Hope everyone has a great weekend. Me, I'll be working overtime to finish this movie. While I'm stuck inside a pitch black room, I'll be dreaming of my birthday trip to Carmel-by-the-Sea. What a glorious weekend that was <3
In Britain and Ireland, it is a tradition that women may propose marriage only on leap years. Supposedly, a 1288 law by Queen Margaret of Scotland (then age five and living in Norway), required that fines be levied if a marriage proposal was refused by the man; compensation ranged from a kiss to £1 to a silk gown. So good luck single ladies! Get out there and get yourself some dresses or maybe even a husband! ;)
It's finally happening! Josh and I are going to Puerto Rico for Christmas! This will be my first time on the island and I am stoked. We already booked a rental home on HomeAway.com and the BEST part is my parents have decided to join us! This will be their first tropical vacation and I can't wait to share it with them :) They deserve some sun n surf more than anyone. *Sigh* can I fast forward to December? :)
Happy Belated Christmas and New Year to everyone! Man, what happened to that week of lovelyness? Went by wayyyy to fast. Let's see... updates : Josh and I stayed in Cali this Christmas, first time away from family and it was bitter sweet for sure. We spent the week eating and drinking and just being excellent company to each other. Had a great new years eve at our friend Sucheta's house which included a rousing game of both Uno and Yahtzee :) Our honeymoon to Maui is officially booked and I CAN'T WAIT! That is all. Back to work.
This past weekend I surprised Josh with a trip up to Napa! We stayed in Yountville. Can we say Thomas Keller paradise? yes, we can :) We rented bikes and went wine tasting/biking through the Stag's Leap District. The best thing was the bikes were electric, so you didn't have to pedal if you got tired!.. or in our case, lazy. :) We also had dinner at one of our fav restaurants Ad Hoc. What a great trip! Thank you napa valley, we will return soon! :)
About a year ago I discovered this awesome art called Felting or Needle Felting. You have these special needles that are covered in little barbs and then you take loose wool roving and stab it with the needle, the barbs pull the tiny threads together and eventually build your felt into whatever shape you want! Its like sculpting but with fabric! Here is my latest piece I did. It was the cake topper for our wedding <3 I think all you Ghibli fans might recognize the inspiration :) I also did a much larger piece for last years Lighting Dept art show. I'll be sure to get a picture up of that soon :)
Josh and I got to see a Friends and Family screening of Puss in Boots on Saturday. It was quite funny and looked fantastic. I recommend everyone go see it when it comes out! Also, I got a credit!! Yippee!!
yepp still alive. Sorry for the lack of posts! Man I totally abandoned this blog. Time to dive back in. Past few month have been super busy. Planning the wedding, working on a really fun project at work, and just living life. Let me see... I recently started reading this new book: The Lost City of Z It was recommended by someone at work, and I'm so very glad it came up amongst the inappropriate garble that are our lunch table conversations. If you like adventure, gruesome details and TRUE STORIES, I highly recommend it :)
That's right!!! Josh and I got engaged this past Saturday!! It was ridiculously corny and completely romantic :) As you can see the ring is a touch too small at the moment but It is beautiful and I love everything about it :) I feel like the luckiest girl in the world!!!! squeal!!!
So I'm always up for a stay-cation, snuggled up on my couch with a book... or the tv remote :) But I have to say I might just have to leave my humble abode for this place. No, rephrase, I would leave my humble abode in the dust for this place. The newly remodeled La Banane Hotel in St. Barts looks like something out of my dreams. Nestled in a coconut grove, the nine bungalows are furnished with vintage furniture built by Pierre Jeanneret (cousin of Le Corbusier) back in the fifties. The address is also completely confidential and revealed ONLY to the guests. Reason number 42 why I need to win the lottery.