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Pumpkin Picking in the 919

I know I keep promising to update more but I’m having that work/life balance issue right now. One of these days, I am going to sit down and document Zach’s big moments, even if no one cares by the time that I do. Maybe I’ll challenge myself to do that before Thanksgiving. Last weekend, Jay […]

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Easter 2014

Happy Easter to all my friends out there who celebrated it today. I hope it was a great day for you. Jay and I had a very low key Easter here in Raleigh and as much as I missed seeing family today, it was a really great day. The past two Easters have been a bit […]

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Obligatory 11-12-13 Post

Here we are, another fun date post.  I don’t really have a super lot going on right now, but I’ll try to make this as interesting as possible. Since Jay and I officially moved into our new home on September 28, things have been crazy.  We are still not completely unpacked, though things are starting […]

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That Time Jay Married His Friends

Yesterday, November 2, Jay officiated a wedding!  Two of his friends from Apple got married in a beautiful outdoor ceremony and asked Jay if he would do the honors of making performing the ceremony.  It was finally a gorgeous day in Raleigh, too – our first gorgeous day in a full week and our second […]

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Team SACSS 2K13 Reunion

So every year, some of my college girlfriends and I get together for a reunion.  For the past few years, they’ve been kind enough to travel here to Raleigh to visit Sara and me.  However, we switched things up bit this year.  Last Friday through Monday (Aug. 16-19), Sara and I headed to the beautiful […]

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McAllister Visit ’13

My family came to Raleigh for a visit this past weekend.  It was a great time.  They arrived Thursday afternoon (August 8) and left early this morning (August 12). On Thursday, we took them to a Durham Bulls game.  It was $1 Hot Dog Night, so you know it was a good time, haha.  It […]

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Our Aviator Brewery Adventure

Jay and I decided to have another Living Social/Groupon inspired adventure on Saturday.  This time, we visited Aviator Brewery in Fuquay Varina, NC.  Their logo looked familiar, but upon looking at the list of places where I can find Aviator beer, I’ve never been to any of them nor are any of them in Raleigh.  Unless […]

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Tip Toe Back to Normalcy

It’s funny the effects that grieving can have on you.  On one hand, you know that life goes on and you have to go on with it, but at times you find the other hand clutching your forehead as you try to block out memories and reality that pop up at inconvenient times.  It’s been […]

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Of Graduations & Podcasts

Busy busy weekend for me this past weekend.  Actually, it was a busy week, filled with a lot of restaurant dining, haha.  It was a busy week, but a really fun week.  Last Saturday, Sunday, and Monday we celebrated our second wedding anniversary.  On Wednesday, May 1, we took Jay’s parents out to dinner at […]

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Obligatory 3-13-13 Post

I think this is my last one of these cool date posts for the year.  I’m going to use it to talk about my weekend. It was finally nice this past weekend.  Raleigh has had such weird weather lately; it’s been MUCH colder than it usually is in February and March.  It’s been a lot […]

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