After surviving boot camp with my first husband and now with my current husband, I’ve become somewhat of a pro at navigating those long days until BCT graduation.
What happens when your marriage feels like an echo of what it used to be? What do you do?
Cheap wedding favors are often cutesy little plastic trinket that end up cluttering up a landfill. So, what can an Earth-friendly bride-to-be do? If you want to have an environmentally-friendly eco-wedding, try these inexpensive wedding favors that combine flower seeds, recycled paper and other eco-friendly items. Cheap Wedding Favors for an Eco-wedding Looking for cheap […]
Wedding cakes purchased commercially are very expensive, and seem like an easy DIY “cheat” for many brides (or their thrifty mothers). Having been there and done that, I’d caution that making – let alone decorating – your own wedding cake is not for the faint of heart. Baking is a passion of mine, and icing […]
Newlyweds really do not need crystal or china. They need gifts that will be useful, and often those who have not gained experience in running a household do not appreciate what is useful and what is not.
“If only my partner would talk more/spend less money/stop being so needy, our relationship wouldn’t have all of these problems!” Partners will often search for explanations for their ongoing issues, conflicts and failures as they try to make their relationships work, and come up with some version of this idea. The solution’s nowhere near this […]
OK, so it’s a weird feeling I’m experiencing right now. I’m all dressed up as though I were getting married….right down to the veil and slippers. But I’m not…yet….49 more days to go. I’m on my way to a Bridal Shoot with my photographer. Sidney is MAD that he can’t see the pictures yet! *teasing […]
So today I had a surprise visit from Sidney! The kids had done well on their report cards so we all went to Chuck E Cheese’s to celebrate (C.E.C.’s gives the kids free tokens for a good report card) and everything. Lo and Behold…I look up and there is Sidney!! On his way back from […]
So this week was an incredible blessing to me as I had all three of my bride’s maids out to visit me. It was interesting…we went Thursday afternoon to the seamstress’ house and she had asked each of the girls for their phone number. Ann’s area code was 405, Crystal’s was 918 and April’s was […]
If I’d never met you, would I be anywhere near as happy as I am today? I really can’t imagine it. And if I’d never hugged you, kissed you, or held your hand in mine, would I see the same wonder and beauty in life that I now see every day? I really don’t […]