1 Year & 32 Weeks Married | Mother’s Day pt. 2

This past week, we celebrated Mother’s Day with Jake’s family. We went to an Escape room with Jake’s mom & dad, two of his three brothers, and his brother’s girlfriend. Escape Rooms are stressful for the both of us and don’t always bring out our best qualities. We tend to bicker lol. But, we made […]

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1 Year & 31 Weeks Married | Disneyland and Mother’s Day pt. 1

The two biggest highlights of this past week were our Disneyland trip with Cindy’s sister and, of course, Mother’s Day! A couple of months ago, Cindy’s sister received a couple of free tickets, from work, to Disneyland. Cindy LOVES Disneyland, but Jake doesn’t really like the idea of paying an arm and a leg just […]

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1 Year & 29 Weeks Married | Endgame

The only highlight of this past week was Avenger’s Endgame. (just kidding…but really…) On a whim, we decided Thursday morning to go to the Thursday night showing of Avenger’s Endgame and were surprisingly able to get good seats! For the past year, Jake has been obsessing over the movie. Every morning, while making breakfast, Jake […]

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1 Year & 28 Weeks Married | Happy Easter!

This past week has been quite a social one for the both of us! On Wednesday, we visited Jake’s hometown to celebrate one of his brother’s birthday. Friday, Cindy visited a good friend from high school, who just had a baby. Saturday, Cindy went to a “House-A-Versary” party with college girlfriends while Jake went to […]

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1 Year & 27 Weeks Married | Cindy’s Birthday!

Jake surprised Cindy on her birthday with a living room full of balloons and her favorite breakfast– Eggs Benedict! That afternoon we went on a nice walk to Starbucks for a free birthday coffee and then to RedBox for a free birthday movie. (Cindy also got a free birthday gift from Ulta the day before). […]

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1 Year & 26 Weeks Married | Full LASIK Update & What We Wish We Had Known

Cindy had another LASIK follow up appointment this past week. Everything looks good so far and the both of us are happy and relieved. But we thought we would share, in more detail, the entire LASIK process and some of the things we wish we had known. Consultations: The first step in the LASIK process […]

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1 Year & 25 Weeks Married | Big Announcement!!!

April Fools. We have no big announcement. But we do have highlights to share from this past week! Jake finished his second quarter and is now 2/15th of the way through his PhD program!! He was on Spring Break last week. Cindy jokes that Jake shouldn’t get any breaks because he ends up filling all […]

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1 Year & 24 Weeks Married | Los Angeles Marathon & Scoring UCLA Scholarships

The title of this past week’s blog says it all! The two big highlights were cheering on runners at the LA Marathon and reading/scoring UCLA Alumni Scholarship applications! LA Marathon Cindy is trying to make it our tradition to participate in the LA Marathon every year (in one way or another). The past couple of […]

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1 Year & 23 Weeks Married | Goodbye Forever to Our First Apartment

Cindy got sick…AGAIN… so she was sleeping a lot this past week. She thought working with kids meant she’s developed an immunity of steel, but she’s been getting sick a lot this past school year. She has a theory that her immune system is updating itself…like a software update…. Jake is skeptical. Jake’s been studying […]

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