Matzah Ball Soup. Yes, that is right, Matzah Ball Soup will forever and always be my favorite comfort food. Over the years, I have noticed that everything seems better after a big, steaming bowl of Matzah Ball Soup. I feel lighter, happier and relaxed each and every time. It is truly amazing. It can be […]

Personal, YP Life

January 15, 2019

Matzah Ball Soup… The Ultimate Comfort Food


“What is your new year resolution?” “I don’t believe in them?” “Why not?” “It shouldn’t take the beginning of a New Year to get you to want change or improve. It is just another day…” We have this conversation every year and every year I think, “Ya… Robert is right.” I shouldn’t just want to be […]

Personal, words of the week

January 8, 2019

Robert doesn’t believe in New Year Resolutions…. but I do


Photo credit: Robert Goldberg : ) One week later:  As I walked out of the metro station and turned to face DC’s Chinatown, I put my hand on the camera bag that was hanging from my shoulder. My Dad let me borrow his Canon Rebel and I was terrified of loosing it. I started walking […]

Life with YPP, Personal, words of the week, YP Life

October 29, 2018

How YPP began Part 2


  I am not the only writer in my family… I actually am one of three. My beautiful sister who just moved to Israel with her family of six, blogs about their move, their transition and everything in between. My mom, took a more of an old school approach and went ahead and published two […]

Personal, words of the week, YP Life

October 17, 2018

My First Featured Writing… (Published by Mama Pachino)


“You need to just get a hobby” Ayelet said as I was sitting across from her at the table in her College Park, Maryland apartment as she was making her infamous caramel cookies. She was literally the best baker and I loved nothing more than pretending like I was helping her create her delicious masterpieces. […]

Life with YPP, Personal, YP Life

September 28, 2018

How YPP began… Part 1


It’s 2am and I just got back to the one bedroom house in Philadelphia, I have your multi-colored sweater on as I roll my broken, purple suitcase into the living room. I look around, drop the handle and sigh. I am finally home. I thought I would be relieved, it felt like I had been […]


August 11, 2018

Our Trip to Paris…


2017. What a year. Not only was it the year that brought us the obsession of fidget spinners, the creation of the legendary Romphim and the comeback of the black leather chokers, but it was one hell of a year for YPP. When I think about this past year, one word comes to mind; unbelievable. Don’t […]

Couples Portraits, engagement, events, Family, Personal, Weddings

December 31, 2017

Top 10 YPP Photos of 2017!


A few days ago, I was sitting in La Colombe, one of my favorite Philadelphia Cafes, when I noticed an old friend of mine just posted a link to his new website. So, of course, as I was sipping on my draft latte, I clicked on the link. Immediately, it was obvious that he was […]

Headshot, Personal

September 22, 2017



I was sitting at a table at La Colombe, one of my favorite cafe’s in Philadelphia, sipping my tea, flipping through one of my latest wedding album proofs, when a cute elder woman next to me, looked over my shoulder and huffed “OH! I don’t know how you deal with weddings, too much chaos. Just […]

Personal, Weddings, words of the week

September 1, 2017

Your love story