After almost a year of marriage, I’ve spent some time lately thinking about our relationship and thanking God for sustaining us. So many deep hurts, harsh words, jealous thoughts and lengthy arguments were avoided this year because of God’s grace in both of our lives, but especially in Xavier’s tender heart. I was going to … More Do Opposites Attract?
Things I have learned from marriage (by Xavier) Cooking requires skill and thought For the first week after we got back from our honeymoon I made most of the food aside from our daily ice cream. I thought things were going swimmingly well for the most part. We had tuna sandwiches, shredded chicken breasts with barbecue … More Monday Mutiny: The Takeover 1.0
Gosh darn it, sometimes I wish I could know the future. Planning is often my safety net and a checklist is my daily copilot. I love the heck out of notepads, sticky notes, push pins and magnets because they can hold my numerous lists. I always have a tiny notebook and at least three pens … More The Waiting Game
As college students who have piles of homework not a lot of spare time or money to spend on entertainment, we love cheap and random date ideas. Going to the movies isn’t really our thing (unless it’s one that we have been looking forward to for a long time) and eating at a restaurant doesn’t fit into the … More Nearly Free Entertainment
We love dates. In fact, we started calling them “adventures” when we were dating based on the characters in Disney’s UP (we even had an adventure book). But to be honest, we aren’t the most adventurous people. Don’t get me wrong, we have many many quirky things we like to do and places we like to … More Living on the Edge
There are times when being total and complete goofballs is inappropriate for the situation and we have to act like adults (i.e. when there is no food in the house or schoolwork is due)… but for the other times… full on silly mode is fully engaged in Brumwell Town. We joke that it is a … More Oh Darling, Never Grow Up
As of today, it has been six months since the wedding and that blows me away. Half of a year! Xavier surprised me with a trip to Target to pick out a watch as a 6 month anniversary gift and I thought it was a very timely gift (hahahhaha I couldn’t help myself… thanks a lot … More The Professor and the Clown
I know this is true about me and I am guessing it is true about many others too based on common conversations that I have. As life events come and go, people want to know about them. I’ve caught myself laughing as I’ve asked newly engaged friends how the wedding planning is going because I remember answering that … More How’s Married Life?