Maui, Hawaii

Grieving the death of a pet during vacation

While on vacation in Hawaii my family and I found out that our beloved fur baby Bodhi has passed away. And as I’m writing this (covered in tears) it still feels surreal…Our hearts are completely shattered. We’ve loved and still love Bodhi unconditionally and it hurts so bad knowing that he won’t be there when we return home. He was part of our family, our soulmate dog. We were lucky enough to share our lives with him even though it came to an end abruptly, at the worst possible way.

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Beauty

Groupon: Beauty Now

I’m so excited to announce that BeautyNow by Groupon is live in Chicago! BeautyNow is the easiest way to discover and book beauty services at the right combination of time, price and merchant! I’ve booked my appointment straight from the Groupon app—a much needed convenience as a working mother of two. Continue reading to learn more.

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fashion

My Holiday Savings With Gift Cards

‘Tis the season….for spending! With the holiday season fast approaching I want to be prepared. Gone are the days of not knowing what to buy, how much to spend, and how much is too much and how much is not enough for everyone on my list. Together with Chase Ultimate Rewards I want to make things easier on my family and myself: With my Chase Ultimate Rewards gift cards I can give my loved ones exactly what they want and the freedom to choose what they want from their favorite store.

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fashion

Coffee Break

It’s time for a coffee break! Sometimes all we need is a little pick me up especially when you get up early with the family to head on out for photo shoots and a play date afterwards. We found this little gem of a coffee shop in Libertyville and couldn’t have loved it more!

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