rosé mansion

yes! here are the photos from rosé mansion! my friends and I had so much fun checking this place out back on august 31st. here's some info on the mansion: it's an exhibit that's only in NYC from July 14-october 21. initially, the last day was the 7th but I'm guessing overwhelming popularity allowed them… Continue reading rosé mansion

24 hours in portland, maine

what was supposed to be a fun-filled, child-free weekend in portland, maine was... well, still fun and, yes, child-free, but not a full weekend as we would have liked. our friends were getting married in portland, maine so, of course, we had to make a weekend out of it. we anticipated a 3-hour drive per google… Continue reading 24 hours in portland, maine

how to start a book club

I have always been shy. painfully shy in my adolescent years, in fact. as the years passed, the combination of a growing urge to want to be heard and not wanting to hide in the shadows of others encouraged me to be more social. I still am fairly reserved especially around a large group of… Continue reading how to start a book club

penny’s 3rd birthday

I promised myself I wouldn't go all out for penny's 3rd birthday, especially since I had spent so much time, energy, and money on Ezra's 1st birthday. but, it just isn't me to not find an excuse to stay up late party planning and making decorations. penny doesn't really love anything else as much as minnie… Continue reading penny’s 3rd birthday

back into it

i've been mia from the blogosphere and it makes me sad that i didn't chronicle the entire month of september. not a day went by without me thinking about finally writing another entry, but i kept putting it off for "tomorrow." so much has happened since then.. umm, mostly just life.. with two kids. but… Continue reading back into it

summer daze

although fall doesn't officially begin until september 22nd, it feels like summer is slowly coming to an end with the start of the school year around the corner. i certainly am relishing the long days and soaking up the last rays of the summer sun. as much as i like snow, i dread being stuck… Continue reading summer daze

new england air museum

if you haven’t yet visited the new england air museum, it’s definitely worth checking out. i’m constantly on the look-out for new places to bring penny and the neam has always been in the back of my mind. i first heard about it through my town library. many libraries offer discounts to museums and parks… Continue reading new england air museum