Turning 29

I guess I have to grow up some time. But at least I still get to have fun birthday parties. Thanks Amanda for baking me that AWESOME cake and getting the party together. XOXO                        

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Roasted Red Pepper Soup

Public service announcement: This roasted red pepper soup recipe is soooo tasty. If you didn’t know, I LOVE to cook. So tonight for dinner we had tacos and this soup. Prep and the cooking was really easy except for toasting the peppers a bit because I forgot about them in the broiler. Amanda reminded me … Continue reading »

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Lunch with Mom

I love living on St. Simons Island. My mom met us for lunch we walked to Southern Soul Barbecue. Except I didn’t take any pictures while we were there. Must have been because I was so focussed on that amazing brisket I had.            

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Melting Pot for Nikki’s Birthday

Justin had to twist our arms to make us go to the Melting Pot for Nikki’s surprise birthday party. Yeah, you believe that right?

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Behind the Scenes on a Food Photo Shoot at Georgia Sea Grill

Because we want to keep Chris Moncus Photography as a primarily Wedding and Portrait studio, we post our personal, unrelated shoots here. To see our specialty work, head to —- These photos are for the new website of Georgia Sea Grill on St. Simons Island, GA. Since their website is being overhauled they wanted … Continue reading »

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Amanda’s Birthday Parties

Amanda’s birthday week was fun! Her actual birthday was on Thursday and we went to the Melting Pot in Jax. But we also threw a party with our friends on Friday, our local families on Saturday, and our out of town families on Sunday. She should be writing more about them soon but I wanted … Continue reading »

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It’s Hard to Do the Right Thing…

… when there’s syrup involved. Yep. But I’m trying.   Found at

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Amanda’s Birthday

Yesterday was Amanda’s birthday. Dang she just keeps getting more awesome every year! :) I cooked her breakfast after she got back from 707 Bible study and because of the hurry we were going to be in to make our dinner reservations, she brought us lunch to eat at the office together. No presents given … Continue reading »

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Valentine’s Day 2011 – Jekyll Island Beach Picnic

With Amanda working at home, it makes surprises difficult. She knows one is coming when the day of or before a special event I kick her out of the house. She doesn’t mind though. It means she gets to go to Wake Up Coffee Co and read or hang out with friends during the work … Continue reading »

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My Dad’s First Wii Experience + Sushi at Fancy Q

Tonight I had the pleasure of introducing my Dad to the Wii. He is as far from a gamer as one can be. He’d rather be racing a real motorcycle (which he did for years as an amateur) than controlling Baby Peach on Mario Kart. Yeah. That’s who he chose. We have the same sense … Continue reading »

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