurants. Recently, a new restaurant opened in the old bank called The Fed that we

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Cookie Decorating with a Toddler

I know Christmas is over, but I was going back through photos and wanted to share some from our time decorating cookies as a family! One of my friends sells cookie decorating kits for $20 over the holidays that comes with 12 of the best sugar cookies cut into a variety of festive shapes, 3

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Brunch in Chicago – Blue Door Farm Stand

Kyle & I love Chicago. We lived in Lincoln Park neighborhood for almost 2 years post-college, and love taking every opportunity we can to get back. Luckily, we’re only a 3 hour drive away which makes it a fairly doable trip – even with a little one in tow! For the past 2 years, we

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Date Night – Union 50

As I mentioned in my last post about date nights, Kyle & I try to get out often and leave Aidan with a babysitter. I have a running list of restaurants in the local area I want to try, and we try to spend our date night checking out someplace new! A couple places on my

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Date Night at Tinker Street

Kyle & I love our babysitters and try to use them regularly so we can continue to focus on US as a couple! Plus, it’s always a fun excuse to get a little fancier!  We love to try new places in Indianapolis, and I’ve been dying to check out Tinker Street. I had heard rave

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Date Night – Bar One Fourteen

One of our favorite restaurant chains in Indianapolis, Patachou, recently opened a chic bar, Bar One Fourteen. This tiny restaurant only seats 16 people, and is only open 3 nights a week. Immediately when we walked into the restaurant, I couldn’t see anything. Literally, I couldn’t see a thing. It was pitch black with think

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Meal Planning, Week 1

As I continue to go down my health journey, I’ve found that the weeks I plan my meals in advance are when I’m most compliant with my “diet”. I use the term “diet” loosely, as I know that any best health plan is a lifestyle not a diet. I like to plan in advance the

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Perfect Brunch in Napa at Archetype

Since this was our second trip to Napa, I had an idea of where I wanted to explore more & places I wanted to try out. On our first trip, we spent so much time at wineries (of course…) that we didn’t get to enjoy the food scene as much. I made a list of

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