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Parker’s Frozen 2nd Birthday

Personally, I think two of the big perks of child rearing are getting to dress them in ridiculously cute things and getting to throw parties in their honor and I truly have to reign it in when planning the latter.  (At one point when I was planning Parker’s most recent birthday party there was a very comical email exchange happening between Aaron and me about whether or not I could hire Whisper the 27″ pony to pull kids around in a carriage.  The answer, of course, was “no”.)  Here is the thing I didn’t …

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DIY || Mother’s Day Gift Tags

I’ve always prided myself on being whatever the opposite of a hoarder is– or as my husband likes to say, cold-hearted and unsentimental.  (JK… kind of.)  It’s just that I’ve never been one to keep a lot of arbitrary things for sentimental reasons because it just ends up piling up somewhere and looking like clutter to me.  Then came Parker.  She wraps her chubby little two year old hand around a blue crayon, drags it across an 8″ x 11.5″ sheet of paper and suddenly it’s a masterpiece in my …

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Petite Eats || Spinach + Kale Tikis

Deepika, here! When it comes to eating vegetables, children have their own theories about not liking them. I’ve heard things like they look funny, they’re weird, they taste “ewww”- and so on. Most moms I know are in a constant struggle to encourage their kids to eat nutritious food, especially green vegetables, so to o make things easier, I’m sharing this delicious recipe for veggie tikis. They’re filled with nutritious greens along with mixed vegetables, which are hidden. Most kids– including my …

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Spring Break || The Big Adventure

The very first year that I got into wardrobe styling, I was working on a job and had asked one of my favorite NYC shops, If, to send us a box of clothes for consideration.  As I was unpacking the box and placing everything neatly on hangers, I came across a Charles Anastase trench coat.  It was gorgeous and more importantly, it was my size!  At the time my closet was currently trench coat-less (gasp!) and this garment was the thing trench coat dreams are made of.  When I looked at the price tag, though, I just couldn’t justify it.  …

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