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Prior to my wedding, I wanted to do what every bride does… lose weight, get into shape, yada.yada.yada.  But I wasn’t sure what to do and how to get there!  Then I remembered that, “oh yeah, there is a spinning studio on the first level of the building I live in!”  It was called Flywheel and I didn’t know it at the time…

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I don’t ever remember my family sending out holiday cards. We always received cards (and hung them on the fridge), but I’m pretty sure we never sent one.  SO, as a newly married woman, I HAD to send out a holiday card this year.  But being the savvy tech nerd that I am, I used paperless post (AKA my favorite online invitation/card website)…


My name is Dana and I was inspired.  I was inspired to start a blog, that is.  Something came over me and I just had to get the ball rolling. Today. Why, you ask?  I really don’t have an amazing answer for that, other than the fact that I wanted to. Maybe I was bored? (Although, with my life, I’m not sure that’s…



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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