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

A Real-Life Hallmark Movie: Diamond Anniversary

There are a ton of great Christmas movies out there, but if you’re a hopeless romantic (like me) – not much beats a Hallmark Channel movie. I mean, who can resist an over-the-top, sappy love story? Plot twist: not me. But, sometimes I find myself thinking, “That sort of thing never actually happens in real life… DoesRead more

saying goodbye to the little brick house

I’ve shared recently about our big move to a new house (together!) and the things no one tells you about moving in together – and how excited I am to be getting settled into our new home. We ended up being pretty lucky that the house LJ lived in (and where all my stuff wentRead 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

ho-ho-how to: splitting holiday time

With Thanksgiving just 10 days away (wasn’t it just summer like.. yesterday?!) if you’re anything like us and putting off those questions of “What’s your plan for the holidays?” until the very last minute.. Time is up. Let the reindeer games begin, y’all! This is the first year we’ve had to have the “where are weRead more