apple picking!

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one of our favorite family traditions is to go apple picking in the fall!  we went up to silverman’s farm in connecticut as a family and had a great time running around, picking apples, picking rocks (samson) and petting all the sweet animals they have on the farm. i was so surprised how few apples remained on the trees, but because of the weather this year, they said their apple season came quickly....

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white bean chili.

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since the first day of autumn is tomorrow, we decided to welcome it the best way we know how. we pulled our beloved crock pot off the shelf after a long summer of neglect and got reacquainted with one another once again by making one of our favorite chili dishes.

nothing (and i honestly mean nothing) beats coming home after a 3 hour church block on a sunday afternoon to the smell of dinner already awaiting you thanks to your sous chef, the crock pot. ...

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taza’s new york city guide: under the brooklyn bridge

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happy friday, everyone! today i wanted to share a small guide and video we made covering a few of our favorite activities to do together right underneath the brooklyn bridge! that bridge (and the manhattan bridge too, let’s be honest) is so iconic and fun to walk (or bike!!!) across that i tell all of our family and friends who ask for nyc recommendations that it is a must.  ...

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mix it up!

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last spring, i shared a few of our family’s favorite interactive books, one of which was – and still is – press here by herve tullet (which has been on the NYT best seller list for the past 3 years!). well, we heard the best news a few weeks ago that herve tullet just finished his follow-up book titled mix it up!...

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eating our way through the garment district…

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we always love the little food markets that pop up periodically around the city. there are few things in this world i love more than a ridiculously good meal, especially if that meal has the words “lobster roll” in it. we stopped by the new urban space food market in the garment district for dinner the other night after being invited down to check it out and sampled ourselves silly with all the good vendors they’ve brought in....

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