beatrice & madalena’s bedroom reveal!

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i’m excited to share some photos and details on beatrice and madalena’s room… finally!

THE NEW “NURSERY”

the girls moved into their room (josh’s and my old office, RIP – the office) over the summer when i weaned them from breastfeeding. it was hard to give up the office because we really liked having a separate space for working where we can close the door and not be on the computer or phone when we needed to work while the kids were home (it was a main factor for moving into a bigger apartment a few years ago, which was before we knew we’d be having twins) – we’re trying to figure out a new arrangement for the office situation (currently set up in a corner of the living room, and not so bad since the living room can be closed off entirely as well with the double sliding doors and the french door, BUT!...

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6 and 1/2 tips to makeover a room with paint!

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 so, if you know anything about me, you know how much i love to transform a space – be it with rearranging furniture around or adding a coat of paint. simply put, i’m a big believer in making your home space yours and a reflection of who you are. and while we’ve been in our current apartment for well over two years now and have really worked to make each room, from the bedrooms to the kitchen to the living spaces, match our family’s spirit and mood and feel, we had never paid much attention to our long apartment hallway....

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our little mover!

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my little conrad is 9 months old this week! like, WHAT! how did that happen so fast?! i’m so proud of the sweet little human he’s becoming and for the joy he brings into our family life each day. it’s hard for me to even recall life before he came along, he’s such a huge part of mine now. ...

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taza’s nyc guide: urban living!

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i’ve been wanting to share a post about urban living, and how we’ve made a 2 bedroom apartment in new york city work for our family of 5. we’ve been in this space for almost 3 years, and since questions around city living seem to be asked a lot these days, i thought i’d share what we’ve learned and how we manage....

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