Spending long stretches of time with anyone is hard. Spending time traveling is even harder. When you travel with someone, or your significant other, you have a lot to balance: where to go, what to do, eat, stay, budget, and so much more. Traveling is always give and take when you're with others. As a person that craves "me" time and solitude, it can be difficult to find out what works best when I … [Read more...] about 10 Tips for Traveling With Your Significant Other
Michael and I are approaching our 10 year dating anniversary (we started dating when I was 10...okay just kidding, we were 17). We dated all throughout college and married at age 24. We never lived together before we were married. A question that keeps arising: should you or shouldn't you live together before you get married? I didn't. But that doesn't mean that you shouldn't. I don't think it's … [Read more...] about Why We Didn’t Live Together Before Marriage
There are so many people that want to tell you what they've learned about getting married. Well, I guess I'm one of them. Michael and I are coming up on a whopping 3 years of marriage. It seems like just yesterday we said "I Do." But there is one thing about marriage that really just sucks: Changing your name. Oh I know all that cute crap about "He stole her heart, so she stole his last name." … [Read more...] about The Best Piece of Marriage Advice Ever
I went and ate fondue last night (it was a special occasion since my friend is home from Boston) and I'm still so full I might die. You know when you eat so much that you get weird dreams? Just me? Fantastic. Well last night I had a dream about my engagement pictures. So I thought the best thing to do was to tell you about them. First comes love, then a proposal and then comes lots and lots of … [Read more...] about The Ugliest Engagement Pictures Ever
Oh how wrong people can be. The other day I was talking about feeling frumpy lately when a girl interrupted me and exclaimed, "You shouldn't care, you're married!!" It made me so mad. I looked at her square in the eye. Why? Why would I no longer care about my appearance just because I'm married? 2004 versus 2013 First and foremost I like to look good for … [Read more...] about You don't care, you're married!!
I think in this day and age it's hard to know if you're with the right person. I mean, half of all marriages end up in divorce. However, "88 people believe they have a soul mate" says an LSU study. I am part of that sad sap percentage. What I am not part of is the 65% of people that live together before they are married. (Y'all are just living in sin.) Just Kidding. I could … [Read more...] about How I know I married the right guy