Curating a capsule wardrobe has guidelines, but fashion is a form of self expression. Thus, a wardrobe is still a reflection of personality and lifestyle, so there are no hard rules.Read More
Living a more simple, minimal lifestyle is possibly derived from a higher consciousness kicking in. It is also likely that a lack of closet space and small child present me with fewer options to be opulent in my daily dress code. Whether a sign of the times, or a niche set of circumstances, “A Capsule Wardrobe” is a necessity.Read More
At this time of year, there is so much to be thinking about like new school shoes, pick up and drop off schedules and oh yeah, what are our hopes and dreams for the new year? What do we want to shed and what do we want to take on?Read More
Everything has a price tag. In our case, living in an idyllic beach village in Costa Rica while one of the coldest winters in years descended on our home in Brooklyn, meant dealing with a few scorpions, perpetual dirt on our floor, and giving up Amazon. At a beach party shortly after arriving, I lamented to my new mom friend about how I could not stand the feeling of dirt on my feet. She sweetly laughed and said, ‘We have a lot of unwinding to do on you”. I knew this was true, and it would be a good thing for me.Read More
We arrived in Sámara, Costa Rica from Brooklyn, New York after traveling seven hours (five flying and two driving) yet it felt like went about 7 decades back in time. Thanks to my sunset and beach bonfire Instagrams my friends are all convinced I’m having the time of my life. Yet nothing is simple in our new simplified life. I can’t even begin to capture in photo the absurdities I’ve encountered. The following musings begins to sum up some of the frustrating, strange, and funny experiences I’ve had in small town Costa Rica.Read More
Over at Wellrounded I contributed my knowledge of fashion and activism for a really cute piece that is hard to ignore. Start the conversation with some of these fashion statement pieces.Read More
Are you ready for take off? Tray tables locked, seats up, belts fastened and your toddler quietly, pleasantly sitting in his seat not kicking the person in front of him.
That whole “getting there is half the fun” was clearly not about getting there with a toddler. I highly recommend pursuing your travel goals with children, but it will take a little more prep work to have “a quarter of the fun” getting there.
To get you all there and back with as few meltdowns as possible, consider these five tipsRead More
The 80s were full of fanny packs and they were the kiss of death to your popularity. I am still scarred from that today and feel I have to justify my love and support of this underused accessory. Also note, I surround myself with cool, beautiful things so this adoration for the underrated bag is whole-hearted.
Here I round up some favorites, but the market is totally underserved. Designers get to work!!!!!Read More
Over at Wellrounded I contributed my knowledge of essential oils during and after pregnancy for some holistic care during a time when you are not supposed to take anything but need everything!Read More
As we prepare for Passover, I put a hold on ordering another loaf of bread from Freshdirect, order matzah shmurah to get extra mitzvah points and dust off the OYSTER plate we use as our Passover Seder Plate. This plate for crustaceans makes me chuckle a little and reflect on this life we are creating for our family.Read More
All birthdays deserve to be celebrated. A lot of emphasis is placed on the first birthday, yet it seems unnecessary to expend the time and money Pinterest might guilt you into. When planning the celebration keep in mind the purpose: a fun day for the birthday baby AND to recognizing how much the parents have grown in one year too. While it's tempting to dip into the baby's college fund to throw a party they will never forget (haha), there are a few party tricks that can save a small fortune & time without sacrificing the important aspects.Read More
As crunch time approached, I could not read one more baby book, baby blog, baby app... I needed a fun read, something that felt like "me" again. Luckily my friend who works for a publishing house passed along one of their newest releases to me, "Champagne Supernovas" by Maureen Callahan, and it could not have been more perfect.Read More
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