Tag Archives: love


i’ve been secretly excited about the recent launch of jane pratt’s new website, xojane.com. i admit it. i was a reader of sassy magazine from the beginning and then jane magazine (until she left and it went to crap). so apparently i like all things jane pratt.  and finally her newest venture is here. check […]

carrie’s wedding reception

one of my dearest friends, carrie, got married last week in the mountains of north carolina. carrie on the wedding day (photo via carrie) carrie and tad celebrated their marriage with friends and family this past sunday (april 24) at humble pie restaurant in raleigh. tad, ayden (step son) & carrie at reception (photo via carrie) […]

cuban heaven

last weekend i randomly picked this cuban restaurant out on yelp for lee and i to go to. best.  pick.  ever. it’s called pambiche and you should run, not walk, there. we were starving before we got there and happened to sit next to some nice people. only in portland would the people at the […]

my cousin bridger

my beautiful cousin bridger’s wedding was just featured on the blog, love and lavender.  check it out! bridger and her dad rick the photos are amazing and were shot by brent and amanda of millie holloman photography.

heartbreakingly beautiful…

here comes the sun

the sun came out this morning. and luckily stayed out the entire day! insert happy face here. lee (sister) and i went to get lunch after she was on call at the hospital all night. i took her to the people’s sandwich of portland. she’s a people’s sandwich virgin and luckily she loved it. ps. […]

back to portland

first blog while back in portland for the new year. hard to believe it’s 2011. 2011. where did the last decade go? ************ it was hard to leave raleigh behind and to say goodbye to my sweet dog. i hate more than anything leaving him.  somehow i think it gets harder each time. ************* flew […]

a new year…

1.1.11 finally, a new year and i could not be more ready for it. it seems like every year starts out with the best of intentions and does not always pan out to my expectations. it’s time for a compromise…less expectations. 2010 wasn’t a bad year. it definitely had it’s ups along with its downs. […]

travel continued

i landed in dallas and immediately started getting texts/emails from people saying that it was snowing like crazy in raleigh. i slowly headed to the skylink train to get to my next terminal. it was early in the evening but the airport felt very empty. and most of the food places were closed.  not that […]

to love…

“To love at all is to be vulnerable. Love anything, and your heart will certainly be wrung and possibly broken. If you want to make sure of keeping it intact, you must give your heart to no one, not even to an animal. Wrap it carefully round with hobbies and little luxuries; avoid all entanglements; […]