late night date.

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LOVE TAZA date night-11

josh and i had one of those date nights last week where we were still sitting in a restaurant downtown at 10:45PM and as parents, it felt so rebellious and thrilling and fun to be a part of that sort of nighttime nyc scene that we really aren’t at all a part of these days. i know i’ve talked before about how we try hard to squeeze in date nights every so often because we find them to be so important for our relationship and marriage, but it’s just that when we do go out, we’re usually home fairly early. ...

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blueberry picking!

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LOVE TAZA blueberry picking july 2017-16

we went blueberry picking last week and hands down, our favorite fruit to pick for sure! we’ve picked apples and strawberries together before, but this was our first experience with blueberries and maybe it’s because i have 3 blueberry monsters on my hands (confession, the blueberry into belly over basket ratio was most definitely not on our side), but we had the best time.  ...

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favorite pizza in midtown!

josh and i had a meeting in midtown last week and so we met our babysitter at bryant park so the kids could ride the carousel and play with her there while we were away before meeting back up afterwards for some of our favorite pizza together at lunchtime!

for a minute there, it felt like the olden days when i’d load up eleanor and samson before conrad was born and head to bryant park to meet josh for lunch back in his banking days!...

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fast and easy homemade tortilla soup!

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LOVE TAZA tortilla soup-5

i think you all probably know by now that josh takes the lead in the kitchen when it comes to cooking in our home. thank goodness for that, seriously! but i think i’ve also shared how i’ve been making attempts to get more comfortable and confident in the kitchen, too. (mostly just trying to enjoy it more, really.) i wanted to share a super quick and easy homemade chicken tortilla soup recipe that i made last week and loved so much! ...

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