Meet A Mom: Jennifer

Meet A Mom: Jennifer

    Jennifer Neumann, wife, mother of five, marathon coach and Instructor at Heather’s Gym   Tell us a little about yourself.   I’ve lived in Libertyville for 18 years and am married to my high school sweetheart, Peter. We have five amazing children and...

Meet A Mom: Hannah

Meet A Mom: Hannah

I’m thrilled to introduce you to Hannah, who is married her high school sweetheart from Libertyville High School – actually they met at Butterfield Elementary School in third grade! She lives in Libertyville with her husband and 16 month old son. Read more to learn about Hannah’s long-standing family history in town and her favorite local traditions!

MASSE: A New Shopping Tool Busy Moms are Loving

MASSE: A New Shopping Tool Busy Moms are Loving

Anyone that’s ever completed a baby registry know it requires a lot of research. You can read online comments, of course, but we all still end up asking our friends, What really works? And that’s the concept behind the new app MASSE, a community based on real people...

Easy Floral Cocktails for Mother’s Day—Or Any Day!

Easy Floral Cocktails for Mother’s Day—Or Any Day!

Whether you’re hosting a Mother’s Day brunch this year, or simply want to toast to yourself, we can’t think of a better cocktail to do it with than these Mother’s Day Floral Cocktails from The Local Moms Network contributor Domestikated Life. Elderflower liquor is...

Meet A Mom: Erin

Meet A Mom: Erin

Erin Kahn was born and raised in Libertyville, just like her husband. She resides there now where they are raising their two boys. Erin was drawn to real estate at a young age, and her many businesses and passions are all intertwined. Historic preservation, interior design and furniture restoration are so important to her. You can find Erin at her @properites office, on the MainStreet Libertyville Design Committee prepping for the Historic Home Tour or cheering on her boys from the sidelines!

Meet A Mom: Rebecca

Meet A Mom: Rebecca

Meet Rebecca – the owner of the new Dailey Method barre + cycle studio in Vernon Hills. She’s a passionate believer in the life (and body) changing Dailey Method classes and she is expanding the class schedule in May with more times and different class formats! Read about her journey from stay-at-home mom to business owner with 2 successful studios. And check out her favorite spots near her studio in Mellody Farm.

Meet A Mom: Jess

Meet A Mom: Jess

    HI! Im Jess Stoffel, owner of Epic Media Inc., an internet marketing company specializing in website design, SEO and social media marketing. I grew up in the Detroit area and moved to Evanston in 2006 after I graduated from Oakland University. In...

Easy Easter Bunny Tail Cupcakes

Easy Easter Bunny Tail Cupcakes

Looking for a fun Easter dessert that the kids will love… and can help with? How about these adorable Bunny Tail Cupcakes? We got together with Andrena from Crazy Confections who walked us through what we need to do complete the little masterpieces! Check out the...

Meet A Mom: Tamara

Meet A Mom: Tamara

Martha Abelson Photography Where are you from and how long have you lived in town? What brought you to the area? I moved a lot growing up.  I am originally from Southern California and spent most of my childhood between both California and New Jersey.  I attended 13...

Where Fitness and Yoga Collide … Heather’s Gym

Where Fitness and Yoga Collide … Heather’s Gym

By: Heather Fahrenkrog   I often joke that I have never been a purist about anything, fusion is more my style. I take aspects of fitness disciplines and blend them to create classes that are unique, fun, and effective. However, about eight months ago I asked...

CH-CH-CH-Chia

CH-CH-CH-Chia

  Chia seeds are a magical food that need their time in the spot light!  I’ve been using chia in my protein shakes for awhile now, knowing they were a super food, but never knowing ALL the benefits they possess. Chia seeds originated in Mexico where they were...

Former ESPN Anchor Lisa Kerney On Raising An Athlete

Former ESPN Anchor Lisa Kerney On Raising An Athlete

We first started reading Kelle Hampton’s motherhood and lifestyle blog, Enjoying the Small Things, even before we had our own kids. This Naples, Florida-based writer had already grown a sizeable following by sharing her life as a mom to a toddler, daughter Lainey, and...

Meet A Dad: Cody

Meet A Dad: Cody

Photo Credit: Charity Owen Photography   Where are you from and how long have you lived in town? What brought you to the area?   I am from Brownstown, WI, and graduated the University of Wisconsin Whitewater with a bachelor’s in business emphasis in...

Why You Should Hire A Professional Childproofer

Why You Should Hire A Professional Childproofer

  DIY is all the rage but is it the smartest decision for your little one’s safety? By: Jill Morowitz   Professional childproofers know how to install child-safe products properly, and have researched the best products on the market. They know which products...

Screen Time

Screen Time

In this day and age, expecting your kids to never lay eyes on a screen is probably unrealistic. Many schools are even incorporating them into the curriculum. But research shows that kids under 8 are using mobile devices more than 2 hours a day (despite the American...

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