Meet A Mom: Bex

Meet A Mom: Bex

Where are you from and how long have you lived in town? What brought you to the area?I grew up in Mundelein and moved to Libertyville when I was just entering High School. I had my first real job in a shop on Milwaukee Ave, which ultimately led to my first...

Let’s Support Local

Let’s Support Local

Mundelein is made for you. Our businesses take pride in creativity, innovation and quality, whether we are working with metals or food, clothing or coffee. We make things for you.
So, when we talk about supporting local, we really mean that everything we do, and all you do, supports your neighbor, your friend and your community. It makes us better– together.

Meet A Mom: Heather

Meet A Mom: Heather

We hope you enjoy this glimpse into how the past 11 months have affected Heather and her family. She is honest and motivating as usual and the pandemic drove her and her family to connect and create through fitness, wellness and a even book. Plus, they jumped on the pandemic puppy bandwagon! You have to see the adorable picture of their pup! Heather pivoted her business to expand and open a new studio with outdoor green space and a focus on cycle and bootcamp. She also began Impact Coaching to put us in the right headspace and much more. Read the full interview to learn more about Heather, her family, business and mentor, Todd Durkin!

Meet A Mom: Jan

Meet A Mom: Jan

I am thrilled to share with you my interview with Jan who is Mom to the Dr. Jordan and Dr. Jade of North Shore Pro-Active Health! She is also a Grandma to two adorable grandsons and the Sponsor of the LAM Holiday Gift Guide as the Division President of Diamond Residential Mortgage in Libertyville! Jan, Jordan and Jade are huge supporters of all things local and creating a community. She is also philanthropic and currently on the board of Twice as Nice Mother and Child DBA Keeping Families Covered. Her fun-loving and witty personality comes through in this interview and you’ll see why she’s been on over 500 radio and tv shows! Her and I share a love of books and favorite children’s book that teaches kids to be a part of the work in order to reap the rewards. Read the full interview and learn about her local favorites like Rocky Mountain Chocolate, Singalila, The Pottery Boutique, My Charcuterie and of course North Shore Pro-Active Health!

Meet Two Moms: Ally and Lauren

Meet Two Moms: Ally and Lauren

I can’t wait for your to read about Ally and Lauren who are best friends who grew up in Buffalo Grove and now live in Lake Zurich with their families! Get the scoop on all of their local LZ favorites like Breezewald Beach, Consume, Roaring Table, Beelow’s, Hungry Mule, Koffee Kup, Stomping Ground, D & J Bistro and Beelow’s. Fun Fact: Ally is the sister-in-law of the Chicago North Shore Moms Site Curator, Ellie! Theses Moms are all about community and have great advice on motherhood, travel destinations, and books! Enjoy learning about these two hands on Moms!

Winter in Walworth County

Winter in Walworth County

Walworth County is just a short drive from our community and offers so much to do and see outdoors in this winter paradise! Read all about the area, sledding, skiing, snow tubing, dining, Ice Castles, Winterfest and much more!

Meet A Dad: Maciek

Meet A Dad: Maciek

My name is Maciek and I’m a backyard grill guy, cooking for my family and friends. Originally from Poland, I had my first taste of American BBQ at age 10. And let’s just say I was immediately hooked!

Meet A Mom: Kristy

Meet A Mom: Kristy

I’m happy to share with you Kristy’s story! Kristy is a wife and mother who has a strong love for cooking instilled in her by her Mom. They spent many hours together in the kitchen while Kristy was growing up in their home in Libertyville. This love of food and cooking is what inspired her to create a page loved by many in town, the Libertyville Recipe Swap. Started during the pandemic, it helped to keep Kristy and everyone connected and focused on something positive and fun! This Mom has a huge heart and I love her advice that in the storms of life remember there will eventually be the Sun. Read our full interview to learn more about Kristy, her family, her love of food and favorite local spots like Chrissoulas, Shakou, Milwalky Trace, Lou Malnati’s, Bill’s Pub and in Maple & Ash in downtown Chicago!

Schedule a Virtual or In-Person Presentation with Jennifer Barnes

Schedule a Virtual or In-Person Presentation with Jennifer Barnes

This article covers how JB Organizing can help present to your group or organization in-person or virtually on many helpful topics! Her style is professional, relatable and motivating to bring order to your home, office, business, parenting style, resume, technology, communications and relationships. She customizes to her audience and I’m sure you’ll want to schedule a second presentation right away!

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