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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, I’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 Fall’s footsteps drawing quietly near, closer, and closer still. […]