O Christmas Tree

in the montgomery family, we have one tradition that kicks off our holiday season; each year, we head to the tree farmView full post »

Halloween Happenings

there is something magical about a bunch of families walking around in the dark, pretending to be things. i find fewView full post »

Northern California

we ventured out of southern california and headed north to relax and create memories with family. it’s not often we’reView full post »

father’s day

how could i have known what a wonderful father he would be when we met? I find it hard to put into words what i feelView full post »

dear stranger

dear stranger, you probably don’t remember me, but you found me crying in my green volkswagen cabrio. you were drivingView full post »

playa del carmen, mexico

we spent a week in playa del carmen celebrating the wedding of my brother and brand new sister, joe and jacque. theirView full post »

Big Bear, Ca

this year for valentine’s day weekend, we decided to gather a group of friends and head high into the mountains.View full post »

365 Project 2014

this year i tamed my wild gypsy and planted my feet in much deeper soil. i allowed incredible and soulful friendshipsView full post »

birthday in Ojai

every year for my husbands birthday, we take quick weekend trips to celebrate his day. one of the many perks of livingView full post »