• Date Ideas

    17 Rainy Day Date Ideas

    Rain is not something we have very much experience with living in Southern California. We can usually plan to have outdoor date activities, like hiking and beach bike rides, all year around. This year, we’ve [...]
  • Fun & Celebrations

    7 Last Minute Valentine’s Day Ideas

    Bassam and I are no strangers to procrastination. We find ourselves looking for last minute gift ideas ALL. THE. TIME. Every year we say never again and of course, every year we do it again. [...]
  • Bassam & Lena

    First Year Anniversary Photo Shoot

    When we got married, we decided to do a photo shoot every year for our anniversary. We thought it would be a great way to document what was special to us that year and have [...]
  • Lifestyle

    Unique Valentine’s Day Gifts for Every Budget

    There are those who love Valentine’s Day. The hearts and flowers, the pink and red, the cheesiness, the candlelight dinners, and of course, the shopping for romantic gifts for their loved ones. Is that not you? [...]
  • Lifestyle

    8 Ways to Stick to Your New Year’s Resolutions

    New Year’s resolutions tend to get a bad rap for being counterproductive and doomed to failure.  However, goal setting is an important factor of success in our personal and professional lives. There is nothing wrong [...]
  • New York

    26 Things to Do In NYC

    We wanted to write a guide to NYC, but realized we couldn’t possibly after just a few days there. NYC is an amazing city. There’s constantly something to do, see, and eat. It’s a city of [...]

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5 Days in Alaska

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