2 Years & 1 Week Married | Weekend Apart

This past weekend, Jake attended a conference in D.C. where he presented one of his projects! It was a really exciting experience and opportunity.  But it also meant a weekend apart for us. Since being married, this was Cindy’s first weekend home alone  and Jake’s first weekend away from home. Cindy In the days leading […]

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2 Years Married | Happy 2 Years to Us!

Happy 2 years of marriage to us! We celebrated our anniversary early with a weekend getaway to Santa Cruz! We wanted to escape the SoCal sun to some NorCal redwoods and spend a weekend full of quality time with no vacation itineraries or To-Do lists. It was really refreshing and relaxing to spend that quality […]

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1 Year & 51 Weeks Married | PhD Year 2!

Two big highlights this past week: PhD Year 2 Jake started the second year of his Economics PhD program! And like we mentioned before…it’s going to be a crazy busy year for him (and us.) This year, on top of his program coursework, Jake will be a Teaching Assistant (TA)! This means he will need […]

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1 Year & 50 Weeks Married | Busy But Grateful

What a week! It’s been packed with lots of busyness at work (for Cindy), wrapping up projects before school starts (for Jake), and hanging out with our friends and family. We’re exhausted, but also grateful for the busyness because it means we are blessed. We celebrated momma and poppa Wang’s birthday this past weekend with […]

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1 Year & 49 Weeks Married | Summer’s Winding Down

Not much really happened this week (again). Our evenings together mostly consisted of a run, a 7 minute ab workout, and dinner with TV. (doesn’t seem like the ab workout is really working…but that may be because we eat too many sweets lol). We did go mini-golfing Friday evening with friends from Jake’s PhD program. […]

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1 Year & 48 Weeks Married! | LONG Short Week

Despite the fact this past week was considered a “short” work week with the Labor Day long weekend, it felt like a long one to us. For one, we had a termite mating swarm happen in our apartment. It was only localized to one room, but it was still horrifying. It’s since been locally treated. […]

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1 Year & 47 Weeks Married | Labor Day Weekend!

This summer has been one of the best summers ever! It’s been packed with so much fun and adventure! We started out our long weekend with movies in the park. Our local park has been putting on Friday night movies in the park for the past month or so. We’ve been wanting to check it […]

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1 Year & 46 Weeks Married! | Rock n’ Walk Sunset Strip Tour

Our Tuesdays have somehow become Movie Tuesdays. Ever since Sinemia (our movie subscription pass) went bankrupt, we’ve been taking taking advantage of AMC’s Tuesdays discounted movie tickets. This past week, we watched Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon A Time…In Hollywood. And we were surprisingly entertained! Anyways, two big highlights of our week: Final Summer Bash On […]

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1 Year & 45 Weeks Married | A Week of Fun & Back to Work

We had a week packed with activity! Tuesday Cindy and Jake’s mom planned a little surprise party to congratulate Jake for passing all three of his comprehensive exams, one of which was with honors! Jake got the results of his test the day we left for our Greece and Italy vacation, so his accomplishment was […]

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1 Year & 44 Weeks Married | Back to Normal Life

Not much happened this week… just getting back into our normal routine. We also hung out with our siblings! On Thursday, Jake’s brothers came to LA to visit us. We explored Old LA Zoo and Abbott Kinney Blvd, ate tacos, and played some games. Old LA Zoo is just the abandoned site of where the […]

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