chicago – gotta love it.

this weekend my little sister and i had a weekend away in chicago. no work, no school. just sister time, shopping and eating.  it was glorious.  (check out my post on spring chicago style and my trip to the merchandise mart here) we took the train in on friday morning and grabbed a cab to […]

giveaways – a gals best friend

hey friends! my friend over at “for the love of clothes” is having a giveaway! all you have to do is comment to win! she is giving away a full size whoopie cream lotion! enter now before wednesday!

giveaways – a gals best friend

hey friends! my friend over at “for the love of clothes” is having a giveaway! all you have to do is comment to win! she is giving away a full size whoopie cream lotion! enter now before wednesday!

hodgepodge food network soup

joe loves soup. he always wants soup. joe what do you want for dinner? soup always soup. no soup for you! just kidding. i love soup too. i love making soup. especially in the winter. wow i just said ‘soup’ alot. okay so this week joey wanted chicken corn chowder. i have a few favorite […]

hodgepodge food network soup

joe loves soup. he always wants soup. joe what do you want for dinner? soup always soup. no soup for you! just kidding. i love soup too. i love making soup. especially in the winter. wow i just said ‘soup’ alot. okay so this week joey wanted chicken corn chowder. i have a few favorite […]

weekend round up

what a fast weekend. why is that my weeks go by so fast??!?! my weekends go faster! friday night i closed the shop in grand rapids around 6 and headed to kill some time and unwind from the week at the mall. joe was at a griffins game so i had about two good hours […]

weekend round up

what a fast weekend. why is that my weeks go by so fast??!?! my weekends go faster! friday night i closed the shop in grand rapids around 6 and headed to kill some time and unwind from the week at the mall. joe was at a griffins game so i had about two good hours […]

should have seen it in color.

i love my grandparents. i am a lucky enough gal to have had three sets. and until about 10 years ago i still had three great grandmas.hold the phone three sets? yes my moms parents got divorced and re married before i was born. which would be considered un lucky on most occasions but when […]

should have seen it in color.

i love my grandparents. i am a lucky enough gal to have had three sets. and until about 10 years ago i still had three great grandmas.hold the phone three sets? yes my moms parents got divorced and re married before i was born. which would be considered un lucky on most occasions but when […]

and i think to myself….what a wonderful..

i don’t know if you’ve been able to tell…but lately i have been having a poor attitude. i finally realized that i needed to snap myself out of it when i was at barnes and noble trying to relax and unwind. clear my head by walking through the rows and rows of books. ok ok…magazines. […]

and i think to myself….what a wonderful..

i don’t know if you’ve been able to tell…but lately i have been having a poor attitude. i finally realized that i needed to snap myself out of it when i was at barnes and noble trying to relax and unwind. clear my head by walking through the rows and rows of books. ok ok…magazines. […]

Product Review: Philosphy Purity Cleanser

Brand: Philosophy Product: Cleanser Purchased at : Sephora, Rivertown Crossings Cost: $65.00 (came in a package with other products) Rating: 5 (scale 1-5) Hands down best cleasner. I have been using MD solutions but nobody carries it around here anymore. I love how this creamy when you apply it to your face and then it […]