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Through My Lens {Early 2014}

This a series where I share snapshots from my daily life as captured through my iPhone. If you’re new to the series and would like to catch up (or just missed a few along the way), click here for past posts, and follow me on Instagram to keep up with my daily adventures. The following are photos from the beginning of 2014…

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A quick snapshot before New Year’s Day brunch in San Clemente with our friends Ashley and Scott.

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The moment my life changed forever.

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A delicious corn chowder from A House in the Hills.

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View from an early morning walk with Brian.

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Snuggling with Maggie, as always.

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Pretty notebooks to kick off the new year.

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Fresh bread in Boulder.

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A tasty beverage at lunch with friends.

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Dave and Brian fighting over scoops of gelato at Pizzeria Locale. (Not shown, Erin and I chowing down as well.)

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A meet-up with three dear blogger friends in Denver.

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Sneaking in my veggies with the tastiest green smoothie from Whole Foods.

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Homemade tomato bean soup, inspired by our trip to Boulder.

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Smooches from my shaggy little girl.

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Hot beignets for brunch at Union Kitchen & Tap. Seriously amazing.

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Enjoying a family dinner outside thanks to comfy new lounge furniture on the patio.

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A beautiful afternoon walk near the golf course.

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My new monogrammed swimsuit from RahRah Designs.

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San Diego’s best cinnamon roll from Claire’s on Cedros. (It’s part croissant, part cinnamon roll and tastes like absolute perfection.)

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Nothing makes me giggle more than watching her sleep like this.

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My strongest pregnancy craving yet: veggie sushi, which I literally had for lunch at least 3 times a week for a month.

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A pretty little tank with a nice reminder on it from the gals at The Kindred Street.

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Poolside essentials at my parents’ house out in the California desert.

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A sweet moment with my niece Hannah in Ohio. Love that girl so much!

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A few friends at the baby shower we hosted at my house for Karen and baby Charlie. Due any day now!!

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My new shower must-haves—Mild Marine Shampoo and Super Rich Conditioner—thanks to dry ends, plus the extra oils pregnancy is creating on my scalp.

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An early bump photo after a big lunch. It’s crazy there’s a person growing in there!

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Beach essentials on a sunny Saturday.

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Play time at Dog Beach in Del Mar with a huge Irish Wolfhound that looks sort of small in this photo because Brian is taller than the average guy.

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An afternoon of lounging with my new Kindle Paperwhite. I can honestly say that I read 100% more than before now that I have one!

What’s been notable about your life in 2014 so far? Let’s hear it!

Top photo: a delicious beet burger from a lunch spot in Boulder. Needless to say it was devoured promptly after this photo was snapped.

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  • Brian
    March 29, 2014 at 9:56 am

    What a wonderful year we have had so far!!

  • Carissa @ Pretty/Hungry
    March 31, 2014 at 7:01 pm

    I would love to try that tomato bean soup!!