Friday, October 24, 2014


Happy Friday jet setters!  It's been about two weeks since I've blogged- one week jet setting around Spain, and one week settling in and overcoming jet lag!  We had a wonderful time in Spain, and I plan on posting more about it next week.  In the meantime, here's a Fashion Friday post in one of my favorite new tops from H&M.  I love stripes, and this top is flowy and super comfy.  I even wore it when we were in Spain.  I also put on my favorite new over-the-knee boots from Marshalls- such a great fall/winter wardrobe staple!  It's bittersweet being back.  I really love being home and enjoying fall this time of year, but Spain was just incredible, and the boys had a really great time too!  This weekend we are planning to take the boys to do some fun fall/Halloween activities.  What are you all up to this weekend?  

Top: H&M
Necklace: Stella & Dot
Sunnies: Prada

Friday, October 10, 2014


Happy Friday!  I always love Fridays and the weekends, but I especially love today because we are jet setting to Spain!  Rich, the boys, my in-laws and I will spend one week there.  I am so excited to go to Spain because I have never been, and I'm happy to take the boys to Europe this young...I want them to grow up to be jet setters and enjoy traveling the world just like we do!  So in honor of going to Spain, I figured I'd put together an outfit that I think has some European flair.  The weather in Madrid now is very much like the weather is here right now in New York (layers are key).  I found both this top and sweater at (where else?) TJ Maxx and thought they would be perfect to bring.  The top is silk and has long sleeves, and the sweater is perfect to layer over anything when it gets cool in the mornings and at night.  The open toe booties are from Marshalls, and I think the color is perfect for fall.  Well, I'd better get back to packing!  I don't think I'll have much time for blogging, but I'd love if you follow along on Instagram! Hope you enjoy and hope you all have a great weekend!

Top: Nine West via Marshalls for $24.99 (similar here)
Sweater: Marshalls for $24.99 (similar here)
Jeans: Calvin Klein via Marshalls for $34.99 (similar here)
Booties: Nine West via Marshalls for $49.99 (similar here)
Bag: Calvin Klein (old, similar here)
Sunnies: Ray-Ban
Earrings: Stella & Dot
Bracelet: Stella & Dot

Wednesday, October 8, 2014


A little over a week ago I turned 35!  Yes, I'm in my mid-thirties!  Should I scream?  Should I be scared?  Some say 35 is the new 25...right?!?  More like, yeah right!!!  Haha!  Seriously, I don't know if I agree with that or if I even want that.  I'm happy to be 35 and a mom of two sweet little 35 I feel alive!  And that's why I decided to wear sequin pants for my birthday (see below)...because birthdays are more fun in sequins!  Am I right?  It was a great birthday, my parents got me my all time favorite cake from Ferrara's Bakery in Little Italy (Italian Wedding cake with vanilla and chocolate custard, a hint of rum, and almonds on the outside).  I look forward to it every is AMAZING!!!!!!!!
 Rich also took me out to dinner at Whispers Restaurant in Spring Lake.  It's a BYOB, so we got to bring a nice bottle of wine our good friends gave us.  It was such a fun date night!

Oh, and how could I forget?  No birthday would be complete without a little shopping right?  Well, on our way to dinner, I made Rich drive me to one of my favorite stores (Marshalls), just so I could get a few birthday goodies (a.k.a #fabfound)...yes, I ran in wearing my sequin pants while Rich waited in the car.  The life of a shopaholic!

Happy Wednesday everyone!

Necklace: Stella & Dot
Bracelet: Sira & Mara
Sunnies: Prada

Tuesday, October 7, 2014


For me, the official start of fall happens the weekend we go apple and pumpkin picking!  I don't know, but something about the cool breeze, the leaves changing, hot apple cider, hayrides, and picking out the best apples and pumpkins makes me embrace the season.  This year we checked out Wemrock Orchards for pumpkins and went back to Eastmont Orchards for apples.  It was so much fun to take the boys and to watch them run around the orchard together.  We all had a blast!

Here are some outfit pictures and details from what I wore:

Top: Loehmann's (old, similar here)
Jeans: Old Navy
Boots: Vince Camuto
Necklace: Stella & Dot (old, similar here)
Bracelet: Stella & Dot
Sunnies: Prada

Monday, October 6, 2014


We're just back from a week long vacation in paradise...aka San Juan, Puerto Rico!  The last time we were there, Richie was only a few months old, so it was fun to go back with Richie and Brody now.  We had an amazing time in the pool, on the beach, and checking out Old San Juan.  Puerto Rico is such a beautiful country and holds such a special place in my heart.  What's not to love about delicious food, gorgeous weather, and beautiful sites only a short plane ride away?  I love building and creating memories in Puerto Rico with my boys!