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 & 43 Weeks Married | Greece & Italy Vacation Recap

We’re back from vacation! And we’ve just been unwinding from our trip. We tried to not sleep at all on our flight to avoid jet lag lol. And it didn’t work. We are so jet lagged. Greece and Italy have been two of Cindy’s bucket list destinations ever since she was in high school. For […]

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1 Year & 39 Weeks Married | Family Reunion in Seattle

“Family is like branches on a tree; we all grow in different directions, yet our roots remain as one.” -Unknown The big highlight of this past week was the 4th of July weekend family reunion in Seattle for Cindy’s family! (her dad’s mom’s siblings and their children and their children’s children). About half of the […]

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1 Year & 12 Weeks Married | Sespe Hot Springs Backpacking Adventure

(forgot to take a polaroid this week, so here’s a pic from our trip instead) We spent the last few days of 2018 exploring the beautiful Sespe Wilderness! Our goal was to make it all the way out to the Sespe Hot Springs (which are the hottest hot springs in all of California!) At the […]

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43 Weeks Married | Road Trip Recap

(polaroid films are just like life. there are no retakes.) We got back from our “Presidential Road Trip” (Los Angeles to Mount Rushmore) on Friday and man are we glad to be home! We had such a blast on our trip, but were starting to miss hot showers, real beds, and non-dehydrated food near the […]

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42 Weeks Married | Road Trip!

We’re on our “Presidential Road Trip”! (from LA to Mount Rushmore) We’re both having so much fun and will share more when we’re back!!

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30 Weeks Married | Mt. Lowe Backpacking Trip

(we went backpacking this weekend! more on that, along with pictures, at the bottom of the page) This past week has been quite the social one! We had friends and family over almost every other day this week! Sunday, we had Jake’s parents and youngest brother over for dinner. Cindy cooked MaPo Tofu for everyone. […]

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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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