A Letter of Gratitude To My Husband|Infertility

My Dearest Husband, As we again begin this journey of creating a family, I feel it is essential for me to share the gratitude I have for your never ending support. This was not a simple journey to travel on our first try, and I am not certain it will be easier the second time […]

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Where would you be today, if you didn’t do that [back then]?

Do you ever sit down and wonder where you would be today, had you not met a certain person, took a new job, or just was in a different place at a different time? Do you ever wonder how one tiny little decision that lasts a fraction of a second could change your whole life? […]

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Wedding Planning Update|Lifestyle

Holy Cow Guys! My wedding is only 87 days away. How did I get here???!!?! Time seems to be moving at an alarming rate. I started planning when we were 500-something days away, and here we are less than three months from the big day. Planning has been going wonderfully. Me and Mom sat down […]

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Soul Searching|Lifestyle

I’ve been doing a lot of soul-searching lately. I find that sometimes it’s really easy for [us] to forget how lucky we are. The truth is, I make all these plans and resolutions about how I am going to “fix” myself and I never actually get around to doing it. I just kind of acknowledge […]

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This Is Simply Real Life.

I haven’t been on my blog much lately. To be honest, I haven’t been on it at all, actually. I’ve been in this stress-ridden rut lately, where everything I do seems to take too much energy. I don’t know if it’s the end of the cold, dark season catching up to me, or the fact […]

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Why I’m NOT scared to travel to Mexico

Honeymoon. One of the most exciting parts of getting married. When a couple gets to take time away from every day life to be spent with your one and only, your other half, your Husband. I get giddy just thinking about it. What a magical and romantic occasion. Shortly after Mike and I got engaged […]

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DIY Date Jar

In honor of Valentines Day, I thought I would share the DIY gift that I made for Mike. I know there are a lot of people out there who don’t support (or like) this holiday because of the idea that it was created by big companies trying to sell their good.  But the way I […]

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Love Yourself The Way You Are…

….Because you’ll always find something to hate. So something happened this weekend. It was kind of a life changing moment. For some, it may seem minuscule, but it almost felt like a breakthrough for me. I’ve been writing a lot lately about my struggle with self-love. I’m a bully to myself constantly and it’s both […]

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Infertility and the Holiday Season

Holidays are meant to be a time for cheer. Time to be spent with your family and loved ones. To have large gatherings where you celebrate everything you are grateful for, and all that you have accomplished in the previous year. It’s a time to set goals for your future, and to show appreciation for […]

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Love stories and wedding planning

Today, November 29th, marks one whole year since my soon-to-be hubby proposed to me (like a total princess, may I add). It also is just one day short of 7 months until we say our “I do’s.” The whole thing is SO exciting, and yet SO scary all at the same time. It seems like […]

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