Christmas Surprise

Welcome back from the long hiatus! I hope everyone had a fantastic holiday season! Ours was ridiculously busy – as per usual – but it was also amazingly spectacular and special. Along with a much-anticipated French Press, my husband surprised me with another perfect gift. He told me that he is ready to have a […]

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Honeymoon: Day 7

IRELAND Day 3 in Ireland. Given that we were out late the night before, we ended up sleeping in and missed the boat out to the Aran islands – so we decided to take a day drive into Galway instead! Galway is a city I have heard a lot about – in songs and stories – […]

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Honeymoon: Day 6

IRELAND The second day in Ireland was just as magical as the first. Since the weather was still beautiful, we decided to spend the day driving along the coastline to tour the beaches of the Wild Atlantic Way. What a freaking PERFECT day! We drove through Spanish Point, Quilty, Doonbeg, and down to Kikee. We […]

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Honeymoon: Day 5

IRELAND We landed in Ireland to stunning weather. The weather was sunny and much warmer than in London and Scotland. It was like the whole of Ireland was welcoming us with sunshine and open arms! Even going through immigration proceedings was an enjoyable experience. It truly was like a scene out of The Quiet Man. […]

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Honeymoon: Day 4

SCOTLAND    The next full day in Scotland I woke up feeling better – which was an extreme good thing because we were scheduled for a 12-HOUR tour into the Highlands and to see the Loch Less. This tour was freaking unbelievable! Our guide, Stefan, was grand. He had so much personality and seemed to […]

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Honeymoon: Day 3

SCOTLAND Waking up in Scotland was perfection. Our apartment was a dream – beautiful hardwood floors, a stylish décor, and a picturesque view of the Edinburgh castle. I absolutely loved it! We quickly got ready and walked out into a bustling, beautiful city. There were so many places to choose from to eat at – […]

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Honeymoon: Day 1

I cannot believe it has been a month since getting back from our wonderful honeymoon adventure. I still have all the feelings of excitement and joy when I think about being on the trip – and the immediate desire to go back again very soon! So, I’m finally going to dive into the telling of […]

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Day 3 of Daily Harvest

Didn’t happen. When you wake up on a bright Saturday morning and your new husband surprises you with homemade pancakes, you skip the diet and have a cheat day – no matter how early into the diet you are. My husband won my affections by making me pancakes when we first started dating/talking (whatever the […]

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Love and Marriage

Today is Valentine’s Day and, while I have always celebrated this day – whether single or in a couple – today is my first Valentine’s Day as a married woman, and I’m feeling all kinds of giddy, girly, and sentimental about it. Andy proposed on November 14, the day after my birthday, and, in true […]

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Free-thinking Friday

As amazing as wine and coffee are, some days you just want to talk about something else. Gasp! Crazy, I know. Beautiful Friday, the end of the week day, is the perfect day to just let thoughts wander to… wherever they happen to go. Below is a topic that my thoughts have landed on more […]

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