hello from az.

Hello from Arizona! Isn’t our new door mat super cute? We arrived last night to a very unpleasant surprise (our home is no where near move-in ready as our contractor promised) but this adorable addition to our front doorway did the trick to cheer me up a bit 🙂

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road trip: day 2

We’re in Tucumcari, New Mexico…so close to AZ yet so far away! We plan on getting up extra early tomorrow and as long as I can keep up the same pace with driving, we should arrive at our new home tomorrow evening. I can’t wait!

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road trip: day 1

Howdy from Emporia, Kansas! We drove 9.5 hours today on our way to Arizona (check out the map above to see the path we’ve traveled so far). Random fact that I learned today: At one time it was against the law to serve ice cream on cherry pie in Kansas. Ciao!

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{Christina’s Wedding} Invitation Sneak Peak| Engaged & Inspired

Here’s a litte sneak peak at the digital proofs of our invitation suite. Check out my post at Engaged & Inspired for more info 🙂 (the invitation suite set up) (front of the rsvp card) (back of the rsvp card)

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The Proposal. | Engaged & Inspired

In honor of hitting the six month mark of being engaged (or as I like to call it, our “engaged-iversary”), I dedicated this week’s Engaged & Inspired post to our proposal story.  Head on over and check it out if you don’t know the incredible details yet 🙂

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v day.

Just a few snapshots from our Valentine’s Day.  We kept it low key with home bakes goodies (red velvet cupcakes of course) and then dinner at Bodega Marques.  It was our first time there and it blew us away.  We loved it so much that we decided to made a reservation for this Saturday night […]

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no bake nutella cheesecake.

I found this recipe for No Bake Nutella Cheesecake over at My Baking Addiction and decided that I HAD to make it this past Sunday for our Super Bowl BBQ.  The original recipe called for using frozen whipped topping (like Cool Whip) but I decided to make my own (instructions below).  Unfortunately, my pictures did […]

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The Out-of-Town Bag | Engaged & Inspired

Head over to Engaged & Inspired for my weekly wedding post.  This week I shared my ideas for the Out-of-Town Bag for our guests.  Check it out here!  

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review: sprinkles dark chocolate cupcake mix

via Sprinkles Cupcakes is proclaimed to have been the “World’s First Cupcake Bakery” and kicked off a cupcake craze after opening in Beverly Hills in 2005.  We were lucky enough to have a branch open in Scottsdale, Arizona and their cupcakes have been my favorite ever since.  My soon to be sis-in-law was recently in […]

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missoni nails tutorial.

How much do you love Missoni?  I can’t begin to tell you how sad I am that I was not in the country when the Missoni for Target collection was released.  Just look at some of the fabulous items I missed.  *sigh* via I may not have gotten my hands on any of the lovely […]

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