because i don’t know what i’m doing and i can’t afford therapy.Read More mom confessions #5
in the spirit of our beach vacation and my desire to save money, we chose Holland, MI for our vacation this year. it’s about a 5 hour drive from home, and it’s situated right on Lake Michigan so all of our beach attire was prepared!Read More vacation series: holland, mi
i’d been saving this one, like a little secret stash of a your the best girlfriend/wife/lover/person in the world for remembering something like this-aversary.Read More 10 years since the first time we said “i love you.”
i’m that girl who binge drinks once or twice a year and then lives totally dry the other 363 days of the year. but for those few nights out of the year that i choose to let my hair down and drink ’til the sun comes up, there are only a handful of spots that i go to get ‘er done in this neck of the corn field! you’re welcome!Read More best bars: springfield style
chicago is just a hop, skip, and a jump away from springfield, and boy is it worth it!Read More staycation series: the windy city, chitown, chicagoland, chicity, the city of wind, the heart of america, my kind of town, chicago
visiting Lincoln’s tomb took all of twenty or thirty minutes. not a whole lot to write home about either. there’s a huge memorial, some statues, and the tomb itself.Read More staycation series: lincoln’s tomb
vacation is the best. staycation is the next best thing. we’re making the best of living in the mid-west.Read More because we’re still in vacation mode…staycation!