When The Honeymoon Ends

Yesterday my husband and I celebrated our one year wedding anniversary.  It was a wonderful day in which he treated me to breakfast in bed....more

What Do You Mean We Aren't Married?

It sounds like a plot from a sitcom. A married couple discovers that, due to some technicality, they aren't legally married. ...more

How To Prepare for Halloween like My Husband Does

Tomorrow is November 1st and it marks a very special occasion.It’s the day of the year where I beg my husband to bring down the Christmas decoration boxes and place them in the dining room so I can stare, longingly, at them in excited anticipation of decorating.He’s one of those scrooges that thinks it’s “inappropriate” and “crazy” to start decorating for the holidays in July.Whatever....more

Staying Together Without Childless Nights

I don't know about you, but I'm always seeing blog posts, articles, and pins about the importance of date nights, how to have them, ideas on the cheap, and ideas for nights at home. For me, it can be annoying to see all these articles because quite frankly Hun and I don't have childless date nights....more

Tell Me

In your barest of bonesyour rawest of wordsthe stillest of silences I wait Gripping tightlysitting firmly in my place Hushing my nervesI tell them not to jumpThey must sit tight and wait Your wordsand their contentwill not move me away I will wait...more

Modern Views on Young Marriage

This post by Ashleigh Elizabeth was originally published at Her Happy Heart...more

Getting Married On a Holiday: Is It a Good Idea?

Planning the perfect date for your wedding is one of the first challenging things you’ll need to do in your wedding plans. There are some dates on the calendar that stand out because they are holidays....more

How I'm letting go of Perfection

How I’m letting go of Perfection I just had a birthday last week and there is one new resolution I made for myself and that is to let go of perfection.  I’ve gotten so fed up with myself and, how I’ve been living to be a “perfect” wife, a “perfect” mom, and  a “perfect” friend.  Every day I fail at being “perfect” so every day ends with a feeling of disappointment because, I failed in one of those categories....more

To My Husband on Father's Day

We are a case study of opposites attracting. He’s a headstrong doer, I’m a heartstrong be-er. He takes conflict with his daily coffee, whereas I will go to the end of the world to avoid hurt feelings. He’s decisive, I procrastinate. He talks on the phone and connects with people, I text and keep to myself. Yet somehow it works. We’ve been married almost twenty one years now, and though it took us awhile, we figured out a thing or two along the way. I have to say, we do alright. ...more