Meet a Mom- Lauren Schaff, Chicago Mom and Realtor!

Fun fact, we have lived in 6 homes in the last 8 years and bought and sold 3 in that time (yes, that IS crazy).  I’m obsessed with living spaces and on a constant search for the perfect fit, so I follow a lot of real estate feeds on Instagram.  That’s how I stumbled...

Sangria Two Ways! Fill a pitcher and share with neighbors!

Cheers to us, Moms! Today we are sharing two fruit-infused sangria cocktails (easily made into a mocktail for anyone not drinking by skipping the wine) from expert mixologist Kim Haasarud of Liquid Architecture and author of the 101 Cocktail book series, including...

Wine Wednesday with Rose’ on Tuesday!

With temperatures on the rise, more sunny days in the forecast, and kids 100% home for what seems like a never ending amount of time, Rose’ is sure to be flowing this season!  I love the light, refreshing idea of Rose’, but I’m completely clueless what to buy when...

Tips on Tuesday: DO have professional family photos taken!

My tip this week comes from learning the hard way that everyone should have professional photographs taken of your family- with you actually in them! My kids are tough to wrangle.  They’ve been energetic and “spirited” since birth.  My parents would probably say that...

Soles4Souls – Clean Out Your Closet for Earth Month!

Anyone else cleaning out their closet during this time (or planning on doing it as soon as the kids are back at school – ha!)? In honor of Earth Day, we wanted to share a company that is helping you do just that, while providing shoes for those in need, and offering a...

City vs Suburbs- Has your view changed after Shelter in Place?

City or suburbs is a question every Chicago parent eventually comes to, but has it crossed your mind more as Coronavirus moved in and changed the way we live?  While I’m not an expert at what’s right for your family, I can tell you that we’ve done both.  We learned...

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