How to Create Epic Halloween Costumes

Start with an adorable dog or baby. Add a dash of classic children’s tales. And a little bit of Disney. I didn’t always love Halloween, but once our beloved dog and son joined our lives, it has become one of my favorite holidays. Every year, I love coming up with costumes for my family, each…

Off to Annapolis

Annapolis is one of my favorite East Coast cities. It’s charming and quaint, and it also happens to be the city where MBH and I first met. We travel up most years for the annual croquet match of the Academy vs. St. John’s College, which has become the kind of citywide celebration & boozefest I…

A Tale Told Two Ways

Sunday Morning, byย Our Beloved Son Mixed fruit jam & cheese on cotton, 2015 This piece represents the artist’s struggle to conform to society’s expectations during a construct known as ‘brunch.’ Man vs. food. Clean vs. dirty. Indoor voice vs. OUTDOOR VOICE. Aka our son had a huge tantrum today at brunch.

How To Take a Toddler to Brunch

When we first found out we were having a child, MBH and I decided that we wouldn’t be those parents. We would try to maintain our lifestyle as much as possible. Yes, I can hear you laughing. But we’ve tried. And on some days, we’ve even succeeded. We try to set our son up for…