The Last First Day.

Are your bones aching as a result of my unceasing chatter surrounding the beast that is nursing school? I don’t blame you. Mine are, too. And I promise to keep the discussion (ahem, whining) about this blessed season of our lives to a minuscule minimum this semester. BUT BEFORE I DO I HAVE TO SAY ONE MORE […]

Stop Trying to Change Your Boyfriend

Like most little girls, growing up, I dreamed of the man I would marry. I imagined what he would look like, where he would be from, what he would like to do for fun, what sports he would play, what his family would be like, and how we would meet. Much like I currently have […]

Cleaning the Kitchen

When Dave and I decided to overhaul our life, one of my big personal goals was to tidy up the house every night before I went to bed. If George’s toys are put away, the kitchen sink is empty of dishes and its counters wiped down, the trash is taken out, and the bathroom is […]

50 Things to Do on Valentine’s Day Instead of Seeing 50 Shades of Grey

We have all heard the buzz. There was an uproar in Christian (and sane, reasonable, and logical) communities when the books became popular, and now the protestation is rampant again as the release of the first film approaches. Ah, 50 Shades of Grey. The book series that’s got soccer moms so revved up that they […]

How We Met: The Engagement

How we met parts 1, 2, and 3. So between the last installment of our love story and this post, we’re skipping over two and a half years of dating. When we got engaged, I had just graduated from college. So let me catch you up to speed. During my last year of college, Dave […]

How We Met, Part Three

Part One Here … and Part Two. If you’ve persevered to this point of the story then I’ll do my best to invent a time machine to take us back to our wedding day and plop you right in with the wedding party. Mazel-tov. To catch everyone up to speed … Dave and I meet when […]

How We Met, Part Two

Part I Here The next time I got see to Dave was our senior year of high school. We had kept in touch a bit between the youth conference and this point in time, and I considered him my friend. That day that I saw him is forever burned into my memory. It was Fall, […]