when a shark and a frog go to the park…

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these cuties are ten months old! can you believe it?!  they are standing on our own for like, a few seconds at a time now! (photos below– it’s more like a hot second but they both are feeling confident attempting it, letting go of things themselves. then their faces beam as they do it! it’s pretty amazing.) i can hardly believe we’ve hit ten freaking months with madalena and beatrice....

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and then we fell in love with new york all over again.

the last two days in new york city have come with the most glorious weather (upper 70’s!) we have been living outside each day until the sun goes down and it’s time to head in to scrub the dirt off our faces with a bubble bath before crawling into bed. we’ve hit up the parks, the playgrounds, the pier, downtown, uptown, sneaking in picnics with friends and mister softee ice cream cones (with rainbow sprinkles, of course) all in between....

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a little good bye gathering…

we met up with friends in the park on sunday evening for a little good bye gathering. the people we have come across here in dc are so awesome. and they are what we’ll miss most about living here. but we know a lot of these friendships will last a lifetime (dc friends, right? RIGHT?!) so it’s not as difficult to leave… but still.... Read more