vineyard hopping

a pic post because it’s hump day and I’m thinking of this past Sunday spent at the vineyards ☀️🍷🤗

fall/pumpkin-themed party

remember this? I was taking a stroll down memory lane (aka iCloud)  and found some pictures of the ‘pumpkin process’ behind Maria and Chris’ engagement party decor. Look at us hard at work 🙂 We had a vision and it was so beautiful to see it come to fruition! Check it out.  

sweet treats

file this under “dessert table on fleek!” beautifully done chocolate covered cookies, chocolate covered pretzels, and chocolate-dipped marshmallows by maria & emilia. Now taking orders for October. Email


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Astoria Food Coma

Sunday night, so… Lessons need to be finalized. 3 kids need to get ready for bed. I should probably figure out what I’m eating/wearing tomorrow, but… …I am so full. We had lunch at Sugar Freak in Astoria and the food is just some of the best comfort food you’ll find in Queens. Scroll down…

A visit to the Noguchi Museum

It took Joey some time to warm up and get comfortable yesterday, but overall the experience was much better than last weekend’s baseball practice disaster. Well, he’s not into sports, but he does love museums! Obviously I couldn’t be happier. Anyway, We love the Noguchi Museum! They have wonderful programs for kids on the weekends….

An Afternoon Date

Date Night Recently, Rob and I set an afternoon date, and I have a feeling it will be the first of many to come. Our day started with an 11:30 movie. Peep the old man and old lady emojis below that clearly illustrate how we felt about leaving our place for a night an early…