Saying I do at Parador Resort and Spa in Costa Rica

 When it comes time to planning the big day, do you create a plan down to the last detail and hope everything turns out as you hope it should (and deal with the stress associated to it) or would you prefer leaving this monumental task in the hands of a professional who will take care of it all while you stay calm and composed and focus on being in your best shape for the big day?...more


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When the Holidays Are Over and He Didn't Propose

I knew I wanted to marry my husband long before he asked me to marry him, which presented a problem: He was taking too long to propose. To compound this problem, he also made the mistake of asking me what shape of diamond I liked nearly a year before presenting me with a ring....more
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Being married to a combat veteran means....

Being married to a combat veteran means I'm married to a hero.  A man who was, (and still is), willing to risk his life to protect people he's never even met....more

I may never be mother of the bride, but....

I’m not the kind of woman who gets her nails done once a week. I’ve never gone crazy over expensive shoes and purses. I’m more about utility – black shoes and black purse (once I went a little crazy and bought a red handbag). And rather than worshiping at the counters of Clinique, Bobbi Brown and Estee Lauder, I usually pick up some pressed powder and a lip gloss at Target....more

A high-seas engagement tale

In honor of our little three-month wedding anniversary today I wanted to share our engagement tale here....more

Valentine's Day Gift Guide

 I love surprises and getting ready for Valentines Day always gets me excited because it’s such a fun and love filled holiday that’s perfect for a surprise. Valentines Day is one of those holidays where the gifts are fun to buy because they really highlight the emotion someone has for you or you have for your special someone. I’ve compiled a list of some items that would be great to give or get!...more

Kindle Book Release - FREE Amazon Download - "How Do I Love Thee:Food For Thought Before You Say I DO" By DeBorrah K. Ogans

Author DeBorrah K. Ogans announces the release of the Kindle Edition of  her premarital guide  How Do I Love Thee: Food For Thought Before You Say "I DO"....more