Chicago is covered a whole lotta snow. There are piles so high they just might melt by June and the cold streak is back it was -7 today. We seem to have become immune to it because no one even talks about the temperature anymore and everyone seems to be in that just dealing with it mode. I am still trying very hard to see the beauty in the snow and the opportunity to spend time in doors but that too is growing a little frustrating but the days keep marching on and February is a very busy month for us. We have 2 very special birthdays to celebrate!
The last couple weeks have been filled with a couple unexpected road trips and just creative ways to shake things up around here.
My heart is bursting with goodness after spending the weekend with some of my favorite people. One I had never met before and another I have known for awhile. Saturday I had the pleasure of photographing an amazing mom, Maria and her daughter Erin along with lots of beautiful faces. Maria created a line of glasses that fit people who happen to have a flattened nose bridge! They are pretty amazing because when they are fit perfectly these glasses stay put and they are super stylish. Our shoot took most of the day and I had the opportunity to ask her questions about running a business and how she does it. I love listening to another mom’s story, they always have something within that gives me a fire of motivation. Check her out at Specs4Us. (this is a sponsored post)
Sunday I spent time at the Neighborhood Parent Network Developmental Differences Fair as a guest of Chicago Parent. I have been lucky enough to shoot 4 of their covers over the past 2 years. They are pretty awesome over there and they are always looking out for parents and providing them the best resources out there!
(sneak peak of the cover image coming out in just a week!)
So today I am tired and motivated. I have a million and one ideas swirling around my head and I am not quite sure which of them I will actually act on but I am thankful to have them in there anyway. This is the week of love and I am looking forward to baking some cookies and creating some valentines in honor of that!
Happy Monday everyone! OXOX