favor-”ette”: just one more

favor-”ette”: just one more

April 15th, 2014

When it comes to the holiday dessert table, I’m definitely team “I think we need one more”. Especially during Passover. As we can’t eat flour throughout the week, I’m always on the hunt for sweets and snacks to serve and nibble on after the seders are over. But nothing too taxing or complicated. Say hello [...]

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announcing VRAI Magazine!

announcing VRAI Magazine!

April 14th, 2014

Big announcement for little me today. A while back I was contacted by Danny, of the blog 1227  Foster - he told me that he was starting a new on-line magazine, and would I like to be one of the contributors? My initial reaction was what it typically is in these situations – something along the [...]

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“this book was a tree”: review & giveaway!

“this book was a tree”: review & giveaway!

April 9th, 2014

A few disclosures, first. 1. Marcie Cuff is a fellow blogger, neighbor and dear friend. 2. I was planning on reviewing this book before Marcie asked me to participate in her book tour - that’s how much I love this book: This Book Was a Tree is for anyone who feels a little (or a lot) disconnected [...]

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favor-”ette”: sonnet james

favor-”ette”: sonnet james

April 8th, 2014

So excited about today’s post! As I’ve written before, I really struggled with the whole “what to wear” thing after having Noah.  Having had two big kids for so long – as well as my own business – I was accustomed to dressing in a more stepped-up/less practical fashion than I had to when Chelsea and [...]

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“mini cooks” dessert – cupcake cones!

“mini cooks” dessert – cupcake cones!

April 2nd, 2014

I was so excited to be tasked with dessert, to conclude this series with MJ and Joy. And not only because I love to bake, but because I’ve been waiting for just the right time to share this beloved treat with you all. I’ve been making cupcake cones – no joke – for over 20 [...]

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favor-”ette”: monkey bread

favor-”ette”: monkey bread

April 1st, 2014

Oops. I did say in this post that I was going to share the monkey bread with you all, didn’t I? Sorry. So here it is – Monkey Bread! This is one of those recipes that is so insanely easy – and delicious – that you’ll wonder why you don’t make it more often. But [...]

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nyc-etc: muji

nyc-etc: muji

March 27th, 2014

Muji was one of those little “finds” that I was unaware of for the first year or 2. The first New York store (there are now four) opened in 2007 in Soho – but further down than I typically stroll. But one day it caught my eye and I dragged a skeptical Chelsea in. Smitten. [...]

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“mini cooks” dinner – enchilada lasagna (yum!)

“mini cooks” dinner – enchilada lasagna (yum!)

March 26th, 2014

Welcome back to “Mini Cooks”! MJ, Joy and I have been having so much fun “cooking” up great recipes that are delicious as well as designed to get you and your little ones in the kitchen – together! Joy’s serving up dinner today, with a recipe that looks as easy as it does amazing! This [...]

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favor-”ette”: tap-tap

favor-”ette”: tap-tap

March 25th, 2014

I’ve been baking like crazy lately – and going through many bags of flour in the process. And – like me – if you hate that “spray” of flour that happens every time you open a new bag, try this trick: “Tapping” the top of the bag a few times will cause the flour to [...]

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my most random post, ever (and a recipe)

my most random post, ever (and a recipe)

March 20th, 2014

Note: this post contains a spoiler – if you’ve never seen the original “Planet of the Apes”, you may not want to read all the way through…. Okay, this was too weird not to share. Late last year I attended a book launch party to celebrate the release of Patty’s new book, Some Nerve: Lessons [...]

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