Danrie's Diary

Exploring the Hamptons: Uncovering Hidden Gems and Favorite Spots

As summer approaches I wanted to share some of my favorite spots in the Hamptons! As much as I love life in the city, spending time out East is my happy place! 

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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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Exploring the Hamptons: Uncovering Hidden Gems and Favorite Spots
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
Exploring the Hamptons: Uncovering Hidden Gems and Favorite Spots
Travel Guides
Exploring the Hamptons: Uncovering Hidden Gems and Favorite Spots

As summer approaches I wanted to share some of my favorite spots in the Hamptons! As much as I love life in the city, spending time out East is my happy place! 

DanrieRead More
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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Block Island: The Family Travel Guide
Travel Guides
Block Island: The Family Travel Guide

Known for its stunning beaches, dramatic bluffs, and perfectly preserved nature, Block Island is the perfect destination for a low-key family vacation. Here’s our guide. 

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Santa Fe, NM Family Travel Guide
Travel Guides
Santa Fe, NM Family Travel Guide

My husband, 8 year old son, and I took our first domestic trip to Santa Fe, NM for Spring Break this year. While I wasn't sure how much my beach-loving self would feel in the thin mountain air (Santa Fe is the US's third highest elevation capital city), as I started to research kid-friendly activities, I got really excited about the possibilities. Everything we did exceeded my expectations; needless to say, we were all fully enchanted by the Land of Enchantment.

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Favorite Rainy Day Activities to do with Kids in NYC
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Favorite Rainy Day Activities to do with Kids in NYC

Rain, sleet, or snow—no matter what’s keeping you indoors in NYC, sitting home or in a hotel room with kids can get really old, really fast. From museums to candy kitchens, movies to feasts, these are some of my family’s favorite ways to have a full day out and about indoors in NYC.

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Family Guide to Barcelona: Diana Badosa of PLAY ACTIVE
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Family Guide to Barcelona: Diana Badosa of PLAY ACTIVE

Danrie’s founder is headed to Barcelona with her family this month and we were lucky enough to get the insider scoop from Diana Badosa of Barcelona-based children's line PLAY ACTIVE on her favorite family-friendly spots, what not to miss, and, most importantly, where to PLAY in the beautiful city she and her family call home.

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Best Toys for Travel
Travel Guides
Best Toys for Travel

Whether you’re traveling by plane, train, or automobile, the goal is toys and activities that are packed with big fun, small enough to fit in a backpack, and quiet enough not to disturb the next row. So we’ve rounded up some of our favorite travel-friendly picks for keeping the little ones’ hands and minds busy and content, even through intercontinental travel.

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What To Do When You're Home for the Holidays
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What To Do When You're Home for the Holidays

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