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Girl, Your Eyelashes are GORG!

Everyone has something about them that people have complemented them on since the day they were born.  For some people it’s their thick, beautiful hair.  For others it’s their vivacious personality or gorgeous skin tone. Well, my something is my eyes lashes.  Since I was a little girl, random strangers would tell me how pretty my eyes are. They would ask me why…

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Who doesn’t love being GREEN? In honor of St. Patty’s Day, I’ve compiled one basic, cool outfit: just change your shoes and jacket to make it go from day to night in seconds! St. Patty’s Day: Day to Night by danaivy Click on the above spread to be linked to my polyvore page. From there, find out the details for each individual item…

Hey Little Porsche-UH

Because I drive to and from work everyday, I listen to the radio nonstop.  It’s been a while since I’ve heard a new song that I LOVE… but Nelly has finally changed that! Take a few minutes to listen to his new song “Hey Porsche” and you’ll be yearning to hear it over and over =)

Recipe: BBQ Chicken Foil Pack

I have another recipe up my sleeve! But this time, the credit goes to my adorable Grandma! This is one of those great meals that you can make a lot of and save the rest to eat as leftovers throughout the week. Always a crowd pleaser, I guarantee you’ll make it again… and again… and again… Ingredients: 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts 1 –…

The Bachelor Finale: Sean

Photo Credit: Sean Lowe Instagram The Bachelor. Oh how I love The Bachelor. Monday nights at 7p are definitely my guilty pleasure. Especially because every week I get to hang with my friends, drink wine, eat a homemade meal and banter about all the ridiculous things these crazy girls (or hot guys during Bacherlorette season) are saying. Some seasons are better than others…

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Welcome!!

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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