A Sunday Well Spent...

It's finally starting to feel like summer. The weather is getting warmer, the schedules are lighter, and everything seems to go at a...

Lakeside Style

It appears my family and I have unintentionally started a Mother's Day tradition several years ago. It stemmed from my husband and kids'...

Sunny Sunday Afternoon

After a week of rain and gloomy weather, the sun finally came out for the weekend and it felt wonderful! We spent Saturday catching up on...

Wooden Ships Sweater

I had so much fun taking photos for Wooden Ships sweater company! We got so many great shots, I decided to share all of them in a post,...

Life Lately

Hello, friends! I sure have been slacking in the writing department for some time now. I've been finding it difficult to put pen to...

Series 5/It's the Little Things...

Have you ever worn those little no-show socks just to have them slip off of your feet and into your shoes? So annoying, right? I've had...

My Wardrobe Hero: The Cotton Sweater

At the end of autumn, I was forced to empty out my entire walk-in closet due to some work that had to be done in the attic. Attic access...

Don't Hate Me for My Clean House!

For some very odd reason, multiple people (and by people I mean women) have been offended by my clean house. I have invited friends over...

Boxed In Photoshoot with Misha Media

When Michele from Misha Media invited my family and I for a Boxed In photo shoot, I literally jumped for joy! We haven't had family...

Madewell Shopping Event

I was invited by Madewell to host an event Saturday, December 8 from 10 a.m to 1 p.m. at Old Orchard Mall in Skokie. You guys probably...

Black Friday Madness

If you follow me on social media, you may have noticed that I did not participate in the Black Friday shopping madness. Unlike other...

New Season, New JORD Accessories

Each season I like to freshen up my style and outfits to match the current mood I am in. I love to buy a few new clothes to add to my...

Series 4/It's the Little Things...

October is upon us and since I haven't written a post for this series in a while, I though this would be the perfect time. I just...

My Fall Wardrobe Builders

The weather has slowly began to cool around here. The mornings and evenings are crisp and a little chilly. Although the afternoons can...

Here's to Another Birthday!

I have a pretty big birthday coming up on September 29 — I'll be turning 45. For the first time in my life I have mixed feelings about a...

Series 3/It's the Little Things...

"Give a woman the right lipstick and she can conquer the world" Recently, I was looking through old pictures from when my kids were...

Elderflower Lemonade Recipe

This summer in Europe, I had some amazing lemonades at various restaurants in the different cities I visited. There is nothing more...

Series 2/It's the little things...

"A perfume is something which is invisible and yet an unforgettable accessory" -via Pinterest According to Cosmopolitan, hair perfumes...

It's the Little Things...

I'm starting this new series about all the little things in life we can all implement in our everyday living to make each day a bit more...

Citrus and Honey