Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2015

When I was little and Mother’s Day rolled around, I remember asking my parents why there was never a “Kid Day.”  They looked at each other, then at me and said, “Everyday is Kid Day.”  Now I get it.  In honor of all moms, here is a little Mother’s Day Gift Guide we have put together.  We guarantee each of these gifts will put a smile on mom’s face and show her how much you appreciate all that she does, big or small.


iPad Case // Mom & Mini Earrings // Gold Bar Necklace // Personalized Stacking Rings // Mini Cross Body Bag // Osea Skincare // Nursing Set // Travel Mug // Mama Bear Apparel // Custom Art // Ring // Wine Subscription

We love you MOMS!

Mother’s Day Gifts with Minted

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Mother's Day is just around the corner. When it comes to receiving and giving gifts for Mother's Day my personal favorites are those that are from the heart. I love when my kids craft me something from their own heart and made with love. Personalized … [Continue reading]

Try a Trend Tuesday: Colored Sunglasses!

Try a Trend Tuesday: Colored Sunglasses

Trend. Fad. En Vogue. Craze. Latest Look. All The Rage. Chic. In Thing. Fresh Off The Runway. Whether you follow trends or shun them, they keep popping up in the world of style. Fashion trends, by definition, are temporary and meant to eventually be … [Continue reading]

Party Planning with Birthday Express

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March has become really busy for birthday parties in our house!  Ellie and Will are (7 years and) 10 days apart so party planning was intense.  Down the road I'm sure there are joint parties in their futures but we wanted to make sure Will got his … [Continue reading]

Emily’s Oz commerical and a $100 Amex Gift Card Giveaway!

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This post is sponsored by XFINITY. My kids were fascinated with Emil's Oz ad from XFINITY that debuted after the Academy awards. My kids loved seeing how a blind person could watch their favorite movie and how they use their imagination to get … [Continue reading]

Sister Style with Matilda Jane

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Matilda Jane knows how to coordinate prints.  My girls first wore Matilda Jane for photos when Madeline was 9 months old and Ellie was 3.  Here we are almost 5 years later and I am loving this collection more than ever.  Meet the Spring/Summer … [Continue reading]

Spring Break Adventure with Stella Cove

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Where do you go on Spring Break when you want perfect weather, palm trees, mountains and lots of fun?  Arizona, of course! We packed our suitcases, which included Stella Cove bathing suits and coverups for the kids, and headed to the desert … [Continue reading]

Mira Fit & a fashionably fit Sweepstakes

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In 2015 I have made it a point to workout on a regular basis. We are all familiar  with fitness trackers. Let's face it they do their job and are necessary if you are into fitness. When we were introduced to the Mira Fit awhile back the stylish … [Continue reading]

Princess and the Pea!

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This year we spent spring break at home. Although we would of much really enjoyed spending our days on the beach in the sun, building sand castles, we enjoyed some of the amazing things living in Chicagoland has to offer us. I planned a few special … [Continue reading]

6 Awesome Personalized Kids Birthday Party Favors

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Most of the parents I know have a hate-hate relationship with birthday party favors.  They hate to buy them and they hate their kids coming home with a bag full of junk.  We've started going for quality over quantity and were so happy to find … [Continue reading]