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My husband and I like to celebrate a little earlier (or later) than Valentine’s Day, in order avoid all the chaos of the actual holiday (battling for reservations and dealing with over-decorated restaurants with mediocre ‘prix fix’ menus is not for us). This year we discovered Butcher Bar in Astoria – where even my mostly vege-pescatarian husband was tempted by great smoked meat. The Beef Candy sandwich was amazing – I’m already craving another.
Enjoy your weekend and happy Valentine’s Day!

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Fun outdoor art, collecting bugs, toes in grass, eating outdoors with friends and warm summer breezes: these are a few of my favorite things!

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Who knew this great new flea market/street fair was happening on weekends in our old Queens neighborhood (near Kaufman Astoria Studios) ? GREAT food and even a bicycle powered slush making machine – the kids were psyched. Zoe loves pink lady sushi – with mango and shrimp. YUM! So much to see, buy and eat…

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I know I know – we’ve been here so often. We couldn’t resist a new art show and some warmer weather. It’s good to be outside again… and frolicking with good friends. (And kids are allowed to climb on the art!)

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Remember we did this post about our creative friends in Astoria Queens and their adorable Lyla Tov monsters? (We’ve got a button of little monsters in our widgets that you can click on.) Well.. we got a chance to see them again – at a party thanking everyone for their recent kickstarter success! Momma Erin is so creative.. she transformed the basement level of a synagogue into a carnival and Lyla Tov monster fiesta. Congrats to the Black family on their continued monster-making success!

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LOVE the PBJ spread idea for future parties!

LOVE the PBJ spread idea for future parties!

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the Black family gives a public thanks... note they are growing (2 more monster makers to the family!)

the Black family gives a public thanks… note they are growing (2 more monster makers to the family!)

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Some great costumes and trick-o-treating!

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Our friend Jane as a fisherman!

Our friend Jane as a fisherman!

We'd love to see Kasha (grandma and grandpa's dog) in this headless horseman get-up!

We’d love to see Kasha (grandma and grandpa’s dog) in this headless horseman get-up!

Amazing pegasus costume

Amazing pegasus costume

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not sure what this toddler is wearing but it was creepy!

not sure what this toddler is wearing but it was creepy!

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Ezra changed into his 'MineCraft Steve' outfit that we created the night before.

Ezra changed into his ‘MineCraft Steve’ outfit that we created the night before.

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