Changes

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Recently I found myself saying these three phrases way too often: “I’m tired.” “I’m done.” “I’m frustrated.” I was tired because I’m way too much of a night-owl, and Bryan and I often have our best talks {couch dates} til late, or, we are catch up on our favorite shows… does anyone else cry at every episode of Parenthood? 🙂 …

Chocolate Pots de Creme

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Chocolate Pots de Creme. Now tell me you didn’t just smile saying this, let alone, seeing the picture! This is one of my latest fave desserts to make. Super easy. Amazingly yum! And you can’t go wrong with any dessert eaten out of a cute ramekin… About a year ago, I found Le Creuset ramekins in my favorite apple green …

“I thought you had him!”

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I have now had five days to pull myself together, process, and can now blog about Saturday night. The night we lost Tanner. Yes. We lost him. On Balboa Blvd. In Newport Beach. It was the world’s longest 15 minutes ever! Allow me to back up… I arrived at my brother’s new place that he and Jeniece will reside at …

Happy Half Birthday to Ty!

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So cliche’ to say ‘where has the time gone?’ but in 6 months you have melted my heart. I love you, my lil’ hedgehog. I love that you smile with your eyes, and when being playful, your lil’ side smirk squishes your lips off-center, and at other times, when beyond happy, your mouth opens to an oversized O and remains …

Pretty Snobby!

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I had a Pretty Woman moment today… no, I didn’t sing Prince in the tub, or attend a Polo match and stomp on the divots {although I did do that recently and it’s quite fabulous}. Bryan did not save me from a life of prostitution. But, Julia, I feel ya! Today I was you in the Rodeo store. Okay, it …

Dessert Central

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NOTHING makes me happier than hanging out with my hubby, my boys, fabulous friends, decorating, planning events or eating dessert. The ideal day would encompass all! So in honor of all the dessert-eating I do, I’m giving a lil’ shout-out love to my favorite dessert spots… You can’t go wrong at Claim Jumper’s…. ever! Our first year of marriage, we …

Oh Sophie!

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I woke up to a whack across the face from a giraffe! Yep, that silly Sophie giraffe that apparently all the stars have, the one that Ty received as a gift, and I mistook for a dog toy, and somehow Bruiser got the same memo and always managed to find Sophie and run around the house with the poor animal …

Come on in…

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One of the most intimate decisions I make is to invite people into our home. Our home is where we love one another well (and sometimes not-so-well), raise our boys, have the deepest heart-conversations, and the hardest fights. Home is where we can be ourselves at the core. I love entertaining and having people over. I love helping Bryan cook …

A Lil Spritz!!

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Every once in a while I go into my bedroom upstairs and take alil spritz of perfume. My perfumes sit atop a sterling silver vintage plate that I found at a darling antique store inAtascadero, which I love for all my fabulous finds, but mostly the stores name, The Cottage. I have about 3 or 4 fragrances which are my …