Monthly Archives: May 2012

love for mum

may is a busy one in our family
my parent’s anniversary
mother’s day
my mum’s birthday
(also my sister’s and a few great girlfriends…)
so, while there has been a pathetic lack of blogging
we haven’t forgotten to celebrate…
mother’s day was spent on cape
with a lovely little luncheon outside
for my mum, mother-in-law and gram-in-law
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my father and i prepared
chicken salad bursting from fresh, flaky croissants
a crisp rose (well, not for me!)
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and a lemon-berry tart for dessert
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this weekend
 was spent celebrating
this special lady
a bit more
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with lunch
a mini bedroom makeover (more soon on that…)
and gardening
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i just love this high school pic of my mom
i think she looks like ali macgraw!
lots to catch up on here
but couldn’t let another day go by without a shout out to my mum!
xoxo

lunch, lately

i have to say, i was totally prepared to have CRAZY cravings during my pregnancy
but luckily, i’ve had no aversions to anything 
and aside from giving into an after-diner scoop of ice cream more often, 
all i really crave is milk, ICE water and citrus- anything! citrus!
lunches tend to be a smorgasbord of left-overs, fresh fruits and veggies and fresh bread…
organic milk, avacado, hummus, sun-dried tomatoes, great harvest high five fiber bread, sliced parmesan
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happy baby belly!
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layered as an open-faced sandwich
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simple goodness- ripe avacado with a drizzle of olive oil, sea salt and pepper, eaten right out of itself!

city scenes

last week
i made a quick trip
to the big city
to sit as a critic
on the parsons senior thesis presentation panel for childrenswear
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 insanely impressive work coming from those kids, let me tell you!
being in my old stomping grounds always gets the inspiration pumping…
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of course, i couldn’t resist lunch at le pain quotidien
still craving another glass of mint lemonade!
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all things glam- peonies, vogue and diptyque
capped off with an evening catching up with great girlfriends…
new york at it’s best
back soon, i hope!