Merry Christmas from our family to yours!! We spent Christmas morning opening gifts and watching Luke and the twins play with their new toys. Then went for Christmas walk. It's a family tradition now! It's been a busy holiday season for this Chicago family. But I wanted to share what we've been up the the … Continue reading Let's Celebrate! Merry Christmas 2019
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#KeepSummering with Stitch Fix A few years ago, I wanted to to have a "Summer of Leyla", which was essentially my plans to make the best of summer of 2017 with a new attitude. Well, it was just an excuse to make that summer all about ME! To take care of my mental health. To … Continue reading Let’s Celebrate! Summer 2019 in Chicago
We go together like parmigiano-reggiano! This past week, Charlie and I celebrated our 8 year wedding anniversary! Based on my internet search, the traditional gifts for the 8 year anniversary are bronze and pottery. The modern gifts are linen and lace. Not parmigiano-reggiano. Fortunately, we didn't give each other any of those gifts. Although I … Continue reading Let’s Celebrate! Our 8 Year Wedding Anniversary
Cruz and Levi (6 months old) Cruz and Levi (1 month old) We celebrated Cruz and Levi's half birthday a few weeks ago with a big bowl of pasta and trying to eat a lot "half" things. Get it? Like half doughnuts, half cupcakes, etc. Okay. Yes, I should keep my day job. But seriously, … Continue reading Let’s Celebrate! Happy Half Birthday to Cruz and Levi! The First Six Months With Twins