48 Hour Mother Daughter Trip to NYC!

48 Hour Mother Daughter Trip to NYC!

Hi friends! I  am still living on cloud 9 thinking about Lucy and my special ‘just us’ weekend in NYC together! 🥰 We were there for just over 48 hours had THE best time bopping around and spending individual time together. Here’s a day-by-day breakdown of what we did in NYC, some helpful travel logistics (re: carseat, stroller, etc!) and a list of things to do in NYC with preschoolers. Thanks for reading! FRIDAY We arrived to my friend’s house (where we were staying for the weekend) in the Upper West Side around 10:30am. We got situated, freshened up, gave his dog a giant hug, […]

On Juggling Entrepreneurship and Motherhood

On Juggling Entrepreneurship and Motherhood

This blog post is shared in partnership with Shopify. Juggling Motherhood & Entrepreneurship Panel Last weekend, I had the opportunity to go to NYC in partnership with Shopify and moderate a panel at their Mother’s Day event. The panel was focused on running a business while also being a mom. It was a wonderful and vulnerable conversation with three inspiring entrepreneurs, Alex Zagami Ng, the founder of PiccoliNY, a New York-based children’s boutique, Denise Woodard, founder of Partake Foods, a company offering gluten-free, vegan cookies free of top allergens, and Kristen Tomlan, founder of DŌ, Cookie Dough Confections, the world’s first edible and bake-able cookie dough. […]

Seasonal Neutrals from Everlane

Seasonal Neutrals from Everlane

All of these items featured in this blog post were generously gifted from Everlane, but this blog post is not required to share / sponsored. I’ve been a paying Everlane customer for many, many years!  Links below are affiliate links, which allows me to make a small commission on purchases you make from my recommendation (at no cost to you!) SPRING // White sneakers are certainly very ‘in’ right now! I have and love my white Converse (regular + high tops) and a few other neutral-ish sneakers, but love that these ‘ReLeather Court Sneaker’ have a more vintage vibe and no color at all (logos, etc.). […]

30 Things I Don’t Regret Buying

30 Things I Don’t Regret Buying

This blog post contains affiliate links, which is a way for me to make a (very small) commission on products you may purchase, at no cost to you. Most of the products below were purchased, but a few were generously gifted to us, as noted below. Hi! Today I  wanted to share a list of items – 30 in fact – I *don’t* regret buying! Basically, a bunch things I purchased (and a few that were gifted) that I  still really like a lot and use regularly. In my monthly-ish newsletter I typically include a list of ‘Things I Bought Recently” and/or “Things I Like Lately” […]

Frame TV Art from Ukraine Etsy Shops

Frame TV Art from Ukraine Etsy Shops

One easy way to support Ukraine-based artists and small shops right now is to order their digital art. It allows the artists and small shops to make money, while not having to deal with the logistics of shipping actual inventory/orders during the (obviously overwhelming and scary) conflict. I saw this great round-up of digital art from Caitlin of The Mama Notes and wanted share a Frame TV-specific version. We’ve had a Frame TV for years now, and I  love the ability to swap out the art. Here’s 10 Frame TV art digital downloads from Ukraine-based Etsy shops! Almost all of them are $5 or less, […]

Lucy and Winnie’s Puppy Party!

Lucy and Winnie’s Puppy Party!

I’m so excited to share the details Lucy and Winnie’s joint puppy party with you today! Lucy and Winnie are exactly two years and three weeks apart, so we decided to host a joint birthday party this year! Lucy turned four on January 25, and Winnie will turn 2 on February 13, so we hosted a birthday party right in the middle of their two birthdays! We haven’t thrown a proper birthday party (outside of our family) since Lucy’s 1st birthday and I  was SO excited to go all out for their party! After the overwhelming and weird last couple of years, I  was ready […]