It is so very true that you don't really know the value of a weekend until you have a kid and this weekend we have lots of adventures planned so I'm eager for it to arrive.

I’ll admit I’m not usually a huge fan of this trend but I do love a little literary disruption in my day so I find this execution pretty much perfect. I wish New York would do something similar.

What a great way to put a smile on a strangers face.

Movies in the park can be tricky when you have a toddler it either means date night (yay!) or bedtime in the stroller (not my fave). Either way I think I need to check out Red Hook Flicks – the schedule looks awesome and Valentino Pier is a gem of a park.

We’re throwing Finn’s first birthday on Sunday and since he’s proven to not be a fan of cake I’m contemplating this or these as alternative sweet options.

Most of last weekend was spent in a pool, sprinkler or any other available body of water. And I don't know what I would have done without these. Total lifesaver. "