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secret garden

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photography / Potpourri / weekends

I took my niece and nephew to the Bayou Bend Gardens for a quick photo session during my Spring Break. I was hoping to catch the pink magnolias in full bloom, but unfortunately, missed it by a week. We were able to enjoy the camellias, tulips and azaleas that were still showing their vibrant pink blooms. I really love this garden and have been meaning to visit it at least once a year. You have […]

Zoolights

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Life / weekends

As a photo blogger, photo files are so important to me, so when my hard drive crashed on me last November, I had a pretty bad meltdown over potential lost files and memories that I had deemed lost forever. Fortunately, my brother was able to recover the majority of the files on my hard drive and life is a little bit more sane again. 🙂 So the next few posts will be catching up from […]

Miami first…

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My sister and I took a little break from the dropping temperatures in Houston to celebrate another one of my old friend’s wedding in Miami last weekend. This was my first time in Florida and I have to say, the weather here during the winter season suited me just fine as there was no humidity and a constant breeze kept flowing through town. We stayed in a historic cottage in Little Havana where it was […]

a weekend away…

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Life / weekends

Images from a weekend with friends and family. One of my oldest and closest friend got married and we all spent the weekend pampering ourselves, having good food and wine with old friends and enjoying a little girl time with hair and make up for her big day. I think I really needed that time off. I even had some time to to Galveston to walk down the beach at night and catch up with […]

weekend in SoCo

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Parties / weekends

The house cat mimosas for breakfast This past weekend, I co-hosted a bachelorette weekend getaway in Austin with the bride’s sister and matron of honor.  We rented this amazing house in the SoCo district and spent the weekend lounging in the pool and taking our time to enjoy good food and company with each other. A couple of highlights included paddle boarding for the first time on the lake, experiencing 6th Street since my college days, […]

sweets for brunch

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Houston / weekends

Saturday Brunch with my two favorite girls. We stopped by to check out Common Bond and was glad to see that the food was as good as the hype, especially the bakery goods and coffee. Olivia is getting to that age where she is so much more curious about her surroundings, and with all the tall windows and clattering from the baristas’ counter, she just couldn’t help to stay in her chair for too long, […]

secret garden…

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weekends

We took baby out yesterday to enjoy a nice brunch and spend some quality time at the Bayou Bend gardens, which I have been meaning to visit for some time now. The place was very tranquil and secluded and except for a few other visitors walking around, the gardens felt like a secret place that only we knew about. The pink magnolias were in full bloom and was such a beautiful sight to behold. We […]