Road Trip Car Care Tips

I distinctly recall a road trip my friends and I took to West Virginia back in our early 20s. We borrowed a creaky old Suburban…

Why You Should Create Family Swim Rules

My kids are headed to summer camp once school gets out, and our rec center offers swim lessons during the day for each child. At…

Outdoor Bar Cart Must-Haves

I think the absolute best thing about summer in the Midwest is that we get to entertain outdoors, and we love to throw both intimate…

How to Live a Beautiful Life

Do you hurry from event to commitment, head down, exhausted and frazzled at the end of the day? How often do you take care of…

The #1 Thing I Did to Instill Confidence …

One thing I wish for my children is the confidence to pursue their dreams, no matter how grand or small they may be. Last summer…

Last Minute Mother’s Day Gifts

Alert. Alert. Mother’s Day is THIS SUNDAY. Forgot? Remembered but simply didn’t have time to get a thoughtful, worthy gift of the incredible super mom…

Summer Entertaining

The weather is finally warming up, and my absolutely favorite spot in our home is our patio. We have created an oasis with a retractable…