I wrote a little about this topic in a previous post. But after being freshly home from a 7 day trip to Colorado, I thought I'd talk a little more about it. With my family living in Mississippi, which is a 12 hour drive from us, our kids have traveled a decent amount. They both [...]
I always joke with my husband that I was the first to ask him out. We met in college and I immediately fell hard for him and while waiting for him to finally tell me his feelings, I worked up the guts up to ask him to a service sorority formal (where the girls ask the guys). After all of that work, it ended up being canceled due to a snow storm. I think he knew by then that I was into him and he asked me out on a date. Fast forward 11ish years and 3 kids later, we still love to date each other. I’ve learned that it doesn’t always have to be planned out or anything fancy, our main goal is to reconnect and come back together. We have a few favorite date night places but when it comes down to it our purpose is to spend time talking and knowing what’s happening in each of our lives and hearts.
This past weekend was our third annual Summer Progressive Dinner. Our neighborhood holds one in the summer and one in the winter each year, starting three years ago. Here's how the night usually goes: We walk from house to house, starting at appetizers. We move on the hour and head to the main course. This [...]
I’ve never been good at time management. The people in my life would probably describe me as a free bird, but with lots of fails I’ve learned to thrive in structure. Carving out time for the things that are important actually creates more freedom for those impromptu and spontaneous moments. Lately I feel like I’ve [...]