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storage, storage, who wants some storage?

we do. that’s who. it should be noted that we are constantly amazed at how time seems to disappear once a small human enters your life . . .well, perhaps not completely surprised, given that we are ever-so-quick to drop … Continue reading

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skinny seating for a skinny home.

one of the more milder projects we have embarked on is to start to make the dining room look as sophisticated as our kitchen . . . last spring, i started looking into alternatives to the standard dining room table … Continue reading

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we resolve to stick with this resolution. . .

four months late. so its been over two years since we overhauled our kitchen and over a year since we updated this blog . . . our sincerest apologies. between tiny human, work endeavors, the incessant desire to attempt to … Continue reading

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best sound ever.

a tenant of parenting is that you will do anything (i.e. peekaboo, silly faces, crossed eyes, self-battery) to make this happen: it just so happens that our friends are willing to do the same. we seriously believe this noise could … Continue reading

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dad.

a few weeks back i captured this little video. i know its mother’s day and this video is all about “dad,” but it gives me such pride to see this little guy grow up. a friend once told me that … Continue reading

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for your viewing pleasure.

wanna know how to you work a sexy tube television in a 13-foot wide home? you don’t. you buy a flat-screen television. when my husband and i first bought our home in baltimore in 2007, we knew that purchasing a … Continue reading

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when the planets align . . .

it occurs oh-so-rarely, but when it does . . . brilliant things happen. our little family was out for a very rare lunch after a very successful six-month doctors appointment (three shots, no tears – we are still holding our … Continue reading

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happy 2013.

this is the “birth announcement” that quickly became the “holiday greeting” which evolved into into the “new year’s card” and finally became the “happy-holiday-chinese-new-year-five-month-announcement-valentine’s-day-thank-you-greeting-card.” (let’s face it – “parenting” should be defined as: people who guide children to adulthood and … Continue reading

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parent fail.

i blame the following on #newparentignorance, #lackoflove, #expertmarketingguruswhowereboredbylongwinters. so . . . apparently, that little hallmark/kay jewelers/my-significant-other-is-obligated-to-pay-attention-to-me holiday that just passed is really important in the world of kids. (and i should know this, as my go-to all-things-mommy-expert-friend has been … Continue reading

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the first supper.

we did it. gian did it. the first “real” food was had and it appears that our hungry little man is eager to dive into the world of non-dairy products. the final decision for what the first food would be? … Continue reading

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