Marriage: an adventure to be had

We exchanged kisses and cuddles as I tucked her away into Grammy’s car and said good bye. You could tell she wasn't going to miss us much as she had a weekend planned with Grammy that consisted of being spoiled and loved on. My heart drove away as they did in the car, waving until I could ... Read More

The sacred call of 2 words.

Seven years ago I walked down a church aisle and promised my life to a man who I was completely captivated by. Every detail of the day swirled through my memory this last week as we celebrated our anniversary. In a big church with the prettiest white dress on, I felt as if the butterflies in my ... Read More

Escaping to pursue my marriage.

 Before I could even open my eyes, I heard the sound of my husband's voice singing a song that would now mark the 28th time it had been sung to me. “Happy Birthday to you, Happy Birthday to you” and on and on he went. I rolled over in bed to see him standing in the door way with Ellyana in one arm ... Read More

Joy: 3 life changing letters

I gazed out the window, squinting my eyes to see the frame of the white Jeep in the distance making its way towards my house. The long stretch of road over the rolling hills would allow me to see for miles before a car entered our driveway. I remember the day like it was yesterday. I was sixteen ... Read More

Hit your knees….

This morning I woke up with whispers of lies running through my head….. your not a good mom your a below average wife you can’t manage your time well your letting people around you down you aren’t good enough you can’t even stay healthy, whats wrong with you the list goes on an on......     ... Read More

Forever and Always!

Four years ago today I married my best friend. My mind was flooded with memories this morning as I dug out the wedding video and cried like a baby. It seems like so long ago and yet at times it seems like it was just yesterday. I remember the wedding day jitters, feeling a little nervous, tears, ... Read More

She said YES!

    I will never forget the day that the word yes changed my life. I was staring at a little white box with a sparkly ring in it, when I responded yes to Mike’s question to marry him. YES! YES! YES! I was so loud and excited that a homeless man who was sitting not too far away started to wheel away ... Read More