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The Most Delicious Sauteéd Mushrooms You Can Make in 10 Minutes Flat!

Struggle to find an easy dinner side dish that tastes restaurant-quality and will leave you – and your family – TRULY impressed?? Well the struggle is OVER, my friend, because these sautéed mushrooms are all of those things and more… simple yet gourmet, and truly mouth-watering. They might even turn all the mushroom-haters out there into mushroom-CRAVERS!!!! I just made myself laugh with…

The Green Smoothie That Will Change Your Life

Hi guys!! Happy Saturday! Over on my insta page, I’ve made lots of references to my most favorite green smoothie! And for good reason: It’s SO easy to whip up It has health benefits galore This smoothie is seriously the most delicious!!!!! And it’s really freaking filling It’s not my recipe!! I should begin by giving credit to where credit is due because…

6 Creative Outdoor Activities to do with the Kids This Summer for Free

Summer is the best! But it’s also most definitely more difficult now with social distancing, having to wear masks, camp starting later, and lack of babysitters. Gone are the days {hopefully not forever} where carnivals, art shows, and waterparks are the norm. SO, with that being said, we have to get inventive! Below I’m sharing 6 creative activities you can do with your…

15 Epic Father’s Day Gifts for Every Type of Dad!

You guys! Father’s Day is exactly one week away and I’ve found 15 epic Father’s Day Gifts for every type of dad! No, no, I’m not just saying that. These gifts are gooood and I know because my own hubby {who definitely knows what’s cool in the men’s department} has approved every single one of them! {+ he made me take a few…



My Name is Dana Ivy.

Hey hey! I’m a MOM of two, here to share and I’m so happy you found me!! As a Chicago lifer {currently settled in the North Shore ‘burbs}, self-admitted shopping addict, and foodie, at the core I’m really just a mom {and a wife, gotta give a shout-out to my hubby!} just trying to balance it all! My two crazy toddler boys, Brody {who’s 5} and Levi {who’s 3} are my whole entire world and while being their mom is the BEST thing ever, it ain’t always easy! The chaos is real and because I adore mom life SO MUCH, I wouldn’t have it any other way. Would you?? I created this space for all the moms out there who are just trying to get by... I want to help make your lives a little easier, one blog post at a time! Join me on my quest to share allll the mom tips, simple style ideas, REALLY easy recipes {if I can do it, you can do it!!}, and our travels. Read More.

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