Dear Wendy
Dear Wendy

Weekend Open Thread

We leave tomorrow morning super bright and early for our 12-day Missouri odyssey. This is actually the longest we will have ever been away with the kids (and the longest we’ve been away from the cats since our honeymoon). Now that the kids are getting older it’s starting to feel more doable to take longer… Read More

Hi from upstate New York where Drew and the kids and I are staying with some friends for a few days in a beautiful 170-year-old home with this amazing pool. I’m taking a couple days off from posting so I can enjoy said pool (and help with kid-wrangling and meal-prepping). The forums are open for… Read More

Joanie had a birthday last weekend (she’s three!) and I took this photo of the kids during the festivities. I didn’t realize until I shot the picture that they were dressed in a theme, but there you go. They’re sucking on lollipops because, instead of a birthday cake, I made a lollipop bouquet for the… Read More

What are you all up to this weekend? It’s a rare weekend for us that we don’t have a whole lot planned, but this afternoon, rain or shine, Drew will be defending his title (for the fourth year) at the annual strawberry shortcake eating contest at our local farmers’ market, and we’re all very excited… Read More

Happy Sunday! How’s your weekend going? We took the kids to a party yesterday in a different neighborhood in Brooklyn with the idea that we’d head home as soon as Joanie was ready for a nap, but we were so close to Pier 6, we decided to be crazy and push our luck and skip… Read More