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Santa Barbara Weekender

Santa Barbara Weekender

        There’s nothing better than kicking off Summer with a little weekend getaway. Especially one that involves cold beer, a sandy beach and family (or pup) friendly accommodations. One of the lovely things about living in Southern California – there’s no shortage of wonderful, accessible destinations […]

Waiting for Baby Oliver

Waiting for Baby Oliver

It’s been a long, long time since the last time I spent 6 continuous days with my parents. I was concerned. Very concerned. […]

New Page, New Place

New Page, New Place

After a long hiatus, I am happy to be back in the writing world, and I am even happier to start a new page in a new place (well, it was a 10 minute drive, but anyhow, it’s our first home)! […]

Anniversary Festivities for October Brides

Anniversary Festivities for October Brides

As time goes by and another blissfully happy couple of friends decide to get hitched, Iโ€™m reminded of my own celebratory nuptials just last year, and the wonderful whirlwind that is […]

Before Summer Afternoons Become Autumn Evenings…

Before Summer Afternoons Become Autumn Evenings…

Somehow, with each passing year I find myself transfixed…calm and completely taken by the feeling of Fallโ€™s footsteps drawing quietly near, closer, and closer still. […]