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Our rented apartment in Brooklyn last month, where we stayed for ten days, had some interesting decor. It freaked out Eliot a little!

In the kitchen above the window:

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Above the fridge:

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Living room view one:

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Bedroom one

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Bedroom Two- cute little corner

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This little two bedroom in the Gowanus/Park Slope area was at the top floor of a four story walk-up. The masks, antlers, religious paintings and sheep heads were very new to my five year old. There was even a handmade upside down zombie head lamp on the kitchen table. When we walked in to the space for the first time after our red-eye from Portland Eliot looked right at it and said, "Look Mommy, a dead guy." I quickly turned this little piece of art around so we didn't have to stare at him while we ate.

Have a beautiful weekend! It's as dark as can be outside here in PDX!

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This place is so cool and I wish I had more pictures! It's called the Brooklyn Superhero Supply Company. Their website is awesome too:

When you are ready to make your purchase you must recite the Vow of Heroism:
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 Yes, you can buy these Invisiblity Detective Goggles:

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And Secret Identity Kits:

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An aspiring superhero can purchase some Magnetism:

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One of the many uniforms:

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Capes, goggles, gadgets, even cans of immortality! My child asked to go here every single day we were in Brooklyn.

Where your money goes:
There is a secret doorway in the back- you have to move a shelf full of superhero supplies and it opens to a room that looks like a library. On the day we opened this "portal", as Eliot referred to it we saw people reading and writing in this amazing space. Eliot called it "another dimension."  Volunteers run these amazing spaces where kids are tutored and can attend creative workshops. So cool and so fun. The other locations that I'm familiar with are San Fransisco, with a pirate theme, and Los Angeles with thier time traveling theme.

Highly recommend and commend this entire idea. Go check it out!


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Views of the great city of New York from Brooklyn. Enjoy.

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 Me and my Lovemore shirt ***

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Statue of Liberty

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And one more

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***I adore my tees from Lovemore. Check them out:

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We were the only people eating at Rawstar on a Sunday night in September and it was hippie and yummy. Rawstar is an all raw and all vegan restaurant located in the Prospect Heights neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York. Here's what we had lovingly prepared for us….

Spinach pie, kale salad & tabouli:

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Lasagna (only served on the weekends), broccoli salad & sprouts:

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Dessert was a piece of strawberry-blueberry cheesecake:

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I loved the lasagna. Loved. The spinach pie plate was good and the cheesecake was ok, a bit on the heavier side. After having the creations brought to my lips from Cafe Gratitude and Elaina Love I am a picky raw food dessert lover.

Much love & success to Rawstar.

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Translation: Oh My God… Mercedes Benz Fashion Week!

Here are my photos from my second row spot at Nanette Lepore.  So exciting, dream come true. Loved it and appreciated being there So much!

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Nigel Barker!

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Real Housewife! And across the way in the blue shirt is Jonathan Adler!

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Fashion-y New York crowd:

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Gorgeous Lepore clothes, sorry you can't see them well!

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And thank you to my new friend who came along and showed me a lovely time! Here are her lovable sites: &

I emailed Jessica practically moments before the show cause I didn't want to go alone cause I thought she seemed really cool on her two blogs(see above). And guess what? She was really cool, gracious and has legs that I will probably envy till I'm old! ha!

Much love to all and thank you thank you thank you for the hookups! You know who you are!


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Yes, that's what I wrote, 'outfits'. I bought this for Eliot in a store in New York on the upper west side. It's called Bit'Z Kids:  and I just love their clothes. Enjoy!

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Warning: names dropping ahead.

Blossom is a beautiful favorite raw and vegan restaurant on the Upper West Side. I've heard it's a favorite of Anne Hathaway. We saw Matt Dillon there.

Rolls from Blossom:

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And salad:

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Caravan of Dreams is also vegan & raw but in the awesome East Village, New York. We even saw Chloe Sevigny outside!

My beautiful salad:

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Burrito. Luckily I was extremely hungry!

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Horribly sneaky photo of Chloe:

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Also in the East Village we have Lula's Sweet Apothecary. Sweet mercy an old fashioned ice cream parlor with all vegan Everything! Amazing!

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And my fav:

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I heart NY

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