two guys on a scooter

the dancin’ dans do seafair.

while i was in napa with the girls, danny flew up to seattle to visit shmer’s husband, dan, who was also in the US from australia….

a winederful day in napa valley.

snacks & wine were not in short supply. we love you trader joes. for our trip, carlye found The Black Rock Inn in St….


vintana wine bar

a late night with lacey jaye.

it wouldn’t be a home visit without spending time with miss lacey jaye. we met for a late night drink at Vintana, a place…

quenching my thirst for family.

about 10 days ago, i was reading a book and a huge wave of, “i really want to see my family” came over me…

santa monica california

labor day weekend in santa monica.

we vacillated back and forth on what to do and where to go for our annual labor day “birthaversary” getaway. we’re big proponents of…


i’ll show you how cold it is.

Danny’s been back and forth to Denver, Colorado lately for work. He loves it.   A couple of weeks ago, he sent me this…


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jenny’s bachelorette // DAY one.

disclaimer: these are photos from a recent “retro & raunchy” bachelorette party. see where i’m going with this? as much as i tried to…



Well, I’m glad we hung-up on the airlines when we were about to cancel our flights last night because…. we’re saying aloha! Syd’s AIHA prodedure went great, everyone…



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jenny’s bridal shower.

last saturday in san francisco’s east bay, a group of ladies gathered to shower jenny with all kinds of domestic goodies. there was a signature…

j W f weekend = wine & wild.

colby and i flew to san francisco last thursday evening to celebrate jenny’s bridal shower weekend. we spent thursday night in the city wining…


anniversary wishes.

Two years ago today, I had the honor of standing up next to one of my dearest friends Erica as she married Dan, her…


gone country.

i love packing for oregon. it’s pretty simple. shorts. t-shirts. jeans. a hat. a swimsuit. don’t out think it. less is more. danny caught…

a river runs through it.

having a home on the water – any water – is awesome. being able to walk out your front door and see, touch and…


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snapshots from mother’s day.

the four of us spent all of saturday celebrating mother’s day in downtown tucson. we were sans itinerary and had a really fun day…

hotel congress – tucson, az

before booking, here’s what you should know about staying at the hotel congress in tucson, arizona. : the rates are great. : the biggest…



the tings in two cities.

…We’re off to NYC and Washington DC! Both D and I love NYC. Its undeniably one of the best cities in the world and…

new frenchie on the block.

We’re excited to announce that are dear friends Jenny and Matt are expecting… a French Bulldog puppy! They just adopted him from the same…