Married Without Children: Details From A Beautiful Phase In Life

Morning Snuggles You wake up in the morning and quietly turn to the still sleeping body that lies next to you. You’re a morning person. He is not. Gently, you plant a kiss on his shoulder. He stirs, opens his eyes, briefly (perhaps to make sure that it’s you), then closes them shut and scoots … Continue reading Married Without Children: Details From A Beautiful Phase In Life

Happily Ever After: What I Learned in My First Year of Marriage

One week from tomorrow, my husband and I will have been married for a full year. Even though we'd been together for a few years and had lived together for quite sometime prior to getting married, our first year as Mr. & Mrs. has been a journey toward finding who we are as a couple. … Continue reading Happily Ever After: What I Learned in My First Year of Marriage

Wedding Series Post #4: The Proposal

  Earle and I both realized pretty early on that we were probably going to get married. Even before we’d been together for a year, we were talking about it. We’d both dated several people in the past. We knew what love felt like. And we knew that neither of had ever felt this way … Continue reading Wedding Series Post #4: The Proposal

On Having Kids: To Do, Or Not To Do? That Is The Question

Now that I'm married, one of the questions I'm most frequently asked is if/when I'm planning on having kids. Here's the thing... I'm terrified of having children. For several reasons. Right now, mainly, it's the state of the country in which I live. The people that are running things. The high cost of living and the low … Continue reading On Having Kids: To Do, Or Not To Do? That Is The Question

Wedding Series – Post #3: The First Time We Said I Love You

The first time my husband and I said I love you, we were both spectacularly drunk, and at a football game with my ex-boyfriend (whom I had been with for 3 years, and had only been broken up with for about 3 months before my first date with Earle). It was a bit of a … Continue reading Wedding Series – Post #3: The First Time We Said I Love You