There really isn’t anything sweeter than teensy kiddos running around in crisp whites and seersucker in search of easter eggs. The concentrated drive of the older kids and the easily distracted (and sometimes wobbly) newbies is cute overload in my opinion. I for one have always been a fan of the holiday, it’s right up there with Christmas in my book. Click to read more >

Alicia Lund, one of my favorite friends on this planet, popped into town recently with her family. Since we had sweet 4-month-old Rex and my 2-year-old jumping bean Elin in tow we decided that a picnic was the best way to catch up and spend some time together. We picked a grassy courtyard at their hotel—The Biltmore Four Seasons Resort—and set up shop for a pre-dinner cheese, wine and chocolate spread. Click to read more >

I love Fridays. But really who doesn’t? Aside from it being the kick off to the weekend (woot woot) it’s also the one weekday that I routinely reserve to spend with Elin entirely and just be a mom. There’s the occasional afternoon or late morning I get with her during the week but without fail Friday is our day. We hang with friends, hit up the library (a new favorite outing), go out to lunch, duck into the zoo or a museum and spoil ourselves with a treat—hot cocoa has been the pick as of late.Click to read more >