Posts Categorized: Our Favorite Things

Snowy Day Activities

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I’m not so fond of the win­ter and the cold nip­ping at my nose, but I would never pass up an oppor­tu­nity to spend a day snug­gled up with my girls, and a snow day war­rants just that! Put the paper­work aside, grab a cup of hot cocoa and pop in a movie. Instead of bum­ming around inside, if your… Read more »

Know someone who is getting married next year?

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Do you know some­one who is get­ting mar­ried next year? Our good friends and stu­dio neigh­bors, Michele and Francesco Spiezia, own Films by Francesco. They are also co-​founders of Bespoke Atelier app which is the best way to dis­cover, save and share ideas. They are offer­ing engaged cou­ples the oppor­tu­nity to win Francesco’s cin­e­matog­ra­phy ser­vices… Read more »

Hartshorn Portraiture’s Gift Guide

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I am sure that you have received many emails from com­pa­nies with their gift guides. Here are a cou­ple of our favorites. Terrain has large selec­tions for the ‘enter­tainer,’ the ‘gen­tle­men’ and the ‘lit­tle one.’ Restoration Hardware has a vari­ety of cool stock­ing stuffers for every age. Happy shopping!

The Hartshorn Christmas Adventure in NYC

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There are sev­eral things that I like to do with Mac and the girls every year in NYC, and for Christmas 2014 I decided to pack all of them into one day! Sunday, December 21st is the day. We will start off with a carol ser­vice at Saint Thomas Church on 5th Avenue which has a mag­i­cal boys choir. From… Read more »

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

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I have always been quite impressed with the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. It is amaz­ing how so many peo­ple come together to see the floats and enter­tain­ment. If you are inter­ested in join­ing the crowd, visit this link to the parade route map and the best loca­tions to watch. I often think of run­ning into the… Read more »

Turkey Porchetta

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Are you look­ing for some­thing a lit­tle dif­fer­ent for Thanksgiving? Our friend, Chef Anthony Pino, sug­gests using a clas­sic Italian dish with a fes­tive makeover. Try his Turkey Porchetta recipe with cau­li­flower au gratin; your guests will love it! It you want to take a year off from prepar­ing this year’s Thanksgiving feast, Chef Pino’s restau­rant, Anthony David’s, can pre­pare… Read more »