Almost heaven, West Virginia...Russ and I are both Mountaineers at heart, and this weekend we spent some time in the good 'ol mountain state, hiking and chasing hot air balloons. When we were in college, one of our favorite fall traditions was the Mountaineer Balloon Festival. Sadly, the festival hasn't been put on for a number … Continue reading Wild & Wonderful Weekend
I told y'all about the surprise summer dates that I had planned for Russell throughout the summer...what I didn't tell you is that they were my cover story! The entire time, I was planning a surprise 30th birthday party for Russ and didn't want him to know. I set up a bunch of other surprise … Continue reading Cheers & Beers to 30 Years Surprise Birthday Party
I've wanted colorful hair my entire life. When I was a little kid, I used to hoard those Halloween colored-hair-spray-in-a-can contraptions that would turn your whole head (and your brush, bathroom, clothes, and lungs) hot pink. Arguably, the best time to experiment with wild hair color would have been high school or college, but I … Continue reading Saying Goodbye to My Roaring 20s
Stood in 94 degree heat today to buy two boxes of fresh Georgia peaches from The Peach Truck. I can't wait until they are ripe enough to devour and to can!
I've been wanting to make this post for awhile now and since I'm so glad that I finally can, I'm staying up later than I should to put it together. Today, Russell and I went on our first date of the summer (yeah, I know, summer doesn't officially start until next weekend), one of several … Continue reading Summer Lovin: Freedom Farms Brews & BBQ In The Field Surprise Date
A few weeks back, my best friend Mallory and her oldest sister, Margeaux, asked if I would take fall family photos for them. I'm lucky in that Mal has been my best friend since we were little kids (she's been on the blog before - check out photos from her bridal shower). We've been through so … Continue reading Mingo Creek County Park Fall Family Photoshoot
Sundays are for al fresco dining - french toast with strawberries, vanilla syrup, and powdered sugar, with cranberry mimosas. And most of all, for catching up with best friends you love like sisters. Hashtag blessed?
Over the past few weeks, I've decided that summer vacations need to happen every season - if only we lived in a world where that was a possibility. Russell and I returned from our annual vacation a few weeks ago, and immediately upon setting foot back home we were instantly overwhelmed by life. It seemed like … Continue reading Summer Vacation 2015: Destin, Florida
Recipes In This Post: Italian Ratatouille Vegetable Bake Tomato Mozzarella Salad Baked Parmesan Zucchini When the peak of summer arrives, our garden typically produces more than we can eat. There are only two of us after all, and you do get sick of eating zucchini after awhile. I distinctly remember one year where Russell made … Continue reading Italian Food Friday Night