Hi there! If you are stumbling across this blog by chance and maybe don't know who I am, my name is Kelsey Hardt. I currently reside in Chicago with my insanely good looking husband, Justin, our tiny human, Everett, and our ridiculously adorable and mischievous chocolate lab, Nora. We recently moved to Chicago from Lake … Continue reading Welcome to my blog!
As of March 21, 2019, my husband has completed his MBA program at Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Woo-hoooooo! Justin is by far the hardest working human that I know. First, even getting accepted to Kellogg is a huge achievement all on its own. About 5,000 people apply each year and of those … Continue reading Justin Hardt – Husband, Father, MBA
Have you been lucky enough to meet and keep great people in your life? People who truly want to see you succeed and be happy? People who are there when life gets tough and who have been there through all the highs and lows? People who bring you donuts when you’re sad? Most of us … Continue reading I get by with a little help from my friends.
Hi, my name is Nora. Do you have snacks? Nora, Nori, Nori Pants, Doggo, Pupper. Different names for the same silly, crazy chocolate lab. Nora is our first baby. We got her when she was just six weeks old. I had wanted a chocolate lab for as long as I can remember and my awesome … Continue reading Our dogter, Nora.
I had my hospital bag packed about 6 weeks before Everett was born because I was fully convinced that I was going to have him early. I packed all sorts of cute robes and pajama sets and had my hair curler and makeup bag ready to go for all the cute pictures I envisioned us … Continue reading 28 weeks later.
Happy Birthday, Everett Reed! On Monday, Aug 20 I went to my 40 week appointment hoping that my doctor would tell me that I was 3-4 cm dilated and that this baby was on his way. My feet and legs were swollen to the point that I was convinced they were going to explode any … Continue reading The birth story of Everett Reed.