Tour Chicago Like a Local: What to do in Chicago for FREE this summer!

So you’re visiting Chicago this summer?! Awesome! Chicago is a city that comes alive in the summer. It takes on a whole new persona. In fact, the first day over 50 degrees after a long cold winter you’ll likely see people outside running, at the parks, out in beer gardens and simply enjoying the first …

Barre so Hard

I know you've probably seen my instas or multiple check-ins on Facebook, but I started taking Pure Barre in December 2016 and wanted to share my experience with people who may have wanted to try but are a bit hesitant. Let me start by introducing myself and  a little bit of my fitness background. I'm …

Our little garden

One thing I took for granted growing up in a small town is the time spent in the summer gardening. We always had a big garden at my grandparents house next door full of squash, pumpkins, zucchini, peppers, tomatoes, cucumbers, Brussel sprouts, green beans& asparagus. There's a lot of behind the scenes work that goes …

Dear Carson

My sweet boy - I love you so much. It's so hard to believe I've only known you for 6 months when it indeed feels like a lifetime. I can't picture life without you. Our family is now changed in the best possible way because of the sweet addition of you! You have brought so …