Pumpkin Ballerina Birthday Party

Pumpkin Ballerina Birthday Party

Birthday parties in fall are extra festive because of all the fun autumn themes. In the past, I’ve always had pumpkins and the color orange as the main decorative elements in the parties I throw for our fall baby, Lauren. This year, with her enrollment in dance,...
Loving a Second Child

Loving a Second Child

Lauren, my youngest just turned 4 years old so you can imagine there will be an upcoming post about her birthday party (happening this weekend). In today’s post, I wanted to share a few photos from the past 3 birthday parties we’ve thrown to celebrate her...
Costumes Flashback

Costumes Flashback

It’s Friday and I’m making it a Halloween Costume Flashback Day! As a kid, I’ve never dressed up in costume for Halloween. In my experiences growing up in New York City, Halloween was not typically a “fun” day. It was the “will I...
Halloween Mantel

Halloween Mantel

Over the years, we’ve accumulated a number of Halloween decorative items for the indoors. That said, I tried not to go crazy this season with purchasing more items. Fortunately I limited my purchases because as you will see in this post, my mantel is pretty...
HAPPY

HAPPY

Happy. A very simple 5-letter word. But you and I both know…it’s complicated. I just celebrated another birthday and the word on my mind is “happy.” When I was in my early 20’s, I had a different vision of how “happy” would...
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