Monthly Archives: December 2013

2013 Yearly Video

These past two weeks have been intense as I’ve engaged in deep meditative contemplation, setting goals and intentions for 2014 and reflecting on 2013.  This process includes lots of epsom-salt baths with lavender essential oil, yoga, cupcakes, exhausting mental focus, journaling, and reading and rereading Danielle LaPorte, Gretchen Rubin, Eckhart Tolle, Martha Beck, Tony Robbins, […]

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Holiday Crafting and Cookie Exchange

Greetings!  We’re a few days away from our New York trip for our annual Christmas Eve dinner at Patsy’s and associated festivities.  My son Judah (who’s 2) was teeming with excitement as we strolled him down the bustling New York streets last Christmas, so I can’t wait to see his unfettered enthusiasm this year when […]

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Featured on Onto Baby!

I’m so excited for Judah’s birthday post to be featured on Onto Baby today–one of my favorite sites.  Hop over to take a look!   xx

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Weekend in a Bag (Peppermint Holiday)

What’s better than a car seat warmer during a Maryland winter?  This project! which I took with me up to New York for my day trip this week.  But before I get there, guess what’s going on in our neck of the woods?  A lot of this: Can you imagine if someone posted a picture […]

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Proof of Love: Homemade Holiday Cards

“There is no love; there are only proofs of love”  -Pierre Reverdy. Who was Pierre Reverdy? Evidently, an excessively insecure individual.   Yet, who doesn’t crave a proof of love every now and then?  These homemade cards were inspired by both my family’s Sunday snow day and this darling holiday card (above) that we received. […]

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DIY Party Stirrer: A Servant of Two Masters

Half of me wants to run to Mexico for the month of December, and spend my days and nights juggling the all-inclusive taco bar with 5 types of salsa and deciding which high-calorie drink I want at the swim-up bar.  But then, on my last trip to Mexico both me and the baby got Montezuma’s […]

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Thanksgiving in the Southwest–2013

I was thrilled to be spending Thanksgiving 2013 with loved ones in a warmer climate: the southwest.  I had to share a few photos from the day, which was so special, refreshingly low-key, and perfectly orchestrated from a creative design perspective. The Thanksgiving tablescape was set with silver wishbones, autumn-colored gold-lined ribbons, paper leaves, gold […]

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