construction-themed birthday party for atlas!

we celebrated atlas’s 3rd birthday this month & it was too cute not to share! he’s really into excavators, different trucks and anything construction-related, so i knew he would love a “3 & diggin’ it” construction-themed birthday party! naturally, we have various trucks in different shapes and sizes around the house, so bringing this party theme to life wasn’t too…
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beach sunrise family photoshoot in cancun, mexico

my family & i recently returned from cancun, mexico where we had the most amazing time! this was such a special trip because it was our first international adventure with baby aero who was just shy of one year old and it was our first time traveling with atlas as a toddler (he’s almost 3)…and they both did amazing! plus…
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girls mystery trip 2021: austin, texas

my closest girlfriends & i go on a GMT, or a “Girls Mystery Trip” every year. we each take turns planning & no one in the group knows anything, including the destination, until the morning of when we do a t-shirt reveal! it’s on the same dates every year to make it easier for everyone and we each put in…
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finest playa mujeres review & recap

my family & i just returned from a 5-night stay at finest playa mujeres in cancun, mexico. the last time we were in cancun was when atlas was a 9-month-old baby!!! now he’s almost 3 years old & even HE was looking forward to this trip and it was so cool to experience it through his eyes. honestly one of…
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flash trip to NYC

my mom, sister & i took a flash trip to NYC to visit our brother ben in june and i’m just now getting around to posting about it but i want to document to remember forever! he has lived in new york for a few years now and while we don’t go nearly enough, this trip post covid lockdown couldn’t…
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3 Days in Denver – Girl’s Trip

over the long MLK weekend my mom, sister & i flew to denver, colorado to spend 3 days exploring social-distance style! we love taking girls trips (we’ve been to so many places together, like new york here & here, LA and vegas to name a few) and after a long 2020 of no travel we needed this little getaway &…
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family holiday experiences recap 2020

my family started a tradition of hosting experiences VS gifting things to each other & this year was no different! this is our 3rd year doing this (see what we were up to back in 2017) & it’s so fun because it challenges us to come up with creative ideas and allows us to spend so much fun time together.…
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family maternity photoshoot

at the end of july, we planned a little family maternity photoshoot at white rock lake with our photographer friend amy. she has shot for us before- see our previous maternity photoshoot here & atlas’s 2-week-old photoshoot here. i knew i would want these photos to treasure forever! she helped us scope out the perfect location, made us all feel…
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getaway house: out of dallas for the night

i heard about getaway house a while back & was curious what it was all about. it looked like a little dreamy escape in nature & i was intrigued. i showed dekel and since we both love hiking, camping & adventure we decided to book a getaway! (see some of our hiking adventures from israel here & here) i had…
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tacos & a carriage ride

i’m so behind on posting this since it happened NYE! but for our last family holiday experience of 2019, my mom planned it & took us out for dinner at this place & then she navigated us to a random parking garage where she then spilled the beans that we were going to go on a horse carriage ride to…
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