planting a garden!

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a few weeks ago, we received the sweetest crate from our friends at annie’s full of everything we needed to plant a spring garden on our kitchen windowsill!  along with the garden kits, the crate was full of some of our favorite snacks, and several vegetables and fruits with tiny notes attached to them so eleanor and samson could learn what kinds of things are inside their favorite snacks and treats.  ...

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a happy list.

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HAPPY

this time of year always seems the trickiest for me to get through, and with the unbearable cold temperatures right now in the city that force us to stay inside most days, i feel it extra. by 3 or 4 in the afternoon each day, i feel like all three of my little ones can feel it, too....

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photos from life lately…

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i got to spend my saturday morning with this dear old friend, miss marci. love her so much and always so thankful for her friendship. we saw ballet 422 together, which was incredible! i love the way it was filmed, the story it told and the way it told it.  the dancing and music was so good it was enough to force myself to sign up for a dance class this week.  ...

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chinese new year!

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we went to chinatown over the weekend to celebrate the new year! it’s something that has been on our new york bucket list for years so we finally made it happen.  we pretty much froze our butts off in the process (or our toes really. it’s what i get for wearing these old black boots of mine that i need to get resoled but keep putting off....

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a weekend in the catskills!

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the weekend before last, our family spent a fun few days with friends upstate in the beautiful catskill mountains!  we had never been before, and always hear such great things about the area year round (can’t imagine how gorgeous it must be in the summer!)

homeaway, a vacation rental marketplace, had reached out to us to help celebrate their 10 year anniversary this month, and as we began going through their property listings around the country, we became really excited to try our their service!...

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