1 Year & 7 Weeks Married | Second Thanksgiving as Mr. & Mrs.!

Happy Thanksgiving! We spent Thanksgiving with Jake’s family this year. Since Cindy’s parents were out of town, Cindy’s sister and her sister’s boyfriend came along also! Our first inter-family gathering since the wedding and it was so much fun! Jake’s family sure knows how to pack a lot into a day. We were surprised at […]

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1 Year & 6 Weeks Married | Early Thanksgiving Celebrations

We had a Thanksgiving potluck with our bible study last week. With all the busyness of work and school and life, we haven’t been to bible study in over month. The night of hanging out with friends renewed our appreciation for our bible study. We realized we’ve been taking our bible study for granted when […]

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1 Year & 4 Weeks Married | Halloween and Hot Air Balloons

four major highlights this week… Halloween. We had a very low-key Halloween. Cindy’s friend came over and we stayed in decorating the Trader Joe’s Haunted Cookie House while watching Halloween movies. We’re not fans of scary movies, so by Halloween movies we’re talking Gnome Alone. It was a cozy, comfortable, and fun night! Next year, […]

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39 Weeks Married |Our First 4th of July as Mr. & Mrs.!

(clearly Jake knows how to take pics from the best angles) This past week was the 4th of July!! Somehow, this holiday has become our holiday. We don’t know how it happened, but the 4th of July has always been special to us. It could be because this was the first major holiday we spent […]

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13 Weeks Married | Happy New Year From Hawaii!

Happy New Year!! We were in Hawaii this past week on our mini-moon or honeymoon part 1. We had so much fun, we miss Hawaii already!! Our favorite day was the day we went to the North Shore. That day, we saw a sea turtle at Laniakea Beach, went cliff jumping at Waimea Bay, and […]

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12 Weeks Married | Christmas and Mini-Moon!

What a week it’s been!! We spent Christmas Day and the day after with Jake’s family. With so many boys in the house, it’s always so lively and active! We ate lots of food (lobster tail, scalloped potatoes, and tri-tip!) And we played a lot of games– Munchkins, Galaga, Battle Front 2, the Resistance. And […]

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11 Weeks Married | Our First Christmas as Mr. & Mrs.!

(you can’t tell… but there are Christmas lights in the background of the picture…) Our first holiday season as a married couple! SUPER EXCITING! We’re splitting up our time with each set of parents, so we get a chance to see everyone. This past weekend, we went to celebrate Christmas early with Cindy’s family. Her […]

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7 Weeks Married | First Thanksgiving as Mr. & Mrs.!

Our first Thanksgiving as Mr. & Mrs! This past week has been quite eventful! For starters, Cindy spent the first half of the week away with her family on a trip to Vegas and Antelope Canyon. Being away from Jake was hard, but it was nice to spend time together since family trips like these […]

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6 Weeks Married | Mega Pie

MEGA PIE!!!! (berry, pumpkin, pecan, and apple all in one sheet!) We saw this video from the Food Network on Facebook for a mega pie and decided to make it! Well…more like Jake made it while Cindy complained about the mess he was making in the kitchen.  She did help make the pumpkin part. But […]

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