life with a&F






Dec 28, 2020

Dear 2020, You totally sucked. But you also taught us so many lessons. You taught us how to slow down and how to find new ways to connect. You forced us to learn how to get creative with work, school and play. We learned how fortunate we were to have good health and appreciated any […]

Dec 17, 2019

It’s that time of year again, and one of my favorite posts! I love going through our wedding galleries at the end of the year to look through all the behind the scenes shenanigans that transpired throughout the season. Frank is usually quicker to catch the BTS action faster than me. Some are test shots, […]

Sep 4, 2019

If you have been following this blog series from the beginning, then you know that my first trip to Italy was when I was 18 years old.  In anticipation of my return to Rome, I wasn’t sure whether the memories I had from all those years ago, would live up to the reality of a visit […]

Sep 3, 2019

Although I am sharing this as ‘part two’ of our adventure, we actually started our trip on the Amalfi Coast. There’s nothing like going from the daily grind to the sound of waves crashing along the shoreline and beautiful scenery as far as the eye can see! While I had visited most of the other […]

Aug 28, 2019

Written on July 19, 2019 Italy has my heart. As I write this, I am sitting on a bus passing through the Tuscany region overlooking grape vines, olive trees and sunflowers as far as the eye can see. My first trip to Italy, and specifically to this region, was 19 years ago. As I write […]