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Columbia Cabinets

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Anyone else get caught in a loop of Instagram kitchen envy? When you’re scrolling through IG and come to a kitchen space that takes your breath away? You tell yourself that a kitchen reno may be years down the road, but you press that save button anyway, knowing that there is something there that inspires […]

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Top Rail Interiors

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I’ve come to a point in my local life where I often see the portfolio of “after” photos of a newly renovated home and guess, with much accuracy, who the interior designer was. I’m not suggesting that I have a superpower, by any means. But it’s common that a designer becomes known in their local […]

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Kripalu Center

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(Note that I would have loved to provide you with more photos, but for reasons discussed in this post, my phone was only on during arrival and departure). For years, my husband has been encouraging me to get away. You see, he’s a “guys kind of guy”, living for reunion weekends and golf trips away […]

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Silverwood Galleries

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Prime Storage is a Scoop Saratoga partner. So here we are, almost into summer. Broadway is about to start flooding with tourists. The grounds of the historic Saratoga Race Course will begin buzzing with energy. And we’ve already penciled in those countless social gatherings that bring the locals and “summers” together. So it’s no surprise […]

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Saratoga Indepdent School

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As fun as it was busting into our taco boxes at Saratoga Independent School’s Big Night IN last year, there was no doubt that the crowd last Thursday night was so excited for their, once again, Big Night OUT. The annual benefit to raise money for their Annual Fund and classroom technology was a huge […]

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CREATIVTY AND CONNECTION

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Let me begin by sharing that I am FAR from all-or-nothing when it comes to technology. Most of my kids play video games daily. Laptops are often open during meals. Ipad games or movies occasionally babysit while I am getting work done in the next room. And I am just another parent who oscillates back […]

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obsessed with intentional living and octopus. and known as the meanest mom on the block.

Hi, I'm Ally.
Mom, creative, and lover of local.

I love to learn, create and share stories. They may be in the form of some local lust-worthy finds. Or style tips. Or that recent dinner I’m still drooling over. Or the challenges of motherhood. My intention is always to enlighten and inspire.

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