Halloween Scares

This week was a really exciting one -- Doug asked me to be his wife, and I couldn't be more excited to start the next chapter of our lives together.  We heard from friends, family and loved one, through phone calls, texts and cards and we are so grateful for the love and support.  It was a wonderful week to catch up.  But while catching up with once of my dearest and closest friends, she informed me that her husband recently discovered he had cancer. "WHAT?" I screamed into the phone. I was in shock.

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Best Day Ever

Early Sunday morning, Doug headed out for a run and I ran downstairs to grab us each a coffee.  We had attended a gala in Baltimore the night before, thought that it would be a late night and opted to stay up there rather than drive home.  Later that day, we were headed to the Redskins game -- the spot where we met 6 years and one week prior.

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What's your Month? (and an incredible giveaway!)

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and we have partnered with Saint Agnes Hospital to encourage all women to take charge of your health and have a mammogram every year. Oh, and there's an EXCITING giveaway at the end of this post!

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Photos from India

There are a lot of posts to be written about my recent trip -- the food, the people, the take-a-ways from three weeks overseas. My intentions to write daily were thwarted by interesting conversation in rickshaws, delicious home cooked meals and working with a purpose each and every day.  By the end of the 14-hour days, I was happily exhausted. Today's post is a simple photo driven look at the trip -- 1000+ photos taken, over 19 days, 3 cities, 6 hotels, a handful of pools and hundreds of children.

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What I'm Reading // Link Love 9.22.15

Travel has been shifted slightly -- my flight to India, originally scheduled for yesterday was moved to tomorrow.  After returning from NYC Sunday night and with the original plan to turn around and fly right out of the country, I'm grateful for the extra days at home.  A loved one says, often, "it's always good to travel, but great to come home." Here's a look at a few pieces I'm reading today:

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