summer evenings

There’s just something about summer evenings. When the sun goes down in Texas, you still feel the summer heat. You hear the buzz of all the insects and and are on the lookout for mosquito bites. Though I’m a little nostalgic for those Texas nights, the cool, still air of Southern California at dusk sure […]

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dog parks

Weekends are the best, aren’t they? This past Saturday morning we woke up, made some smoothies, and took our Kip-a-lip to the dog park. Kipling is a very sweet and friendly dog. She doesn’t bark back, and she’s not aggressive. But since we moved to Los Angeles, she has also been very shy. She’s totally […]

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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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Happy 2nd Birthday Kipling (and Valentine’s)!

Call me crazy, but I mentioned that I was baking a cake for Kipling’s birthday this year. For her first birthday, I took her to get some dog friendly cookies and a new rope, but this year I was set on baking a cake. I had heard of boxed cake mixes for dogs but didn’t […]

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catching up more – 365 project

It seems I’ll be catching up on this project for a few more days here on the blog. With my succession of wedding posts, I just couldn’t squeeze ’em in. We are really trying to enjoy every day in this new city before Whitney has to start work (as do I). We even have a […]

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