Smells like summer

During the summer when I was a kid, my mom would take an old glass baby food jar, poke holes in the top and give it to me and my brother. We’d run outside around the backyard barefoot, catching as many lightning bugs as possible. You may call them “fireflies,” but my momma always called […]

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Go Cubs Go

We’re lifelong Chicago Cubs fans, so it was a no-brainer that we’d go for a trip to Wrigley Field for our son’s first ballgame. We took a week off work for a “stay-cation” and this was an easy trip to scratch off our summer bucket list. We couldn’t wait to take our three-month-old baby for […]

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Summer Bucket List

My maternity leave is quickly coming to an end as summer begins. Here are some things that I want to do around Chicago with the baby as the temps warm up and we can go outside to play (I was going to type “without a hat,” but we’ll be exchanging our winter hats for bucket […]

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