Baking wins, baby food helpers, and an excellent New England art excursion

Hi there, Happy holidays! Rob and I are back in Brooklyn after spending a wonderful Christmas in Maine with my family. We cooked, we tromped through the snow, we opened way too many presents, and Rob and I caught up on sleep thanks to two exceptional grandparents and one loving auntie. As we zoom toward 2018, … Continue reading Baking wins, baby food helpers, and an excellent New England art excursion

Baby travel tips! (Plus Lilly’s lucky plane outfit)

Hi there, If you’re new to the newsletter, you can check out past editions here. Everyone else, welcome back! Before Birchbox, I worked at Condé Nast Traveler, where I thought a lot about how to get the most out of travel. My editor tendencies have stuck—lots of research, planning, and wandering around looking for the perfect meal—but a baby … Continue reading Baby travel tips! (Plus Lilly’s lucky plane outfit)

Crazy good tahini, clutter wrangling, and useful new mom gifts

Hi there! If this is your first newsletter, welcome! You can find previous editions here. Everyone else, thank you all for the awesome feedback and questions, and keep it coming 🙂 I’m writing this on our way back from Washington D.C., where we were visiting friends and investigating the baked good scene (more on that … Continue reading Crazy good tahini, clutter wrangling, and useful new mom gifts

Hi there!

Hi there, First off, thanks for reading! I started this newsletter because I know a lot of people are looking for shortcuts to the good stuff (good stuff = things to eat, cook, buy, read, do) and I’m hoping I can help. I spend an inordinate amount of time trying to optimize my life and … Continue reading Hi there!