I woke up this morning determined to finish writing this post about our awful date night last Friday, as promised in my Monday morning email, for those of you who get the inside scoop ūüôā However, I keep struggling to find the words to tell you what made this date the worst we’ve ever had. … Continue Reading

Over the last couple of years I’ve repeatedly made jokes about how I’m “no good in the kitchen.” I’m notorious for using the excuse that my mother never really cooked as justification for my disinterest in fulfilling that role. I’ve¬†admitted that on¬†numerous occasions E and I have had to pitch the meal I attempted to … Continue Reading

‘Tis the season for throwing on a scarf, ordering the pumpkin spice latte, and consuming your weight in¬†chili while tailgating at the football game on Saturday. Despite how cliche it is, I don’t hate it one bit. Fall is my absolute favorite season. (And not just because my birthday is in September.) Isn’t it funny … Continue Reading

Dear husband, mom, dad, grandma, best friends, blog readers, strangers — all y’all, A few days ago¬†I was in a funk and couldn’t pin point why. I felt anxious, which is weird because in my previous blog post I shared how my anxiety had been at an all-time low, and nothing had changed since then. … Continue Reading

You never know what life is going to be like when you undergo major life changes. Moving cities, selling your car to rely¬†solely on public transportation, and taking on an entirely different job are all things that can be rather¬†difficult, let alone all of them at once. However, it’s honestly been one of the smoothest … Continue Reading

If we’re not Facebook friends, you might’ve missed my post last Sunday in regards to how much we enjoyed our first Sunday experience at Soul City Church. As promised in the post, I will be sharing some key points from¬†the sermon because it was SO good! Before I dive in though, I wanted to give … Continue Reading

Hey friends! You guys were so sweet in regards to my latest post revealing our teeny, tiny apartment. I felt really loved and every person that’s been to our humble abode in person says, “This is so cozy!” and “It’s actually a lot more spacious than what I imagined!” so that always makes us feel … Continue Reading

We moved, y’all! Finally. The time came and we took the plunge.¬†I’m sitting here typing this while looking out my window (we’re on the 20th floor!) at the beautiful city. It’s surreal.¬†Ever since I can remember I’ve wanted to move to a big city and see what life could be like. Now, I’m finally here … Continue Reading

We’ve all heard it before.¬†“You don’t know what you’ve got ’til it’s gone” – but it doesn’t have to be that way. In setting aside time to reflect and be grateful, you can know what you’ve got before it’s gone. In choosing our thoughts to constantly see the good in others, the positive in the … Continue Reading

I met with a girl this week who said, “Your post about wishing you could have a do-over on the season right before you met your husband was spot on for me. What can I do to turn my life around? What are some practical things you would’ve done differently if you could re-do it? … Continue Reading