What makes a marriage work?

October 23, 2014
Lane wedding

Haven’t you ever wondered the answer to that question? I remember when I was engaged I would often ponder little tricks and tips that would hopefully make my soon-to-be nuptials last a lifetime. I knew it was right for me; I knew I would put in the work, but I still wanted to find some …

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My husband is my parenting partner and so much more

May 6, 2014
J and A

Sometimes I wonder if it really is 2014. I got a pitch last week in my inbox for recipes even Dad can handle. Wait, what? My husband is a much better cook than I am. And while I understand that historically Mom is the one in the kitchen, one shouldn’t assume that dads can’t handle it. It’s …

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Why I love my husband

January 10, 2013

I was fiddling around on the Internet (shocker!) looking for some inspiration for a new post, when low and behold, I found a link-up for today. The Happy Wives Club asked everyone to talk about why they love their husbands. How fun is that? As a bonus, Danny’s Song by Loggins and Messina was currently on …

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I’m not perfect.

July 10, 2012

Photo credit: mensatic from I’m sure this will come as a huge surprise to you.  I have faults. We all have them.  As much as we’d like to believe that we’re perfect, there is not a lone one of us that is. Last night I had a head-on collision with one of mine.  It pretty much erupted …

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