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
A Spooktacular Halloween with Kids in New York City
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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
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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
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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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Block Island: The Family Travel Guide
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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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A Chat With Anne Niebuhr of Danish Heritage Brand Fixoni
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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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The Full Feedings Method, With Founder Ann Marks
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The Full Feedings Method, With Founder Ann Marks

If you, like many of us at the Danrie office, have spent hours upon hours furiously scanning Google for a magic trick to help your little one sleep through the night, then you’ve likely come across the work of Ann Marks, single mom of 3 and founder of the Full Feedings Method

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An Intro to Bespoke Education with Stephanie Rosenfeld, founder of Education by SR
An Intro to Bespoke Education with Stephanie Rosenfeld, founder of Education by SR

Bespoke education can be an incredibly effective method of learning for children ages 2 and up. Education by SR, founded by NYC native Stephanie Rosenfeld, offers bespoke education tailored to the unique needs and learning styles of each individual student. We sat down with Stephanie for to learn more about why bespoke education is so effective, why it’s worth the investment, and how to prevent the dreaded “summer slide.” 

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Reykjavik, Iceland: The Family Travel Guide
Reykjavik, Iceland: The Family Travel Guide

We first traveled to Iceland with our son when he was a toddler and had plans to return in 2020, but COVID hit and, just like that, travel was off the table for us for a couple of years. So when we finally got to visit in August last year, we made the most of our time in Reykjavík so we could put together the ultimate family guide to a place near the top of everyone’s list for Danrie’s Diary. We made the capital our home base and focused on Reykjavík and Southwest Iceland, doing just one overnight outside of our apartment swap in Reykjavík.

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