So I've been married just about 3 months now -- woo! However, as my husband and I got engaged and were planning our wedding, we realized a "snow ball" effect started. We got engaged in August, another couple from my church got engaged in October, a second couple from church got engaged in December, a…Read more Wedding Planning Tips and Tricks (Pt. 2)
I married my best friend on September 29th, 2019. Yes, I understand that was only three weeks ago. And no, as the title may suggest, I don't regret getting married, or anything that goes along with that. The older I get, the more I learn how reflective I am. And in these first few weeks…Read more Things I wish I knew before getting married.
I'm writing this from the past. I started this in the middle of July 2017, and have been piecing it together since. When I started this, I was less than a month into my relationship with my boyfriend. But this is published a few days after my wedding. I know that sounds weird, that this…Read more Wait.
I've entered a really cool time in my life, guys. I graduated from college a few weeks ago. I just started my (first) full-time job. I've all but figured out where I'll be completing my Master's degree. And, did I mention I'm getting married in less than four months? My life, and soul, has felt…Read more Things I’m Learning.
As I write this, my fiancée and I have a confirmed date and venue for our wedding, and I have appointments set up to go wedding dress shopping. (That still feels so weird to say out loud ....!) But I thought this would be a good time explain our story a little bit, and give…Read more Online Dating.
Almost a year ago, I published a short post, elaborating on my thoughts on being single and dating. Around that time, I was beginning to get to know my now boyfriend (HB for "handsome boy"), and I was reflecting, a lot, on what I had learned since my last relationship, and from my extended time…Read more Dating.
I am a junior in college, but I have never lived on a college campus prior to this year. And boy, am I learning some things. College students are gross, and rather inconsiderate. (I could tell you horror stories.) Procrastination creates stress. If you don't work on projects until right before they are do, only…Read more What I’m Learning (College Edition)
I am a part of my college marching's band. Today, a situation arose where a student was in my section, (who I am calling M) withdrew from the college yesterday. However, through conversations not revealed to me, M was granted permission to play the final game today. M had told me, prior to her withdrawal, that she was…Read more Little Thoughts: Mind Your Words
Thank you for not dressing to reveal yourself to the world. My boyfriend said this to me yesterday. We were at a local amusement park for the day, and in front of us in line, was a young-ish girl (maybe 16 or 17) wearing a shirt that revealed her entire bra. I was actually rather taken back by…Read more Little Thoughts: Acknowledging Modesty
This is a topic I've been wanting to write about for quite some time. This is something that is really important to me, and I feel a lot of people need to hear what I have to say. I am not saying that to be important or anything, but I feel the concepts of being…Read more Thoughts on being single and dating.