Jessica & Chris

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A Quiet Christmas

As with all things in 2020, Christmas looked VERY different this year. We spent a few hours with Chris’ family on Christmas Eve which was really nice. Our nieces and nephews were so excited about Santa’s impending arrival. Christmas is certainly more magical through their eyes. Christmas day was just Chris and I. We made a big breakfast, watched movies and just hung out. We got to Zoom with my family at night which wasn’t the same as seeing them, but I am hopeful that we will all be able to be together Read more »

Saying Goodbye

This past week has been extremely hard. We had to say goodbye to our dog, Stone. Stone was our fist baby. We found him tied to a fence 12 years ago. Someone had abandoned him and we are so grateful that we found him. He brought a lot of joy into our lives and is a large part of the reason that I work in animal welfare today. Read more »

It’s Beginning to look a lot like Christmas

We put the tree up this weekend, and it was so fun! Trimming the tree in both my and Chris’ family was always a fun family tradition. My grandpa would decorate the tree with us every year while we listened to Frank Sinatra Christmas songs. Each year, for Chris and his family, they would decorate their tree with their Read more »

Happy Thanksgiving

Yesterday looked different then our past Thanksgivings but it was still a really good day. We volunteered in the morning, packing food for home bound seniors, picked up lunch from our favorite bagel store on the way home, snuggled with the pups, watched a movie and cooked a beautiful dinner. We zoomed with both our families Read more »

Preparing for a different kind of holiday

This Thanksgiving is going to be vastly different than our typical Thanksgiving. We have decided not to see family this year. Instead, Chris and I will be volunteering in the morning to help feed homebound seniors here in Brooklyn and then home to cook a quiet meal for just us. Although we are sad not to be with our loved Read more »

We met a new member of our village

As we like to refer to them, our friends or our chosen family are super important to us, and we believe that raising a kid takes a village, and ours is ready and just welcomed a new member!! Our dear friends Gary and Alyssa welcomed their son Lyle Flynn last week, and yesterday we were finally able to meet him. He is so Read more »

A weekend in the Berkshires

We got our of the city for a few days. It was great to get out of town. We relaxed, did some shopping and tons of cooking. It was awesome to spend time with Chris’ brother and his wife too. It was cold but we made the best of it. Chris is making his “I hate the cold face” that he will wear from now until Read more »

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