Ironman WI 2017

By on October 16, 2017

Ironman WI 2017: Medical Tent Crew

Ironman is an event for the elite athlete and those that believe they can achieve anything that they set their minds on. It is a test of strength, endurance and sheer will power. Most will cross the finish line and receive their medal, others will cross the finish line after midnight and others will be brought in to the medical tent unable to finish the race. Either way, they have accomplished far more than most humans ever attempt.

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Skin Care | Uncategorized

R+F Leadership Retreat 2017

By on October 9, 2017

Have you ever taken a huge leap out of your comfort zone and hoped for the best? I did this in January when I started my own skincare company with Rodan + Fields. I initially did it out of desperation to help my tween daughter end her struggle with acne despite prescription treatment. If you have children, you know we will move hell and earth to help them. I have practiced Dermatology for 13 years and my child still struggled with acne, and it was hurting her self esteem. I knew that I had to think “outside the box” and I was willing to consider most options that did not include prescription medications. My friend Becky, a fellow Dermatology PA, introduced me to Rodan + Fields, and is now my Power Partner with our Team Dream. She and I earned a trip to Door County for a Leadership Retreat in September and learned the power of being surrounded by women driven by the desire to live the life that they dream of.

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By on August 14, 2017

Happy Monday, friends! We had a busy weekend celebrating my twin sister’s upcoming wedding with an I Do BBQ ! It was a beautiful sunny day and we all agreed that this was one of our favorite themes for a party.  A big thanks to my friend Carey for providing some of the decorations and the best Cake Pops!

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Paisley the Pug

By on August 11, 2017

Paisley the Pug:

Our family has grown +1 this month and we are in love with our new pug, Paisley! There is an amazing story of love, determination, persistence and having a dream behind the story of this little pug that I think is worth sharing. And it will likely help you understand why a busy family of 4 that owns 2 businesses, works 2 career jobs, owns 2 homes and already has 2 dogs, would be crazy enough to get a third!


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Lake Life | Uncategorized

Fifty Years

By on June 23, 2017

Hello Friends,

How is your summer going? Can you even believe it is the end of June already?!? We are in full summer mode… hockey camps, work during the week and lake life on the weekends! We are beyond grateful for this season of our lives…

This last weekend, my parents celebrated 50 years of marriage! We celebrated with our immediate family at the lake and had a wonderful weekend full of boating, relaxing, reading, eating and trying on Grandma’s wedding dress!

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Organizing & Decorating | Uncategorized

Keeping A Clean Home

By on May 20, 2017

In my mind, there is nothing better than a fresh, clean home. We breathe better, sleep better and life just functions better. But we are a busy family and keeping our home spotless is not always a realistic goal. I want our children to remember all of the wonderful memories we have made, not simply that we have had a clean home. But… I do know that a clean home is necessary for our well being.

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We have a blog!

By on April 14, 2017

Hello friends!

We have a blog. Something I have been thinking about and creating in my mind for several years now… I didn’t really know where to start or what to say but this last year has been a year of learning and growing for our family, full of highs and lows, and I have decided that now seems to be the perfect time to start a blog. Dream Big. Think outside the box. We only get one  life. These are all mottos that I live by and they all seem to apply to me today. Surviving a less than wonderful year to now celebrating my 42nd birthday.


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