Sep 8, 2010


Dreamin' of fall. And not California fall which isn't fall at all.
That doesn't mean I can't wear fall colors & fabrics!
I had a wonderful birthday. It's still my birthday for a couple of weeks though. (:
We just relaxed and my dad drove us to the forest.
I got fun gifts and Gabey woke up early and got me flowers and a pumpkin latte (guilty pleasure).

My mom lost her sister to cancer on Saturday so it was extra important for me to be with my family for my actual birthday.
I am named after her and I'm so glad. When I was younger I was so embarrassed that my middle name was that she's gone it's just really special. She always took care of business and I would have gone crazy if I didn't have her bossing everyone around at my wedding. That is one of my best memories with her. I aspire to take on some of her assertiveness! Not much more I can say about the situation that is positive or inspiring so I will zip it.


Sisters are the special-est.



  1. Lovely, yet again, Coury!

    I was just talking to a friend about fall and how it is never fall in LA and I miss being back east during this time of year! However, I too sport some fall wear and at least it has gotten a little cooler and even cloudy here in LA LA Land, which helps give it more of a fall feel! :)

    Glad you are enjoying it and those cinnamon rolls look divine and a pumpkin latte sounds like perfection!

    Liesl :)

  2. Happy birthday ms coury! Sorry to hear about your auntie.

  3. I luv your blog & it just hit me that you were in Castledoor. I found your blog a few months ago so it's funny to have this realization now. (I saw one of your sets at SXSW YEARS ago.) Looks like you had a great bday! So sorry about your aunt.

  4. I'm sorry to hear about the loss of your aunt, but glad you get to carry on her good name.

    Happy belated birthday, beautiful girl! Now I'll go dream of pumpkin lattes with extra whipped cream. :)

  5. Happy birthday! Can I have your hair and figure please. The pictures are just lovely.

  6. i LOVE your dog! i have a boston terrier too. honestly, the best dogs ever hehe.

  7. Cute pictures! I love the big sweater!

  8. awww no :( sorry for your loss. prayers for your families comfort.

    and happy birthday ;)

  9. Happy belated birthday Coury!

    I dont know if you are a fan of hers or not ;) but in the picture with the roses you kind of look like paris hilton, but i think you're way cuter.

  10. You always have such adorable outfits and pictures, love it.

    Happy Birthday ;)

  11. I'm sorry about your aunt Jane. She must have been a really neat lady to have been related to you.

    On a lighter note, I love these pictures. I think they're some of my favorites so far. You certainly lead a charmed life.

  12. so sorry about your loss. i recently lost an aunt too and although i wasn't as close to her as you seemed to be with yours, it still was hard to see my family mourning and in grief.

    your photos are so visually pleasing! i love the way you edit, and your outfits too, of course :)

  13. Love the purple and orange combo. =) Glad you had a lovely birthday and was able to spend it with the people you cherish most. Sorry to hear about your aunt - I'm glad you could honor her here on your blog.

  14. love the pics, they are sooo amazing!

    xoxo claudia

  15. that orange sweater looks like the comfiest thing in the whole wide world. and your dog might be the cutest ever... my goodness.


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