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    Brooklyn Clothing Life Shopping

    Hershel backpack – I received this at my family’s secret Santa exchange over Christmas, and have liked using it in place of my usual diaper bag. Facebook moms group – there’s a fabulous group here in Brooklyn and it has been SOO helpful for getting info. Bon Iver – the best mellow background music for winter, cooking, wine-drinking and such. Tarte Lights, Camera, Lashes mascara – I got this as a free sample at Sephora and like that it makes…

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  • Life Ramblings

    Recent Reflection

    The one thing that has been really nice about this big life change is that it’s given me a chance to reflect – that first year of being a mom…

  • Brooklyn Life

    Apartment Tour

    Welcome to my open house. I’ll start with Emerson’s room – it’s a bit packed, as we wanted to bring our fold-out couch. The light in this room is hard…

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    Thoughts from a Thursday

    -I’m a real northerner now, as I thought the 40 degree weather we had yesterday was practically beach weather. -Who’s with me that January is the worst month?  I feel…

  • Baby Brooklyn Life

    Day in the Life: 15 Months

    When did Emerson become a toddler?  We’re finally starting to get into a rhythm.  Here’s a peek into our new life in Brooklyn: 7:25 – I wake up when Matt…

  • Brooklyn Cooking Weekend Recap

    Ringing in 2018

    It’s funny, thinking back to last year, I remember being a bit disappointed I couldn’t go out to a fancy restaurant and drink lots of cocktails for NYE.  This year?…

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    2018 Goals

    I’d say these are loose goals – I don’t like putting too much pressure on myself to change, but I certainly welcome January as a time to reflect and make…

  • Life Ramblings Travel

    Year in Photos

    So many amazing things to celebrate this year – I couldn’t resist sharing! Our first vacation as a family of three Emerson learning to eat solids Visiting Ojai Valley for…

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    Christmas Moments

    Hope those of you who celebrate Christmas had a lovely time. We were down in my hometown of Hillsborough, NC visiting family and friends. My parents actually bought a new…