52 Weeks, Week 39

Weekly snapshots of my girls and life in general in 2015 It was a good weekend, a balanced weekend. I had time to check out a wonderful new exhibit, Philippine Gold, at the Asia Society of New York on Saturday morning. More on the exhibit on a separate blog post. One thing for sure about …

Getting the Hang of It

We tried to truly take advantage of the nice weather and local goings-on in town this weekend. It is so much easier now that the girls are much bigger. I remember how much planning and effort were involved when I was alone with Chiara and Ines in France when they were little. There were cobblestone …

Getting Back to Normal

We spent much of the weekend trying to get back to normal after the shocking loss of our beloved baby sitter, Miss Jovanka, last week. There’s no better way to do do this than to spend time with close friends. Celebrating friends’ birthdays this weekend was a wonderful way to deflect from our woes and …

Let’s Get Loud

This weekend was quite festive.  Though we are far from Brazil and New Orleans, we were in Carnival and Mardi Gras mode.  It all started with a Mother-Daughter Mardi Gras Ball at the girls’ school on Friday, followed by a little boy’s birthday party on Saturday.  It all culminated  when we took our kids to …

Super Bowl Weekend Recap

This weekend primarily revolved around the Super Bowl.   There was a lot of excitement for us and even for the girls and their friends given that the event was taking place in New Jersey.   I mean it’s not like this type of thing happens in the Giants/Met Life Stadium every other year or …

Tired of Snow Already

I usually enjoy the four seasons that we have here in the Northeast but we are really getting killed with the number of snowstorms we are getting this winter. It is just not the snow but it’s the constant arctic blast and below freezing temps that I think we are all tired of. Not sure …