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My baby is three

My baby is three

I can’t believe my little girl is three today. The years are starting to go in fast forward and I know that it will all go faster and faster as these girls get older. I’m trying to appreciate the moments and really enjoy them now […]

Anya’s One Year Stats

Anya’s One Year Stats

I know I promised some tutorials but my camera and server malfunctioned and I had to take a break from too much frustrating technology. I took Anya to the doctor on Tuesday for her one year appointment. Her stats are as follows: Height: 31.25″ (96%) […]

Preschool Graduation Extravaganza – What a Program

Preschool Graduation Extravaganza – What a Program

Today, Bella “graduated” from pre-school. Next year, she’ll start at a new school in the pre-K program, so this was the finale to her time at Gan Eden, the American-Israeli pre school in NYC. As always, the teachers had prepared an intricate program full of […]

Top 9 Things To Do Before You Give Birth

Top 9 Things To Do Before You Give Birth

You’re getting close. The baby is due in a week or two or three. You can barely breathe, move or sleep. You’ve picked out the crib, the stroller, the Top 5 names. Is there anything left to do??? Here are the top 9 things you […]

Life is Beautiful

Life is Beautiful

We had a really lovely weekend. For the first time in what seems like FOREVER (at least 4 years) we had NO evening plans ALL WEEKEND LONG. It felt so awesome to tuck the kidoodles into bed and then glide into ours…movies, bad TV, books, […]

Fun with Pipe Cleaners and a Craft Kit Giveaway

Fun with Pipe Cleaners and a Craft Kit Giveaway

This morning, little Miss Bella grabbed a handful of metallic pipe cleaners from my office. She decided that she wanted to “make something” on the bus ride to school. Hey, I’m always down to craft! So, as soon as we got on the bus, she […]

Book Expo America: New Books for Kids and Parents Coming Soon

Book Expo America: New Books for Kids and Parents Coming Soon

I have been at a conference for bloggers (Blog World Expo) for the past few days. It has been incredible and I have learned a TON. I have especially learned just how much I don’t know and how much work I have ahead of me. […]

Recap of Israel Day Parade

Recap of Israel Day Parade

Yesterday was a really nice day. We started off by going to Central Park and playing at Heckscher Playground. Bella LOOOOOOOOVES the sandbox. It’s more like a sand ocean. It’s huge. Then, we walked across the park so we could meet up with Bella’s school […]

Easy Summer Recipe: Linguine with Clams

Easy Summer Recipe: Linguine with Clams

One of Bella’s favorite meals is spaghetti with clams. When we go to Patsy’s, we order the entree and she ends up eating 95% of the dish. I rarely get to eat even one clam! So, I was at Fairway and saw these beautiful cherrystone […]

Anya likes her Zoku pop

Anya likes her Zoku pop

I’m behind the times. I know Zoku has been on the market forever but I didn’t get it. I do now. If you keep the thing in the freezer, you can make an ice pop in about 10 minutes. So cool! Especially now that summer […]