Big City of Dreams

February 25, 2014

From where I sit at my desk in the corner of our master bedroom typing this, there are three diplomas on the wall. All three belong to my husband, and he worked incredibly hard for those achievements. Rather than being a brag-wall for himself, those diplomas are hanging proudly for our children to see and […]

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Playful in New York City

February 16, 2014

I get asked all the time if I miss New York City. Our move from one of the largest cities in the world to a cozy beach town on the opposite coast was pretty drastic, especially in terms of culture shock. The truth is that I do miss living in New York City-but most of […]

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Introducing: Team Cuddle

February 10, 2014

One of the most fascinating and wonderful things to come out of the worldwide attention brought by my photos of Theo and Beau has been the interaction with fans. On Instagram and occasionally Twitter where our hashtag is easily tracked, #TheoandBeau brings up thousands of various posts of all kinds, from all different corners of […]

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Spreading Love, the Theo and Beau Way

February 1, 2014

Justin and I knew once we decided to bring a dog into our family that it would drastically change our lives, the lives of our children and our family dynamics. Having both grown up with dogs ourselves and knowing the tremendous value animals bring to a child’s (and adults) life, we were more than ready […]

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A Peek Inside Their Closets

January 28, 2014

I’ve always been a fan of fashion. At one point in my life very early in my twenties, I even thought that a career in the fashion industry was my calling, and my mother invested in an education in Fashion Merchandising for me. I was intrigued by the rock star, pop culture energy but mostly […]

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January 23, 2014

This is one of those posts that feels a little unfamiliar because I’ve taken a little too long to visit this writing corner. Obviously, things have gotten incredibly busy on the business front, not to mention with family and the actual living side of things. I’m constantly running against the clock, making sure lunches are […]

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Our Real Tree: Preparing for a Safe Holiday

December 22, 2013

One of the fondest memories I have from my childhood is the scent and presence of a real Christmas tree. I don’t remember ever having a fake tree, so when we started this tradition upon moving to Manhattan, I was pretty upset about it. There were many benefits to having our space saving, pre-lit, super […]

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Personal Style: Blurring The Lines

December 21, 2013

Thank you to Lookmatic for sponsoring today’s post. Before we lived in Manhattan, I used to imagine the people who lived there always dressed up before they left the house. Similar to the standards in some parts of Italy, I guessed that city dwellers had a life that demanded round-the-clock fashion. Partly, I was right. […]

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Theo and Beau: The Next Chapter

December 20, 2013

It’s nearly impossible to remember what life was like before Theo came into the picture. I can’t fathom walking into our home and not having the sweetest little fur baby wagging his tail like crazy when he sees us. I don’t want to think about his wrinkled little face within the confines of the cage […]

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“I and Love and You”

December 19, 2013

A lot has happened since our our adoption story and the photos of Theo and Beau napping went viral. It’s hard to fathom the scope of the reach of these photos, but based on the lovely messages I continue to receive, there are a lot of sympathetic hearts out there. Our rescue journey began nearly […]

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