a snowy day.

see MORE

“snoooow, snoooow, snoOOOw!…” she’ll say, with repetition that builds in excitement and a small hint of urgency as she brings me her favorite book, the snowy day. she’ll turn her small frame around and slowly back into my lap, plopping down just right with a few little wiggle moves to ensure she’s snuggled up as close as she can get, her warm body next to mine....

Read more

life updates from the last few weeks or so!

see MORE

well, we survived an intense week of that fun little stomach bug making its rounds through our family. i had heard from several friends and neighbors just how deliberate this year’s stomach bug appeared to be, and even as i braced myself that she would find her way to us eventually, i was not ready. she was mean!...

Read more

halloween decorations on the upper west side!

see MORE

i brought my camera out yesterday as the kids and i wandered around the upper west side after school and admired a few brownstones that have gone all out for halloween this season. these photos don’t do any of the neighborhood justice, there are countless apartment buildings and brownstones scattered throughout the upper west side that are dressed up so festive this time of year. ...

Read more

the kids playroom reveal!

see MORE

the kids playroom in our new apartment is most definitely the room our entire family is most excited about! and i’m really thrilled to share with you all the details today! thanks for being so kind and sweet about all my apartment posts lately!

it has always been important to josh and me that our kids have a bright and playful space in our home to call theirs, which is why we gave them the biggest bedroom in our old apartment which we called their nursery....

Read more

a little life update, and sharing some news!

see MORE

for over a year now, josh and i have talked at length every day about staying in new york to continue to raise our family or if somewhere else might be a better fit for us right now.  it’s hard, because we both absolutely love new york in almost a creepy way, like it can’t do any wrong despite the sometimes awful smells, insane crowds, 5th floor walk ups and ridiculously high rent prices....

Read more