2 Years & 8 Weeks Married | HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

 ~HAPPY THANKSGIVING ~ our week was PACKED full!! Monday Cindy spent the entire day catching up on all the laundry that had piled up. (9 loads!!) Jake had class all day and spent most of the evening doing as much school work as he could before Thanksgiving break. Tuesday This was our one “relaxing” day […]

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2 Years & 7 Weeks Married! | Thanksgiving 2019 Pt. 1

We know it’s a little early, but we started celebrating Thanksgiving already! Because both of our families live in SoCal, we start coordinating Thanksgiving Day plans pretty early every year. It’s not so important who’s family we visit on the actual day of, but that we get a chance to celebrate this season with both […]

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2 Years & 6 Weeks Married | The Day We Scored Free Lululemon!

The biggest highlight of our week was free Lululemon!!! (well…technically, we paid $10 to attend the event that got us free Lululemon…) A couple of weeks ago, we signed up to attend a “Field Day” put on by YesRally. The first 100 sign ups got free Lululemon outfits and a swag bag. We can’t believe […]

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2 Years & 4 Weeks Married | HALLOWEEN!

This past week was… H A L L O W E E N ! We didn’t do much this Halloween. We just went out to Jake’s hometown and spent some time with his mom and brothers while passing out candy. It was very low-key (we didn’t even dress up!), but enjoyable. We really want to […]

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2 Years & 3 Weeks Married | Sushi Making Night!

We ended our looOOooOOoong and busy week with a sushi making night! It was a much needed and much deserved (IOHO) dose of fun! The night was hosted by Jake’s friends from his PhD program. We learned the process from the wife of Jake’s PhD classmate (who is from Japan). Jake sheepishly admitted that he […]

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2 Years & 2 Weeks Married! | Cane Quest

The highlight of our week was…Cane Quest! On Saturday, we volunteered at an event called Cane Quest. Cane Quest is a competition hosted by the Braille Institute where kids who are blind or visually impaired put their white cane and independent travel skills to the test. Some of you may already know that Cindy works […]

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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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