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I have never been a huge fan of Valentine’s Day. I think declaring a day “romantic” and “for love” puts unnecessary pressure on people and relationships (and make people feel badly about themselves) and I just don’t love it. I can, however, get behind the new unofficial “Galentine’s Day”. I live for a day dedicated […]

February 11, 2020

I, Christi Lukasiak, am a true crime addict and I could write a college dissertation on the crimes of Ted Bundy. So, today I wanted to review my take on the Ted Bundy Netflix movie that was popular on Netflix a while back: Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile.  As a child of the eighties […]

November 5, 2019

Anyone else sick of seeing the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale in their feed? How many try-on hauls does one have to endure? Just why is everyone online SO obsessed with this sale? Here’s the tea: Influencers make money from affiliate links and the Nordstrom sale is a potentially huge revenue-generating opportunity for them. If they plan […]

July 14, 2019

I’m not getting any younger. Neither are you. It’s a brutal truth, but it is a fact, so I want to share my best skin care tips with you. Sometimes when I see old photos of myself, I am so pissed that I didn’t enjoy the great skin of my youth and now have to […]

April 2, 2019

So, this one time, I thought it would be a really fun idea to make Chloe and Clara and their three cousins matching Disney character outfits for a family trip to Disney World. Let me explain. I was pregnant with Clara and I hated being pregnant, so I was looking for a distraction. I had […]

February 27, 2019

We live in a digital age, and internet safety for kids – as well as adults – is a priority. I am often asked how my children deal with social media. Are there any special tips or tricks or advice I give them to deal with the stress (and trolls) that come with sharing our […]

February 25, 2019

I have always been a Disney girl. Always. And when I was building our new home, I realized that I had an opportunity to turn Clara’s bedroom into the most magical, sparkly, royal princess room that I could imagine. I really wanted to create something that wasn’t a “typical” princess room with pictures of the […]

February 12, 2019

In these quaratimes, we are all looking for ways to stay busy and what better way than a great chick flick? As my public service contribution, I’ve put my Instagram to good use, took a survey and put together the ultimate list of the best chick flicks of all time. So, break out a bottle […]

February 8, 2019

I have always loved books, and it has always been a dream of mine to help parents learn to teach kids to read at home, like I’ve done with my girls. As a child, reading was the easiest way to discover new worlds. I will never forget how excited I was when I read my […]

February 8, 2019