Archive for June, 2009

Breaking News! We’re Gonna Be…

Homeowners! OH MY GOSH!!!!!!!!!!!! It’s all pending inspections and appraisals and the other closing stuff, but we’ve been eyeing up this house for a while, and I’m psyched!!! There will be lots more details and stories to come, but for the moment, let’s all just celebrate and drool over our fingers crossed new digs! 🙂 […]

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Preppy Chic Wedding

This weekend, NavyGuy and I attended our first wedding as a married couple; otherwise known as, the first wedding after our own! I’ll be brutally honest up front – after you’ve been the bride at a wedding, no other is going to be quite as fun. For me anyway, there’s nothing like being the center […]

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I {heart} Target

So, we just paid for a really big party for all of our friends and family, and we’re hoping to purchase our first home in the next couple months, but… That doesn’t mean I can’t “window” shop! Here’s what I’d buy at Target this week… A cute accent chair for our future livingroom Any of […]

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To Have and To Hold

Ooops. I missed Stamp Club on Wednesday night because of some house drama – it looked like we were going to have to do a marathon cleaning session in order to have the place presentable for our landlord the following day. Since there’s no way I would leave that task in the hands of NavyGuy […]

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More Travel

Well, as we speak, NavyGuy and I are once again on the move. This time it’s a red-eye flight to Boston for a wedding. Two friends of ours from college are getting married in Harvard, MA at the Fruitlands Museum. [HistoryGirlie – Fruitlands is Bronson Alcott’s failed transcendentalist utopia!!! If I see Louisa May, I’ll […]

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Seattle Mini-Mini-Moon: What to Take Away

If I’ve learned nothing else in my four weeks of marriage – and twenty-seven years of life – it’s that if you have a good experience, then just celebrate it and remember it. If you have a bad experience – well, then, you better find something you can learn from it… So, here’s what I […]

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Seattle Mini-Mini-Moon: What to Forget

After a great Saturday afternoon and evening, the mini-mini-moon hit a sour note. Several friends of NavyGuy were in town for a concert and called him after it was over to meet up for drinks. I was ready to crash, so I told NavyGuy to go ahead and go out without me… At 3:00am – […]

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We Want You! (to vote!)

Today’s new post is below – you can scroll down to read Part 1 of the Seattle Mini-Moon. Sister needs to pick a bridesmaid dress. One of her best friends is getting married next summer, and has tasked Sister with picking out a bridesmaid dress for herself. Sister has five choices to chose from, and […]

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Seattle Mini-Mini-Moon: What to Remember

NavyGuy and I were on the road by nine on Saturday morning, heading south for Seattle. Even though the clerk at “The Happy Donut” gave NavyGuy a 5-shot frappucino instead of a 5-shot cappuccino, our trip was off to a good start. First stop on our itinerary – the Space Needle! The ride to the […]

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Blog Vacation

No new posts until at least Monday – NavyGuy and I are spending the weekend in Seattle on a mini-mini-moon!!! We got a great deal on a fab hotel downtown, got a good dinner recommendation for Saturday night, and plan to check out as many of the touristy sites in the Emerald City that we […]

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