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restaurant review: hub & spoke diner

i swear we do more than just loiter in restaurants. i mean, i guess? no, we do. well, i went to california two weeks ago, and so much happened while i was there and since i’ve been back in salt lake. once we get settled into what’s been happening, i’ll post about it! but for now,… Continue reading restaurant review: hub & spoke diner

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restaurant review: proper burger

all hail the proper restaurant family! matt and i love burgers. i’d say like, 60% of the time he asks me what i want for dinner, it’s a burger. it’s a little odd because red meat is actually not one of my favorites, but there’s something about an old fashioned burger that just…sounds amazing! this… Continue reading restaurant review: proper burger

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she was born on the 4th of july {freedom ring}

i’ll give you $5 if you can name that song and artist. the 4th of july 2006 was one of my most memorable holidays, ever. ’twas ten years ago exactly that i was spending my first summer in rexburg idaho. i was attending 1 of 2 years at byu idaho and it was actually a… Continue reading she was born on the 4th of july {freedom ring}

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happy one-year anniversary of the blog {plus, my birthday!}

may is always a big month around here. for starters, it’s my birthday! this year was extra special because we celebrated it a few times.on my actual birthday i had a big event at work, so we went to dinner at olive garden, and then to frozen yogurt that night. my parents sent a gift… Continue reading happy one-year anniversary of the blog {plus, my birthday!}

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italian cooking class

i’ve never been into cooking. it wasn’t until i met matt that i even planned to be in the kitchen regularly. i always thought my nanny would take care of that. but sometimes nannies don’t show up until much later in life. and one must learn new skills sooner than one expected. spoiler alert: when i… Continue reading italian cooking class

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five things to do when it’s 25 degrees outside.

ugh, winter. my eternal, soulless nemesis that i’ve evaded for many, many years. we meet again. i managed to avoid winter basically altogether last year, which was my first winter in salt lake city. it was one of the warmest dec-april’s utah had ever seen {think in the 50’s almost every day} and i spent most… Continue reading five things to do when it’s 25 degrees outside.

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the wedding part 2: dinner and reception

Hmm…where did we leave off? oh yes, the pouring rain. after we finished pictures at the temple, matt and i headed to martine, one of the most fabulous restaurants in salt lake. we’d made a reservation and let them know it was our wedding day, so they seated us at this darling table in the… Continue reading the wedding part 2: dinner and reception

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the wedding part one: getting ready + ceremony

well, we’ve been married for nearly six weeks and let me tell you: marriage is the best. we get to hang out every night after work and don’t have to worry about picking each other up or taking each other home. we see each other before work and even sometimes at lunch. i guess you could… Continue reading the wedding part one: getting ready + ceremony