“i love you conrad, oh yes i do.”

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in a few short weeks, this little mister turns one!

WILD!

while we were all gathered around the table the other day, eleanor leaned over to conrad and asked if he was excited to blow out his birthday candle and smash his cake. of course he has no idea what she is talking about, but i was like, oh right....

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top of the rock!

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so, i’m not exactly sure how we’ve lived in new york this long and haven’t ever visited the top of the rock, but we finally got around to it last week and you guys, it’s amazing. we were able to go on a day that just barely required jackets (this weather! still confused by it but loving it just the same!) and enjoyed hopping from look out to look out together with most of the observation deck all to ourselves....

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a calligraphy party!

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so, i have been wanting to learn the beautiful art of calligraphy forever. and my talented friend virginia (whose graphic design work and beautiful penmanship you often see on my blog here) is basically the queen of calligraphy. her stuff is so good, and everytime i see it, i’m like, “naomi, you ought to at least step up your block letters!”

and so i’ve been telling her for almost a year now, “i want you to teach me.” trouble is, when it comes to me and doing anything, especially something new, i have to properly carve out a time and put it on my calendar, or it doesn’t happen....

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homemade pizza night.

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the other day, eleanor asked if we could make pizza for lunch. we didn’t have fresh mozzarella on hand, (and normally i’d get it from the corner store, but i’m always super picky about wanting the mozzarella di bufala which is harder to get in a pinch. but it makes all the difference, i swear!) so i told her i’d put it on our grocery list and we’d make pizza together over the weekend....

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