Five Things for Friday

1. We went camping in Big Sur over the weekend. Beautiful! We love camping at Fernwood Resort, and go at least once a year. A little creek runs right thru the campsite, and we call far in advance so we can book a site right next to the water.

We went up with my sister Nicole and her husband Ken, of course. When are the 4 of us not together? We spent a lot of time playing games and sitting by the fire. Another wonderful October weekend here in California!

Sunset

2. I am loving that the sun is going down sooner (even though it is making food photography very difficult!). When the sun goes down by 7, it makes Shawn and I very sleepy, and we are falling asleep quite early. How beautiful was this sunset I got?

Lena Dunham Tour

3. I am obsessed with Lena Dunham. Obsessed! I’ve seen all the episodes of Girls at least twice (Shawn has too, *wink*). So when I saw that she was coming to San Francisco for her book tour, I bought tickets the minute they came out. I went with my girlfriend Logan, and we met before for dinner and drinks. Was so fun! Lena came out and read an essay from her book, then sat down for a long interview. Was like watching an episode of Inside the Actors Studio, but better, because it was with Lena Dunham.

4. We posted our newest wedding video yesterday! Each one keeps getting better and better! Shawn does such a good job editing them. Funny fact about this video – we filmed this on the HOTTEST day. Over 100 degrees. After the ceremony, I think I had little bit of heat stroke and thought I was going to throw up. I had to sit down inside in the air conditioning and chugged about 2 bottles of water.

New Welcome Picture

5. Ok friends, I need your help! I had Shawn snap a few pictures of me to update my new little picture in the top right hand picture of my blog. I’ve narrowed it down to 4 pictures, but I can’t decide which one I like best. It’s too hard of a decision! Even though they’re all so similar, they all seem so different. It reminded me of this scene from Devil Wears Prada. Since you will all be looking at it to, I thought you could help me decide by weighing in. Which do you think? #1, #2, #3 or #4? Thanks in advance loves!

Herb and Cheese Puff Pastry Sticks

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Tweet Before leaving for a dinner party I asked Shawn, “Hey, what do you think of my new boots?” “Hmm? New boots? They look just like those other boots you have. But I like ‘em!” “Shawn! These are ankle boots! The other boots are over-the-calf boots. They’re totally different.” He shrugged his shoulders and said, “I dunno, boots are boots.” […]

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Five Things for Friday

Wine Tasting

Tweet 1. Now that wedding seasoned has come to a lull, we had a free weekend! I took full advantage of it. On Saturday, we went wine tasting in Livermore with my sister and her husband and had the best time! Even though it was over 90 degrees in October, say what? Luckily the tasting rooms had AC. On Sunday […]

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Roasted Spicy Seasoned Pumpkin Seeds

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TweetLast night I had a dream that was SO boring, I was actually mad at my imagination. I won’t bore you with all the details, but a majority of the dream was me on the phone with an airlines customer service rep trying to change a flight. I’m not kidding. Just me, sitting on my couch, trying to change a […]

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Five Things for Friday

Anniversary

Tweet 1. We filmed our last wedding of the summer over the weekend! The morning of, I was so excited about filming our last one, and everything we’ve accomplished in the past few months, I made us some pumpkin muffins for breakfast to celebrate. The Trader Joe’s box mix is very good if you’re looking for a quick muffin mix. […]

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Homemade Kettle Corn

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Tweet When I was in college, I worked nights at a restaurant as a server and bartender. I was lucky to have almost all weekends off. But a few times a year, an art festival would be in town for the weekend and bring crowds of people. I would volunteer to work lunch shifts during the art festivals because I […]

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Acorn Films

Tweet 1. Here’s what Shawn and I look like working weddings! I can tell this is right before the kiss, Shawn and I are both at the center of the aisle, ready to capture it. We filmed and photographed a wedding this weekend for one of our friends, which is always much funner. Shawn (and several cameras set up on […]

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15 Minute Creamy Pesto Pasta

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Tweet Working customer service for an online company can lead to some very interesting conversations from people calling from all over the country. I talked to quite a doozy earlier this week. Here is how our conversation went: Me: For shipping, you can ship it via US mail for $6.95, that’s 1-2 weeks in the US. Or UPS ground for […]

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Five Things for Friday

Rainy Sunrise

Tweet 1. It rained yesterday morning! I woke up, and could smell that delicious “fresh rain” smell outside the window. After all this heat here in California, I couldn’t have been more excited. I celebrated by getting myself a pumpkin spice latte. Hello fall! 2. Everyday about 50 wild turkeys walk by our house, and hang out in our front […]

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Grilled Lemon and Rosemary Flattened Chicken

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Tweet Someone needs to tell California that fall is just around the corner because it is HOT. All caps HOT. Over 100 degrees HOT. On these hottest of September weekends, we filmed a wedding in Sacramento on Saturday. You guys, it was 101 degrees. All outdoors. I easily drank 1 gallon of water, and sweat about that same amount. We […]

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