Let’s Celebrate! Our Fall Traditions in the Midwest

Living in Chicago, I would have to pick summer as my favorite season. Why? Because it's the opposite of winter. And winters in Chicago are just brutal. I try to talk Charlie into moving somewhere every winter. My second favorite season in Chicago is fall. I love seeing the leaves change to rich, beautiful colors. … Continue reading Let’s Celebrate! Our Fall Traditions in the Midwest

What I Learned About Hyundai Hope On Wheels and Pediatric Cancer Research

Last Thursday I was invited to attend the Hope On Wheels Celebration of Life Dinner at the Park Hyatt in Chicago. I ate good food. I made new friends. I laughed. I cried. And most importantly, I learned so much more about pediatric cancer research and what Hyundai Hope on Wheels is doing to fund … Continue reading What I Learned About Hyundai Hope On Wheels and Pediatric Cancer Research

Let’s Explore! Luke’s Favorite Murals In Chicago

Chicago's public art scene, especially murals, is so fun to explore! These murals add so much color and character to the city. Some are so big that you can't miss them either driving or walking down the street. Others are located in neighborhood streets or alleys. If you've been reading the blog or follow me … Continue reading Let’s Explore! Luke’s Favorite Murals In Chicago

Let’s Get Real: The Awkward Phase

The Kindergarten Attitude Last week, I shared on Instagram about Luke's transition to kindergarten. The response from the post was quite surprising as I realized we were not the only ones who are going through what I call the "Kindergarten Attitude." Thank you for all who commented and shared their experiences! Luke has been looking … Continue reading Let’s Get Real: The Awkward Phase