New Hope, PA and Lambertville, NJ (they are separated by a little bridge spanning the Delaware River). See more from our adventures, here.
What did you do this weekend?
Monday, April 30, 2012
Friday, April 27, 2012
I hope you have a great weekend!
Here are some links for your downtime that I think you'll enjoy:
and last but not least (this made me laugh so hard!)
Later, gators :)
Photo by Laurent Filoche via Tralalere.
This past week.
A little bitta City,
a whole lotta suburbs...
Chelsea Market people-watching,
Upper West Side bagel-eating
At home, we also took lots of bubble baths,
made our own pizza,
made lots of messes (not pictured),
attempted to do a video Pilates workout
(emphatically not pictured, thankyouverymuch!)
in the bed.
And it was awesome.
All of it.
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Wednesday, April 25, 2012
How amazing are these t-shirts featuring iconic children's books? Pretty freaking amazing if you ask me, especially since they're on sale today over at The Mini Social for only $14 each!
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Find the sources for these images and see what else the kiddos and I have been loving over on our Backyard Dreams pinboard.
Which ones do you like best?
PS: I also have a thing for Willow Dens.
Monday, April 23, 2012
Happy Monday, everyone! Did you have a nice weekend?
Ours was packed but wonderful, and now I'm busy getting our week off to a productive start -- there are groceries to buy and laundry to do, and mail to tend to.
With little time to blog, I just wanted to share this beautiful crystal necklace with you. See more lovely gems by Nallik, here. Via Unruly Things.
Have a sparkly day ;)
Thursday, April 19, 2012
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Has it already been five days since I last posted? Egads, time is FLYING! Here are some of the things we've been up to...
Picnics in the back yard:
Rocking Spring-y pastels in our new sling:
Getting haircuts (here's Jackson's Before and After):
Cooking yummy meals (I like my sweet potatoes toasted crisp, mkay?):
Partying at the Our Time Gala:
Breaking out the swim trunks and kiddie pool:
Thursday, April 12, 2012
Image found here.
I hope you have a great weekend!
Here are some fun links for your spare time:
Tavi Gevinson + TED = 100% awesome.
Woah, breastmilk is umami?
This wisteria tunnel looks so surreal and amazing.
The Sling Diaries is now on Facebook!
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Did you happen to see this amazing segment on 60 Minutes last Sunday? If not, do yourself a favor and take the next 13 and a half minutes to watch it. You will be inspired and uplifted, and if you're anything like me you'll have a catch in your throat moments into the first scene.
I was so touched by this story that I also tracked down the trailer for the German documentary film that first introduced the Kimanguiste Symphony Orchestra to the world. I can't wait to see the whole thing:
"This will be our response to violence: to make music more intensely, more beautifully, more devotedly than ever before."
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Over the weekend, I constructed this raised bed frame in our front yard! I'm so excited to fill it with soil and seeds, and see what sprouts. I'll definitely be keeping you posted on the progress ;)
As a first-time yard-owner I've been feeling overwhelmed about where to start with growing my own food, so I have my amazing green-thumb friend, Laurel, to thank for encouraging me to get started with this project. She emailed me last week and we made a date to go to Home Depot for all the supplies, and by Friday afternoon, the two of us (+ Hazel!) were driving out to pick up lumber and screws and gardening tools. The next morning we started the assembly, and then I worked on it little by little whenever I had a moment over the next couple of days. By yesterday afternoon the box was complete and I was feeling triumphant! Jackson and Walker really got a kick out of helping, and it was a great, educational (for all of us) activity. I can only imagine how satisfying and enriching it will be once we actually start growing things.
FYI, these are the instructions we followed for building the bed. It was really straightforward and easy-to-understand-info for this gardening novice ;)
I want to give a couple more shout-outs to my cheerleaders: Thanks to Liz, who set up a new compost bin for me in the back yard while I was 41 weeks preggers, and my mom who has been around for the last month, always overjoyed to hold Hazel while I do fun homeowner-y tasks such as this.