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  • Bridget & Matt Bought a House

    Bridget & Matt Bought a House

    Just when you thought last week’s baby announcement was all the breaking news I had in store this month, I’m back to report that there’s even more to celebrate. Matt and I bought a house and we closed on it this week! Now that it’s officially ours, I can’t wait to share ALL the detailsKeep…

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  • Bridget’s First Trimester Q&A

    Bridget’s First Trimester Q&A

    Answering Reader Questions About My First Trimester How Are You Feeling? I’m feeling really great and so grateful for a happy, healthy experience so far. I was extra tired my first trimester and had some serious heartburn, but I realize that is NOTHING compared to some of the tough challenges other pregnant women experience. IKeep…

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  • Bridget & Matt Are Having a Baby!

    Bridget & Matt Are Having a Baby!

    Time to Celebrate Cue the confetti and alllllll the happy tears because we have A LOT to celebrate today! Matt and I are having a baby! Saying I’m beyond excited to finally share this news with all of you is an understatement! And to make our already sweet surprise even sweeter, our little munchkin isKeep…

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  • Summer Video 2017

    Summer Video 2017

    Now that Labor Day has come and gone, we figured it was finally time to share our summer video here on the blog.  As a reminder, we put together these short video montages every season. It’s a fun “video scrapbook” of what we’ve been up to and it’s a unique way to capture all ofKeep…

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  • Spring Video 2017

    Spring Video 2017

    There have been some warm weekends here in Chicago, so it already feels like summer is here. But with summer officially arriving this week (yay!), we thought it was about time to share our spring 2017 video. As a reminder, we put together these short video montages every season. It’s a fun “video scrapbook” ofKeep…

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  • Easy BBQ Rub Recipe (a Super Easy Father’s Day Gift Idea!)

    Easy BBQ Rub Recipe (a Super Easy Father’s Day Gift Idea!)

    T-minus 4 days until Father’s Day, which means we only have a few more days to get a gift for those special men in our lives. This year we decided to step outside our comfort zone and “DIY” a BBQ rub recipe since both of our dads love BBQ-ing this time of year. We haven’tKeep…

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  • Whole30 Shopping List and Our Favorite Approved Recipes

    Whole30 Shopping List and Our Favorite Approved Recipes

    We just completed our first Whole30 and learned a lot along the way! Here’s our Whole30 shopping list each week, and the food we prepped!

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  • How I Survived my First Whole30 Experience

    How I Survived my First Whole30 Experience

    Let’s go back in time to the end of April. I had just celebrated my 29th birthday with lots of cocktails and dinners out on the town. Of course my birthday celebration was a ton of fun, but it left me feeling kinda icky. After too many months of dining out, drinking, and grabbing quickKeep…

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  • 6 Easy Tips to Bring Your Wine Night Outside

    6 Easy Tips to Bring Your Wine Night Outside

    As we’ve chatted about many times before, we are both not very talented in the kitchen. But that doesn’t mean that we don’t enjoy entertaining. We love having friends & family over, and it’s always so much fun creating a cozy environment, along with a pretty spread of food…

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  • Style Series: We Got It From Our Mamas

    Style Series: We Got It From Our Mamas

    We always say that we are best friends. But that’s actually a lie. Our moms actually fill that #1 slot for each of us. We’ve both always been close with our moms (although a few of those teenage years may have been a challenge for our poor mamas, ha!), and we feel so fortunate toKeep…

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  • A Big Happy 30th Birthday to Mr. Finn

    A Big Happy 30th Birthday to Mr. Finn

    Today is a very special day…it’s my husband Finn’s 30th birthday! I remember back when we celebrated his 18th birthday and I was so excited to go all out for his big day. I ended up getting his favorite things…18 of them. Diet Coke, a basketball, his favorite candy, etc. I wrapped up each giftKeep…

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  • 10 Things You Don’t Know About Our Husbands

    10 Things You Don’t Know About Our Husbands

    We’ve both been married a couple of years now and although we talk about our hubbies here and there, we rarely talk about our marriages. And recently we were chatting with each other and asked ourselves, why don’t we?! Why don’t we talk about how lucky we are to have these amazingly supportive men inKeep…

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