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I am still the same person I always was but over this past year, my life has changed tremendously! For one, I’m a mom now! And I adore every aspect of the job.  Yes, I do consider it a job, but the best job in the whole wide world. Some days are AMAZING and some days are tough, but no matter what, there’s…

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Recipe: Simple Stir-Fry with Salmon Chunks

It’s been awhile since I posted a new recipe on the blog but tonight I made something so freaking delish that it would be a crime not to share it with the world… or at least the little world that I’ve created within the realm of I Adore What I Love. I call it “Stir-Fry with Salmon Chunks” but I suppose Salmon Stir-Fry…

I’m an Aunt… Meet Sloane Emily!

Hi guys!  I am so excited to announce that yesterday (Saturday, March 15th) was definitely one of the more exciting days of my life, up there with the night I got engaged and of course my entire wedding weekend… I became an aunt! Let me introduce you to my niece, Sloane Emily Auerbach!! Born at 12:09 PM, Sloane came into this world weighing…

California Vacay Part 2: Lisa Vanderpump is my Bestie!!

True story guys: Lisa Vanderpump is my bestie. Wellllll, maybe not my bestie bestie but we met on the last day of mine and Isaiah’s Cali trip and let’s just say I am still on cloud 9.  I know you all want me to get straight to the racy details so knowing you’re all on pins and needles with excitement over hearing this…

California Vacay: I Surprised Isaiah! Part 1

Woohoo!! That’s the sound of me feeling very relieved and as if I have a little (actually a lot) of my life back! You see, for the past 7 months, myself, along with one of my best friend’s, Jen, have been planning a pretty big and majorly secret surprise party for our husbands’ 30th birthdays! (Side note: they’re best friends too) To make…



My Name is Dana Ivy.

Hey hey! I’m a MOM of three, 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 3 kids are my whole entire world and while being their mom is the BEST thing ever, it ain’t always easy! I created this space for all the moms out there who are just trying to get by... WE are all in this together! Read More.

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