Friday Favorites

Happy, happy Friday!! Hope you all had a great week and ready for the weekend (& Easter, if you celebrate). I can’t wait to enjoy a little Easter Brunch with my sweets!! Today, I am linking up to Heather @ Housewife Glamour for another addition of Friday Favorites. Enjoy!!

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Favorite Trend – I am ALL about pink jeans lately but first I need to actually get a pair of them. I’d like both a pale & hot pink pair so if you guys know where I get snag some from, please let me know! :)

Cute clothes

9.25.2013. Inspired by this to wear b/we striped tunic, neon pink skinny jeans, peep toe pumps and black Lululemon jacket with pink bubble necklace. A keeper.

Favorite Workout – I am really loving this April Ab Calendar and hoping for another one in May.

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Favorite “Statement” – I am loving these “candy-like” statement necklaces…again, something I need to purchase very soon.

Rock Candy Statement Necklace

J Crew inspired Mix Candy Statement Necklace...on sale now on @GroopDealz website! This one is brighter "neon-ish" than the original one...I like it!

Favorite Quotes – This week I have been ALL about quotes and songs…here are a few that I’ve really enjoyed this week…

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Love - Carrie Bradshaw

Just a shot in the dark that you just might be the one I've been waiting for my whole life, so baby I'm alright. With just a kiss goodnight.

Well that’s all from me this week!! I hope you have an amazing weekend. Cheers!! XOXO

Thursday Thoughts….

Happy TGIT to you all!! Today, I thought why not do a little Thursday Thoughts!!  It’s been some time since my last one and let me tell you…I got some THOUGHTS!! :)

1. Why did it snow on April 15th? This has been the longest winter I have ever seen.

2. I can’t believe Easter is on Sunday…where is this year going?!?!

3. How old is too old to join in on the Easter Egg Hunt?!?! I love finding chocolate eggs!!

4. Serious thought: why do people feel the need to blame others for situations that THEY have caused themselves? Two words: GROW UP (or three words: grow some balls).

5. What’s better than friends?!?! Well, besides your children and parents…NOTHING!! I heart my friends (and Keely and my parents…Bobby too)

6. Why do 2 year molars suck so much?!?! Keely is cutting three at once and usually doesn’t get bothered by teeth but these are sucking the life out of her…luckily she’s still sleeping but rather cranky which isn’t her style.

7. Random thought: I think I as a cat in my past life. That’s it!! :)

8. Lastly, I hope you all have a great Thursday and see you tomorrow for Friday Favorites!

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Happy Monday Peeps!! Did you all have a good weekend? I know ours wasn’t too bad at all. We’ve been enjoying the weather the past week as now, it’s back in the high 30’s..WHY CHICAGO!! Anyways, this week we are going to be busy with lots of Easter crafts as Easter is SUNDAY!! YAY!! Who doesn’t love the Easter Bunny…hello, chocolate comma!! As always, I am linking up to Katie @ Healthy Diva Life for another addition of MIMM. How’s your marvelous Monday?

Marvelous Is…

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Okay, first I am one that really likes all type of music (being a dancer for many years it comes naturally) but Blues I have to say is by far my favorite. I’ve been listening to Blues music A LOT!! Second, I’d love to see The Fray is concert. Their words are perfection! Third, 30 seconds to Mars is GREAT running music. Actually the Paramore Pandora station rocks my “running” world.


First Easter Egg Hunt at the complex and she totally dug it!! What’s not to like about finding eggs with chocolate inside of them?!?!?



Being 32 stories up, when it’s cloudy outside, you are literally IN THE CLOUDS!! So awesome & weird at the same time!!


So this happened on Saturday. Knock on wood, she’s doing pretty good but we will see how the next few days go for us. I am going to transition her into a full size bed this summer but wanted to start slowing with the toddler bed. Yes, she sleeps with almost ALL of her stuffed animals.


Saturday Beach Day with Gaga & Papa was the BEST!! It was a windy day in the Windy City. :)

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So cute & so true!

For my Grandma, Grandpa & Uncle Bill who are no longer with us but will always be in my heart & mind.

