Christmas 2014

IMG_46392014 will always go down in history in my life story because it’s the year I married Dan. So many of my favorite memories are wrapped up in 2014: wedding (and all the festivities that go with it), honeymoon, launching The Whaling Club catering, new “Margot & Marie” episodes and two original live shows, exciting photography clients and collaborations, shooting a small pilot role, and lots of travel to see family and friends. One of my favorite parts of the new year is taking a moment to reflect. Dan and I spent a relaxing week celebrating Christmas in Lake Bluff, IL, and I returned to LA feeling recharged for January 2015. This year I aim to continue to be actively creative and my motto is “if you can dream it, you can do it.” Dan and I also had these black-eyed peas for the New Year’s good fortune and prosperity, and if that’s not a sure thing then I don’t know what is.IMG_4642^^Annual Christmas dinner (before Christmas) at The University Club of Chicago. One of my favorite traditions!IMG_4644 IMG_4645 IMG_4646 IMG_4647 IMG_4648IMG_4656^^Christmas dinner at home.IMG_4658 IMG_4660^^Dan made his Grandma Prior’s famous cream pie with a graham cracker crust and meringue on top.IMG_4662^^And my Dad made a Yuletide Log. These two are such pastry chefs! Hope you all had a wonderful holiday. Cheers to 2015!

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