You never know where a conversation will take you
Charlotte: I have a sister.
Me: Daddy has a sister too. Auntie Kris is Daddy's sister.
Charlotte: Does Gran have a sister?
Me: Yes, she has two sisters. Remember Auntie Alma in Florida? She's Gran's sister.
Charlotte: What about Santa Claus?
Me: Um....I think he's an only child.
magpig asked: Hi, I was not able to find your post about the bed guard rail that Charlotte has... Can you please send me the information on the rail? Thanks loads!
Better than an apology
(Charlotte pokes Alex in the face causing her to cry)
Me: (stern voice) Charlotte, we don't poke people in the face. What do you say to Alex?
Charlotte: (turns to Alex) Please can I have a hot dog?
theformermkm asked: Hi! You had posted awhile back about your baby monitor you got thru Amazon. Do you still really like it? Can you pass along the brand/type again? THANK YOU!!!!
spareunderthemattt asked: What brand is that chevron maxi dress?! You look amazing in all of them!
Ready, Set, Baby!
About a year ago John asked me if it was ok if one of his hockey team mates used our apartment to film some stuff for his business. I was fine with it and never really gave much more thought to it. Then the finished product was emailed to us and I must tell you - it is excellent! It’s essentially a guide book for a new parent. It is a fully interactive book that features 80...
A few weeks ago I spotted a photo on Instagram of my friend Lindsay building a vegetable garden. It was shortly after Charlotte’s birthday party so my last “big project” was complete and I guess I was ready for something new because my first thought was I MUST HAVE A VEGETABLE GARDEN TOO! I’ve been going on and on about it and this last weekend was our first free weekend...
Happy Mothers Day everyone. Special shout out to my two favorite mothers - Tessie (my Mum) and Gran (John’s Mum).
noticethings asked: Who made those gorgeous v-neck tops you received from Stitch Fix? Love them!
Don’t save something for a special occasion. Every day of your life is a special...– Thomas S. Monson (via hellanne) Life motto (via lissak06)
My Stitch Fix Obsession
I’ve been using Stitch Fix since the end of 2011 (I think?) and still love it. Or I probably love it more now because it’s pretty clear that the clothing included in each Fix is tailored to my specific style. I assume this is based on a combination of factors including feedback I’ve provided, requests I’ve made, past purchases, and the inspiration board I have on...
Pooh said he was feeling a bit eleven o’clock-ish.– From the book Pooh’s Neighborhood. I knew there was a word for the hunger I always feel before lunch.
Does the floor have a mouth?– The questions. They never stop.
Who knew the cure for a shitty day would be an afternoon spent watching your daughter enthusiastically feed bread to turtles who were very clearly not hungry followed by some fearless tree climbing. Binney Park, Old Greenwich CT
Charlotte's 3rd Birthday Party
For Charlotte’s first birthday party I invited a bunch of people to join us for a picnic in Central Park and then I canceled it a week beforehand. For Charlotte’s second birthday party we had three or four close friends over for a slice of cake. So for Charlotte’s third birthday party I decided to go big. Really big. We invited a few of our NYC friends and a bunch of new...
A year ago I wrote a post about extravagant birthday cakes. Basically, rolling my eyes at them in a big way. So……I don’t know what came over me but at some point in the last month I must have been sprinkled with some Martha Stewart dust because this is the cake I made for Charlotte’s 3rd birthday party on the weekend. I must tell you that I have never been more proud of...