Maca & Alex – MARRIED!

All of the posts from Chile have been leading up to this: Maca and Alex’s wedding day! In the last post we explained that we woke up early on their wedding day to make those centerpieces, and we didn’t go back to bed until almost 24 hours later. Chileans don’t just throw a reception for a […]

Adventures in floral arrangments


I’ve been itching to write this post because, deep down, I’m pretty proud of and excited about my newfound flower-arranging “skills.” Javi had been looking forward to going to the Santiago flower market, which is the hub where all growers bring their flowers to sell either in bulk or by the bouquet. There are three […]

Humming House in the Huffington Post!


We are making a brief pause in the Chile recap to bring you this announcement: Humming House was in the Huffington Post today! Check out this article by Michael Bialas, who interviewed me and Justin back in September at the Americana Music Festival. It’s a list of 14 Peak Performers in 2014, and HH is in […]

11 days in Chile

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The 11 days we spent in Chile flew by. The day after we arrived we went over to Alex’s family’s house for the civil ceremony, which always precedes the actual wedding day in Chile. The ceremony was sweet and brief, with a few funny moments (like when the judge asked a question with a double negative […]

Arts & Crafts Wedding Prep


Our original plan after visiting Chile over last Christmas was not to return until 2015 at the earliest and 2017 at the latest, but sometimes love just can’t wait! Alex proposed to Javier’s sister Macarena in July of this year and they wanted to get married in December (summer in Chile), so we scrambled to […]


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