Throwing it Back

We’ve all heard couples tell the “how we met” and the “how he asked” stories, but have you ever wondered about all the stories in between? When I was growing up, my parents would invite other families over to dinner to get to know them better (back in the days when everyone had 2-3 kids and they … More Throwing it Back

Living on the Edge

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

Featured Wedding

Have you ever had an experience that leaves you feeling overwhelmed by love and friendship? I was reminded (yet again!) how extremely thankful I am to have been a part of our wedding day. I know that sounds weird… I mean, of course Xavier and I were a part of our wedding day since it … More Featured Wedding

Our First Christmas

In a one bedroom apartment On the humble side of town There stands a little Christmas tree Looks a lot like Charlie Brown’s And underneath there’s one little gift for him And one little gift for her After six months on the new job They’re still barely getting by So in the way of decorations … More Our First Christmas

How’s Married Life?

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?

Our Honeymoon Part 1

Marrying Xavier, surrounded by God, friends, family and gorgeous summer light was such a joy-filled experience and something I hope I will always remember in such a clear way. I hadn’t had much time to think about the honeymoon beforehand so the only thing I had anticipated about it was that there would be tears as we left … More Our Honeymoon Part 1