Weekend Recap 09- Kell’s Quarter Century

Among a number of different things that made this weekend so great, I made another trip around the sun!  Twenty-five, a quarter century.  Here’s our weekend review, birthday style! Bel Air Cantina–  The heavens opened and graced Madison with my all time, favorite Milwaukee restaurant.  Some of the best tacos around.  And, you cannot beat […]

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Downtown, Lifestyle, Uncategorized, Wedding!

Dirty Dresses and Day Old Hair

By far, one of our best decisions was taking day after pictures.  We knew with a December wedding, we would be racing the sun to capture outdoor pictures in the daylight, especially without the luxury of a first look (I went old school with this one!  Didn’t see Dill until I walked down the aisle!) […]

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Lifestyle, Uncategorized

Reading Lately

Nothing says “I love you” like some good reads right?! No, seriously.  I think books are the gifts that keep on giving.  This year I decided to gift Dillon (and myself) some new reading material for Valentine’s Day! Since we’ve been working on a journal for our marriage, I’ve been wanting to find some books […]

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Lifestyle, Uncategorized, Wedding!

Wedding Hacks

Yeah, yeah, yeah. I know there are endless blog posts and pins all about wedding hacks, but I felt like we owed it to ourselves to write down the things that made the process easier.  No wedding planner, no coordinator.  We survived and we were able to actually enjoy our day- it’s possible! Here are […]

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Style, Uncategorized, Wedding!

First Bridal Shower!

Dillon and I were so blessed by our first shower.  My Mom put together one of the most spectacular little events!  I felt so surrounded by love and blessed to know such wonderful people.  It was so fitting that the theme for the day was Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, one of my favorite books. […]

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Fall, Home, Lifestyle, Uncategorized

Mood Boards and Autumn Gourds

Shamelessly, I LOVE Pinterest.  Long drive- Pinterest.  Waiting for a flight- Pinterest.  Lunch break- Pinterest.   My affection for the endless pinning stems from both the prospect of new projects/ inspiration and just darn good photos.  Call me crazy, but there is something so calming about scrolling through those gorgeous pictures. Not so shamelessly, I […]

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Downtown, Drinks, Eats, Lifestyle, Uncategorized, Wedding!

Recent Adventures

Another weekend rolled around and we found ourselves back in Chicago.  Now, our returns are quite full with appointments, plans, and events.  This weekend, we had a high school reunion, engagement photos (about time!), and wedding DIY’s.  I have a feeling that every time we are home from now until the wedding is just going […]

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