August 2019 Faves


Recipe: I literally scream-texted Orion as I tasted this curry: “I AM A CURRY QUEEN!”. But really, anyone can be a curry queen with this delicious recipe. Growing up, I don’t think I can ever recall a time we ate curry in our house. Orion loves it, and I was extremely hesitant to ever try […]

May 14, 2020

Southern Utah/Colorado Getaway


I remember after we first got married, I thought to myself, “Orion and I are definitely not outdoor-sy enough to go camping just to two of us!” Orion never even loved camping anyways and despite my many requests for a quick camping trip just the two of us, the answer was usually no. I finally […]

July 22, 2019

Lakes on Lakes on Lakes


We decided to celebrate our first wedding anniversary a day early due to our actual anniversary being on Sunday. Sundays are full of meetings and the only time we actually get to spend time together is a few hours in the evening. My Uncle Kevin called on Friday night and asked if we wanted to […]

July 13, 2019

Emotional Pain + Journaling


Emotional pain totally builds up sometimes. Like we are talking twenty year build ups. For us that are feelers and not thinkers? That can put us in a real pickle because when things hurt, they really hurt and they can make us miserable for a long time. All that pain builds up and it suddenly […]

July 12, 2019

The Second of Our Fourths


This was the second 4th of July that Orion and I spent together. Last time we were a few weeks away from getting married, but this time we are a few weeks away from our first anniversary. Exciting times. We kept up with our hot air balloon and donut trend. Last time I rented a […]

July 9, 2019

Apple Walnut Skillet Pancake


A little over a year ago today, I visited my Grandpa in Southern California. As he dropped me off at the Burbank airport, he bought me breakfast at a little cafe. I got the apple walnut crème brûlée french toast. Oh my! My tastebuds will never forget that combination of magical flavors in my mouth.. […]

January 26, 2019