our valentine’s day

Like I said before, we never go crazy on Valentine’s Day, and this year was no exception. All I wanted was a low key day with my husband and Kipling, who also turned four (she was actually born on February 14!). We grabbed sandwiches from our favorite neighborhood sandwich shop and had a picnic at […]

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happy birthday husband!

Today is my husband’s birthday, so I thought I’d take a little trip down memory lane to visit some of his past birthdays. Can you believe I have known him for his past SEVEN birthdays?! Crazy how time flies. This photo brings back a funny memory. It was our first year of college in the […]

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a dog and a softball game

I finally made it to another one of Whitney’s softball games last Saturday. I’ve had other commitments during the past several games, so I was happy to be able to make it out again. We brought Kipling with us this time, and as you may be able to tell from the photo above, she was […]

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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. 🙂 This (vegetarian) black and white chili. It’s so quick and easy to put together for a hearty meal. A stack of borrowed books. I can’t wait to delve into all of them. Lunch with Whitney. The past couple of weeks I’ve been picking […]

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things that make me happy

Here are some things that have been making me happy lately. 🙂 Quiet mornings. I am by no means a morning person, but since we’ve been in California I’ve gotten into an early morning routine. After taking Kip out and feeding her, I make myself a cup of coffee and sit in this exact spot […]

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our wedding: final – bride and groom portraits

We’ve finally made it…the last of my wedding posts! So much went into this wedding that I just had to share every detail, and I hope you enjoyed it. I thought I’d end with the portraits of my new husband and me taken after the ceremony. If you get to the end of the post, […]

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