When You Give a Girl Family Beyond Blood

"Friends are the family we choose for ourselves." Family: an every day term used by so many so often, but with quite a range of definitions that doesn't seem to be one-size-fits-all. Growing up, I was fortunate to be a part of a bigger brood and I absolutely loved it. The oldest of three sisters, … Continue reading When You Give a Girl Family Beyond Blood

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24 Things I’ve Loved About Our 24 Months as Mr. and Mrs.

Happy (slightly belated) October, everyone! We are well into my most favorite time of the year -  the weather is getting cooler (thank goodness), all things pumpkin and apple are in full effect, and the holidays are quickly approaching! It's been a minute - okay, several thousand - since my last post, but as it … Continue reading 24 Things I’ve Loved About Our 24 Months as Mr. and Mrs.

50 Things that Say “I Love You” Far Better than Words

Love is the most diversely communicable sentiment I think we have. It is interpreted and exchanged differently between people, and each individual's standards or perception of such varies greatly. As we approach 6 years together, Tim and I have had a decent amount of time to try and figure each other out. And even with … Continue reading 50 Things that Say “I Love You” Far Better than Words

My Dogs Are My Kids and That Shouldn’t Offend You

With Mother's Day upon us, I've seen more than my fair share of this argument back and forth across a variety of social media pages, as well as a couple interesting articles making their rounds, too (usually in callous tones); Are pet owners "parents" and can animals be called their "kids"? Should they celebrate Mother's/Father's Day? My personal … Continue reading My Dogs Are My Kids and That Shouldn’t Offend You