What We’ll be Doing this Valentine’s Day

This Valentine’s Day is a special one. It will be just the two us, one last time, selfishly indulging in a cozy night in. This time next year, we’ll probably be celebrating over spit-up and sweet babbles from our little babe. How life changes… If I’m being honest, there’s a small part of me that’s afraid I’ll miss this time of just ‘us.’ We’ve celebrated so many Valentine’s Days together….. Read more

Babymoon Bliss in Maui

Babymoon’s are bliss. Especially when they’re in Maui. Jake and I escaped together one last time, just the two of us, before baby Ireland arrives. We had gone back and forth on whether to go, because we had been traveling a lot for work and family trips. But I’m so happy we did, because it was truly one of the most beautiful experiences we’ve shared. Maybe it was the Maui…. Read more

Life as a Wife: Valentine’s Date Crawl

Since it’s Valentine’s weekend, it seemed appropriate to go all sappy on you today. I’m passed the stage when I thought dudes had cooties, so I embrace my hubby’s date night ideas. The best one? A dinner crawl. I’ve written about this before — when Jake surprised me with drinks, appetizers, dinner + dessert — all at different spots. It was the perfect way to see our city in a…. Read more

Life as a Wife: Two Years In

Today marks two years of marriage for Jake and I. My heart is full + and my soul is happy. Some things haven’t changed. I’m still not cooking like Martha, and he’s still not serenading me like Keith Urban [sigh]. But other things feel different. We’ve changed careers, traveled the world, settled into our home and welcomed a puppy. We’ve had a lot of fancy experiences at fancy places, yet…. Read more

A Valentine’s Date from Home

Valentine’s Day steals my heart year after year. Hallmark makes a lot of money on people like me. A few years ago, Jake and I tried celebrating from home. We loved it so much, I asked him to do it again this year (except for about three weeks early and with a photographer there). How else would I share the idea with you?! Staying in sounds simple, but you can…. Read more