babies and the holidays!

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two of my favorite things in life are babies and the holidays. pair them together and i don’t care how long it’s been since the last time i had a solid night of sleep, i’m a very happy woman! can you believe beatrice and madalena are already 6 months old? old enough to scoot around on their bellies as they roll around the room from their backs to fronts, but no where near crawling up and pulling down any ornaments on our christmas tree....

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our thanksgiving, 2018!

thanksgiving 2018 was as chaotic and delicious and loud and filling as you might expect it would be, with 7 adults and ten kids/babies and so much good food. gosh, i loved it. we hosted friends and i’m certain it’s the very best thing to do when it’s a year you aren’t able to get together with any family....

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the search for the very best burger.

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once upon a time, in those newlywed years long long ago, josh and i began a hunt for new york city’s very best burger. as self-proclaimed cheeseburger fanatics who also fall hard for french fries and rarely meet a milkshake we don’t like, the self-imposed task of finding the very best burgers this city has to offer felt nothing short of our very favorite thing to do together....

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hate.

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my heart feels broken today processing the news of what happened over the weekend in a synagogue in pittsburgh. for those who lost their lives or were injured, for their friends and family. how a place of worship, a place one retreats to for finding comfort and peace in a very uncertain time and uncertain world, becomes a place where you can have your life taken while seeking that comfort and peace is beyond me....

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a cranberry harvest!

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over the weekend, we witnessed some cranberry harvesting happening up in massachusetts! visiting a cranberry bog has been on my bucket list for a few years now after i read about their harvesting online and i’m so glad we finally made it up there to witness a bit of it in person. the farm we went to, a.d....

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