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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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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christmas morning!

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good morning! hope you all had a very merry christmas last week! we enjoyed a nice relaxing (well as relaxing at it goes with three kids) day here together in new york.  i don’t think anything can really top a christmas with little kids.  the night before, when josh was making ginger cookies with eleanor and samson in the kitchen to christmas music while i was nursing conrad to sleep in the other room, the energy was just insane with “christmas spirit.” haha!...

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apple picking!

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one of our favorite family traditions is to go apple picking in the fall!  we went up to silverman’s farm in connecticut as a family and had a great time running around, picking apples, picking rocks (samson) and petting all the sweet animals they have on the farm. i was so surprised how few apples remained on the trees, but because of the weather this year, they said their apple season came quickly....

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