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EPIC Giveaway: ChiTAG’s Hottest Holiday Toys

Did you know that Chicago is home to the largest toy and game show in the country and that it kicks off at Navy Pier next weekend? If you didn’t, now you do, and if you did know, I’m sure you already have your tickets! We are so stoked for ChiTAG, which has been quoted as …

3 Halloween Costumes Zelda Rocked

Remember when we were kids and everyone made their Halloween costumes? I would decide what I wanted to be at the beginning of October and then my mom would work hard all month to gather the items to perfect my DIY’d costume. When I was a princess I used my Renaissance Festival hat and when I was a bag lady …

How to Win at Lunch Time

Let’s talk about feeding our kids because it is challenging work. I remember when I found out I was pregnant I thought to myself, “OMG. I don’t know how to cook that well. How will I ever feed my child?”. However, like with everything else parenting related, I figured it out. Feeding Zelda can be a bit of pain point …

3 Fall Jackets Zelda Loves

When you have a toddler, every season means starting from scratch with their wardrobe. They are growing like crazy and nothing fits from last year. We tried on Zelda’s winter coats and without fail, they were all too small. Luckily, I have developed a small following on Instagram for Zelda’s Closet where I resell all her …
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Sparkle Monkey Takes Burning Man

In the spirit of Burning Man this week, my Burner friend and fellow mom gave Zelda an official Playa name and dubbed her Sparkle Monkey with a unicorn spirit animal. After being gifted this name, it only made sense to drive to the furthest field we could find and create our own Burning Man. After all,  Zelda is still a little …

Why Three Day Potty Training is Total Sh*t

I’m approximately three months into potty training and the adventure continues to be very real. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, no one really told me the truth about potty training (or parenting in general for that matter!). Before I had a child, I had always heard about the three day potty training method. I …
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ZELCHELLA: Zelda’s Epic Birthday Party at the Swissôtel

I love nothing more than planning a party. I’m sure the thought of birthday party planning makes many of you cringe but I find it so therapeutic. Crazy? I know, but it is my thing! When it comes to Zelda I can never hold back -- last year we threw an epic Lisa Frank beach bash and everyone …

Happy Birthday Zelda! Watch Her Birth Story

On July 20th, 2014 we welcomed Baby Zelda into the world. Take a peek into the most magical day of our lives. From waxing my fiancé's legs so he could share in my contraction pain, to Zelda's first glimpse of the world, it was a day we will never forget. Spiro and I made a decision that we wanted the …

Radio Flyer Presents Smile, Chicago!

Remember when Radio Flyer swooped into town over spring and opened the most magical Adventure Travel Agency for Kids? This is going to be even better than that! To celebrate their 100th Anniversary Radio Flyer is hosting a day of celebration that includes the World’s Largest Wagon (officially documented in the Guinness Book of …

20 Items From My Baby Registry That I Actually Used

Having your first child can be extremely overwhelming, especially when it comes to your baby registry. Your friends will all have an opinion about what you need and it’s important to know that every parenting style is different. Just because something was the golden ticket for your best friend, doesn’t mean it will be for you. When I was preparing …
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