Our Sunday Best Showcase (Link-up and Features)

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Hey, eveyone! Welcome back to Our Sunday Best Showcase. I posted a new recipe yesterday inspired by something I learned from my great-grandfather from Sicily.  I finally learned to use my DSLR and shoot in manual!  So happy.  I have a LOT to learn about photography still, but after four years of blogging (what???) I'm glad that I have. My … [Read more...]

Our Sunday Best Showcase

sunday best showcase link party, every sunday at 8am CST

Hello, everyone! Welcome back to Our Sunday Best Showcase the weekly party that I co-host with Jo-Anna from A Pretty Life, Shauna from Satori Design for Living, and Aimee from Twigg Studios . This week, Aimee from Twigg Studios selected the features. Over here at the estate, I couldn't get much blog work done, as my husband was come sick from … [Read more...]

an existential educational crisis: montessori vs. homeschool vs. public school

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I feel like I've been told there's no such thing as Santa. Everything I thought I knew about children has been turned on its head. I've spent the past two weeks observing the most incredible scenes of early childhood education in two private Montessori classrooms here in Chicago.  I'm just coming up for air.  And what better place to sort out … [Read more...]

Step Away from the Drive-Thru… (free printable)

I made this printable ages ago, in hopes of inspiring you all to make changes in your diets and lifestyles.  I never posted it.  If you want to make a lifestyle change, this is where I suggest you start. Pretend the drive-thru doesn't exist. It's healthy for your body and your pocketbook. Simply drag to your desktop and … [Read more...]

Our Sunday Best

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Hello, everyone! Welcome back to another weekend of Our Sunday Best the weekly link party I co-host with Jo-Anna from A Pretty Life.  We featured a host of back to school ideas on our blogs yesterday.  If you want to follow along with our Pinterest board for this party, stop by here!       Back to School … [Read more...]

Sunday Best Features

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Hello, everyone! Welcome back to another Saturday of Our Sunday Best features.  Today, Jo-Anna and I are sharing a few ideas to celebrate the end of summer.  Sure, it ends in September, but with school looming for most of us, we should enjoy the last of the warmth and the best of our gardens. Buttermilk Strawberry Banana Popsicles via Flour on … [Read more...]

Our Sunday Best Link Party

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Hello, everyone! Welcome back to another week of Our Sunday Best.  I've been offline quite a bit this summer, and thankfully, this summer the boys don't start school until the last week of August.  At this point last summer, I was already gearing up for back to school. Year-round school, in my opinion, ruins the rite of passage that is lazy … [Read more...]

Our Sunday Best Features

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Hello, everyone! Here's our features from last week's Our Sunday Best link party that I co-host each week with Jo-Anna from A Pretty Life. We will also pin those we've feature to our collaborative board for Our Sunday Best over at Pinterest.  Follow along, there's a great bunch of ideas already!   Suitcase Table from Artsy Vava - … [Read more...]

Our Sunday Best Link Party #2

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Hello and  Happy Father's Day to you! Welcome back to the second edition of Our Sunday Best. Each week Jo-Anna from A Pretty Life in the Suburbs and I will be hosting a link party on Sundays. In addition to being featured here...we will also be pinning these featured ideas to our collaborative "Our Sunday Best features" board. You can follow … [Read more...]

Our Sunday Best Features

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Hello and happy weekend to you! Each week Jo-Anna from A Pretty Life in the Suburbs and I will be hosting a link party on Sundays. Here's our features from last week's premiere of the Our Sunday Best link party.  Each Saturday, we will showcase our features. In addition to being featured here...we will also be pinning these featured ideas to … [Read more...]