{like mother, like child} wood and pastel

wood and pastel

Wood and pastel colors is one of my favorite combination. For the ladies, wouldn’t you jump up and down and do cartwheels in you living room if you have these chairs and table by Muuto? And for the little ones, how cute is this little blue tractor? Happy Thursday, friends! You might also like:{like father, […]

{Live here, eat that} a swedish cottage

L: Swedish cottage via Hus o Hem, photos by Carina Olander |R: Malted milk shakes via Martha Stewart. Hi friends, miss me yet? Sorry I didn’t blog at all last week, we moved to the Bay area (Berkeley) last Monday, after a month spent in Europe visiting family. This past week can be summed up […]

{live here, eat that} hot hot hot

live here eat that in Paris

L: Paris apartment via Au Coin du Monde |R: Watermelon soda float via Bon Appetit. Do we all need a little something to cool off? It’s been really warm here in France since I arrived with the girls last week – we’ve been trying to cool off whatever way we can. Thank goodness we’re not in […]

Wanted – July edition

pretty things in pastels an pink

Today I thought I’d share a few of the things I’ve been eyeing lately…yep, you got it, more pastels. We can definitely say that I am obsessed. Happily obsessed. 1. Simple, pastel thank you cards by Happy Dappy Bits. Perfect! 2. Literally head over heels for this bow wrap-around bracelet at Carolina Benoit. Comes in more fun […]

The girls’ new bedroom

girl bedroom

Back in February we switched the girls from their toddler bed and crib to a bunk bed so that we could save up on space in their tiny bedroom – and that was the perfect excuse to redecorate their room a little. I kept it simple…we are renting so I have to control my impulses […]

{live here, eat that} Peaches and cream

L: German home photographed by S. Wolf via 79 Ideas|R: Peaches and Creme Fraiche tart by Deliciously Organic. My sweet tooth has been nagging me like crazy lately – so much that I’ve been making these bad boys a few nights in a row now. And I’ve been avoiding getting on a scale, yes. The nice […]


summer party ice cream

My little Madeline has been sick the past couple of days, which means that nobody really slept either, which means that there’s a whole lot of grumpiness and tiredness and stomping-your-feet-ness going on around here. Oh, and it’s been pouring out, which means that really, Dora has been my BFF these past couple of days […]

{Live here, eat that} natural and fun

live here eat that simplicity

L: French home of Aurelie Lecuyer via The Socialite Family | R: Coconut tapioca pudding via The Kitchn. Happy Tuesday, friends! Today I wanted to share this lovely French home with you – the home of stylist Aurelie Lecuyer. I love the balance of natural, earthy notes mixed with bright and pastel elements. My favorite […]

{Give me 5} ideas for unique walls

honeycomb wall

Image source. Hi friends! Sorry about the fewer post these past few days, between the big little one finishing school and preparing for a few big changes this summer (updates on this in a few weeks!), it’s been a bit hectic. And it will probably stay this way for a little while, so hang in […]

{the colors of happiness} sweet popsicles


The temperature is rising in NYC, and before we know it it’s going to be hotter than we want it. Hot and sticky. Not my favorite time of the year in the city. But at least that’s the perfect excuse to indulge in popsicles….because, let’s face it, I’ll indulge in popsicles ANY TIME of the […]