Friday Favorites

Happy Friday!!  Sorry I’ve been MIA again the past two days. I’ve been focusing on spending time with Keely and trying to stay off the computer until she’s napping or sleeping than once I do get onto the computer, it’s WORK time! I am trying to spend 2-3 hours a day on work related projects so the blog is taking a backseat to it. I think for right now, I’ll be blogging 3 days a week. I’ll def still do MIMM and Friday Favorites or Five Fact Friday as they are my favorite posts then I’ll write another post one of the other days. Once Keely is in a 2-year-old preschool, I’ll have a little more time but until then it’s going to be easier to do 3x a week….hope you all understand.

Well today as you can see, I’m linking up to Heather @ Housewife Glamour for another addition of Friday Favorites. As you all know, I am a HUGE lover of Pinterest so Friday Favorites is so fun for me as I can showcase some of my favorite Pinterest finds!! What have you been loving this week?

Favorite Yogurt

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These are EPIC!! Miss K and I finished them in about .2 seconds!

Favorite Recipe

thecakebar:     Rice Krispies Easter Cupcakes

I think I’ll be making these for Easter…adorable!!

Favorite Outfit

the entire outfit is cute, but seriously, the coral blazer is UHHHMAZING!

In love with this Coral Blazer!

Favorite Place

Chicago beaches, Free Chicago

We may not have palm trees but I LOVE my city & our beaches!!

Favorite Sex & The City Quotes

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Favorite Song

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Has always been a FAV of mine! <3

Favorite Quote

Motivational Quotes

Have a fantastic FRIDAY!!! Cheers! xoxo

Tone It Up Tuesday

Hey, hey!! Hope you all are having a great week so far. It’s been a busy two days so far over here but that’s always a good thing. I am going to keep this post short as I have some things to tend too so let’s get the workout party started…

Monday – 40 minutes of cardio & 30 minutes of yoga

Tuesday – 25 minutes of HIIT & Ripped In 30 week 2

Wednesday – 45 minutes of cardio (walking/running mixture)

Thursday – 30 minutes of cardio & Ripped in 30 week 2

Friday – 25 minutes of HIIT & 30 minutes of yoga

Saturday – Ripped in 30 week 2

Sunday – 30 minutes of light cardio (possible long walk with Keely & Hanker)

Your Turn: What’s your workout schedule like this week?

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Happy Monday!! Did you all have a good weekend? I know our weekend was pretty good over in the Chi!! I am looking forward to this week and enjoying some nice weather…high 40’s/low 50’s…I’ll take it!! I also have a pretty busy week with work related things but going to make sure to get that all done while Keely is napping so that we can enjoy the week together.

Today, I am linking up to Katie @ Healthy Diva Eats with another MIMM post so make sure to check out her page as there will be lots of marvelousness…


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Peek-A-Boo Highlights…I just added a few and so far I like it.

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Cousin Time!! Keely and I visited the Fitz Family on Friday and enjoyed spending time with the four of them!!

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Sleeping over at Gaga & Papa’s…such a little mini me!! Love her!!

Love!!! Beautiful Bastard series! I have bastard and stranger.. I need them all!!

A Sunday read session…Oh, Bennett Ryan!!

Happiness is what makes you pretty. Happy people become like a mirror and reflect that happiness ~ Drew Barrymore

Such a cool chick!!

Well I hope you all have a great week and see you tomorrow for my weekly workout schedule!! Cheers!! XOXO

Five Facts Of Friday

Happy Friday Peeps!! Let’s get to our facts!!

Happy Friday!!!!! :):):)

1. I have a hair appointment tomorrow so I’ll make sure to take a picture of the “new” do!!

2. We are going to see my “new” niece (Bob’s sister just had a baby girl) on Saturday before we head back home.

3. I am killing Ripped in 30 and hoping to be RIPPED in 30…LOL

4. I have been loving Pandora lately and heard a classic…Kelly Clarkson…

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5. This artist is new to me (I’ve heard him before on Pandora) but listened to his whole CD on Spotify and he’s good…

Landon Pigg Falling in Love at a Coffee Shop

Alright folks…have a great weekend!! Cheers!! XOXO

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