Vegas

Family vacations are a rarity when your parents own their own business and work seven days a week. But when they happen, you learn to hang on tight and remember…

Today I Am Happy

Being a lifelong pessimist, it’s my default to view life negatively. The feeling of happiness was always determined by my circumstances. I felt happy when I bought a new pair…

Lost

“Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves.” Henry David Thoreau Being directionally challenged, I’ve been lost quite a bit in my life. Even with two GPS…

Time For A Break…

My Facebook Status on January 3rd, 2011: “2011, I’m not sure about you…” Internet, it’s been an interesting year. I came into this year a little dubious, but I’m leaving…

blessed.

How can it be Thanksgiving already??! The last year has flown by and though 2011 has been NOTHING like I’ve anticipated or expected, I am THANKFUL for where it has…

seven

“Remember 7.” That’s what she used to say when asked when her birthday was. And I was okay with her saying it forever, but somewhere down the line, she learned…

Adventures With The Kidlet ~ Tanaka Farms

It’s 10am on a Wednesday and I am enjoying the sounds of the rain from my bed, in my pajamas. My six year old is cutting paper dolls of people…

The Weddings: Gia & Dallas Part 1 (Glamorous Bridals on Rodeo Drive)

About a week before her wedding she had a vision. A vision of herself, fully decked out in her bridal gown and strolling down the most glamorous street in America,…

The Engagements: Gia & Dallas

Hanging out at a Middle Eastern Dinner/Dance Club one evening with her mom and cousin, she spotted a handsome gentleman with a quick smile, style and charm looking at her.…

The Weddings: Vivian & David (Ambassador Mansion, Pasadena)

He is a man of few words. But when he looked into her eyes and spoke his self penned vows there on the bridge, with all their family and friends…