painting pumpkins!

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last week, we took our pumpkins we hand picked at the pumpkin patch on a little adventure to central park to get painted! we loaded up the bucket bike with said pumpkins and supplies and treats and were on our way.  lately, samson has been wanting to be a “scary pumpkin” for halloween, so he kept saying he was going to paint his pumpkin “scary,” and also, “paint him green....

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“this is not an emergency.”

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there were several moments over the weekend where i practiced chanting to myself a phrase a girlfriend of mine, who is a mother of two and also an exceptional human being, taught me last week.

it goes like this:

this is not an emergency.

and it’s kind of hysterical to think about saying to yourself, but honestly, i used it like 12 times on saturday alone....

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this and that and this.

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nao

this photo is out of focus and blurry and also my jumpsuit makes me look like i’m expecting (i’m not) but let’s just go with it and call the blur an artistic choice or something. ;)

i wanted to tell you, i have been listening to this song on repeat all week long, and the music video is even more amazing if you haven’t seen it yet....

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at the pumpkin patch! {+ a giveaway with Plum!} (CLOSED)

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over the weekend, we rented a car and escaped the city in search of a pumpkin patch! a girlfriend of mine who lives in westchester recommended wilken’s farm, and it was amazing.  after a beautiful drive staring at all the leaves that have started to change colors, we spent a good portion of our afternoon just hanging out with all the pumpkins (and trying our very hardest to talk samson out of bringing home the very biggest pumpkin in the field, which he had his heart set on for quite a few minutes there, haha!...

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the west village.

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funny fact: when we moved back to new york city from washington DC, we started our apartment search in the west village.  partly because the idea of living near joe’s pizza excited us to no end, and also because it’s just a terribly fun and charming part of new york.

there was also this moment when we were dating once upon a time a billion years ago where we were in the village at maybe ten o’clock at night, standing in the most beautiful and epic snow storm right outside of murray’s cheese shop.  ...

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