Greatness is Within

27-year-old Deontay Wilder is a currently undefeated heavyweight boxer, and is the only American to win a medal for boxing in the Summer Olympics. But before he ever discovered boxing, his baby girl Naeiya was born with severe spina bifida, and was never expected to walk. He abandoned dreams of becoming a professional athlete, working several jobs […]

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Dating

The other night when the Mr and I were out to dinner, we started talking about some of the quirks we’ve observed about each other, that maybe we didn’t know about ourselves. He told me something I was completely unaware of. Apparently, when I’m in a large group in friendly conversation and am trying to […]

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Anniversary Getaway

Last weekend, the Mr and I were gifted a one-night stay here, to celebrate our four-year anniversary. Here are a few pics of our mini getaway just a short drive from home, if you’d like to see! The weather could not have been more perfect. We sat by the pool for hours and read books […]

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Simple Pleasures

Ever since the Mr got home from training, we’ve really been enjoying a few simple pleasures together. Even though we would never choose separation, it does have a way of making the smaller and seemingly mundane bits of life that much sweeter when we are together. Coffee together in the mornings, a quiet dinner at the […]

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Four Years

Four years ago today, the Mr. and I got married. It was the most precious day of my life. P you are my hero, my life, my dearest friend. I can’t wait to celebrate when you get home! Photography by the amazing Gabriel Ryan Photographers.

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Sound Check: A Case of You

James Blake is one of those rare artists whose voice and melodies are so hypnotizing and stir something in your heart. His cover of Joni Mitchell’s “A Case of You” is just devastatingly beautiful. You’d never know this brilliant kid is only 24 years old! The Mr. is heading out of town for a month of […]

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For the Love of 30

On Sunday, the Mr. finally caught up with me. He turned 30, six months after I did. Thank goodness, because every year, he loves reminding me that I am older than him for those six months. I’m not a particularly crafty person, but one of the little ways I showed him the love was to […]

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Sound Check: I Can’t Make You Love Me

An astonishing cover for your Friday by Bon Iver. We are looking forward to a quiet weekend at home, that will include a date night to this new spot, and coffee and conversation by the fireplace (even though we’re expecting 79 degree weather… thank you San Diego!). Any lovely plans for this weekend? I would […]

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