travel

  • podcasts_reading_my_tea_leaves_IMG_8777

    podcasting.

    I was marooned in a café recently, minding my own business, when a couple of bros sat behind me and began to wax expert on some kind of startup that at least one of them was…

    April 27, 2016 53 Comments
  • sublet_reading_my_tea_leaves_IMG_8231

    a little bit of brooklyn?

    We’re taking off for little spell. Maybe you’re just landing?We’re leaving in late May to spend the month of June in the tiny Breton home of my godparents in France. While we’re on our adventure, we’re hoping…

    April 18, 2016 20 Comments
  • joshua_tree_reading_my_tea_leaves_IMG_6103

    out and about: joshua tree.

    We’ve had a decidedly indoor series of days and so, I thought, it’d be nice to live vicariously through photos of a few decidedly outdoor days that we passed earlier in the month. We headed…

    March 21, 2016 11 Comments
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    plane food/brain food.

    A nice breakfast bar is a special treat for anybody, but for parents traveling with toddlers, especially.It’s no secret that I like a sweet treat every now and thenday. But in a week with…

    March 7, 2016 26 Comments
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    baby proof: packing light with littles.

    My big sister, Cait, and I have children that are only 16 months apart. And in parenting, and all things, I turn to her for advice and big-sisterly wisdom. Cait has taken my three-year-old…

    February 25, 2016 57 Comments
  • minimalist luggage | reading my tea leaves

    luggage for minimalists (or anyone).

    Here’s the great news: you don’t have to have embraced every tenet of minimalist living to decide to pack lightly while traveling. But if you do decide to pack lightly, you’ll likely end up with…

    February 24, 2016 61 Comments
  • make-believe: la | reading my tea leaves

    make-believe: california dreaming.

    Regarding the title: I had to. I’m sorry.This is only partially make believe. (Thank god!) I’m headed to Southern California in a few weeks, and if I sound like I’m being very casual about…

    February 17, 2016 31 Comments
  • table_on_ten_reading_my_tea_leaves_IMG_2070

    out and about: table on ten.

    Last night, Faye’s snoring reached near comic levels. There were great blustering intakes of breath followed by high pitched whistles that sounded like a sound effect borrowed from a Disney cartoon and not something that…

    December 30, 2015 8 Comments
  • Courtney Adamo Simple Matters Reading My Tea Leaves

    simple matters 04: courtney adamo.

    Courtney Adamo | Somewhere SlowerOne of the founders of the beautiful online children’s marketplace, Babyccino Kids, Courtney Adamo also captivates the imagination daily with a dreamy Instagram presence. But in maybe her most inspiring move to…

    November 30, 2015 11 Comments