november

month at a glance… hosted Mr. & Mrs. Joshua Spurlock, along with my parents, for a very elegant dinner here {used my “family” china, the set of Haviland Blue Garland inherited from my great-grandmother}… thrilled to have a chance to honor the new couple in our home!! And SO proud of my husband for opting […]

wedding week {Julianna}

So. My sister Julianna got married last week. {!!} Still somewhat hard to believe. She and her husband, my brother-in-law Joshua Spurlock, are honeymooning in the city of love this week… and once they return, there will officially be two of us in what is becoming a select group of married Squicciarini girls who live […]

new traditions

Feels like we’re constantly having to develop new traditions… I suppose there’s always a new “first” in marriage though. Keeps us on our toes! {the new month} Rosh Chodesh, the start of a new month, is kind of a big deal in Judaism. The question was, what should we do to celebrate it? Last Tuesday […]

4 Weeks

Hello! I’m home! The trip was everything a honeymoon should be. It was fun & lighthearted, relaxing & casual {no schedules}, and the two of us on our own. We came home with the essentials: pictures, memories, and souvenirs. {grin} We had an amazing time and some fantastic experiences… I kept a journal of what […]

1 Week

hello! it’s me… finally. This is my 1-week anniversary! Exactly a week ago I was at the Westin with my new husband {!!}, and we had just returned from a late dinner at the hotel restaurant {the Ember Grill}, where I had a portabello mushroom and something sparkly to drink. thoughts… still enjoying married life! […]