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Fifth Birthday: Bella (aka Alice) in Wonderland

Fifth Birthday: Bella (aka Alice) in Wonderland

I cannot believe my little baby is five. FIVE! I still remember holding her as a little lump when she was just born, marveling at this life form that we had just created. Now, she’s a fully formed, smart, talented, funny, sweet and good kid. […]

STOP THE PRESSES! BARBIE IS COMING!

STOP THE PRESSES! BARBIE IS COMING!

O. M. G. Barbie is on the move…literally. She is touring the US of A in search of a new home and she’s making stops all around the country. Next up, NYC! So, if you live in this here neck of the woods, get thee […]

Old Fashioned Has Never Been This Cool

Old Fashioned Has Never Been This Cool

I have been in love with Blu Pony Vintage for quite some time. OK, obsessed is more like it. I first saw their line in a little boutique whose name I no longer remember. I was overjoyed when the store down the street from me […]

Handmade Upcycled Dresses (with Tutorial)

Handmade Upcycled Dresses (with Tutorial)

Today is my niece’s second birthday – yay, Maya! For a gift, I thought it would be fun to get her started with costumes. Bella is totally obsessed with dressing up (has been since she was a baby). So, I put together a box of […]

Pinterest…Follow Me!!!

Pinterest…Follow Me!!!

Happy¬†Friday. TGIF. My goodness, this week seemed to stretch on for-EVAH, even though I was only upright one and a half days so far…I feel like I have so much to share! So, I’m sure you are all tech savvy and up on the latest […]

See What Happens When You Play With Barbie?

See What Happens When You Play With Barbie?

Today, we walked by as a whole slew of production people prepared for Barbie’s Dream Closet. This installation will be the largest dollhouse ever built (according to these guys) and will show off Barbie’s closet. Girls of all ages can come in and try on […]

Happy hump day

Happy hump day

It’s Wednesday. Hump day. Although the weather is beautiful, many of you may be stuck inside… So, here are a few sites thatI have discovered recently that you may want to check out. You’ll get some great ideas or at least you’ll pass some time. […]

My little angels

My little angels

I have been totally MIA this week. I apologize. My brother is getting married this weekend and it’s been a flurry of activity around here trying to get a ton of things done. I was enlisted to make the decor, so it’s been table cloth, […]

Native Sneakers

Native Sneakers

I should have written this a while ago, when I first discovered Natives. Way back in April, right before we left for our trip to Israel, I walked into My Little Sunshine (the CUTEST kids’ store in Chelsea) to desperately look for some sort of […]

Baby Crochet

Baby Crochet

Last night, I finished a tunic. This is the first time I have undertaken such a demanding crochet adventure. My previous projects were small and super easy. This one took time and some effort. I am not a crochet-er (and I can’t knit to save […]