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Writing Your Job Description: SAHM Edition 

After a genuine push to get back blogging on a regular basis, all of the wheels fell off the truck as soon as I went on vacation. Don’t get me wrong, I had a fantastic trip (and will share pics … Continue reading

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An American Boy 

I am not one you would ever call a “feminist”, given I am perfectly content with spending my nights internet shopping and my days farting around at the gym. I just don’t have the energy. That being said, I don’t really … Continue reading

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Mommy and Mini Swimwear 

My child has just hit the stage where she loves and wants to be around me, but doesn’t WANT to love or want to be around me. So I figure I probably have exactly two years before she goes full-on … Continue reading

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Lies My Father Told Me 

I love my dad. He gave me my sense of humor and, as my husband always tells me, complete lack of emotion and decorum. (I am guessing that this is because I hate weddings and love to fart.) He gave … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday: Ravenswood 

This Sunday, we set out to explore another neighborhood of Chicago – Ravenswood – and all of its culture, cuisine and cocktails. I have passed along my addiction to public transportation with my family. I really need to pass along some paranoia … Continue reading

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Goebbert’s Farm: Or Is It?! 

Because going a whole month without a break is too taxing for the teachers of my child’s school, I had the pleasure of entertaining my own child MYSELF on a WEEKDAY.  I know. The horror. And since I am essentially … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday: Art Institute and Millennium Park 

When we lived in Cincinnati, I had the great idea to institute Sunday Funday every week. We did it once and then realized that there was nothing fun to do in Cincinnati. The End. But since we have moved to … Continue reading

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Sunday on the LFT 

I was super excited to test out Pickle’s newfangled bike-riding skills this Sunday on the Lakefront Trail (“LFT”). Spoiler alert: It sucked (almost as much as Pickle’s newfangled bike-riding skills). For those who don’t know, the LFT is an 18-mile … Continue reading

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Royal Albert: Miranda Kerr Collection 

I have yet to meet a girl who doesn’t want to have tea parties. Young or old, they are something so sweet, so simple, so timeless. Did I mention they almost always include finger sandwiches (real or fake)? Yay!!! In … Continue reading

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day! 

There once was a girl kind of witty, Who was living in the Queen City; When that did not agree, To her husband she did plea, Now no more wallowing in self-pity. Hello friends! I know it has been a … Continue reading

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