chalk and heat and my big camera.

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last weekend the heat wave in our city was intense. and while this mama would have been more than happy sitting beside the air conditioning unit in our apartment for the majority of it, the heat does not slow these munchkins down. i was reminded of the book i read last year called there’s no such thing as bad weather, which mostly referenced the colder months as an example and how children thrive being in the great outdoors in rain or snow or any sort of weather– and how it really just comes down to the proper attire (usually)....

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phone photos from a saturday in May…

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a few photos from saturday morning, after gardening on the upper west side, seeking out our favorite pancakes in tribeca, a lengthy stretch of time parked at the playgroud swings and sandbox at the nearby pier after, and then after walking exactly 1 mile sideways and up – in search of 88 flavors of ice cream (where most of us still ordered the simple vanilla and most basic strawberry and chocolate flavors because you know, we can be risk takers on occasion – but we like to stick to what we know best most of the time.)

more to say (i miss you, blog), so will be back soon!...

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east village afternoon.

playing catch-up here on the blog and wanted to share lots of photos from several weeks ago, around the 4th of july when we had family in town and some how managed a couple of exciting outings in the midst of all the newborn-ness going on at home. getting out of our neighborhood and exploring a different one is always a family favorite....

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summerrrrrrr!

this is most certainly a summer i won’t ever forget. although…it might be a bit foggy when it comes to remembering it all, from the lack of sleep we’re getting. ;) but i’ve been trying to be better at documenting it all for that very reason. through writing things down (even just small things in the ‘notes’ section of my phone at night, to taking pictures with either my big camera or iphone....

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making macarons with eleanor!

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when eleanor and i went on our mama-daughter trip to paris in february (blog post recaps here and here), you might remember how hard she fell for the raspberry macaron while we were there. i lost count of how many she ate, but they somehow trumped her love for nutella crepes during our time there and if you know eleanor, that is saying something!...

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