Thoughts on 2016

Like a lot of us, I’ve been fed up with the way 2016 has gone. It’s understandable–lot of grief was had by all this year. Many of the most talented, brightest souls left our world this year. Some of the most horrifying people were…

December 31, 2016

Trends I’m Into: Socks with Heels

I’m all about socks at the moment. I was really into showing off my socks last year (Stance socks are my jam) with cuffed jeans and booties–it added a little bit of personality to my uniform at the time. Right now I’ve got my…

December 22, 2016

Our Silver Lake Escape: Part II

Our second full day in Silver Lake was a fun one. After our surprise moment the night before, we both were on cloud nine. We were still so tired from traveling, but what’s better than being engaged with the one you adore in the…

November 29, 2016

Happy Monday!

Happy Monday, lovelies! I thought I’d gather a few fun links together (also a couple of links to spread the word about important political movements) to get our Monday off to a good start. How about those beautiful Fall leaves! Most of the trees here…

November 21, 2016

Our Silver Lake Escape: Part I + Another Surprise

Silver Lake is one of my favorite places. It’s where Sam has been going with his family for almost 30 years and I’ve been lucky enough to experience it for the past 5 years. It’s become such a sacred place for me to unwind…

November 6, 2016

Columbia River Gorge

For Mike’s (Sam’s dad) 67th birthday back in August, we decided to go sight-seeing along the Columbia River Gorge and geez was it beautiful. I looooved taking pictures in this environment, I felt really inspired by the little details of this awesome, natural place. We…

September 29, 2016

Family Trip to the Oregon Coast

This summer was such a blast, I think the best one yet since moving to Oregon almost 3 years ago. Sam’s sister, Sara, and his niece and nephew, Ella and Thomas, flew up from Orange County to visit and one of the highlights of…

September 29, 2016

Friday Roundup

Happy Friday everybody! It’s been a scorcher of a week here in Portland. I’m okay with it since I’m not ready for summer to be over! Give me all the sun! I’m really happy about all the fun stuff I got to do with my…

August 26, 2016

Oaks Amusement Park

About a week ago Sam’s niece, Ella, flew into town and one of the first things we did with her was visit Oaks Park. It’s the sweetest little amusement park 2 minutes away from Sam’s parents house in Sellwood and we had such a…

August 3, 2016