Um, wow. If you know me in real life (that is to say, outside of blog-life, where I may as well be dead), you know that I have had a lot going on lately!

Here’s a fast-forward visual recap of what’s happened since my last post in July of last year (I know, I’m awful).

The Cabo trip with Rachel happened, and it was a BLAST!  Can't wait to do it again sometime!

The Cabo trip with Rachel happened, and it was a BLAST! Can’t wait to do it again sometime!

Um, yep -- Richard proposed!  We're getting married in December!

Um, yep — Richard proposed! We’re getting married in December!

We ran our first half-marathon!

We ran our first half-marathon!

Cat pumpkin.  Really, what more is there to say about this?

Cat pumpkin. Really, what more is there to say about this?

The better half of our Christmas tree (the bottom has been destroyed by cats).

The better half of our Christmas tree (the bottom has been destroyed by cats).

NC has seen lots of snow this year!

NC has seen lots of snow this year!

Richard and I enjoyed a lovely Valentine's weekend in Asheville.

Richard and I enjoyed a lovely Valentine’s weekend in Asheville.

We met Grammy Award winner Gregory Porter -- amazing performance in Durham, NC.

We met Grammy Award winner Gregory Porter — amazing performance in Durham, NC.

I'm in FULL wedding-planning mode now!

I’m in FULL wedding-planning mode now!

Whew, that pretty much brings us to today.

Rich and I are working on a number of house projects, so those will soon begin making their way into posts, as well as some recipes and travel tidbits.

Oh, and wedding stuff.

Watch out for that.

It’s coming.

You know it is.