a seven day challenge.

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i noticed it mid sentence yesterday afternoon. me, talking out loud in my kitchen to my family and myself, about nothing really but a list of things annoying me. complaining, frankly. about little things. about all the things. about things that don’t even matter. i could feel the energy in our small kitchen shifting as i went on and on and on....

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life updates from the last few weeks or so!

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well, we survived an intense week of that fun little stomach bug making its rounds through our family. i had heard from several friends and neighbors just how deliberate this year’s stomach bug appeared to be, and even as i braced myself that she would find her way to us eventually, i was not ready. she was mean!...

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fluffy whipped dream of a night cream.

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you might have seen my unboxing (it was actually more of a shattering!) on instagram a few weeks ago when i received a few new skincare products from Olay. sidenote: the box was made of chocolate and after eating almost the entire thing (my kids helped, too!) i haven’t stopped thinking about how fun this world could be if more mail was delivered in chocolate boxes....

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thanksgiving in new york city!

around this time of year, many of you have questions about traveling to new york and spending the holidays here. i have rounded up our favorite things to do over the holidays in new york city (seriously the most magical time of year here!) and wanted to start off with a post for thanksgiving!

thanksgiving is a great time to visit the city, and i’m crossing my fingers the weather is nice this year for all the parade festivities....

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three boys in blue suits.

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so my older three kids are all ages where they like to pick out their clothing and dress themselves. if i’m being honest with you, most of the time i don’t love what they are wearing – i mean, bright yellow knee high tube socks all summer long, sweet samson boy?! okay fiiiiine… if that is your thing, i will bite my tongue and order a few more pairs so we can properly circulate them each day and not wear the same dirty pair each morning....

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