a giveaway with sonnet james!

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way back in the summertime of 2013, when i was mothering a sweet little toddler named eleanor and a freshly faced baby samson who had just turned one,  i got an email from a fellow mama of two who lived on the opposite coast.  she had just wrapped up a successful kickstarter campaign focused on dresses she’d designed in the late hours of the night on the floor of her kitchen in palo alto....

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the laundry girl!

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perhaps this says a lot about the stage of life i’m in, when walking into an apartment with a washer and dryer feels like i hit the jackpot, but in all honesty, it truly did feel like i just won the lottery when we walked through this new york city apartment for the first time and saw those beautiful machines....

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how your life changes with kids! (& a sonnet james giveaway of the entire collection!) *CLOSED*

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someone once said to me that they didn’t want to have have kids anytime soon because then they’d be missing out on life. i remember walking away from the conversation all sorts of confused.  what one thinks is a life worth living will of course always differ from the next, respectfully. it’s understandable. we all want, need or value different things out of life....

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rose gardens, soccer, and a GIVEAWAY!

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i’m excited to be partnering with M.Gemi today to giveaway a pair of shoes in the style and color of your choice to three lucky winners! these shoes are not only gorgeous and feel a bit sophisticated, but they are crazy comfortable, which is everything for me as a mother who is on her feet all day long trying to keep up with my active littles....

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enjoying the last of autumn + a giveaway with naturebox! (closed)

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today we’ve teamed up with our longtime partner, naturebox, to giveaway a 6-month snack subscription to two lucky readers! (all the details at the end of this post!)

as the colder weather has started creeping into our shorter days, we’ve been trying to get outside as much as we can during these last few pleasant days of autumn weather before winter hits hard.  ...

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