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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My 2018 Goals & My Word for the Year!

I’ve grown up a fairly goal-oriented person. As an avid cross-country runner throughout middle school, high school, and even one year in college, mental toughness and setting/achieving goals has shaped who I am today. It’s natural then that I love this time of year. With new year’s resolutions and the hope of starting fresh upon

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2017 Year In Review

I didn’t get around to putting out a Christmas card this year – so much going on personally & professionally that we never found the time to take family photos! Instead, I thought this post would be a fun way to look back on 2017 & share some of our progress we’ve made. Aidan’s 2017

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Gift Guide: Amazon Prime – there’s still time!

With only a few days until Christmas, your best bet to avoid the craziness of the stores is to shop Amazon Prime!! If you buy today, you’ll still have a day to wrap – nothing like procrastination, am I right?? We absolutely love having a Prime membership (if you don’t have Prime, now’s the best

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Gift Guide: Lust List

I started this year’s series of gift guides with little luxuries, but had to also create a lust list! While most of these items will likely never end up in my closet, it’s always fun to browse the high end sections of stores to see what’s out there. What I love most about high end

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Gift Guide: for Men

For whatever reason, it’s always so hard to shop for men. I feel like Kyle’s list is always the same: Butler University apparel, soccer jerseys, and J. Crew dress shirt. We’ve worked to expand his list (although this year was 100% still the same 3 things), and so I wanted to share some good ideas/categories

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Gift Guide: for Your Best Gal Pals

It’s always fun to shop for your best friends! I’ve put together a fun list of ideas, perfect for a variety of occasions & personalities. My favorites would be the elephant tea cup, Sugarfina gummy bears, and Voluspa candle! All images are CLICKABLE if you want more details!!

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Gift Guide: Hostess

There’s nothing worse than remembering last minute that you have an event to go to, and nothing to bring for your hostess gift. While etiquette varies, I think it’s always nice to bring SOMETHING for your host/hostess to show your appreciation for opening their home to you. Depending on the size of the event, length

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