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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1. We told the boys at dinner night before last, that NASA launched Maven. Maven is a satellite headed to Mars. It’s going to examine the atmosphere to try to answer some questions that the work of Curiosity has brought … Continue reading
I can’t believe I’ve waited this long. When I mentioned to a friend recently that I didn’t have any business cards she admonished me with a “that’s the first thing you’re suppose to DO!” whoops! But…I have them now! And … Continue reading
After spending WAY too much time yesterday googling whether or not it was safe to trick or treat in my neighborhood, we discovered…oh yes! it is! VERY!!! It was hopping and awesome and filled with adorable, fun, good cheer. Perfect … Continue reading
Today Dave turns a whopping 35! He invited some buddies over tonight and I have been preparing some treats to share. On the menu so far? Vegan Pistachio Shortbread and Mocha Chocolate Cake. Happy Birthday, Dave!! I hope it’s a … Continue reading
1. Coffee and journaling on the patio in the early morning. It’s cool and breezy out there and I like seeing who else is up and about at that hour. 2. Morning runs. I’ve been using my morning runs to … Continue reading
1. As you will notice in these photos, when we are at the beach, we eat ice cream. It isn’t actually ice cream now that I think about it. It’s frozen custard…and the only place I know of that sells … Continue reading
It’s been a very full and crazy three weeks. We went to beach week with my family, followed by a cruise to Nova Scotia with Dave’s family, and when we got back I had a day and a half to … Continue reading
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Howdy Strangers! I’ve been keeping this blog for about 7 years…and in that time I’ve been through all kinds of life stuff…but was able to keep blogging away. And now, for some reason, I am having the hardest time keeping … Continue reading