#lifehacks, FEATURED

a chat with OKREAL

March 25, 2015

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i’ve been totally behind on blogging… life has been a bit crazy in the past couple weeks and i’ve been struggling catching up. i have a list of at least 10 posts that i am behind on. i had to share this piece from a really inspiring site called ok real. the site profiles women in all stages of their life–their values and what drives them. the founder, amy woodside, has gathered up profiles on so many inspiring women and i love how she brings out a real side… not your average interview, but something real. i feel honored to have been featured among the other woman, but more importantly, i am thankful that amy met with me and asked me the type of questions that pulled together such an honest feature that i am proud of. Continue Reading…

fashion, FEATURED, little ones

studio style sessions, part 3

March 20, 2015

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love this last post from our studio series… its so fun when we get the opportunity to take the kids to the studio and take a lot of great photos. we are so grateful for nate’s studios for so many reasons… this is a little one that happens to mean a lot.

of all the outfits alexa wore for this series, this was her favorite… probably because she picked out her shoes and became obsessed with them.  Continue Reading…

fashion, little ones

a modern nod to the past.

March 11, 2015

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i love (and so does alexa) this adorable line of girls dresses from natty. love how the styles are simple but modern and they have a nod to iconic dress styles of the past. alexa loves that her dress has no buttons… just a zipper (she really hates buttons). Continue Reading…

adventures, FEATURED

a road trip in croatia

March 10, 2015

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nate and i have been talking about our next big travel plans a lot… we are debating between instanbul, bali or rio… with the kids!! i know it sounds aggressive, but we love to travel and our kiddos are pretty good at it. i’ve been strolling down memory lane and i thought i would post about our trip to croatia in 2009… Continue Reading…

#lifehacks, FEATURED, little ones

maman poule + papa cool

March 7, 2015

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we were craving a little paris this morning so the kids and i ran out to get some croissants from our favorite french bakery, almondine. yes, almondine is in dumbo so that is convenient, but we really do think they have the best croissants in the city. they taste like paris! their fresh breads and quiches are pretty off the hook too.

our breakfast seemed like an opportune time to share about a cool mom-to-be (and family) concept store out of paris called emoi-emoiContinue Reading…

fashion, trends

boyfriend dressing

March 1, 2015

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my favorite thing about the trend boyfriend dressing is that it always looks easy & effortless. i like to dress it up with a hell or a platform sandal.  although it typically looks more “day,” it easily transitions to night with a colorful heel, a statement necklace and a bold lip color. Continue Reading…

entertaining, FEATURED

batiking babes!

March 1, 2015

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i’ve been meaning to share this post for awhile now… life has been a bit crazy and my to do seems to only grow in length. a couple weeks back i hosted a small gathering, with some of my favorite mamas and their kids, at hiho batik, a super cool little art space in park slope.
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fashion, FEATURED

style stories: brightening our winter blues

February 22, 2015

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today alexa said, “mommy, i am sorry, but i HATE winter.” i hear ya, love bug. i actually don’t hate winter, but i admit from a style standpoint its super annoying. i’m not sure what is more annoying, the numerous layers required to get dressed, or the fact that the fashion industry–i am pretty sure–decides that winter ends in january.

our kids love new clothes (totally my fault), so we did some cheering up of our winter blues with some cute new looks from old navy.
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