Five interactions to keep your inner dragon at bay

Last weekend, I did a little calculating.  I’ve been pregnant or nursing for more than two years now which means my social life has also been very limited for more than two years. So naturally, I took it out on Mike.  He came home from work on Friday and said, “I forgot to mention I’m […]

City of dreams or city of cynicism?

Phew! We’ve moved out of our KC apartment and are just a couple of weeks away from our big move to the city (we’re staying with my parents until then). I can’t even express what a relief it is to have the first chunk of the move over with.  And most importantly, of course, it’s […]

New Digs!

We did it–we found a home! Woot woot!  Happy 3 year anniversary to us! It’s in the Upper West Side’s Manhattan Valley, dubbed “suburbia with subways” and one of NY’s “next big neighborhoods” by NY Mag last year. Mike’s brother got a feel for the neighborhood for us (such a good guy…used his lunch two […]

The Hunt

Yep, this is me looking not so impressed.  This beauty was one of the apartments we were shown last weekend in NYC on our search for the perfect home.  But let’s be honest. We are not going to find a home that’s even close to perfect.  I know I don’t have room to complain. I […]