It is always so motivating when I learn about a person's success story. I especially feel a sense of admiration when I hear the backstory to it all. How did it start? What did you do to get there? Why now? Listening and learning about how they created (or are still creating their) dream really … Continue reading Support Local Businesses: Fit Results Gym in South Loop Chicago proves Fitting Results!
Hey everyone! This season's 'support local business' spotlight is dedicated to... Collectiv Collectiv is a carefully curated collection of local artists, crafters, designers and makers. From unique jewelry to handcrafted candles, clothing, accessories, customized cards, decorations, and more! They have new products arriving weekly from various local artisans and makers, so you’ll always find something … Continue reading Support Local Businesses: How Portage Park is on a come up thanks to Col-lec-tiv Pop Up Shop!
Hey all! If you haven't been keeping up on my other social media platforms (FB, Twitter, Instagram) - I wanted to share with you all one of my newest projects of 2018! This year, I am making a more conscious effort to promote my tag line "Balance between eating good and living great" #EatingGoodLivingGreat. I … Continue reading Support Local Businesses: Get Fit Training 2010!
This past October I ran my very first full marathon! Let me give you some background. I have ran 4 half marathons, a Tough Mudder, a Spartan race, many urban dashes, a handful of 5ks, hot chocolate runs, but never in my lifetime did I imagine I would ever run a full marathon. First … Continue reading Everyday People Doing Extraordinary Things: Everyone Meet Joe The Runner!
This blog post is dedicated to Gigi Baith because within the short amount of time I have known Gigi, she has made such an impact on me! You know the saying "quality over quantity"? Well, Gigi embodies that impact on me. I have so much respect and admiration for Gigi and who she is as … Continue reading Everyday People Doing Extraordinary Things: Everyone Meet Gigi Baith!
Introducing my first Small Business Feature - TNS! As a fellow small business owner myself, I understand the struggles and hard work it takes to manage a one. Some food for thought, 1) we do not always have the resources and funds to promote our passion, 2) we rely heavily on word of mouth because … Continue reading Support Small Business: Featuring TNS – Cake Pops and Baked Goods!
Hello! Welcome to my second feature of this new section of my blog. These features are intended to introduce you to some amazing people in my life who are doing extraordinary things with their lives. This month's feature is Kristen Mendiola . I met Kristen over a year ago when she was hired to photograph a food … Continue reading Everyday People Doing Extraordinary things: Everyone Meet Kristen Mendiola