TOP THINGS TO BUY WHEN QUARANTINE DEPRESSION HITS INSIDE YOUR PRIVILEGED HOME. Well, we’ve established the child entertainment. Next up, I’ve compiled a list of my favorite things to buy for myself. OH, AND YES, I do shop small and local, so lay off. I’m immunocompromised and I can’t freaking go anywhere. I am afraid […]

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again – working from home as I run my photography business is impossible…especially with this tiny little dictator who only eats bread and yells at me to get off the computer. As I sit here simultaneously teaching homeschool in two languages and trying to edit client’s images, […]

Hey all you last minute Mother’s Day shoppers – this post is for YOU! Not sure what to buy the special Mama in your life? Here are a few quick ideas to get you started — all of which can be purchased quickly off Amazon! Have another idea for a gift? I’d love to hear […]

“Those coulda been guests at her wedding”. “THEY WERE SCONES!!!!!” Don’t know what I’m referencing? Yikes. Dear LORT please tell me you know this movie. PLEASE?! Here’s the clip, if you need help: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9HAWB5wDzSE Anyway….you ready? Here’s my take/ adaptation of Baker by Nature‘s Strawberry Scones with Lemon Glaze. They’re delicious, and difficult to screw […]

Hello from my lockdown camp in my suburban Chicago home! In an effort to do our part to help slow the spread of COVID-19 and flatten the curve, we’ve been HOME, and staying busy! I’ve been cooking, baking, crafting, and more – while I simultaneously help my child learn Chinese, as I wash endless amounts […]