portland : a video

Wrapping up the last of our magical trip with a short film. This wasย our first time to shoot video on a DSLR, so there’s definitely room for us to learn and grow. If you want to read about where we shopped/ate/enjoyed the beauty of the Pacific Northwest, check out my posts here and here. Love […]

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four years

Nine years ago we met on our second day in a new city to attend a university. Eight and a half years ago you told me “I think I like you.” Five years ago you got down on one knee and asked me to marry you. Four years ago youย became my husband, I your wife. […]

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portland part one

We have been wanting to take a trip to Portland, Oregon for a while now, as we kept hearing how great the city is. So we bit the bullet and bought plane tickets up there this past weekend to celebrate our two year anniversary. I am happy to report that we were not disappointed. We […]

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two years

Today marks our second wedding anniversary. And an excuse to look at wedding photos. And watch our highlight reel. ;p Happy two years of marriage to the best husband. I can’t imagine spending my life with anyone else. P.S. If you’re in the mood for more, check out my “Wedding” archive. -wonderland sam imdb.me/samanthalee

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wrapping

If you came here hoping I don’t know how to spell and was going to be talking about my “rapping” skills, I’m sorry to disappoint you. This post is indeed about wrapping…presents. Lately I’ve been really into paper. Is that weird? I think it started with all of the beautiful cards Project Life puts out […]

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our first anniversary : san diego part two

We had planned to go to Extraordinary Desserts the night before but were way too full after dinner to eat anymore. Since our friend told us we had to try it, we stopped at Extraordinary Desserts for breakfast on Sunday. It.was.delicious. Every pastry and cake was absolutely beautiful, and the coffee was amazing. We are […]

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our first anniversary : san diego part one

We just had the most wonderful trip to San Diego for our anniversary weekend. We hadn’t been since our move to Southern California, and it did not disappoint. We drove up Saturday morning (Pumpkin Spice Lattes in hand…our first time trying them…delicious), and after a quick visit with my brother, we went to check out […]

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happy first anniversary!

This Sunday my husband and I are celebrating our first wedding anniversary. I can’t believe it has already been an entire year! Man, how time flies. This past year has been a whirlwind of changes and good things. We got married on October 13, 2012. Whitney graduated with his Master’s degree in December. We celebrated […]

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things that make me happy

Here are some things that have been making me happy lately. ๐Ÿ™‚ This little reminder strung up above our bedroom window. I finally got around to hanging it (all by myself!). You may remember this chalkboard garland from our wedding. I decided to keep/rewrite the same words : “all you need is love”. Necessary fall […]

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the in-laws visit

My in-laws (still weird saying that) visited last week for nine days (and yes we all stayed in our little one bedroom apartment). We love having our friends and family visit, so we get a chance to show off our new home and city! Whether we’ve visited these places or restaurants before, it’s always fun […]

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