When my husband decided to go to Notre Dame for law school, I assumed we would spend our three years and return to Chicago as soon as possible. I never thought this city would feel like home, but somewhere along the way, we fell in love with South Bend.  On Saturdays, we like to shop at […]

Social in South Bend

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The words “gluten-free” seem to have skyrocketed in recent years and honestly until this week I would roll my eyes at them. How did it suddenly become trendy to eliminate something that is in almost every food and isn’t that bad for you and more importantly, why? Fad diets aren’t my thing so seeing so […]

When Life Gives You Lemons, Eliminate the Gluten.

It has been a HOT minute since I wrote my own blog post! It turns out having two kids and running a business isn’t the easiest but more on that later. I have more and more friends who are announcing their pregnancy and after two kids I think I know a thing or two about […]

Must-Have Products for Mama

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This year I set out to read 12 books. I had taken some time off (having a baby plus a toddler will do that to you), and I just missed reading. I missed falling in love with characters, daydreaming I lived within the story, and immersing myself in another world. I should’ve known better than […]

2022 Reading Recap

Juggling being a mom and owning a business isn’t always sunshine and rainbows. While I constantly preach that business owners need to automate their approach, I think it is time mamas do the same. If anyone knows a robot that wants to cook me 3 meals + 1 snack a day that would be ideal […]

Make Your Life Easier Meal Plan

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I have been keeping a little bit of a secret. Some of you may know but others do not. I haven’t been keeping the secret because I wasn’t excited, but because when I let a few people in on it, it didn’t go so well which quite honestly sucked. I have decided that enough is […]

I Have a Secret…

Virtual assisting is not a job you grow up dreaming of doing – at least I didn’t. I didn’t even know it was a thing until about 4 years ago when I started doing it. I was so invested in the wedding industry and decided to try it out to get a little additional income. […]

Why Virtual Assisting?

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Hi there, We have never done this house buying business so I’m not sure what this letter is supposed to say. I guess I will start by describing our day of house hunting. My husband and I have a toddler and a sweet pup. We spent all afternoon on Sunday running our amazing realtor all […]

House Hunting Is Hard

This may surprise some of you but when I went to college I was an athletic training major.  I thought I would graduate in 4 years, head to a high school to become their athletic trainer, and stay there forever. It turns out I don’t love anatomy, math, science or blood so that dream ended […]

My Career

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My Dad I adore both of my parents. So naturally I have to write one of these for my dad even though I am 98% positive that my dad has never read a single blog post by anyone ever in his life.  Despite his terrible use of technology, he is definitely a favorite of mine. […]

Friday Favorites: My Dad


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