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

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

blooms & custard

did you know there are farms that allow you to pick your own flowers? i sure didn't. i'm constantly looking for new and fun activities to do with penny and i found out about a flower picking farm in south windsor, ct from a mom's group in my town. recently, i joined a mom's group;… Continue reading blooms & custard

i will survive…

[ friday, 5/5/17 ] i have been trying to publish this post for five days now. i have to go through what i already wrote to update. for instance, ezra is three weeks old as of this past tuesday! although the newborn stage has its challenges, like those motn (middle of the night) feedings, it's… Continue reading i will survive…

celebrate good times

there have been many things to celebrate recently - two weddings and a first birthday party. although both weddings occurred in october i haven't had the time nor energy (mostly energy) to organize and edit photos for a blog post. the so family leaves for maryland tomorrow for a family vacation and that'll be another… Continue reading celebrate good times

happy 1st birthday, penny

it's done! it's over! all those months of endless planning... finding ideas on pinterest... crafting during penny's naps and bedtime... fretting over the tiniest details... they are no more. and honestly, it makes me kind of sad. my friend, jennie, celebrated her daughter's first birthday this past sunday. her baby girl, kaylee, and penny, were… Continue reading happy 1st birthday, penny

diy cake smash photo shoot

when you have a baby, the costs keep adding up. there are the necessary everyday items like diapers, but then there are also optional luxuries such as having professional photos done for your child. like many parents, we opted to do the newborn photo shoot because 1) we wanted high-quality images of penny, and 2)… Continue reading diy cake smash photo shoot