What makes a marriage work?

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… [Read More]

To my husband, on Father’s Day

Thank you. For being you. For being wonderful. For giving of yourself. For doing all the things that I don’t really want to do. Our children are exceptionally lucky to have you as their father.  You are an amazing, caring, loving, and compassionate man.  I am so fortunate to be able to call you my… [Read More]

Why I love my husband


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… [Read More]

How I Met My Husband

Alissa from Clever Compass asked all the vlogmoms a really fun question this week.  She wants to know how we all met our husbands or partners. Well I was going to tell you, but I thought it might be more fun to hear it from my husband. So at 9:00 at night, right before we… [Read More]

7 Years and No Itch for Me

Lane Wedding

Seven years ago, I married my best friend.  We stood before God and our family and friends in a beautiful church here in Raleigh and then partied the night away.  It was sheer perfection. Our celebration started yesterday as we dropped the kids off at my mom’s.  She and my sister graciously offered to take… [Read More]

Valentines Schmalentines

So the hubby and I aren’t really Valentiney people.  I always get cards (I worked at Hallmark for three years people; it’s TOTAL habit.) but that’s about it.  The past few years we’ve made a nice dinner and called it a day. I can admit that on occasion I’ve been a bit sad if he… [Read More]