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If I could have my dream sick day here is what I, as a mom, would do...

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French Onion Soup from My Paris Kitchen

On a cool fall day I made David Lebovitz's French onion soup from his cookbook My Paris Kitchen and found myself with a new favorite recipe and solved a mystery as to why my own version always seemed to fall flat. ...

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Fall 2014 Jacket Edit

Every fall, without fail, my desire to buy a new jacket or two goes into overdrive. Here are a few of my favorites available this fall....

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Spooky and Stylish Halloween Decor

Halloween is just a few weeks away and I am getting my family in the spirit with a mix of playful and sophisticated home decor and entertaining pieces....

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Mums the Word

On a cool, rainy day in autumn, my daughter and I potted our first mums, and I realized that I had long underestimated these lovely flowering plants. ...

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Chicken Soup with Casarecce Noodles

My little one came down with her first cold of the new school year this weekend. So, today I made my family's favorite chicken noodle soup. It's quick and easy which means less time in the kitchen and more time taking care of my under-the-weather baby. ...


The Flat Boot: Kid-Friendly, Stylish Mother Approved

I have always had an affinity for a high-heeled boot, but these days I am constantly on the run…after my wickedly fast three-year-old daughter. Luckily, this season stylish flat boots are aplenty. Here are a few of my favorites....

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Roasted Butternut Squash Salad

I first made this roasted butternut squash salad for Thanksgiving last year and loved it! My inspiration was a dish made by the Pioneer Woman. Her recipe was inspired by a dish at The Purple Pig in Chicago, a restaurant in my new city. Here's the recipe for my version. ...