Monday, December 23, 2013

Sunday, December 8, 2013

everett in the big apple circus!

My boy was picked today to spin a plate in the Big Apple Circus!
Yes...that's his mama laughing out loud.....hilarious!
I love that he's sporting his snow pants.

Thursday, October 31, 2013

october 2013

new canaan nature center

 piper's 4th birthday

celebrating with neighbors & friends

speckled rooster farm


 art class complete with wooden beads like candy

harvest festival boxes



a heartfelt thank you


Friday, October 25, 2013

Friday, October 18, 2013

long live earth

My very good, old friend Meighan
is republishing her book for children
It's available for preorder

This beautifully illustrated book was first published by Scholastic in 1993.
To celebrate the 20th anniversary
10% of pre-order proceeds will be donated to, 
 the global grassroots movement 
(co-founded by author/activist Bill McKibbon) 
working tirelessly to solve the climate crises.  

Read Meighan's New Preface  for the story behind the story… 


Wednesday, October 9, 2013


Off to Kimmy's mom's funeral today in Vermont.
Sad day.
Kimmy sent this to me today via pinterest.

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

road trip

who's in?
go here & here to see more of jill's shop

Monday, October 7, 2013

the outfit

The outfit Kimmy and I 
are fighting over this week.
 image via Kimmy

Wednesday, September 18, 2013


That's me at three with a brand new
pixie haircut.
Went to luncheonette at the 5 & 10 after.
That's where I got the balloon on a stick.
As you can see by my expression,
I was not very happy with my new doo.

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

one-pan pasta

A must try.
This was too easy.
Best to do now as
tomatoes + basil
are in abundance.

One-Pan Pasta (adapted slightly from Martha Stewart Living)
  • 12 ounces linguine
  • 12 ounces cherry or grape tomatoes, halved or quartered if large
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced (about 2 cups)
  • 6 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 1/2- 3/4 teaspoon red-pepper flakes
  • 2 sprigs basil, plus torn leaves for garnish
  • 2-3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for serving
  • kosher salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 4 1/2 cups water
  • Lots of freshly grated Parmesan cheese, for serving
Combine pasta, tomatoes, onion, garlic, red-pepper flakes, basil, oil, 2 teaspoons kosher salt, 1/4 teaspoon pepper, and water in a large straight-sided skillet. Bring to a boil over high heat. Boil mixture, stirring and turning pasta frequently with tongs, until pasta is al dente and water has nearly evaporated, about 9 minutes.
Season to taste with salt and pepper, divide among 4 bowls, and garnish with basil. Serve with oil and Parmesan.

Sunday, September 15, 2013

Thursday, September 12, 2013


was the band that played
on Sunday eve at Pinkney Park in Rowayton, CT.
What a special extra special treat.
Keep on eye on these gals....
Harmony deluxe.
Big.  Huge.

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

you don't love me like you used to

The Lone Bellow
caught my ears early this year
thanks to WFUV.
The more I listen,
the more I love.
We saw them live at
Pinkney Park in Rowayton, CT
on Sunday.
More on that magical experience tomorrow.
Here's a taste for you now:

Tuesday, September 10, 2013


Holy cow.  
I have never felt so overwhelmed.
This end of summer & new school year 
has really thrown me for a loop.
 I feel a bit better and slightly rested
today, day #2 back to school.
So I am regrouping here
and not committing myself to anything really
until I am settled into this new routine.
Found this on 

Monday, September 9, 2013


Warm is a new fave shop in NYC.
This looks like fun!
Worth a trip I say.

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

look love

love the whole look
especially the jeans

Friday, August 9, 2013

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

camp mama 2013

 reading in the linen closet

 blueberry hand pies

 best the day after

 art with the boys in the hood

 art picnic with the holmes kids

 cork printing

 kick ball

 Ev + Ev painting

 fun fort friday

 afternoon at the aldrich

 slip n' slide

 art drying

 graham spraying

orange glitter hands

 peeper's painting

 day at dia

 neon at dia

 outside at dia

 last day of art with littles

with guest artist...bff Torsten!
summer's not over til it's over at camp mama