Let’s Travel! Our First Family Trip to Door County and Reasons Why We Want to Go Back

Last month we took a short roadtrip from Chicago to Door County and had the best time exploring and discovering this peninsula located in northeast Wisconsin. In fact, I'm wondering why we haven't visted Door County sooner since its only about a 4 hour drive from Chicago and is the perfect getaway from the city. … Continue reading Let’s Travel! Our First Family Trip to Door County and Reasons Why We Want to Go Back

Learn French and Celebrate Bastille Day in Chicago this Summer with Alliance Française de Chicago

Bonjour! Being a huge Francophile, I am so happy to partner with Alliance Française de Chicago on this post. If you're a Francophile living in Chicago, I highly recommend you take a visit to Alliance Française de Chicago or "AFChicago" - they build the Francophone community in Chicago with French classes, wine and gastronomy clubs, … Continue reading Learn French and Celebrate Bastille Day in Chicago this Summer with Alliance Française de Chicago

It’s Hat Season! Straw Boater Hats That Will Elevate the Summer Look

I have this thing for straw hats. And I love wearing them with my summer dresses because I really think they change up the look. Not to mention keep the sun away from your face and give the extra protection from the sun that you need. Living in Chicago, I have two sets of hats … Continue reading It’s Hat Season! Straw Boater Hats That Will Elevate the Summer Look

More Than 4 Reasons Why We Loved Our Staycation at the Newly Renovated Four Seasons Chicago Hotel

Last month, we celebrated our 10 year wedding anniversary and Charlie's birthday with a staycation at the newly renovated Four Seasons Chicago Hotel. It was luxurious, fun, kid-friendly - and just the staycation we needed in Chicago. We partnered with the Chicago Tourism Board (Choose Chicago) on this staycation to promote the opening of hotels … Continue reading More Than 4 Reasons Why We Loved Our Staycation at the Newly Renovated Four Seasons Chicago Hotel

Let’s Get Real: How We Talked to Our Child About the Recent Hate and Violence Against Asians and Asian Americans

May is Asian American Pacific Islander ("AAPI") Heritage Month. It is a month that we, Americans, pay tribute to the generations of Asian and Pacific Islanders who have been influential and instrumental to America's history and success. It's a month to remind my sons the beauty in them as well as their heritage. And that … Continue reading Let’s Get Real: How We Talked to Our Child About the Recent Hate and Violence Against Asians and Asian Americans

Let’s Travel! Our Spring Break Road Trip in a CruiseAmerica RV

Never say "never"... to taking an RV on a road trip, that is. Yep, we did it. We rented an RV for spring break and drove to New Orleans to visit my fully vaccinated parents. It's always been Charlie's dream to drive an RV across the country. Somehow Luke found that to be exciting as … Continue reading Let’s Travel! Our Spring Break Road Trip in a CruiseAmerica RV