Everyone says if you have clothing in your closet you haven’t worn for a year, get rid of it. I’m gonna go on the record and disagree with that advice.
I’m not 100% poser. I’ve tried sailing. I took a series of sailing classes with my husband a few years ago. We learned to tie useful knots and how to tack and this and that and other terms I don’t remember. My biggest fear upon enrolling was tipping over. My husband said, “There is no […]
My mother-in-law brought this skirt from Iran when she, along with her husband, the 10-year-old boy who eventually became my husband, and his sister, moved their lives to the United States in 1979. Frida had so much fun visiting family this weekend in SoCal. We decided to drive down south rather than flying this time—I’m […]
Last week, San Francisco designer and friend of mine Tamar Wider (also of The 2 Bandits) launched Camp Collection, an adorable line of casual clothing that brought me right back to my childhood in the ’70s. These pants in particular conjured memories of my very favorite outfit in 3rd grade—check them out below. Do you […]
All photos via Apartment Therapy I wrote a little while back about my bedroom dilemma. Frida, our 18 month old, was still sleeping in our room with us. She had graduated from our bed to the crib, but she was waking up fairly often in the middle of the night and ending up in our […]
Nothing will motivate you to whip your house into shape like an impending visit from Apartment Therapy. I was a maniac and probably evil to my poor husband during the two weeks leading up to the day the lovely Theresa Gonzalez visited our Pacifica home. But look how happy we are now that it’s all […]
Trying out the hedgehog Funkie Baby bib I’ve been at this mom thing for a year and a half now, and Frida, who’s now 18 months old, has created all manner of messes during our time together. A bib mitigates some of the disaster, but some bibs are better than others. Before Frida even came […]
In June, on Adoption Day. Photo by Jen Sullivan Brych It’s January 2, but I’m still clinging to 2013, because it has, exaggerated as it might sound, been the best year of my life. In 2013, the husband and I adopted a baby. 2012 was pretty good, too, because that’s when we first laid eyes […]