the Vows

the Vows

Matthew and I got married in paradise, on a beautiful beach on Maui. It was just the two of us with our toes in the sand… here are the vows we exchanged. Matthew to Ana That first night, waiting at the bar, wondering if you’d show, I had my doubts and...
A Modern Happily Ever After

A Modern Happily Ever After

The Beginning It was the first week of April 2013. I had just signed up for yet another online dating site. At the time I was happy. Going on lots of first dates and not really looking for much more. I wanted love and felt open to it, but had resigned myself to the...
14 Things: I love about US

14 Things: I love about US

This is the first time I am actually going to have a Valentine in over a decade! And not only a Valentine, but a fiancé. In fact, since we are leaving for paradise in just a few short days, we decided to forgo store bought gifts and opted for  quiet night at home...

going to the chapel…

Well, not really. More than a few friends have been wondering where all the wedding goodness has gone? As many of our closest family and friends already know.. Matt and I have decided to elope. Well – sort of. We are not doing it in secret or by crawling out my...

2014 and a Happy New Year

Another year comes to a close, and as I reflect on the year that has past I can not help but feel a little relief. 2013 was a full of some extreme highs and lows. I am grateful to have ended the year on a high note. I am engaged to the love of my life, in a better...