Tuesday, May 25, 2010


Finally, my search for Toms Shoes are over. After going to three shops nearby, (sold out after 1 week!) I got lucky on my fourth try, my new kicks are black (I live in New York after all) and hot red - don't you think they would look just a little fantastic with an all white outfit? The silver is on my maybe list. The best thing about Toms, is when you buy a pair, they match it with giving a brand new pair to a child in need. 

Thursday, May 20, 2010

Before and After

Ever since we bought the house upstate I have wanted to put a big window in the living room & paint it. This spring we added a gorgeous picture window and painted it a fresh coat of yellow, da vinci's canvas from Benjamin Moore. My sister has this colour in her house and I have always loved it. It has an ochre look about it and brightens the room up. I just love this yellow
The picture window (now I just need to do something about that horrid chandelier)

Monday, May 17, 2010

Book shelves for the nursery and beyond

I love the idea of reading book after book to Gus. Here are some very cool and practical bookshelves. 
These two are from Apartment Therapy. I love the blue cloud...
This tree bookshelf is sweet. Source unknown to me.
These are some pretty spectacular bookshelves! From Marvelous Kiddo.

Wednesday, May 12, 2010


The New Lonny is out...

Thursday, May 6, 2010

Rent our Hudson Valley House

Upstate Escape: If anyone is interested in renting our 1860 fully renovated farmhouse in the Hudson Valley of New York, please email me, michelleparksmccourt@gmail.com. The house has a 3 bedrooms, plus a nursery and sleeps 6 comfortably. There is a daybed in the library off the living room for an extra person. The back of the house is park like, very private with a gentle stream that cascades into a waterfall. Full BBQ set up and outdoor games and lawn furniture.There are walking trails in the back and a state park with a beach like lake only 2 miles away. A great place to get away from it all. We are offering short term rentals; weekends and week days. Happy thursday. xoxo
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