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My Friday Five – Unofficial Start to Summer

My Friday Five – Unofficial Start to Summer

Happy Happy Friday! I cannot believe we’re already at the end of May and time for Memorial Day.  School gets out next week and then we’ll have a 2nd grader, is even harder to believe! We’ve got some fun festivities this weekend with a birthday party, graduation party, visit from my mother-in-law, and hopefully a

Best Yard Games for an Outdoor Party

Best Yard Games for an Outdoor Party

If your summer plans entail hosting or attending any backyard bbq’s, picnics, family reunions or other outdoor parties, you need to stock up on some yard games that make any outdoor gathering more fun – for kids young and old(er).   While Memorial Day weekend usually is the official kick off for summer, we started

My Friday Five – Mother’s Day Recap

My Friday Five – Mother’s Day Recap

Happy Friday the 13th! My grandpa was born on Friday, May 13th back in 1910, so I think good thoughts on this superstitious day. I hope all you moms out there had a nice Mother’s Day! How have we already fast forwarded five days since then? 1 | Sunny Skies for Selling – My weekend was filled with

My Friday Five – Spring Catch Up

My Friday Five – Spring Catch Up

Happy Friday! It’s been a while since I’ve done a Friday Five post, so I thought I’d do one over some of our happenings over the last few weeks. 1 | Styling Secrets – I was invited to a Yelp Elite event at Salon Spa W in the East Village. I’ve always heard rave reviews on their

My Friday Five: Spring Break

My Friday Five: Spring Break

Welcome to Friday! This week was Spring Break for us. No major trips on our end this year, but we did manage to take a long weekend trip to Minneapolis, then Todd and I both had a bit of work travel this week. Carter enjoyed field trips with the school program. In fact, he’s home with

My Friday Five: Antiques and Arts

My Friday Five: Antiques and Arts

How is it Friday already? This week has flown right on by. It’s one of those weeks where I’ll gladly welcome the weekend, but I could have used an extra day. The weather has been really up and down, hitting nearly 70 degrees last Saturday, and then back to the low 30’s mid week. I’ll

My Friday Five: Travel Time

My Friday Five: Travel Time

Happy Friday! I was traveling part of this week for work, and I’m currently sitting in the airport on a layover, ready to get home and see my guys. My trip was delayed a bit due to weather in Chicago (where I was connecting through), but I finally made it to my destination in Cleveland.

My Friday Five: February Fun

My Friday Five: February Fun

Another week, another Friday! This week really flew by for us, kicking off with Super Bowl and ending with Valentine’s Day fun. 1 | Super Bowl of Dips – see what I did there? Dip… in a bowl… for Super Bowl. Okay, moving on! We just stayed home and watched the Super Bowl on Sunday.

My Friday Five: So Long January

My Friday Five: So Long January

Happy Friday! It’s hard to believe January has already come and gone. Work has been steady, and I’m getting into a groove with my new job. We’re definitely back into our routines after the holidays and already looking forward already to Spring.  It’s that time again for a peek into the highlights of our week here… 1|

My Friday Five: Small Wins

My Friday Five: Small Wins

Happy Friday! I’m officially in week 2 of my new job and working from home. So far so good! I’ll write a post soon on my work from home experiences. Let’s just say I’ve easily acclimated to the dress code – I went from business attire into athleisure-wear without missing a beat! Otherwise, it’s been