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    Meet Lucky Fish!

    Meet Lucky Fish!
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    We are incredibly excited about our collaboration with screen printer Jann Cheifitz and her company Lucky Fish. We have long admired Jann’s clothing and home furnishings and actually sold her...

    Gift Show Picks

    Gift Show Picks
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    Every six months we scour the New York City Gift Show to find the cutest toys, books, and accessories for our customers in our stores. We always try to snag...

    On the shores of East Lake in Montauk, take a flight of fancy!

    On the shores of East Lake in Montauk, take a flight of fancy!
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    I don't know about you guys but after these last few weeks of the polar vortex we are ready for spring/summer '14! Unfortunately the weather isn't quite here, but we...

    Ladies Nights

    Ladies Nights
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    I always get a little nostalgic this time of year when the chill creeps into the air and I break out all my favorite sweaters.  I notice the time passing...

    Mom with "SOUL": Elizabeth Cutler, co-founder and co-CEO of SoulCycle.

    Mom with
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    I hope that every person who reads this has a friend like my friend Elizabeth. If I need a decent accountant, I call Elizabeth. If I'm on the hunt for...

    SADIE TURNS 8, 1D STYLE!

    SADIE TURNS 8, 1D STYLE!
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    Moms do the craziest things, and when I say "crazy" I mean it both in the literal sense (insane!) and crazy=fun. At least that's what occurred to me when I...

    Molto Delizioso! Love & thanks to Corsino Cantina

    Molto Delizioso! Love & thanks to Corsino Cantina
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    One of the surprise bonuses of parenthood is that you get to meet friends through your children, so many fun, thoughtful, inspiring people who are going through exactly the same...

    Meet the PC Design Team - Part Two

    Meet the PC Design Team - Part Two
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    Meet the PC Team! Next in line for the Pink Chicken team spotlight is Christina, another one of my beloved co-workers. I’m so grateful for her hard work, great attitude and...

    Meet the PC Design Team - Part One

    Meet the PC Design Team - Part One
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    Part of the reason why I love coming to work every day (maybe not every day, but close) is because I get to collaborate with some talented, fun, and adorable...

    wishing you a star spangled 4th!

    wishing you a star spangled 4th!
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    I LOVE this pie!! http://secretlifeofachefswife.com/anthologie/desserts/the-easiest-fourth-of-july-pie-ive-ever-seen This lake house really says July 4th to me.   Also loving these:

    Happy Father's Day!

    Happy Father's Day!
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    The countdown to our next Spring/Summer photo shoot has begun, and that means that Father's Day is fast approaching. That's right—it's been years since my husband, John, has been able...

    REMEMBERING MEMORIAL DAY

    REMEMBERING MEMORIAL DAY
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    Though the technical beginning of summer isn’t until June 21st, the undisputed, official kick off of the season is always Memorial Day. Rain or shine (in our case here in...

    MOM'S THE WORD!

    MOM'S THE WORD!
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    If you've read this blog before,  you know that I'm a holiday addict. Give me a good reason to celebrate and I'm there. But this Mother's Day post is for...

    Fiesta Fun!

    Fiesta Fun!
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    Cinco de Mayo, the annual celebration of Mexican heritage and culture, ranks up at the top of my list of favorite holidays. First, it’s a convenient reminder that summer is...

    HOT SHOT: PHOTOGRAPHER KEN KOCHEY

    HOT SHOT: PHOTOGRAPHER KEN KOCHEY
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    Anyone who's struggled to capture their children's true expressions on camera, let alone snap a decent holiday card picture every year, will appreciate the talent of photographer Ken Kochey. When Ken...

    spend a summer day with us on balsam farms...

    spend a summer day with us on balsam farms...
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    One of the things we love about summer is its abundance. Lots of dreamy sunny days, friends and, oh my, the fresh fruits and vegetables.  Pink Chicken took a field...

    top 10 reasons we love clyde fraser

    top 10 reasons we love clyde fraser
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    Clyde came into our lives back in 2008. My husband and my daughter Belle begged me for a dog, and any reluctance I had about keeping a pet in our...

    a family tradition.

    a family tradition.
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    every year one of my favorite holiday traditions is baking cookies with my girls.  its creative, we do it together and its a release for me to step aside as...

    Fall 2013

    Fall 2013
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    Meet Gretchen Witt, Founder of Cookies for Kids Cancer

    Meet Gretchen Witt, Founder of Cookies for Kids Cancer
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    Over the last couple of weeks, to honor this season of giving, we’ve posted about women who are dedicated to improving the lives of mothers and their children around the...

    Giving Thanks for Thanksgiving

    Giving Thanks for Thanksgiving
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    As I wrap and tape and tie endless bows, and welcome the hustle and bustle of the holidays at our store, there's a part of me that wishes every holiday...

    Handmade Holidays

    Handmade Holidays
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    There’s something about Christmas, and holidays in general, that makes me craft-crazy. The minute I hear the first jingle bell, I get the itch to needle-felt reindeer ornaments, decorate a...

    Giving Back : Jessica Seinfeld of Baby Buggy

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    Next up in our PC 3 series featuring our favorite non-profits to benefit mothers & children in need during this season of giving is Baby Buggy (http://www.babybuggy.org), the brainchild of Jessica...

    RUN, CHRISTY, RUN!

    RUN, CHRISTY, RUN!
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    Every year, I know that once my girls have decided on their Halloween costumes, it’s like someone has fired the starting gun and the race to the end of the...

