26 Oct, 2016

10 Fresh Ideas for Christmas in New York – – PART 3!

This is the 3rd NYC Christmas post I've done over the years. Because, yes, Christmas in NYC really is that magical.  :)  :) Here are my other two round-ups with some really good nuggets: First Post: 16 Ideas. Second Post: 14 Ideas. And I wanted to get these new ideas to [...]

2 Feb, 2015

Taproot Flowers (A Story From a Blog Reader!)

Anyone who knows me in person knows that I LOVE talking about small businesses! And I absolutely LOVE supporting the creative people behind them and their amazing visions. (It's sometimes all I talk about. I have to watch myself at times.) I basically want anyone and everyone to be bonkers [...]

14 Jan, 2015

How Real Estate Makes Our Sabbatical Possible

Many readers have wanted to know how we're able to just up and leave traditional jobs and travel the world, live abroad, etc. The answer is real estate ownership. I once had a goal to buy a piece of real estate every year and I did it for 5 years, [...]

30 Dec, 2014

Christmas in B-Town

We have been soaking up the holidays in Brooklyn like crazy. It has been so, so good. This is what we've been up to over the last week or so: Celebrating Hanukkah. This was my first time celebrating Hanukkah. My niece and nephew are half Jewish so we got to [...]

19 Dec, 2014

Christmas Traditions for Our Little Family of Two

There are some Christmas traditions that I had been holding out for "when we had kids" as it just felt like overkill for two adults. For example, sending Christmas cards (I have never done it once! Not once!), or visiting Santa at ABC Carpet & Home (nope, never), or buying [...]

15 Dec, 2014

Christmas in New York – PART II

Dear readers, we're back in NYC now!!!! All is good in the world. We're here with my sister and her 3 children and playing Aunt & Uncle until early January. We're doing laundry at the laundromat, washing dishes by hand, moving the car on no parking days, cooing with a [...]

15 Oct, 2014

Get Your Scaredy Cat Buns to Sleepy Hollow, NY

Ohhhhhhhooooohhhhhooooo......... Do you guys like to get freaked out? In a really classy and family friendly way? You absolutely MUST visit the little town of Sleepy Hollow, NY!! It is one of our favorite places to visit this time of year. Here are some pics from a year past. We [...]

4 Aug, 2014

Our 10 Day Summer in NYC

People have been signing up for the Retreat, and my heart is about to BURST!! Soooo excited for anyone who will be able to make this trip. It's an investment in your HEALTH and your life and your happiness, but it's one that I feel is worth taking. Years ago, [...]

14 May, 2014

Rainbow in Manhattan

I just happened to come across this photo I have. This was the view from my office window one day. It was one of the most spectacular things I've ever seen. We all stood by the windows and just couldn't believe our eyes. I just wanted to share this today [...]

7 May, 2014

The Best NYC Anniversary Ideas – From 8 Brooklyn Women

TODAY is our 4-year anniversary!! Though it feels as though we've been together forever. We are so, so happy to celebrate together, especially when there is supposedly a killer Mexican food restaurant in Cuenca that we haven't tried yet (El Pedregal Azteca). Tonight we'll be dining on tacos and I [...]