Happy 5 years babe.

We got pictures done by Brolin Taylor Photography at the sand dunes and I couldn’t love them more. When you see my hair in most of the pictures below you will realize why I keep posting the kissing ones haha. The sand was blowing in our eyes and making us tear up and Lyle had a layer of sand coating his hair but he was a trooper and didn’t complain once. I realized I forgot my brush too so this is the hair you get haha. In spite of it being a windy day I am so happy with these romantic photos. I can’t believe how fast time is moving, it honestly terrifies me, but I am so lucky to be doing life with Lyle. Someone told me the other day that my “life is weird” and I laughed because it’s true. We are never in the same place for long and we have done more long distance that a couple should but it’s our life and I wouldn’t want to do it with anyone else. I hope I look back and never forget how blessed I am to travel and have adventures with him. Right now our lives are going 100 miles a minute but I have been trying to focus on all our many blessings and live in the moment. I am glad this man is down for anything. He is the easiest going man you will ever meet guys. I swear to you. He would honestly have to be to be married to me haha. He’s selfless, loving, doting, patient, happy, positive, and never fails to make me laugh. Marriage is hard work and I have learned so much in the past 5 years. Our adventures in some ways are just starting and I can’t wait to see where life takes us. Here’s to eternity Ly. Awkward hand on my face but I still love it.

NYC Summer

I guess this is a way to keep my photos from my phone somewhat organized and because I miss the East Coast a bit. We had so much fun and adventures while we lived in New Jersey. We got to go to the U.S. Open, watch Chile win in the Copa America (which made Lyles life haha), and got to live so close to my family for almost two years. New York is amazing, the coast is great and I’m applying for jobs out East next year so if that doesn’t tell you how amazing it is I don’t know what will. Here’s a billion pictures from when I cleaned out my phone. 
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Smores at The Smith

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IMG_5683IMG_5685IMG_5687Montclair donuts are my favorite in NJ.
My life motto.

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Another favorite thing about where we lived was all the fun activities always going on. This was a fun dessert expo we went to.



Mini golfing on the pier in the city.

After church pictures one week. This lake was right by our first home in NJ. We would always go run around it.

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We went down to D.C. with my parents and went inside the white house. Don’t know what’s happening here…

I took the Momofuku cake class and it was so fun and the cake was bomb.
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One of the many broadway shows we saw. We won the lottery for this one but it wasn’t my favorite.


Murphy knocked my phone in this lake but I still love it. RIP phone #85 (probably)

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My favorite mug

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This is my favorite ice cream place! It has marshmallow on top. It’s Bona Bona.IMG_5934

Favorite city

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We love going to Hershey Park with my family. It is one of my all time favorite parks.

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 Lyle definitely misses all the bagel places
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Breakfast at Sara Beths

Our friend had kittens and I loved snuggling them

Haha this sign was in D.C. and Lyle thought I should get a picture in front of it… haha rude

My angel babe



Mom came up to visit and we saw Lion King and had so much fun in the city

This was taken in the parking lot at a local fair we went to.


New Jersey can do the pastel de natas pretty dang good. I burned my mouth eating them every time because I couldn’t wait

One of our favorite places in NJ. We loved this little farmers market/bakery. We went every week. I loved the mini cinnamon rolls and lyle loved the apple turnovers.


Thanks for the memories NJ.

XO Cait