Weekending: The One With the Lady Antebellum Concert

Weekending: The One With the Lady Antebellum Concert

This past weekend went by pretty fast. On Friday night Ivan and I had dinner together in DC.  We went to a place in Capitol Hill called Medium Rare. They do a prefix steak dinner – bread, salad & steak with fries. It was good, but I don’t know that I’d go back. The food wasn’t very memorable and I feel like they rushed us through dinner. Granted, when there is one thing on the menu, the kitchen shouldn’t take…

Read More Read More

Life Lately – May 2017

Life Lately – May 2017

So this past month has been rather crazy. Sorry about the lack of posts, it’s been hectic around here. I kicked off the month with a fantastic birthday week. My birthday is on May 7th and Ivan’s is on the 10th, so   we treated ourselves to a joint birthday week. First we saw the Diamondbacks take on the Nationals, twice. Then we went to a Cinco De Mayo festival with some friends. There was Mexican wrestling and Mexican bingo….

Read More Read More

Book Review: Frannie and Tru by Karen Hattrup

Book Review: Frannie and Tru by Karen Hattrup

1. Frannie and Tru by Karen Hattrup When Frannie Little eavesdrops on her parents fighting she discovers that her cousin Truman is gay, and his parents are so upset they are sending him to live with her family for the summer. At least, that’s what she thinks the story is. . . When he arrives, shy Frannie befriends this older boy, who is everything that she’s not–rich, confident, cynical, sophisticated. Together, they embark on a magical summer marked by slowly…

Read More Read More

DIY Wedding: How to Print (& Address) Your Own Envelopes

DIY Wedding: How to Print (& Address) Your Own Envelopes

I’ve been in wedding planning mode lately and I just sent out the first round of invitations. To keep things within budget, I designed them myself and had them printed online. You do not have to design your own invitation – you can purchase a digital copy from etsy (some as low as $10), minted ($50 for unlimited use) or use a template directly from an online printing service like PSPrint (free with the cost of printing). *for more information on…

Read More Read More

Recent Reads: April 2017

Recent Reads: April 2017

My Favorites From this Month A Conjuring of Light (Shades of Magic #3) by V.E. Schwab Source: Library Ebook Witness the fate of beloved heroes – and enemies. THE BALANCE OF POWER HAS FINALLY TIPPED… The precarious equilibrium among four Londons has reached its breaking point. Once brimming with the red vivacity of magic, darkness casts a shadow over the Maresh Empire, leaving a space for another London to rise. WHO WILL CRUMBLE? Kell – once assumed to be the…

Read More Read More