Author Archives: Rori
Two years ago today I married the love of my life. Truly, Ryan has been the love of my entire life. I set down behind him in the 3rd grade and fell in love with the back of his sandy blonde head and tan little neck. I knew that our wedding would be one of … Continue reading
One year ago to this very day I received the phone call that stopped my world from spinning. My aunt Jan, with whom I am very close, had suffered a massive brain hemorrhage and the likelihood that she would survive the night was very slim. I will not recount all the days to follow, but … Continue reading
There is nothing better than saving some dough on clothing for the kiddos! Roark out grows his clothing so fast I feel like I am constantly looking for a deal. I was so excited today when Jax on a whim suggested we go on an adventure to check out Milk Money Consignment Shop in Monclair … Continue reading
If you’re like me, it’s hard these days to find the time to clip my nails much less get out to a salon to have them done (and if I do spend an hour in the salon I much prefer having my hair cut or feet pedicured). But… I must admit that there is something … Continue reading
This week Roark and I have been testing The Honest Co. line of eco friendly diapers, wipes, detergents, lotions, soaps, and cleaning products and we are in love. Cloth diapers are hands down the best for our environment (Jax will elaborate on this one day, she is the queen of cloth diapers) but if you … Continue reading
Hi friends! So sorry I have not been posting. The R’s made a big move on the 3rd of April to this beautiful carriage house. We inhabit the top floor of old stables and we overlook this beautiful garden. We have been 100% happy with our decision to leave our postage stamp apartment in Hoboken, … Continue reading
For Roark’s first birthday extravaganza we went with an underwater theme. Since we hail from MD I thought there was nothing more suiting than a Maryland crab birthday cake! Read on for a step by step photo tutorial of how to make your own crustacean.
Maya’s post inspired this weeks fashion Friday fun finds! I love everything Mad Men- from the make-up and hair to the clothing and jewelry the show makes me want to play dress-up every time I see Joan prance down the hallway. If you want to add a bit of 60′s glam to your wardrobe here … Continue reading
I know, I know, the pom pom thing has been around for years, but it just doesn’t get old to me. For Roark’s first family birthday this Friday we are celebrating with his favorite new activity… swimming! This boy LOVES the water!! I have decided to stick with a water theme and revolve the … Continue reading
This time last year you were born. As the doctor lifted you up he did not say boy or girl, he said “meet your miracle baby”. He proceeded to show us that your cord was in a “true knot” and I have been thankful every minute of everyday since.