escape game & fireside pies

happy new year, everyone! i hope you have a wonderful, happy and healthy 2019 and you achieve all of the aspirations you have. “you can do what you set your mind to” is the mindset i am going into the new year with. i’m also repeating to myself the mantra “happiness is not a goal, but a way of life.”…
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downtown dallas stocking stroll

merry christmas eve friends! this past saturday we ventured downtown for the family holiday experience that dekel planned. he heard about it through the dallasites 101 girls & what’s awesome is that it was FREE! we all met up at ‘unbranded‘ which is a venue on main street that features different rotating artists in the form of pop-up shops. that…
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we ascended to ascension

dek & i ventured to a new-to-us coffee shop in the middle of the beautiful dallas design district yesterday and loved it! it’s on oaklawn and they specialize in craft espresso beverages and pour-over coffees. they are serious about what they do and passion is the name of their game. the vibes were great and the coffee phenomenal! with the…
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we had a “snow day” in dallas

…so this is what we did… played around with our 35mm lens capturing the beauty in nature debuted my new haircut; 5 inches gone, baby!  headed into astoria for a pick-me-up, dek went for his usual latte & i opted for a frozen coffee beverage (java chip!) with an espresso shot šŸ™‚ have a great week! i start my new…
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i have some news…

barista life no mas. beginning march 2 i will merge into the corporate world and join the ‘at home‘ marketing team. fka (formerly known as) garden ridge, this company has undergone a major re-branding transformation to become ‘at home’ (you can read more about that here!) & i am so excited to be a part of the thriving marketing team and…
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treasure hunt adventure

today is our three year anniversary. our wedding day was so amazing, i love going back and reliving it. we are more in love at this point in our relationship than we probably thought possible when we married. marriage is a funny thing. i really do fall more & more in love with my husband everyday. he never ceases to…
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movin’ on

well hello there !  i feel like we haven’t talked i haven’t blogged in ages, and it really has been a few weeks but there’s good reason!  we moved! dek & i found a quaint studio apartment in addison at the post and have been busy moving/ situating ourselves since. we moved in on saturday the 24th with help from my…
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christmas came & went

here are a few snippets from my christmas day with my family if you would like to see. my brother, two cousins, aunt and uncle came in town and we all gathered at my grandmother’s house to have a nice meal and hang out.  christmas meal table setting i received an amazing new lens from dek for the holidays &…
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partner party

a few weekends ago my partners & i celebrated the holidays with a cozy little get-together.  we all most of us brought something to eat or drink and daiana brought cards against humanity which we played…which got interesting. but now i totally understand why the game is called that! it was so much fun, maybe too much fun for me…
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the pattern of coffee & people

after a sharktank marathon last night, dekel & i woke up early to head to houndstooth coffee, a quaint corner coffeeshop off henderson avenue, recommendation by my friend harley. the place was so my style and i loved the uniqueness of everything. you walk in and are greeted by handsome baristos behind a beautiful chrome, mirrored espresso bar. after placing…
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