gold shoes

Pilar was wearing these gold slippers this weekend that she got on sale on Amazon for something like $13. (They aren’t showing to be that cheap right now–they are closer to $35.) For a shoes-off house these are a perfect way to dress up whatever you’ve got on, and also have a little lift. We […]

mystic knotworks

Our friend Hannah was wearing this wide sailor bracelet a couple of weeks ago, and we (Pilar and I) decided that we wanted to get the same ones, joking that it would be our “friendship bracelet”. Now all of our friends (and my daughter) want the same one. I think the reason why it really […]


For my birthday my husband took me on a long overdue romantic weekend sans our daughter. We toured Sullivan County staying at small B&B’s, namely Ecce, in Barrysville, which is perched on top of a mountain with a stunning view of the Delaware River where it’s almost guaranteed you see a bald eagle, and we […]


Yesterday we ran into Ilana Anger, the designer of the sweet kids line called Little Lief, at a trade show called Playtime here in NYC. She had on this fantastic shawl meets coat that we were crazy about. Turns out, she actually designed it and had it made, and is selling it under her kids […]

apple tree kit

I know, it’s the time of year you’re thinking about a different kind of tree than one that bears apples, but come on, how sweet is this apple tree kit, called “An Apple Tree to Be Kit“. It includes everything you need to grow an apple tree, except for patience, which you will need to […]

xmas tree

In the December issue of Martha Stewart Living, food editor Lucinda Scala Quinn gives her lineup of favorite cookbooks from the last year. Her requirements? “Given my limited shelf space, I only keep books that answer three important questions: Did the recipes work? Is the food delicious? And did I learn something? Of the dozens of […]


This summer a friend of ours had on the cutest dress, which I fell in love with, and had to try and find. It was by a designer I hadn’t heard of (because I never ever have a minute to go shopping) named Malene Birger. When I was trolling the web looking for the dress, […]


Let’s be honest here: The past two years of back-to-back pregnancies have done no wonders for my girlish figure. And as my second maternity leave—three months of basically sporting the same combination of nursing top, yoga pants, and Birkenstock Gizeh sandals—was winding down recently, I found myself 1) still unable to fit into most of […]


Our friend Julia Leach, whose line, Chance, we have featured in the past, just debuted her new collection at Barney’s. While the classic boatneck shirts from the the original collection are our go-to favorites (I’ve washed them a thousand times and they still look perfect), we are equally excited by the new colors and stripe […]

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