Let’s Get Lost At Lincoln Park Zoo

May 25, 2013 in Chicago, Fashion, Kids - No Comments
Last Saturday, we spent an adventurous evening at the zoo sporting our favorite kicks from UGG. We started our excursion at the UGG store on Rush to shop the latest Moroccan styles for our safari adventure. I already had my heart set on a pair of moccasin style flats for Juicy and I. Jayden chose a dapper… Read More »

Hugs to Niche Mommy Attendees!

August 25, 2012 in Life & Quirks - No Comments
Hey there! I just wanted to create a quick post for those of you visiting from the closing keynote by the wonderful Jennifer James! Please leave a quick comment to introduce yourselves as I look forward to connecting with you! I hope you all enjoyed yourselves at the conference and soaked in lots of helpful… Read More »

Ultimate Blog Party Twenty-Twelve

April 13, 2012 in Blogging - 25 Comments
Hello to all of you trickling in from The Ultimate Blog Party! Please feel free to introduce yourselves by leaving a comment! I'm also hosting a timely PartyLite giveaway below! - I'm Sheena, twenty-something mom of a silly almost 4 year old boy. I married my junior high sweetheart. I'm a firm believer in following… Read More »

Wilton Mom ReTreat 2011: Punch. Cut. Decorate!

April 21, 2011 in Food & Recipes - 20 Comments
Earlier this month, I had the opportunity to attend the Wilton Mom ReTreat held at the Wilton Headquarters in Bolingbrook, IL. We stayed at the Aloft, a fabulous, upbeat hotel. Here are some photos of my cute, loft inspired room. Who can resist the hotel bathroom photos? During the ReTreat, we enjoyed complimentary breakfast at… Read More »

Ultimate Blog Party Twenty-Eleven

April 1, 2011 in Blogging, Defining She - 22 Comments
Hello and welcome to my Ultimate Blog Party! If you have no idea what's going on, check in here. I'm Sheena, owner of this here blog. Not much has changed since the last Ultimate Blog Party, so I won't restate what's still current. You all have other blogs to explore! Jayden will be turning 3… Read More »

BlogHer ’10: August 6th

August 13, 2010 in Life & Quirks - No Comments
I started the day heading to the Walmart Sustainability booth for a tour. Breakfast was sporadic; had to grab random pieces of rolls/fruit and then head out to the Getting Gorgeous Skechers Shape-ups walk which made the Wall Street Journal (ignore the bits about species, tight t-shirts, mommy swag, etc). I was among the first… Read More »

Marshalls Mania: Behind the Seams

May 23, 2010 in Primp
Weeks ago, I mentioned that Greg and I took a trip to Marshalls to do some Mother's Day shopping for myself. With $50 to spend (courtesy of Marshalls), I chose... a cutting board ($7.99), marble rolling pin ($9.99), salt and pepper shaker set ($5.99), and a fresh pod for onions ($2.99), all of which will… Read More »

Ultimate Blog Party Twenty Ten

April 8, 2010 in Digitally Speaking - 52 Comments
Hello Ultimate Blog Party attendees! Welcome to Sophistishe! If you've been here before, hello again! Before I start rambling about myself, first let me say... Susan and Janice, you rock. I remember wandering on to your blog 4 years ago. I wasn't even a mom, but I kept coming back. It has since flourished into… Read More »


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