Valentine’s Day Giveaway

Valentine’s Day Giveaway

This is not my typical type of post but I’d like to cater to all of my lovely followers. I took a poll on my Instagram stories about whether or not you’d be interested in this type of giveaway and the great majority responded YES! Soooo... here you go! With Valentine’s Day coming up, I [...]

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How to make orange slice garland

How to make orange slice garland

Orange Slice Garland Prep time: 5 minutes Baking time: 3 hours Materials Oranges (I used two and got about six feet of garland) Knife Cutting board Parchment paper Baking sheet Twine Something to punch a hole (nail, screw etc) Directions Preheat oven to 250 degrees Line your baking sheet with parchment paper Thinly slice your [...]

Our Second Wedding Anniversary

Our Second Wedding Anniversary

In two days, Halloween, it will be our second wedding anniversary and ELEVEN year dating anniversary.... Wow, that doesn’t even seem real. I'm choosing to write this now because Halloween is all about the kids and I know I'll be caught up in the hustle and bustle! Our relationship was a rollercoaster for years. Extremely [...]

Why You Should Continue to Date After You Get Married

Why You Should Continue to Date After You Get Married

Do you remember feeling that spark* that everyone talks about? Your heart fluttering when you simply held hands? Your first kiss? Those moments were pretty special. Dating was exciting! It felt new, and fresh and getting to know the other person was just fun! My husband TJ and I dated for 8 years before we [...]

What I Learned From Going Three Weeks Without a Phone

What I Learned From Going Three Weeks Without a Phone

Some people probably read this post’s title and get anxiety. I'm with you! Let me start by saying that my cellphone fast was not intentional. In fact, I was extremely unhappy about the situation. My untrustworthy iPhone was less than a year old and just decided not to turn on one day. Great. I am [...]

How to plan a wedding for $400 or LESS

How to plan a wedding for $400 or LESS

Let's just face the facts here, weddings nowadays are expensive. I have great news for you though, they don't have to be! Our wedding day was intimate, beautiful, and special and we spent less than $400! Here's the breakdown of our expenses: Invitations & Postage: $30 We skipped Save The Dates all together because we [...]