sprucing up the kitchen with a mini makeover…

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i wanted to share a few photos of our little kitchen update we finally finished this past month.  when we moved into our tiny 2 bedroom new york city apartment, josh and i both fell in love with all the natural light each room received throughout the day… even if the kitchen was just so-so.  we saw a lot of potential though, and while we’re only renting, we still wanted to make the most of each room and really “move-in” and make the space one we loved (a plus of having great landlords!)  well, it’s been 2 years this month since we moved in (haha, we’re nothing if we aren’t incredibly speedy!...

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updated free version of Pippit, released today!

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(image made by Pippit user, courtney shelton. thanks for sharing, courtney!)

josh, joy, and i, are so excited to release the newest version of Pippit today! before i share what we’ve been up to the past several weeks since our initial launch, i just want to say thank you! thank you so so much to everyone for your support, excitement and encouragement this summer as we have shared this new iPhone app with you!...

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baby bump #3 / 20 weeks

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last week, we had the baby’s 20 week anatomy scan at the hospital and brought the entire family along for the big viewing! it was a party! ;) eleanor and samson sat and gazed up at the big screen in awe for most of it, and samson climbed up onto the hospital bed where i was and stroked my arm a few times too, saying “it’s ok mama, it’s ok.” haha, i guess he must associate hospitals and doctors with shots and pain....

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it’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood!

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the other day, i took a walk around our beautiful neighborhood, just me, my baby bump, and my camera (and a frozen hot chocolate because hello!)  it felt like a little bit like a dream, maybe because i had no specific place to be and was all by myself.  i wasn’t pushing a double stroller and was able to walk at a slower pace, looking around myself, looking up, wandering down some of my favorite streets and other streets i’m not as familiar with.  ...

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