Happy Friday!

How gorgeous is this dress? Perfect for Easter Sunday – if runway fashion is your thing. One of my favorite childhood memories is getting a new dress for Easter; however, I honestly, don’t remember the last time I bought a dress for the occasion. I suppose it’s like Christmas and somethings are more fun as … More Happy Friday!

Happy Christmas!

I’m not religious and to maintain Godparent status I won’t admit the frequency in which we attend Mass.  With that preface, I admit that Pope Francis speaks to the Catholic in me.  My unwavering aversion is life is hypocrisy and I’ve too often felt that the church is a leading perpetrator.  Francis is different.  He’s … More Happy Christmas!

Christmas Cookies 2015

Sunday afternoon Cara and I spent hours in the kitchen baking cookies. It was our third year carrying out this tradition and I believe our most successful attempt.  We were pleased with all the recipes this year.  The eggnog cookie recipe is fantastic.  It is easy to make and delicious.  I stopped experimenting with homemade … More Christmas Cookies 2015

Merry and Bright

I love decorating for the holidays.  I like to think of our house as a Macy’s window and we keep it festive inside.  Each year we add a couple new pieces to our decor and this time I made some fun DIY projects.  As usual the chalkboard was updated.  It’s the same rectangle frame even … More Merry and Bright

Happy Thanksgiving

One of my earliest childhood memories is of going downtown for America’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.  I remember the adults setting up ladders and laying a plank of wood over them so the kids could see over people’s heads.  As an adult, I think that was an unnecessary amount of work but as a kid – … More Happy Thanksgiving


It seems like everyone had a Friendsgiving this year and we were no exception.  I wasn’t trying to be trendy, I simply like the idea.  Last year we had a brunch for our wedding party to celebrate our anniversary.  Since our schedule was tight in October, I decided against doing it again; however, I still … More Friendsgiving