halloween 2018.

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happy halloween (yesterday!!) this day always comes with such build up and anticipation over here as my kids love beginning to plan what they want dress up as basically the day after halloween the year before. we’ve had serious conversations about “tron” since like, before summer! and we all know conrad is dragon obsessed all day, every day....

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halloween decorations on the upper west side!

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i brought my camera out yesterday as the kids and i wandered around the upper west side after school and admired a few brownstones that have gone all out for halloween this season. these photos don’t do any of the neighborhood justice, there are countless apartment buildings and brownstones scattered throughout the upper west side that are dressed up so festive this time of year. ...

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the story of the yellow fringe skirt.

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one of my favorite things to do when i’m getting dressed is to mix patterns and colors. sometimes it works out, sometimes it does not work out and i look ridiculous, but it’s still my favorite.

anyway, i am going to tell you the story behind my new favorite skirt. because things like this make me happy and i have a few free minutes and spending them talking about this skirt seems like a much better use of time than doing all the laundry right now....

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october.

october.

i always thought having a baby in october would be the dreamiest. born as the leaves change color and just in time for a long winter of snuggling up together in all the warm layers and wool socks in a room full of holiday decor. too bad ya can’t plan those sorts of things. never did get a baby in october (don’t think i didn’t try, folks) but i did get 5 little munchkins at other times of the year and by golly i have nothing to complain about when it comes to anything and everything and yes i still every single day think at multiple times during the day, “HOW DID I GET THIS LUCKY?”

5 beautiful babies to celebrate all 31 days of this glorious month with. ...

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jumpsuit, please.

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i love myself an amazing jumpsuit and i don’t mind all the extra steps a good one requires in a bathroom stall whenever you gotta pee. maybe that’s because i spent years and years wearing a leotard all day every day (hi. former dancer life.), so i suppose that sort of situation of the on and off again leotard look prepped me in a special way for a life of favoring jumpsuits....

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