Hi! I’m Erin. Welcome to Chasing Sweet and Simple where I blog about simple tips, DIY stuff, ESL teacher tips, and more. 

I’m a wife to Manny since 2009 and a mama to Gabriella and Madden.  For as long as I can remember, I’ve wanted to be a wife and a mama, but becoming a mama didn’t come easy for me.  I struggled with infertility before conceiving my babies using In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) in 2013 (and then again in 2015!).  I love Jesus, traveling, exploring new places, spending time with family and friends, baking, DIY projects, learning new things, and being active.  I grew up in Montana, went to college in the Chicago area, and moved to southern California with my new hubby to begin our life together here.  After almost 9 years, we moved our family back to the Chicago area.

Living near a city can be fast paced and crazy busy, so here I am in the middle of all of it trying to keep our life simple and sweet!