Winter Wonderland

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With 6 inches of snow having just fallen in VT – we are hunkered down and ready for some serious snuggle time. Bring it on winter. I’m ready to hibernate. Are you?    

Must See: Captain Fantastic

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To me, watching a movie is such a luxury. It’s a pause in the busy commotion of my days and nights as a parent of three plus pup. I love to see films in the theater, but watching at home with a glass of wine in hand snuggled up on the sofa is a second… read more

Hanging Holiday Cards

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Just a little last minute DIY holiday project if you happen to have time in the next few days. I was sad to see our pile of holiday cards relegated to a basket where they were under-seen and lamely displayed. This project just takes a hole punch, ornament hooks, and some twine or thick yarn…. read more

Great Book: Today Will Be Different

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Maria Semple’s most recent novel, Today Will Be Different, is hot off the presses and almost as good as her last book I read. I fell head over heels in love with Maria Semple’s last book, Where’d You Go, Bernadette, and love that Semple in both books chooses a protagonist who is quirky, funny, and slightly teetering… read more

Gift Guide: For Little Girls

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For that sweet little someone in  your life. Here are a few of our favorites! The patches are fabulous for sticking on pants pockets or back-packs. And “Ada Twist” is the newest in one of our best-loved book series about innovative young people. And don’t let that Zara sweatshirt fool you. The sequins are reversible and… read more

Fabulous Food: Fjord Fish Market

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Since moving back to Greenwich, Fjord Fish Market has become my go-to spot for buying seafood. And when I am at their Greenwich location I regularly pick up fresh produce, bread, and sauces too. Fjord is located in a shopping area that is now known as “The Hub” in Cos Cob on East Putnam Avenue. With Greenwich… read more

Designer to Watch: Carmiña Roth

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With so many illnesses and disasters happening in our world, it is all too easy for us to turn a blind eye to one epidemic while focusing on another. When I was in my teens and twenties the HIV/AIDS epidemic was regularly in the news. While the disease remains a very real issue in our… read more

Gift Guide: Little Boys

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For that special little man in your life. Here are a few of our favorite things! {Toy T-Rex, Ride-On John Deere Tractor, Carter’s Zip Up Jacket, Black & Decker Workbench, JCrew Shearling Slipper, Magnatiles, Chi Universe Kids Yoga Mat, Kids Cleaning Trolley}  

Would you bring a coyote into your home?

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I had no intention of blogging tonight but I stumbled upon this unbelievable text prank on Facebook. As I read it I literally was laughing out loud with tears rolling down my cheeks. Maybe it’s because I have done some slightly crazy animal stuff in my day, or that I just LOVE pranks, but this… read more

Holiday Decor

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It’s early December, and in our house that means it’s time to decorate! Kris Kringle over at our place (aka my husband) wastes no time in getting the tree up. The weekend after Thanksgiving we headed to Jones Family Farm to chop down our own Christmas tree (they really do stay alive longer when you… read more