family

  • bedtime rituals with hanna andersson.

    This post is sponsored by Hanna Andersson, maker of some of our family’s favorite organic cotton pajamas. Bedtime is my favorite time of day with my family. I don’t say that only because I’m…

    May 16, 2017 24 Comments
  • out and about: seattle.

    Our journey to Seattle was made primarily for the very special occasion of our friends’ wedding. James was a groomsman and so while we explored as much as we were able, there were suit fittings…

    May 10, 2017 10 Comments
  • tips for trip planning.

    First you should know that you’re getting advice on trip planning from someone who has a verified case of FOTP. (That’s Fear of Trip Planning, and no, it’s not actually a thing, it’s just something…

    May 8, 2017 34 Comments
  • mother's day gift guide | reading my tea leaves

    gift guide: mother’s day.

    For anyone looking to give the mothers in their lives a little something special on Mother’s Day this year, here are a few ideas for the adventurous, thrill-seeking, tech-savvy, gadget-loving, handy, all-around brilliant and…

    May 4, 2017 19 Comments
  • eco-friendly family travel tips.

    Directly on the heels of our trip to Seattle, here are a few tips for eco-friendly travel as a family. Air travel, of course, isn’t without significant impact on the environment, but there’s lots…

    May 3, 2017 33 Comments
  • westward.

    Yesterday we boarded a plane for the first time as a family of four and made our way to Seattle for a dear friend’s wedding and general gallivanting. (A million thanks for all of…

    April 26, 2017 21 Comments
  • habit shift: dinner outside.

    Spring is always pretty fitful around here. There are blazing hot summery days where it feels as if the whole of Brooklyn is trying to find shade under the same young trees in the park,…

    April 24, 2017 17 Comments
  • jewel-toned easter eggs, naturally.

    This weekend we dyed Easter eggs using three ingredients that could be turned into dinner and eggs that we could fetch easily at the farmers’ market. Brown eggs plus vibrant vegetable dyes made for richly…

    April 10, 2017 11 Comments