• Baby Style // Autumn

    Dena September 4, 2015

    We’ve got an Indian Summer in full effect over here. This past week has brought us temperatures in the nineties & lots of humidity. (I’m not complaining! Give me all the summery weather.) We’re nowhere near ready to be dressed in sweaters, jeans, and boots…

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  • a kitchen scene // late summer thoughts

    Dena August 13, 2015

    in the evening, the crickets are singing again. august makes violins of their tiny legs. we throw open the windows at night to hear the symphony. there’s a sweetness on the air– a coolness too, that when inhaled, fills the body with all the promise…

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  • everything changes, then changes again

    Dena November 17, 2014

    There’s nothing like the change of seasons to remind us of impermanence. Life is in a constant state of change. No matter who we are, no matter what we are going through — there’s one thing about life that ties us all together: it keeps…

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  • baby wears // jack + lily

    Dena September 24, 2014

    Autumn is really upon us here in northern New Jersey. The air is cooler, the leaves are turning beautiful colours, and Halloween decorations are going up everywhere. Lately, Roman has been living in his Jack + Lily moccasins. They are perfect for the summer/autumn transition…

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  • harvest //

    Dena September 15, 2014

    Early in summer, my mother-in-law gifted us with a used wagon from the thrift shop where she works. Little did we know then that the wagon would become such an important part of our summer harvesting ritual. A few times each week, when M. got…

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  • You change and then you change again.

    Dena November 19, 2013

    “Now that mine is almost over, I can say that the thing that struck me the most about life is the capacity for change… At first it’s hard to bear, but after awhile you learn not to look at it as a loss. There’s even…

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  • Baby Wears: Roman James in Poppy Rose (& A Giveaway!)

    Dena November 12, 2013

    My commitment to simplicity, has made me understand that quality is of the highest importance. Throughout my pregnancy and throughout Roman’s first six months, I’ve been continually challenged to maintain simplicity in the face of the sheer volume of “baby stuff” that’s out there. However,…

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  • Our Japanese Maple & Some Great News!

    Dena November 11, 2013

    Autumn in the northeast is truly beautiful. The trees light up in a blaze of oranges, reds & yellows. It’s such a sight to see. It is especially gorgeous up here on our little mountain. We have a Japanese maple in our backyard that takes…

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  • The Hunter’s Moon

    Dena October 19, 2013

    Last night was the beautiful, full, Hunter’s Moon. I snuck outside to snap a few photographs after Roman was asleep. I have always been drawn to the moon. There is something undeniably magical about it. Sometimes it takes my breath away. For ages, farmers, sailors,…

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