Wedding Recap – Our Wedding Vows

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The readings, the words we spoke…everything in our wedding ceremony had special meaning. It wasn’t traditional, it wasn’t too serious…it was us.  We incorporated a few things that was special to us. We tailored our vows with some of our own words. Even though I didn’t meet our officiant until the day of the wedding, we […]

Wedding Recap – Ceremony

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I am the oldest of four girls. I love my sisters and wanted each one of them to be part of the wedding. My sister Berna was my maid of honor and my sisters Hazel and Janell did a reading during the ceremony. Hazel read a poem. When two people join together and bond their lives […]

Wedding Recap – Walking Down the Aisle

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As I write this post, I have “Somewhere over the Rainbow” by Israel “IZ” Kamakawiwoʻole playing in the background. It brings me back to the exact moment as I walked down the aisle beach. Since Chris and I already had our first look and our moment together before our walk down the aisle, we were […]

FFF weekend & Wedding Recap

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My weekend in a nutshell…..fitness, family and fun. Fitness –> The clouds gave us some relief this weekend from the heat wave. It was a great time to go hiking by the beach. We hung out at Crystal Cove State Park in Orange County for some fitness, fun and girls quality time. P.S. I have […]

Wedding Recap – The First Look

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Thank you so much for all the sweet comments you left from the first wedding recap. There will be plenty of wedding talk in the days ahead. It was such a wonderful day and we were so happy to have shared it with those closest to us. There were many friends and relatives who were […]

Wedding DIY #1 – Key Card Holders

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One of the things I enjoyed the most during wedding planning were the Do-It-Yourself (DIY) projects that I completed. I love doing arts and crafts, I love the creative process and I love that I can see the finish product right away. When our wedding guests arrived in Puerto Vallarta, we gave each of them […]

Itching for vacation

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Operation tropical therapy has begun. Our vacation and wedding celebration is finally here, we leave for Mexico tomorrow morning. I’m starting to get that vacation itch, so close. Yesterday, Chris and I enjoyed our day out and about picking up some items for the wedding. It was a beautiful day in SoCal, but even more […]

Oh The Places You’ll Go

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My  living room this past weekend looked like a wedding central galore. Now, everything is put together and will be boxed today ready for Puerto Vallarta. Besides our luggage and possibly 2 boxes we are checking in, I will be carrying-on my wedding dress on the flight on Friday. I’ve got to make sure it’s […]

I’ve got the dress

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I’ve got to be honest, even though I am physically here at home getting ready for our wedding, mentally, I am already in Mexico. If you go inside my mind right now, these images are what you will see.  I’ll have the pictures do all the talking. We are so close that I can almost taste and feel […]

Surprise BBQ and Wedding DIY

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This weekend I enjoyed myself being surrounded by wedding DIY projects and doing arts and crafts. I really love doing creative and hands-on projects like scrapbooking and other crafts. I love that the you can see the finish product in a matter of days. So you get to enjoy your labor as soon as you are done. […]