As I stand in the kitchen fixing supper, I can hear the pitter-patter and the thump-thump of my daughter and husband's footsteps in the next room. I hear her giggle and run when he chases her down and tickles her. He does something that cracks her up and I hear her laugh and in her … Continue reading Dear Girls, Marry a Man Who Has a Heart for Children
Spending quality time and having fun with your spouse is so incredibly important. But just because you're married and you get to see one another every day (which is the case for most, but not all) doesn't mean you need to stop dating each other. And this is even true after you have kids--maybe more … Continue reading 6 Fun Date Ideas for When You Have Littles with You
When you have little ones it gets a bit harder to have a date night out of the house. Finding a babysitter, scheduling a day and time that works for everybody, planning what to do in the time slot you've got, etc. can be a lot of work and may need a lot of time … Continue reading 7 Fun at-Home Date Night Ideas
Our third anniversary has already come and gone, like a week ago! Cord is still in college and finals tend to fall right around our anniversary each year, so this one was no exception. He was gone that day at work and then school for his last presentation, but he did come home for lunch … Continue reading Our 3rd Anniversary!
Since getting married a little over a year ago, I've learned so much about my husband, and I'm still learning new things about him every single day. When two people get married and begin their lives together, it takes some getting used to, for sure. You each have your own habits, personalities, likes and … Continue reading Learn to Speak Your Husband’s Love Language
It's been one year since I said "I do" to my best friend. Some people warned us that the first year would be the hardest, while some told us it would be the best. But I'd like to think of it as somewhere in the middle: this year has been the best so far. It sure … Continue reading 1st Anniversary
My husband and I have been married now for just over ten months. I would say, "My, how time flies!" but then the wonderful couples who have been married for much longer than that will just think, "Yeah. Blink and you'll be wondering where the past thirty-plus years went." Marriage is every bit as beautiful … Continue reading What I’ve Learned About Marriage So Far
We've only been married a little over two months, but after preparing meals for two people nearly every day, my favorite recipe --so far-- that I've tried for the two of us is Easy Creamy Tomato Pasta. It's kind of a twist on spaghetti and tomato soup, and it's really easy and yummy. I've made it twice, … Continue reading Tasty Tuesday: Easy Creamy Tomato Pasta