Where are you from? Los Angeles, living in Austin
What do you do for a living? I work in fundraising
How did you meet your partner? We met on Ok Cupid
When did you first know you were in love? Pretty soon after we started dating. No specific moment, but I could tell this was for the long haul.
ABOUT YOUR WEDDING
When and where did you get married? September 16, 2017 – La Canada Flintridge Country Club
What was your wedding song for walking down the aisle? ‘Simple Gifts’ from “Appalachian Spring”
How many guests did you invite to your wedding? About 120
What was your favorite part of/thing about your wedding day? Getting married, eating food, dancing
Best wedding planning tip? Think about what you want to remember from your wedding and put your energy and money there. Don’t spend as much time on the rest.
Wedding vendors you would recommend? Florist–The Loved Co., DJ–Vox DJs, Photographer–Jenn Jasso
Where did you go on honeymoon? 11 Day Caribbean Cruise
What does marriage mean to you? It means getting to spend my life with someone I love. It’s hard to describe the happiness I feel from getting to be married to my husband, like my heart lives outside of me.
Has your relationship with your partner changed since you got married? I believe it’s gotten stronger the longer we’re married. We continue to learn about each other. And to be able to pursue our common goals together is rewarding.
Secret to a happy relationship? I take true joy in picking out the perfect gifts for my husband.
ABOUT YOUR JEWISH LIFE
Fave meal to eat together on Friday night? We eat a lot of fried chicken.
Fave Jewish festival Passover
Fave piece of Judaica in your home Our framed ketubah.
Fave Jewish food Challah and matzo ball soup.
Fave wedding gift you received for your home Is it wrong to say that I love my kitchen scale? I use it nearly every day.
What do you love most about being a SMASHING LIFE member?
I love going to the FB page and seeing just the amazing number of Jewish members who are part of this supportive group.
Top of your Bucket List: Travel to Japan
Perfect weekend is… Running errands and doing work around our house to make it prettier.
Happiness is… Laughing with my husband.
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