written with guest writer, Mary Walker
So let’s talk about this, shall we?
The theatrical release of Fifty Shades of Grey is February 14, 2015 – Valentine’s Day; which is ironic. A holiday traditionally associated with love and romance is the chosen debut for a film devoid of...
A lesson I’ve been relearning since Andrew and I tied the knot is that marriage is no 50/50 gig, and I’m not sure that it’s ever going to be. In any instance when a task is taken on by two, people delegate even the smallest details to balance the yoke. It’s the American way – you...
Simple advice that has a way of giving me drive and focus.
So often considered in light of some big project or fitness goal, this phrase struck me as the ultimate mission statement for marriage. While most would think of “the end” as...
FACT #1: Life is easier when I decide to be happy.
FACT #2: Misery abounds when I pick discontentment over joy.
I don’t know what my gig was – maybe I felt like the only human trapped in the monkey house,...
Our 6th anniversary is comin’ right up!
I had big fabulous hopes to leave the kids and get away for a weekend on a gorgeous lake with my gorgeous husband and have a gorgeously lazy time. But the short of it is that we had to buy a new oven instead (how’s that for heating things up??),...
Me: “Why would I want to pay money to watch the most stressful excerpts of my life on a massive movie screen?”
Him: “Because your friends are going.”
I’ll be honest – I didn’t want to see it. I wanted social time, a night away from the house with...
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