• Adorable Starbucks Gift Idea

    As a former teacher myself, I love giving teacher appreciation gifts! I remember feeling so happy & loved when my kids would bring things in for me, so it’s fun to be on the giving end. I wanted to share…

  • Gabriella’s 2nd Birthday!

    Gabriella turned 2 two days after Giovanni. When I realized I hardly took any photos for Gio’s birthday, I made a point to take more for Gabi’s! Here’s a video recap of the day, & you can scroll down to…

  • Gio’s 4th Birthday!

    Gio turned 4 at the end of February— here we are in April & I’m finally sharing, haha. I literally only took 3 photos (sorry, kiddo!), but I DID put together a highlights video of our day together, so be…

  • Under the Sea Birthday Party

    Hiiii! Here I am almost 3 months post-birthday, FINALLY sharing details from our Under the Sea party, haha. Better late than never? We were  so  unsure  what we wanted the theme of Gio & Gabi’s joint birthday party to be this year.…

  • Mason Jar Gift Ideas

    I can’t believe it’s that time of year again! It snowed for the first time here in North Chicago & it’s officially feeling like Christmas time. It inspired me to put together a post with some holiday gift ideas– this time…

  • Gabriella’s Baptism!

    This past weekend we celebrated Gabriella’s baptism! We had an intimate ceremony at the same church that Giovanni was baptized, & where Tom & I also got married. As a Catholic parent, it’s so special to watch your child officially become “a…