Favorite Things of 2012

Happy New Year! I wanted to share with you a few final reflections on 2012 before we go too far into 2013. I was inspired by Ann marie Houghtailing (a mentor and founder of the Millionaire Girls Movement) who shared her favorite things in a recent blog post. So as we start off the new year, here are a […]

Baking, Blog-o-versary and a Mocktail to Celebrate!

The last few weeks have been full of sending holiday cards, baking, and trying to finish up work before I take (somewhat of) a vacation next week. As I do every year, I like to bake a variety of cookies for the holidays. This year, I went with some tried-and-true recipes, as well as some […]

“Did I Miss Reading Time?” … The Moments That Mean the Most

I wasn’t going to post today. I had no posts planned in my head, or written and edited. Yet here I am at nearly 1 am typing on my blog. I did not plan to write about the unspeakable tragedy that happened in Connecticut last week. I just have no words to express because the […]

Will Santa Claus Be Coming to Town?

The other night, Sophie asked me the question. … The question I managed to avoid for the past five years. “Mommy, is Santa Claus coming to our house this year? He didn’t come last year and I really want him to come. Will he come to our house?” As many of you know, Bryan and […]

Hanukkah Happenings

A few photos from the first few days of the Festival of Lights … Sophie’s preschool Hanukkah show (she’s in the back row with the polka dot dress) … The family photo (coming soon to a holiday card near you) … Our 14th year celebrating Hanukkah together … Lighting candles … Vintage school bus menorah […]