Danrie's Diary

Meet Virginia Hart

We caught up with Virginia Lucas Hart, a professional artist based in Charlottesville, Virginia, who works with individual clients and brands from around the globe.

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A Peek into Jessica Quarello's Extra Lucky Life

Jess Quarello, a key force behind Extra Lucky Moms (ELM) and a mom of two, walks us through her journey into and through motherhood, and the origin story of Extra Lucky Moms.

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The Colorful World of Balloons by Caro

Carolina Flores, the creative mind behind Balloons by Caro, tells us about her creative journey, her inspirations, and the rewards and challenges of running her own business. 

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A Spooktacular Halloween with Kids in New York City

Halloween is just around the corner, and there's no better place to celebrate this spooky holiday with your kids than New York City! The city offers a plethora of family-friendly Halloween activities that will leave your kids bewitched with delight.

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Your Definitive Back-to-School Shopping Guide

There are few things more bittersweet than back-to-school season. With the end of summer comes the end of beach days, ice cream cones, and breezy adventures, but also the excitement of a fresh new year, and, of course, fresh new back-to-school supplies. Here are our picks! 

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A Chat With Bodega Baby Author Hannah Shatzen

We were lucky enough to chat with Hannah Shatzen, author of one of our absolute favorite books, Bodega Baby, and self-proclaimed “professional aunt,” about her origins as a writer, her top NYC spots, and her foolproof children’s gifts ideas

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A Chat With Anne Niebuhr of Danish Heritage Brand Fixoni

We chatted with Fixoni’s Design Manager Anne Niebuhr about the brand’s approach to design, its storied history, and its shift towards sustainability.

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On the Myth of Balance in Working Motherhood.

I have been writing a lot about balance as a mother on my blog, and it dawned on me embarrassingly late in these musings that balance is the wrong mascot for working motherhood. It is -- for me, at least -- the incorrect paradigm...

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Meet Virginia Hart
jess quarello and her daughters
The Colorful World of Balloons by Caro
A Spooktacular Halloween with Kids in New York City
Your Definitive Back-to-School Shopping Guide
A Chat With Bodega Baby Author Hannah Shatzen
A Chat With Anne Niebuhr of Danish Heritage Brand Fixoni
On the Myth of Balance in Working Motherhood.
On Maintaining Wonder As A Parent
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On Maintaining Wonder As A Parent

Last year, one of my readers wrote to tell me that her six-year-old son had passed away unexpectedly, and that, after his death, she had discovered hundreds of photos he had taken on his iPad, many of (in her words) “everyday things he found beautiful — light/shadow, flowers, a bumblebee, our dog.” 

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Meet Virginia Hart
Troop Danrie
Meet Virginia Hart

We caught up with Virginia Lucas Hart, a professional artist based in Charlottesville, Virginia, who works with individual clients and brands from around the globe.

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jess quarello and her daughters
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A Peek into Jessica Quarello's Extra Lucky Life

Jess Quarello, a key force behind Extra Lucky Moms (ELM) and a mom of two, walks us through her journey into and through motherhood, and the origin story of Extra Lucky Moms.

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Danrie Launches Gift Bundles: Elevating Your Gift-Giving
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Danrie Launches Gift Bundles: Elevating Your Gift-Giving

Whether you're attending a baby shower, celebrating a birthday, or getting ready for the holiday season, our thoughtfully curated bundles are here to simplify your gift-giving experience.

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The Colorful World of Balloons by Caro
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The Colorful World of Balloons by Caro

Carolina Flores, the creative mind behind Balloons by Caro, tells us about her creative journey, her inspirations, and the rewards and challenges of running her own business. 

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Warmth and Luxury: Cashmere Gifts for Kids
From Moms
Warmth and Luxury: Cashmere Gifts for Kids

When I am looking for the perfect gift I love to give something that is just a little bit more luxurious than what someone would buy for themselves or their own kid! At the top of that list is cashmere.

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Soothing Saviors: The Importance of Teethers for Babies
From Moms
Soothing Saviors: The Importance of Teethers for Babies

Welcoming a new baby into your life is such an exciting time, but it also comes with its fair share of challenges, one of which is the teething process. Those tiny teeth making their debut can be quite uncomfortable for infants, leading to fussiness and discomfort.

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A Spooktacular Halloween with Kids in New York City
From Moms
A Spooktacular Halloween with Kids in New York City

Halloween is just around the corner, and there's no better place to celebrate this spooky holiday with your kids than New York City! The city offers a plethora of family-friendly Halloween activities that will leave your kids bewitched with delight.

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