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

Life as a Wife: One Year Later

Happy Monday! It’s a celebratory week, because it marks one year since I strutted down the aisle to see my groom. Our official anniversary is not until Sunday. In true newlywed fashion, though, we’ll be celebrating all week— wine, dinner, flowers (hopefully my husband is reading this). Year one included a lot of “firsts” for us. One— we moved in together. In fact, we hadn’t even lived in the same state until five…. Read more

Inside Our Wedding

Yay! Today I’m finally able to share some of my wedding photos with you. Looking back on this day makes me feel all warm and fuzzy inside. A favorite blog of mine, Style Me Pretty, is sharing some of our wedding day magic on its site. I picked up so much inspiration from them while planning. Looking back on the photos makes me want to do it all over again. I…. Read more

‘Tis the Season of Love

It’s the holiday season. Which means presents, family portraits and proposals are all the buzz right now. I’m a sucker for great love stories. Perhaps it’s because I spent much of my childhood watching TLC’s A Wedding Story. Remember that show? Super cheesy and a little 90s-esque. Maybe I should have stuck to the Disney Channel. Regardless, it’s the season of engagements. To stay in the spirit, I’m sharing some…. Read more

Life as a Wife: Aprons and Lingerie

I’m a newlywed. A blissfully happy newlywed. Of course, I could ramble on about how spectacular my wedding day was. But first— let’s start with life as a wife. To be honest, I have never dreamed of being a storybook wife. I used to think I’d be the last of my friends to marry. Turns out, I was one of the first. Still, my cookbooks collect dust. The ironing board has…. Read more