    Pink Chicken loves RAVEN and Paula Cole

    Pink Chicken loves RAVEN and Paula Cole
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    Whenever I hear the first few bars of “I Don’t Want to Wait,” Paula Cole’s anthemic pop song that played over the credits of “Dawson’s Creek,” it’s like I’m transported...

    back to the grind

    back to the grind
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    The last two weeks has been insane getting the kids back on schedule. Indeed, we've  bid adieu to the ease of summer's flexible days, but as we get back to...

    sadie's seventh birthday bash, the glitter, jewels, feathers, and barbie!

    sadie's seventh birthday bash, the glitter, jewels, feathers, and barbie!
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    My girl Sadie just turned seven years old, and it was quite a bash, consisting of 18 very excited girls, feather station, jewelry-making station from jewelry designer Merrill Kassan, glitter...

    savoring the last days of summer, surf and sale-ing

    savoring the last days of summer, surf and sale-ing
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    Each year, I'm so grateful for the long weekend that comes with the Labor Day holiday. It's a built-in reminder to savor the last days of summer. We spent our...

    tween scene, models ella and nina give us the middle school lowdown

    tween scene, models ella and nina give us the middle school lowdown
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    When it came to our tween fall campaign shoot, we already had two cool, confident, carefree, and super sweet girls in mind. Ella and Nina go to my daughter Belle's...

    curtain call, it's a back-to-school production!

    curtain call, it's a back-to-school production!
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    We all know what a production it is to get your kids ready for back to school. New shoes, supplies, backpack, haircut...and, of course, clothes! All need to be practical...

    from india with love, masala collection now available

    from india with love, masala collection now available
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    There is something so intrinsically inspiring about an art form that has endured some four-and-a-half thousand years. Indian block printing is an ancient process, dating back to somewhere in the...

    viva italia!

    viva italia!
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    A friend's nuptials brought lucky me to Capri—one of Italy's paradisiacal islands found in the Tyrrhenian Sea—and I just had to share this breathtaking experience, a literal and visual feast!...

    pack a picnic and head to the beach, it's the 4th of july!

    pack a picnic and head to the beach, it's the 4th of july!
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    My entire family comes to Amagansett for the week of July 4th, a tradition since we bought our house nearly nine years ago. There are 16 of us crammed in...

    ilove my iphone

    ilove my iphone
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      I have to admit it, I’m a recent convert.  I carried that other phone with its blinking email alerts and its Qwerty keyboard.  I could send long missives, easily typed out but...

    dwellstudio's christiane lemieux takes us inside her just-opened soho shop

    dwellstudio's christiane lemieux takes us inside her just-opened soho shop
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    We are absolutely thrilled that DwellStudio has opened its first retail location in SoHo (77 Wooster St.), a trove of modern furnishings, textiles, and accessories for home and baby, thoughtfully...

    gearing up

    gearing up
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      I know summer is around the corner when EWG releases its Skin Deep Summer Sunscreen Guide.  I haven’t stocked up on sunscreen yet but I have bought a surfboard.  Not for me,...

    uptown, girls!

    uptown, girls!
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    There’s sawdust, there’s tools, but no clothes yet.  The newest Pink Chicken Boutique on New York’s upper east side is quickly taking shape.  We’ll have the girls, tweens and womens' line all under...

    paul's daughter

    paul's daughter
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    While winter is finally getting under way (it's officially COLD in New York) we at Pink Chicken are already in full swing for spring.  As we get ready to unveil...

    brightening up

    brightening up
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    When the last of the holiday season is boxed up and stored, it seems like a long cold road to spring.  Here's how I cozy up my home for the...

    i'm in a deer valley state of mind...

    i'm in a deer valley state of mind...
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    Hmm, lots of equipment, an early start time, and it's cold - these three things often add up to a kid deal-breaker, but somehow skiing transcends this list of dislikes...

    2012 resolutions

    2012 resolutions
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    For me, New Year's resolutions aren't so much a commitment to doing something new, but more a return to goals gone off track during the impossibly busy stretch of time...

    mommy, can I skype santa?

    mommy, can I skype santa?
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    While Christmas Eve remains cookies-and-milk low-tech, there have been some changes in the ways that our kids ("digital natives" as they're called) want to communicate with the Pole. It seems...

    holiday shopping

    holiday shopping
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    I have to remind myself each year not to let the holidays get hijacked.  Parties and shopping can take over, leaving not nearly enough relaxed time to enjoy the holiday...

    please and thank you and all that

    please and thank you and all that
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    Statistically speaking, our kids will meet, greet, and eat with more people in the month of December than any other month: grandparents, aunts and uncles, even our co-workers. This has...

    staying fit, fancy, and healthy

    staying fit, fancy, and healthy
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    Now that Thanksgiving, with all its good food, is behind us, it’s a long distance sprint until New Year’s Day.  Parties, shopping, eating, drinking…. December is an endurance event (a...

    belle's birthday scavenger hunt

    belle's birthday scavenger hunt
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    The big question: How to plan a New York City birthday party that’s down-home, different, and fun? Answer: SCAVENGER HUNT.  It was was my husband’s great idea to celebrate Belle’s...

    ask stacey

    ask stacey
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    Amongst the stream of “mom conversations” I have during the course of any given day, (afterschool scheduling problems, academic anxieties, and what to make for dinner), I come across a...

    a playhouse of one's own

    a playhouse of one's own
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    Ever since seeing this article in the New York Times a few months back, I’ve been obsessed with playhouses.   With wallpaper, drapes and fridges, some of the pictures made me...

    giving thanks - cookies for kids cancer

    giving thanks - cookies for kids cancer
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    With all the preparation that goes into Thanksgiving - travel plans, turkey brines, and table tops - it's pretty easy to lose sight of the whole point of the holiday. ...

    essential halloween instant dance party

    essential halloween instant dance party
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    Because after your kids have eaten 37 Kit Kat bars, there’s nothing to do but dance! Halloween begins with good intentions and a few ground rules. The goal is to...

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