happy 3rd birthday, conrad!

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our little mister conrad is 3 years old today! we have been anticipating this day for several months now, as conrad so anxiously loves to practice singing happy birthday and blowing out pretend candles! he also wishes aloud several times each week for a “dragon cake” and a “red yo-yo.” his face this morning said everything!...

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snow day!

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there is something so completely magical and special about the first snow of the season! we were lucky enough to experience ours on saturday here in the city and it didn’t disappoint on any level. after we managed the ordeal of getting snow gear on in an attempt to head to central park, we could barely get a few feet from our front stoop before the kids had plopped themselves down and were giddily scooping up snowballs like they were tiny puppies!...

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christmas traditions!

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CONRAD AND MAMA-2

what are some of the traditions you and your family do over the holidays?

i made a little list of a few of our favorites! and i’d love to hear some of yours, it’s always fun to try new ones out…

— josh and i love reading david sedarias’ holidays on ice together. he was one of the things we really bonded over when we were dating and it’s fun to pull out his christmas book each year....

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Oooooh, CHRISTMAS TREE!

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CHRISTMAS TREE-7

well, this past week has been one for the books! and not in a good way, but more of an exhausting-you’ve-got-to-be-freaking-kidding-me- kind of way. somewhere between ordering a new faux pre-lit christmas tree, and starting to set it up the day after thanksgiving, to discover the lights did not work, to the part where they sent the replacement tree almost an entire week later, which also had lights that did not work (i’m not kidding, we had two lemon trees in one week!), to the part where two and half hours later on the phone with costumer service, josh pays to overnight a third pre-lit tree to us and we still have no idea where it even is in the mail....

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bright and early at the thanksgiving day parade!

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LOVE TAZA THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE-15

i have an obnoxious amount of photos to share from the thanksgiving day parade last week, but first i have to say thank you so much for the all the love you have shown us this past week since we announced our news! our family is so beyond thrilled to welcome these new babies into our family, and finally sharing the news with everyone made it feel all the more real (although truth be told, it sure feels very real over here with how sick i’ve been this time around.) but even so, we are just on cloud nine....

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