christmas morning, 2019.

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hope you had a very merry christmas! dumping lots of photos from my phone here from christmas morning, which really feels like the most magical morning of the year as a parent. ours almost started at 3:15am when i heard someone in the living room (let’s not talk about why i was awake at 3 in the morning) and found sweet samson already at it with his stocking and the biggest smile sweeping his face....

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christmas traditions!

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what are some of the traditions you and your family do over the holidays?

i made a little list of a few of our favorites! and i’d love to hear some of yours, it’s always fun to try new ones out…

— josh and i love reading david sedarias’ holidays on ice together. he was one of the things we really bonded over when we were dating and it’s fun to pull out his christmas book each year....

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Oooooh, CHRISTMAS TREE!

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well, this past week has been one for the books! and not in a good way, but more of an exhausting-you’ve-got-to-be-freaking-kidding-me- kind of way. somewhere between ordering a new faux pre-lit christmas tree, and starting to set it up the day after thanksgiving, to discover the lights did not work, to the part where they sent the replacement tree almost an entire week later, which also had lights that did not work (i’m not kidding, we had two lemon trees in one week!), to the part where two and half hours later on the phone with costumer service, josh pays to overnight a third pre-lit tree to us and we still have no idea where it even is in the mail....

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what to do in NYC over the holidays!

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i’ve rounded up all of our favorite things to do over the holidays in NYC, since this time of year is truly so magical and so many of you have been inquiring! i’ve also included some tips for getting around and staying warm, since so many of the activities are outside and sometimes keeping mittens on a child can feel impossible (wait- just mine?!...

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christmas weekend!

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hi everyone! i’ve been slower the past few days at getting our christmas photos up because the kids have been home from school and it’s been so nice spending time with them! it is making me so excited for this summer, when kindergarten and morning preschool are out of session and i get my babies back!...

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