Marriage

Date Nights Are a Must

Date nights are a must. I'm not talking only if you remember it every 7 months. I mean a must, as in making an effort to make time for just the two of you. It's easy early on. The whole relationship is pretty much one big, exciting date. As the years tick on, as work… Continue reading Date Nights Are a Must

Marriage

With You by My Side

My ten year anniversary is approaching.  Naturally I'm getting all reflective and lovey and sentimental in preparation. The following is a result of this state of mind. Hope you enjoy! It's been a blink, yet a lifetime. A decade of days stacked together, connecting like powerful and delicate stones to create a forever foundation and… Continue reading With You by My Side

Marriage, Me

A Letter From My Husband

My husband wrote a letter to me. About me. First let me say, I got his approval to share this. Trust me, I know how scary it can be to share written thoughts. I have a pep talk with myself each time I share a blog post. It's like freeing little thought butterflies. You think… Continue reading A Letter From My Husband

Marriage, Me

For Better, For Worse, and All the Mess In-between

We are coming up on ten years of marriage. Add six years of dating prior to that and I've pretty much been doing life with this person forever. I'm cool with that. He's not too bad. We mostly get along. I even love his dirty socks on the floor. (If you didn't read that one,… Continue reading For Better, For Worse, and All the Mess In-between

Marriage, Me, Mommy

Fly on the Wall

I remember hearing the phrase, "If I could be a fly on the wall" so many times in my life. As a child I literally imagined being a tiny insect sitting on a wall watching everything going on in the room. What must that look like? Now that I'm older I still wonder what I… Continue reading Fly on the Wall

Marriage, Me

Celebration

... because forever love is beautiful. She sat alone. Like shy flowers in the table's center, she's often noticed but quickly forgotten. From across the room he was in awe of her delicacy. Extending his strong hand and a warm smile she obliged, hesitantly. His brilliant eyes won her over. Dancing for 50 years, with… Continue reading Celebration

Marriage

The Only Gift

I still remember our first Christmas together. I won't dare say how many years ago it was. Fine...15. (See, now I'm all sad wondering how 15 years have gone by so quickly. I'll just push that down until later.) I wanted to impress this new guy. I got so many great, thoughtful, expensive gifts. A… Continue reading The Only Gift