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Our Rehearsal Dinner at Farmstead

Continuing with this week's wedding theme, I wanted to share our "rehearsal" dinner photos with you all, if you don't mind. I'm putting rehearsal in quotes because, as I mentioned yesterday, we didn't actually have a rehearsal, plus we invited all our guests, so technically it was more of a welcome dinner.  Semantics! We're ...

Our Wedding 10.20.12

Happy second anniversary Dan!  I cannot believe it has already been 2 years since our wedding day. Planning our wedding was such a fun time; I loved being engaged and all that entailed (so many fun moments and things to look forward too!), but being married to Dan is even better ;)  I haven't posted about it here yet ...

Our Trip to Cali, Part III

{Pacific Bluff Trail} For the final leg jof our first anniversary vaca (see: Part I, Part II), we packed up the ole mustang and headed to Big Sur. Living in Chicago, we don't have a car, and I don't really love being in the car for an extended time (who does I guess, but you know what I mean!), but the drive up Highway 1 is ...

Our Trip to Cali, Part II

After a few days in LA on our first anniversary trip (see Part I of our trip here), we headed to Malibu. I was surprised at how close it actually is to Santa Monica and of course the drive was beautiful and scenic. We just spent the day there, but on a Monday in October, it was basically empty and we had the road to ...

Our Trip to Cali, Part I

It's s been snowing for days, and the high tomorrow is -11. With that in mind, I think this is the perfect time to reminisce about our first anniversary trip to Cali in October! I want to preface this post with the fact that we won this trip (roundtrip airfare for 2 and 4 nights at The Shore Hotel in Santa Monica) via a ...