Weekend Recap

We finally commenced our insanely fun, but insanely busy September.

On Friday - after Joel and I bought a second car!!! - my cousins Nick and Dre flew out from Chicago to spend the weekend with us.

Dre and I started with lunch at Coast and then we met up with more cousins for dinner at Mercato di Vetro in West Hollywood.


It was so nice to spend the entire weekend with family. There really isn't any friendship that can compare to family, and I'm so lucky to have the best cousins in the freaking world.

On Saturday morning we took Nick and Dre to climb Westridge - and then had breakfast and the best latte at Coral Tree Cafe in Brentwood.

Saturday night the four of us went for Sushi at Katsuya.

Katsuya is a really fun spot to visit while you are in LA. It's very scene-y and the food is delicious, but it can get really pricey.

Over the weekend - on Saturday, September 21st, our good friends Brent and Dawn had their baby boy Max Oliver. 

We couldn't have been more excited, and we were so honored that they invited us to the hospital on Sunday to meet their sweet baby boy.
Max was such a bundle of goodness, and I'm so excited to be able to watch him  grow up and witness Brent and Dawn become parents.

It was a weekend filled with love.

a much needed reminder this week.


  1. Probably a silly ? But how do they make the designs in the coffee?? This coming from a non coffee drinker.

  2. Another baby boy born on September 21st?!? Yippee!! And, Kristin above, not a silly question..I was wondering the same thing! :)

  3. That is a weekend FULL of fun and great times! Yay for the new car, too!

  4. Congrats on the new car! What did y'all get?

    And yay for a fun weekend!

  5. Huge congratulations to your friends. I love that last quote!