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boston winter


So sorry for the long absence!  I know it’s been about a month since my last post… 😦

Things have been really busy recently, mostly due to the stamp/paper crafts company that I co-founded and design for, Altenew.  There is a big trade show every year that we attend, and this year it was in Phoenix.  I was CRAZY busy December and January leading up to the show the weekend of the 20th.

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my birthday celebration!




(Don’t forget to enter my birthday giveaway! Details on Instagram and in this post)

First, I want to apologize for the crazy number of photos!  I had a hard time narrowing them down because they kept making me laugh 🙂  Plus, it was my birthday so I’m allowed to post an excessive amount of pics!

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a makeshift marilyn moment


One more post from my trip to NYC last month!

My mom and I were walking around Central Park, and we were trying to figure out where to go next.  I grew up on Long Island which means I have been to NYC more times than I can count, so we don’t typically do many touristy things.

However, my mom said to me, “I think the Marilyn Monroe subway grate isn’t too far from here…”  I don’t know what made her think of that out of the blue, but I thought it was a great idea!

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