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My Favorite Gluten Free Waffle Mix and Recipe

It’s really no secret that I love brunch and waffles (see here and here). I mean, on our wedding day my husband actually vowed that he would make me waffles every weekend! (And just so you know, he’s lived up to that vow!) And you may also know that I have celiac disease (read about […]

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My Celiac Disease Story // What You Should Know About Celiac Disease and Living Gluten Free

Maybe you didn’t know it, but May is Celiac Disease Awareness Month! I know, I know, it seems like literally every day of the year has some kind of declaration attached to it (National Avocado Day, anyone??), but this month’s title actually means something to me because celiac disease has been, and still is, a […]

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6 Tips for Buying a Home in the San Francisco Bay Area

We bought our first home in the Oakland hills just over a year ago, and as it turns out, we purchased the home for less than it was worth (according to our appraiser). In my mind, that kind of scenario in the San Francisco Bay Area is kind of crazy! I feel like more often […]

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Our Favorite Wet Weather Dog Gear // Tips for Keeping Your Pup Clean

Living in the San Francisco Bay Area means that winter and spring are often quite rainy! And since this has been our first rainy season with our dog, Spruce (whom we adopted from Oakland Animal Services last June), we’ve had to learn all about how to take care of our 60 lb toddler while keeping […]

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10 Random Facts About Me in Honor of my 35th Birthday

Hi friends! Thank you so much for being on this journey with me! As a small business owner, just know that every little thing you do to support me matters. Your views, comments, shares, likes, and business means the world to me! And I hope that I have supported you with beautiful photos and plenty […]

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Our Fall Mountain Wedding at The HideOut | Kirkwood, CA

With the first day of fall today and our one year anniversary fast approaching, I thought it was about time that I share some photos from our wedding last year! It was such a whirlwind week for us (everyone says that because it’s so true), but I’m so glad that we have such great photos […]

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Save the Date Magnets + Other Unique Wedding and Stationery Ideas from Basic Invite

You probably already know by now that I’m in love with color and fun, whimsical details; it’s what makes me happy, and I try to surround myself with all things happy! 🙂 And you may also know that I got married last year and have been sharing some of the unique vendors and wedding planning […]

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Affordable Made to Measure Groomswear in San Francisco

There’s nothing more attractive to me than the man I love in a well-fitted suit! So for our wedding day you can bet we put just as much effort into finding the right suit for Brandon as we did for my dress! Okay, maybe almost as much effort 😉 Because let’s be honest, it’s just […]

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Non-Traditional Wedding Dress Shops in the San Francisco Bay Area

At the risk of sounding cliché, planning a wedding can feel overwhelming at times! There’s all this societal pressure to do things a certain way, and sometimes what we think we’re “supposed” to do can get in the way of what we want to do! But I’m here to say, “don’t let it!” Do you! […]

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Creating a Custom Engagement Ring with Pavé Fine Jewelry Design

When Brandon and I became engaged in the fall of last year, we knew that we wanted a unique engagement ring! One thing that I told him when I hinted at our future, was that I wanted my engagement/wedding ring to tell a story. I wanted it to tell our story! So when he proposed […]

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