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hey lovers of instagram, we have the perfect giveaway for you today from our sponsor, stickygram! sticky gram turns your instagram photos into magnets and they are giving away  3 sets of sticky grams (27 instagram photos) to one lucky reader!

we covered our big fridge back in dc and our not-so-big fridge here in new york city with stickygrams we have collected over the past year, so i was so happy when stickygram reached out to me a few months ago about being a sponsor for our site.  ...

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happy 4th of july weekend!

we hope you have a happy 4th of july! we’ll be celebrating here in d.c. with plans of a BBQ, red white + blue dessert party, parade, church, some organizing around the house and perhaps a sparkler or two — or at least some san pellegrino sparkling water if we don’t get our hands on some sparklers ;) *polaroids from a day at the pool earlier this week.... Read more

a birthday, anniversary + first father’s day, oh my!

fake pola from a few years back. tomorrow is my birthday, sunday we celebrate 4 (FOUR!!!!) years of married life as well as husband’s first official father’s day. did you catch all that? we have a lot to celebrate around these parts this weekend. so i’m off to find myself a cupcake or two before we really get this party started… enjoy your weekend!... Read more

an old polaroid of those pretty little cherry blossoms. and a girl in her favorite yellow dress.

around this time two years ago, husband and i made the move from new york city to washington d.c. and were welcomed with a bounty of blossoms. this is our third springtime in d.c. and the cherry blossoms are more beautiful than ever. i wish they’d last until july… excited to venture out this weekend with baby girl to a few of the monuments to see them up close!... Read more


i am sick today. how are you? *the most productive thing i’ve accomplished today was taking my polaroid camera outside while i walked kingsley this morning. it’s a beautiful day outside. a sad day to be sick. ... Read more