Welcome!Made in Brooklyn is my place to document my creative journey, from bread to babies, cards to cakes. You are welcome to come and join me for a while.
- I stopped teaching Kindergarten in 2005 to become the mom of two crazy boys here in Brooklyn. At first I thought being a stay at home mom meant that I needed to pour all my time and energy directly into my sons, but I realized somewhere along the way that being a rockstar mom meant not only taking good care of my boys, but also taking good care of myself. And taking good care of myself means pursuing something creative...just about everyday. I started Made In Brooklyn to motivate myself in my creative goals as well as share my work with others and perhaps inspire them in their own creative journeys.
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Category Archives: homemaking
Some things fell into place this week that helped me put the final touches on the living room. And now I’m ready to share! This living room has a lot that is different from our last one. New couch, new … Continue reading
My new apartment and I have had a hard time getting used to each other. When we moved in I was sooo surprised at how hard settling in was. I was surprised at how much work it was and how … Continue reading
The boys’ room. Their room is the slightest bit bigger than their last room. It’s the same narrow, long shape, but since the door is at a skinny end, rather than on the long side, we can actually fit more … Continue reading
Things are really coming together now! The room I am most excited about right now is our master bedroom. It’s HUGE. It’s deliciously, restfully, quietly enormous. Well, for New York anyway. :) When we signed papers on this apartment all … Continue reading
When we first moved to New York, in 2002, we purged many of our things and squeezed what was left into a tiny studio. The night we moved in I had dough rising in the kitchen for some homemade pizza. … Continue reading
Hi! Please bear with me as I divert from my usual Made In Brooklyn patterns over the next few weeks. I need to sort through over a thousand personal photos, plus two client shoots. I also need to get back … Continue reading
There are pumpkins EVERYWHERE. I don’t know how we got so may pumpkins this year. A real Halloween mystery. And these pumpkins are the most loved pumpkins ever. The boys gather them and sort them by size. Isaac walks around … Continue reading
I’ve been trying to get Isaac to do a few chores around here. Andrew’s been doing chores for a while (clearing the table, making the beds on the weekends, cleaning up messes, helping with the trash), but it was trickier … Continue reading
Even though we’ve been settled into our current rhythm for about 8 months now, I keep realizing it over and over. A few weeks ago I was noticing that it was changing how much time I could spend on making … Continue reading