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Grape Soda


This week I’ll be heading to Kentucky to look at venues and hopefully, pick a place and time for our wedding! Now that we’re getting close to making everything official, I’ve been getting excited about engagement shoots and save the dates. I’m facing a bit of a quandary on the photographer front. As we’re getting […]

One thing I’ve always loved about decorated spaces is the amazing things you can do with lighting. Yesterday, on the drive home, I thought of a really neat outdoor lighting display that I want to try to implement for my outdoor wedding. Fireflies and Midwestern summer nights go together hand in hand. How neat would […]

As we prepare for yet another winter storm to freezer blast us, I thought I would share my mental model of winter. Before Christmas, cold weather is charming: the leaves are changing color, fall is in the air! Everyone wants to wear sweaters and drink hot chocolate.  The first snow is always a magical occasion, […]

Linus and Lucy


Christmas is one of my absolute favorite times of the year. While it tends to make any retail location a zoo and give some people an annual dose of the crazies, I always get ridiculously excited during the holiday season. This year, the excitement set in even earlier than usual, sometime in early October. Perhaps […]

It’s the countdown, the countdown to HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS!!! (part 1) If you couldn’t tell, I’m pretty excited and counting down the hours until the midnight premier tomorrow night. Who’s not quite so excited? My boyfriend, but he should just be happy that I’m not making him dress up.   For those […]

Today, my bf and I went to an Oktoberfest in Warren, NJ…and of course I forgot that a local festival probably doesn’t take credit cards. Luckily I had enough cash to pay the entrance fee and buy us each a German beer. After immediately exhausting our cash supply, there really wasn’t much of a reason […]



Last night I had a myriad of stress dreams, but the most memorable player was a giant orange octopus. At first it was a friendly octopus in a huge cylindrical tank, but nothing stays friendly with anxiety logic for very long. Soon it seemed that no mater where I stood along the edge, the dark […]