meet me under the mistletoe: 5 holiday date ideas

I’m going to let you in on a little secret about LJ’s and my relationship. We both keep incredibly busy between wrestling, softball, Junior League, and being on advisory boards for our respective Greek organizations – so while we live together and spend our evenings together, sometimes it can feel like we’re lacking on quality time.Read more

’tis the reason for the season: bible verses perfect for Christmas

With all of the hustle and the bustle and the lights, it’s hard to forget that Christmas is coming. We have elves on our shelves to remind kids that Santa knows if they’ve been bad or good (and that they’d better be good, for goodness sake!) Our mailboxes are overflowing with beautifully curated cards with photos ofRead more

spread the love on Small Business Saturday

As you finish recovering from your Thanksgiving dinner food coma (or hangover), and sleep off that crazy Black Friday madness – it’s time for some more shopping! Founded in 2010 by American Express, the Saturday after Thanksgiving has become widely known as ‘Small Business Saturday,’ and a perfect chance to support small business owners and entrepreneursRead more

that “now what?” feeling

Remember when you were 15, and just couldn’t wait to turn 16? Or when you made it past 16, and were counting down the days to 18 and the “freedom” that college provides? Then it was 21, and really being an “adult,” followed by really being an adult and graduating college and hitting the ‘real world.’Read more

thanksgiving thankfulness cheat sheet

Thanksgiving in my family has always been an opportunity for my family to come together and enjoy each other’s company. Through the years we’ve had many different people at our table, as we’ve welcomed significant others, friends, wee little additions, and – of course – our big, loud, wonderful family. Even in the midst ofRead more

it’s time to stop asking us “when”

The holidays are approaching, and somewhere between the excitement about Grandma’s stuffing and having (a few) days with no contact from the office… there’s that uneasy feeling creeping up on you, wondering which family member is going to ask you about it this year. You know the drill: “When are you going to _______?” We’veRead more

boos + brews: date night asheville-style

I may not be a beer connoisseur – but I can always be tempted with a good time.