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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It was a full weekend. So full that this post is taking FOREVER for me to put together. :) We spent Saturday at my Aunt Melodee’s house in Pennsylvania. The boys all hit each other with sticks in the yard. … Continue reading
This weekend we went to Storm King, an outdoor art museum. It was the *perfect* art museum for us. Indestructible art, with about a quarter mile of running and romping in between each piece. We loved it. :) Email this … Continue reading
Robyn here. Today I have a guest post for you from Heather Von St. James. Heather contacted me a few weeks ago and asked if she could write a guest post about her story of cancer survival. She wants to … Continue reading
If all goes according to plan, we will be in the middle of a fun family adventure by the time this post goes live. If all does not go according to plan…grrr… During our Spring Break, we met up with … Continue reading
1. not setting my alarm 2. being lazy about drinking coffee in bed while the boys make egg hunts for each other and look at books. 3. seeing friends that we haven’t seen in a while. 4. watching the boys … Continue reading
I’ve been photographing my favorite 6 week old. Making and eating mandarin orange scones. Working on my next quilt. Today it’s snowing beautifully outside, and I’m hoping to get more work on my quilt done and walk around some more … Continue reading
I sent the boys to school today with backpacks stuffed with the valentines they made, containers of heart shaped cookies and, around his neck, Andrew wore a heart shaped balloon that he had twisted together this morning to share with … Continue reading
Yesterday, as I was packing away Christmas decorations, I came across this photo of Dave and I in 1999. We were still in college…not yet engaged, and totally silly. So…I decided to do something with it this morning… I wrote: … Continue reading
This week, as people have wished me a Happy New Year, I first feel confused and then blank. Sometimes I remember to give a “Happy New Year!” back, but not always. This year it just feels like the strangest thing … Continue reading