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  • 10 Tips For Taking A Toddler to the Apple Farm + Pumpkin Patch

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    One of my favorite fall activities is picking apples and picking out a pumpkin or two at the farm.  This has been a tradition for Joe and I for the past five years, well before Jayden joined our family–but this year was different.  Last year, we actually missed the Pumpkin Patch/Apple Farm… Jayden was still […]

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  • NYC Summer | Central Park with J Crew

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    I can’t believe this weekend is the unofficial end to summer. Wow, that went by fast! Summers in NYC (as hot + humid as they may be) are the best! With this being my tenth summer living in NYC, I would consider myself somewhat of an expert, but with that said, no matter how long […]

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  • Strawberry Picking | Windy Acres Farm

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    A few weeks back, at the height of strawberry season in New York, we headed out east to Windy Acres Farm, to pick our own strawberries.  Strawberries + blueberries are Jayden’s favorite fruit, so we thought it would be a fun adventure for the whole family. We had originally planned to go on Saturday but the […]

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  • Baby Foodies | Nibble+Squeak

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    I’m a self-proclaimed foodie + so far my son is following in my footsteps.  How many eight month old babies can say they’ve tried a tasting menu from a James Beard Award-Winning chef?  My little guy can! Last friday, Jayden + I attended our first Nibble+Squeak event, along with three of our mama+baby friends. Nibble+Squeak is […]

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  • Things to Do in NYC | The Bronx Zoo

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    One of my favorite parts of living in NYC has always been, that no matter what time of year it is, there is always something to do.  Now, as a mom, I cherish living in a big city even more.  Jayden + I are always on the go, from one adventure to the next.  Yesterday, we […]

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  • Best Of 2014 | Year-End Highlights

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    Looking back at all of the post on sage+sparkle for 2014 was such a treat.  One of the best things about having a blog, is being able to have a place where I can visit whenever I like + relive some pretty great moments. So many amazing things have happened around here this year, which is why I’ve […]

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  • Anthropologie Dress + Leather Jacket | Venice, Italy

    Anthropologie Dress, MICHAEL Michael Kors Leather Jacket, Clarks Patent Leather Oxfords, Zara Leather Handbag

    Happy Monday! Yes, I can say that… because today at 9am, I found out that my trial ended + I will officially be working at Trunk Club as a Stylist! The past two weeks have been incredible! It feels so good to be learning a new skill + challenging myself in a new way. With that […]

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  • Keeping it Casual with Leather Oxfords | Florence, Italy

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    Keeping it super casual on the blog today, because well — I’m exhausted! My favorite thing from this outfit, is my cognac leather oxfords, that I  got from a leather shoemaker (who I like to think of as Gepetto, as in Pinocchio) in Florence — pretty cool right! You see, this is why on my […]

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  • Live Colorfully… | Burano, Italy

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    If I could dream up a magically island where time stopped + you could live without a care in the world, it would look like Burano, Italy – this place is like a dream.  Burano is all about living colorfully (Kate Spade seriously needs to shoot her next campaign here + I would gladly take […]

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  • Leopard on Leopard | Florence, Italy

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    I know, I know… you’re probably thinking… enough with the leopard print already. But hear me out, leopard print really is a neutral and when worn right can be chic. Plus, it’s kinda my signature, so sorry to say, but it’s not going anywhere. Since I’m a big fan of leopard print, and mixing textures […]