26 December 2012

Happy 2nd Birthday Desianna!

You are a super fantastic puppy!!! Especially for traveling!

20 December 2012


Your friendly neighborhood truck with a plow came by to help us out after the city plow finally came through!  We gave them some much deserved compensation and a bag of cookies!!!

07 November 2012

Thankfulness Episode 7

I'm thankful for the internet, and people who are patient enough to create videos about plumbing to help those who are having issues and refuse to call a plumber before giving it a try themselves!!!

06 November 2012

Thankfulness Episode 6

I'm thankful to live in a country that believes in voting!

Thankfulness Episode 5

I'm thankful for having the opportunity to take part in such historical events! I'm glad I took a friend up on the offer to go see the President speak, braved the cold and survived being packed in with about 20,000 people down at the state capitol! I will never forget it!

04 November 2012

Thankfulness Episode 4

I'm thankful for my sister! We may not have gotten along at all going up, but we're finally starting to appreciate the others company and opinions! I look forward to what the future holds for us, and what we have in store to strengthen our bond as sisters!!!

Thankfulness Episode 3

I'm thankful to have a super amazing best friend for so many years! We sort of ran into each other in high school and I never let looked back, I wouldn't let her! She definitely grounds me and keeps me level headed! I don't know where I'd be without her!

Thankfulness Episode 2

I am thankful for every moment spent with my extraordinary Grandmother!!! She's a super amazing woman who has been through so many things in her years! She's a true inspiration, and I hope to take on as many adventures as she has, and spoil my grandkids rotten (but not literally)!

01 November 2012

Thankfulness Episode 1

I am extremely thankfully everyday for my parents! They have always been there for me and supported all of my crazy ideas! I love you dearly!

05 October 2012

Fall Is Here

Someone is definitely enjoying Fall!!! She loves chasing the leaves and chewing a few along the way!!!

22 September 2012

Anniversary Adventure

Our Anniversary Adventure was definitely memorable!!! Tasty food, shopping, The Blue Man Group, and a soaking wet Cubs game! It was great, and I'd do it all over again!!! Happy 4th Anniversary to my best friend & husband!!!

09 September 2012

Happy Grandparents Day

01 August 2012


Yum! Went to dinner with my coteacher. Definitely had to hit up Biaggi's one last time for their $10 pasta nights! So good, and more than worth the price! I already have a list of the other ones I want to try for next year!!!

17 July 2012



We went to dinner tonight at Biaggi's. They have a special on Tuesdays through the month of July; $10 pasta!!! 

I ordered their Lobster Alfredo with their gluten-free option of spinach spaghetti. It was super delicious!!! 

Definitely a place we will visit again!

21 April 2012

Wheel Barrow

Who doesn't love a ride in the wheel barrow?!  At least I waited until we were in the parking lot before I hopped in...


03 March 2012

Homemade Granola Bars

I decided to try my hand at homemade granola bars this weekend. I had to tweak the recipe in a few places to make it nut-free so I can take them to work. Who knew there is seriously sunflower butter?! Yum!


24 February 2012

Snow Adventures

Someone loved romping through the 4in of snow we got last night!!!


18 February 2012


K-9 custard!!!


24 January 2012

Bath Time

Her least favorite activity with Momma. At least she tolerates it!


21 January 2012


These are the instructions on a package of chopsticks.  Made me laugh!