Frye gives sneakers the boot

Frye gives sneakers the boot

Together in NYC this week, Kristen and I browsed a few boutiques and noticed that Frye Boots are making a crazy comeback. I still remember my first pair back in the early 80s, and how sad I was when I outgrew them. And could no longer wear them with prairie skirts and...
Keeping her pants up while getting down

Keeping her pants up while getting down

My daughter’s going through a growth spurt, and any jeans without those little adjustable waist button-and-elastic dojobbies tend to sag to her rear’s danger zone without an actual belt. I’ve spent the past several weeks plying her with all the...
The Britax Blink will keep strolling and strolling…

The Britax Blink will keep strolling and strolling…

The first thing each of my kids were strapped into was a Britax car seat. I liked Britax’s quality and reputation, and now that both kids have outgrown the seat, it still looks like new (except for a bit of cracker smudge on the straps). So it makes sense that...
Noesis – Perfect for the know-it-alls of the world

Noesis – Perfect for the know-it-alls of the world

When people ask for my two cents about something it’s like catnip. I love giving my opinion on things. Well, whatever is considered a step above catnip, for opinion-givers like myself, Noesis is it. The business was started by mom of three Lynn Casey, and the...
Artwork you’ll love inside and out

Artwork you’ll love inside and out

What happens when you cross an artist and a doctor? Radiology Art, it seems. Artist Satre Stuelke took his fascination with everyday objects, and his fascination with radiology, and created one of the most avant-garde, unique, and downright awesome collection of art...
LEGO moderne

LEGO moderne

I always thought that LEGOs were cute for making walls and towers, maybe the occasional weird angular horses or something. I honestly had no idea that now you could make, oh, say…the Guggenheim Museum. Right in time for the NY landmark’s 50th anniversary....
You say it’s your Birth Day

You say it’s your Birth Day

When I was pregnant for the first time, I developed an unhealthy affinity for those birth documentaries that had previously repelled me.  Something about growing a baby myself made me want to click over and immerse myself in the gory details. A new book from...

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