Lifestyle, thoughts, Weekend

Weekend Recap 19 – Dill’s Quarter Century

The guy with the biggest heart and cutest smile around turned twenty-five on Monday. He is the best.  We spent some time back in Illinois to celebrate before closing out our weekend on a cold, gloomy night at home. Happy Birthday D-  We headed back to Chicago to shoot engagement photos for a couple on […]

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Lifestyle, thoughts, Travel, Weekend

Weekend Recap 17

Just as the cold weather moved into Wisconsin, we hopped a plane to sunny Arizona!  We visited my sister Catherine and her future hubby, Justin.  We hadn’t seen them both in so long.  It was a great little weekend getaway! Arizona- Catherine moved officially in July to start her job, and Justin had been there some […]

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Fall, Lifestyle, thoughts, Weekend

Weekend Recap 15

My heart is so full after this weekend.  It was filled with all things we absolutely love. Check it out: Records- When we get in to my parents’ house on weekend nights you can expect two things: good bevies and great music.  My dad was cranking Simon & Garfunkel and Neil Diamond vinyls in the […]

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Fall, Lifestyle, thoughts

Embracing Change

“This tree holds fast to the earth as it turns, its leaves know when to let go.” This lyric by Katie Dahl, a Door County singer songwriter, serves as a powerful reminder of the importance of change. Leaves are changing.  Even in the unseasonably warm Wisconsin weather, they know when to let go and push […]

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Lifestyle, thoughts

Comparison

The saying “Comparison is the thief of joy” is so painfully true. Countless times, I’ve ended up comparing myself to someone’s success or their best day.  And man, do I feel lame/ pathetic/ loser-ish/ (insert degrading adjective here). So, why do we do it?  Why do I feel the need to compare my path to […]

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Lifestyle, summer, thoughts, Weekend

Weekend Recap 10

With anniversaries and birthdays, we are kept pretty busy in September, so we were in Chicago celebrating for a whole host of reasons with my family this weekend! Here’s what we were up to: Smoker- When we were registering for wedding gifts, this one was at the top of the list.  We love to cook […]

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Lifestyle, Madison, Photography, thoughts

At Home

 “Oh darling, let’s be homebodies.” – Jenna Kutcher. While I love adventures around our city, there is just something I love about staying at home.  Most Friday nights, you’ll catch us chatting about our week over margs, eating tacos on the back patio, and catching some early z’s.  For a while, I felt bad about […]

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