Happy Anniversary!

This past weekend Matt and I celebrated our 1st anniversary. Seriously the fastest and best year of my life. We both goth new jobs, got married, honeymooned in Barcelona, Paris, and Amsterdam, and are building a house!

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We celebrated with dinner at 717 South:

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Then we went to the Harry Waugh Dessert Room at Bern’s:

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It was perfect! I’m looking forward to many many more!

We also visited our house which is progressing quickly. They have cabinets and countertops in, as well as landscaping, and have started the floor tiles:

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Happy, happy, happy!!!!!!!!!

House Update

We have walls!

photo 4(4) photo 3(5) photo 1(4) It’s going up fast. Next, they will be putting in the floor and wall tiles and cabinets. I can’t wait to see those! We have been making weekly trips there to see the progress. Hoping to be complete by the beginning of September :) I’ve been spending quite a bit of time planning the decor and furnishings. Houzz.com is my friend.

In a couple of weeks, my best friend and I are going to celebrate our 1 year anniversary. Where has the year gone? Last week, we celebrated early with a special home cooked dinner and bottle of our absolute favorite wine.

I made a crab cake appetizer, took some help from Whole Foods for the soup course, Manhattan clam chowder, Scallops over parmesan risotto with a side of spinach, sautéed with onions and figs, drizzled with honey and balsamic vinegar, and garlic bread. For dessert, a chocolate croissant.

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The next night, we celebrated some more with dinner at an Italian wine bar called Sweet Secrets Enoteca. It’s a small restaurant/wine bar owned by an Italian couple. The husband took care of us while the wife cooked our food. The food was simple but good. We got the caprese to start, and I had the four cheese ravioli and Matt had the gnocchi, and we had a bottle of Chianti:

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Tomorrow we are going back to the house and hopefully will have some pictures of the flooring to share soon. Have a great weekend :)