Monthly Archives: January 2012

Counting My Blessings

Here are some of the things I’m feeling thankful for today: My loving and supportive fiancé. My fabulous family. Hearing from old friends almost every day. Our moving truck finally arriving! The beautiful weather we’ve been having here in San … Continue reading

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Our Engagement

One of my fiance’s wonderful traits is his knack for romance, and there’s no better example of it than how we got engaged. He’s a professional poker player who has the luxury of making his own tournament schedule.  He’s played … Continue reading

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Hermosa Beach

By Thursday evening Jason and I desperately needed something fun to do together.  Camping in our own “home” was getting very old, and we were both battling the blues.  Over dinner I threw out a list of suggestions for the … Continue reading

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Daily Discovery: Village 631

I woke up this morning in a bad mood.  A really bad mood.  For the first time all week I got up, took a shower, put on jeans, and got the heck out of my house. I found the closest … Continue reading

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Date Night at The Marble Room

After two days of working at home I needed a reason to put on make-up and some real clothes so I talked Jason into an impromptu Tuesday night dinner date (luckily, it wasn’t very hard- the man loves to eat!). … Continue reading

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The Best Thing About a New Home

One thing I’ve been looking forward to since childhood is having a home of my own to decorate.  In high school, my mom and I would watch Trading Spaces together everyday after school.  My parents had just bought a new … Continue reading

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Our New Place

Last night we stayed at the Porto Vista, a boutique hotel in the Little Italy district.  I barely slept at all, so around 6:30 AM I decided to get out for some fresh air.  It was misty and cool and the … Continue reading

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