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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late night date.

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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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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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