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Industrial California Art

 Mike and I had a fabulous weekend of furniture shopping in April that really re-sparked our creative juices.  We came home and reorganized furniture, threw out old decorations and tried to re-think our space and layout.  We’re working on making a few more changes but this is one fun project that Markel already made for…

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Happy One Year Anniversary to Markel & Me! <3

I CANNOT believe it’s been an entire year since we got married in Cypress, CA.  The day was BEYOND stressful, we had a few too many drinks, and we danced our asses off. xo  That day I married my best friend and I’m so incredibly lucky!!  Here are a few (ok more than a few)…

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Major Blast at UCLA

Once a year, my coworkers and I go to the dorms and participate in something called “major blast” at UCLA.  It’s for freshman and transfer students~ to help expose them to our majors/minors and also counsel them in person and answer any questions. My majors are always SUUUPER popular (not) and I’m busy all night…

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Weekend Recall and Photodump

This was the absolute perfect weekend.  After weeks of running around like crazy people, Markel and I finally had 1 weekend of almost nothing. =) Friday, I met up with a friend who was proposing the next day! (eek!!)  We went over some last minute details at Susina Bakery in Beverly Hills.  BEST latte I’ve…

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Summer 2013 Bucket List Recap

This summer seriously FLEW BY.  It feels like only yesterday when I wrote a bucket list for myself (and Markel).  It wasn’t until 3/4ths of the summer was finished when I realized I was no where near to completing the list.  Here’s what I was able to finish below.  Since the weather in LA is…

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Weekend Recap and Photodump

This past weekend was fun and relaxing.  I really needed the time at home and then enjoyed a few dinners/lunches to keep the weekend social. Friday night, my coworkers and I went to ktown and had dinner/drinks at DGM, second rounds of drinks at toeband, and dessert at Paris Baguette and Boba Time.  It was…

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Girl’s Weekend Trip To San Diego!

This past weekend was incredibly fun and full of great times. <3  My girlfriends and I took a big end of summer trip to San Diego and it was a much needed. We drove down on Saturday morning (bright and early)~~~ We each brought a ridiculous amount of clothes/shoes for our 1 night trip.  LOL …

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Staff Development Day

Once a year, UCLA throws a huge Staff Development Day on the lawn outside my building.  about 100,000 employees gather and have lunch together, picnic on the grass, listen to music and just get… well appreciated. =P My coworkers and I spent an amazing 2-hour lunch together just catching up & enjoying the summer day. …

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Weekend Recap & Photodump: Santa Barbara/Los Olivos

 Last weekend, my small group and I went to Santa Barbara for the weekend (Los Olivos to be exact) and it was one of the most fun weekends away that I’ve had this year! We rented a house in the middle of town (because it was close to the vineyards) and it turned out to…

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Adamson House Group Pic

A few weeks ago our work group went on a Staff Development day trip to Malibu.  Our first stop, Adamson House!  It was a fun tour that had a BEAUTIFUL view of the pacific ocean. Love this work group <3

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Weekend Recap and Photodump

This past weekend was FUNNNNNNNN and Low Key.  My BFF came out to visit for the week and we had a fun Sacramento Reunion.<3  PLUS I was dogsitting the sweetest, cutest dog for 10 days.  SO MUCH FUN. Father’s Office in Culver City Brunch at Tender Greens + Movies at home Cards Against Humanity The…

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Fun Friday: Wedding Moments

My favorite people in the entire world~~ I didn’t get to take group pictures with people (so sad) but I was lucky enough to take them with my favorite people at the end of the night next to the Bar (go figure… that’s where they all were). and…these photos below probably sum up the night…

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Weekend Recap and Photodump

This past weekend was…SUPER fun.  I did a LOT of driving in the SoCal area~ and it felt like I went on 2 mini vacations! Friday Night, I stayed home b/c I had to wake up at the butt crack of dawn to leave for Temecula.  BUT the one awesome treat was that our wedding…

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Wedding Photos Sneak Peak (Professional)

We got a little sneak peak of the professional photos from our photog.  Here are a few for you to see too! <3   Can you tell there was a theme going on? HUGE Bridal Party right?   Can’t WAIT to show you guys more!!! xo

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Palm Springs Getaway

[warning/note/fyi: all the wedding hoopla entries are out of order] PALM SPRINGS: Best mini-honeymoon EVER After the wedding, Markel and I took a MUCH NEEDED trip to Palm Springs.  We drove there Sunday late late afternoon and go to the hotel around 7.  What was pretty crazy was, we made the reservation 10 minutes before…

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Weekend recap and Photodump (part IV)

March 17th: MOVING DAY!! Such a fun and exciting day for Markel and Me.  We got a chance to start our lives together and move into a place all our own <3 This is the morning moving crew that helped us get our Uhaul packed!  Such awesome troopers <3 Coffee to keep us going Going…

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Weekend recap and Photodump (part III)

(wow…ok i’m 3 weeks late on this post!) Saturday, March 16th: The Wedding! The big wedding we had all been anticipating has arrived <3 My little gorgeous friend and my old friend from sac = best couple EVERRR xoxo Getting Ready~ we had the best time.  The bride munched on her fave hot cheetohs and…

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Weekend Recap and Photodump

This past weekend was a rare one for me.  I had ABSOLUTELY no plans!! Saturday Morning, Markel and I rode our bikes to Santa Monica and Venice beach.  It was SO MUCH FUN.  I haven’t done anything like this ever, so it was refreshing to do something new and spend the entire day sunbathing, eating,…

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Boyfriend Fashion: Preppy Style

So…Markel doesn’t know it yet…but this summer I plan to revamp his wardrobe with some more preppy pieces.  I’ve decided that preppy looks the best on him and really gives off a clean, put-together look.  He can mix and match without a problem, plus he’ll always look appropriate to every function without much effort.  Button…

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