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Looking Back and Moving On

Posted 12/14/2010 by in Videography \ 8 comments

As I was preparing for this final post, I reviewed the first inspiration board I made and realized that I stayed rather true to it.  I made a few alterations, due to budget or availability, but in essence I executed my plans and made my decisions  based on my original inspiration.  Inspiration boards are useful like outlines–they can act as …

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Wedding Holiday Cards and Chicago Vendor Gifts

Posted 11/08/2010 by in DIY, Local \ 10 comments

I mentioned in my last post, that I had one final post pending–psych!    Actually, I was going to have only one, but my trusty Macbook crashed, and the project I was editing for the final post is in total disarray and I need at least another week to finalize it.  In the meantime, I thought I would share with you …

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It’s a Boy!

Posted 10/21/2010 by in Life \ 7 comments

“It’s time,” I declared to my husband just days after our wedding. “We have waited long enough.  We’ve been trying for years but for one reason or another it just never happened.  Can we please start our family now?” I begged.

And so it happened that just a mere three weeks after our wedding, we adopted a baby boy.

Meet Tito – …

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Paradise Lost, and Found

Posted 10/08/2010 by in Honeymoons & Travel \ 15 comments

My husband and I met as a result of serving in the Peace Corps in Africa, so it should come as no surprise that our honeymoon would be somewhere off the beaten path.  As much as we love relaxing on a beach with pina coladas, we also enjoy the essence of traveling and getting down and dirty with the local culture—so …

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Mini-Moon in Mexico

Posted 10/04/2010 by in Honeymoons & Travel \ 5 comments

My husband and I knew early on we wanted to go on an exotic honeymoon far, far, FAR away.  Unfortunately, we weren’t able to do it right after the wedding.  In addition to exhausting our finances and planning on the wedding, June was a very busy month for both of us at work. So we decided that we would save …