a snowboarding adventure!

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gosh, this trip to utah has been nothing short of wonderful. we flew in just as a big snowstorm hit and it has made our time here all the more magical to see the snow everywhere. i wanted to share some photos from our first day on the slopes. i admit i’m usually skeptical of how the day will go, especially in the morning when we’re getting everybody dressed and all the layers and bundling takes a year to complete because some little thing is bothering them and someone realizes they have to go potty again after they are fully dressed for the mountain, but somehow, at the end of the day, we’re always walking away being like, “that was so much fun!” i think we are one step closer to josh’s dream of having his family be a snowboarding family....

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hello from park city, utah!

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wanted to hop on here and share a bunch of photos from our first day in park city, utah! the kids have a long winter break from school around this time of year, and so we kept up with last year’s tradition and booked a trip to utah again for the break. this time around though, we’ve been really lucky to have incredible snow during our stay (dare i say, the greatest snow on earth?!...

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tips for finding cheap airline tickets for family travel!

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one of my most frequently asked questions these days is around finding deals on airfare, especially since we are a family of 5 (and 5 tickets add up!!!!) but have gotten the hang of finding cheaper airfare to destinations around the world, which has honestly become one of josh’s and my favorite pastimes. of course, what one considers a cheap airline ticket will vary from one person to the next, and i think we have an advantage living in new york city which is a big hub for many international airlines, but i do think it’s possible to find cheap tickets no matter where you are and where you want to go....

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red beret.

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i’ve realized that while i don’t hate winter entirely, bright colors are what get me through these later months after the holidays end. even if it’s just a pop of color on my lips, it goes a long way to lift my mood when i am freaking cold! when i put this outfit together in my bedroom, i walked over to the next room where josh was working and asked him, “too much?...

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be my valentine!

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one of my favorite holidays is here! the one where we get to celebrate love by basically eating anything chocolate all day long! ;) i mean, how can this not be in anyone’s top 5 favorite days of the year to celebrate?!

on saturday, the kids and i made more chocolate covered strawberries than we knew what to do with, and i think it’s safe to say we are all a little bit over them at this point....

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