We are super open people. I can’t deny that we would confess to you pretty much any old thing you wanted to know about us. I believe it’s a combination of our desire to connect with people and the lack of skeletons in our closets. We are about as transparent as they come. Continue reading “Our New Life in the North”
September 11th is a day that will live in infamy forever.
- For the U.S.A, it is one thing (9/11/2001)
- For me, it has become two different things.
- 9/11/2014 – Alyssa and I took the first unexpected turn in either of our lives
- 9/11/2018 – Alyssa and I chose an unexpected turn for our lives
I’ve known for the last couple of weeks that I need to be writing more. About what–I am not sure. But I long to iron out the wrinkled up thoughts in my head. An analogy I use often when I speak about the importance of writing in my life. It irons and straightens out all the chaos in my mind, making me feel like a newly starched white button down. Continue reading “Sabbaticals and Cereal”
Hey you! Well look at you showing up to a post on how to wear LESS makeup. He he. Continue reading “The only 6 makeup products I use | An UN-makeup tutorial”
There is so much to say on this topic. This topic, of course, being why I waited to have sex until I was married to my husband, Joel Sexy-Pants Land. Continue reading ““Why I Waited” Part 1 |Our First Kiss”
I lead a busy life.
I’m not proud of that, but it has taught me things.
When I want to do something, it usually happens after work. Sometimes after dinner. Watching the Winter Olympics was a consistent highlight of our nights for a couple weeks. It was/is easy to sit on the couch and let the night fade away. But, the other night I wanted something different. So, while my sweet love made a delicious meal, the boys went for a run. Continue reading “Wine and Lays”
This was the first place Joel and I ever ventured to as husband and wife. It’s 30 minutes from Asheville and just East of Black Mountain and Old Fort, North Carolina. A perfect getaway, still close enough to civilization to enjoy a nice dinner out. Joel took me here for the first leg of our honeymoon in 2013. And he took me there again for our anniversary last year. Continue reading “The Inn on Mill Creek”
I think it’d be fun to share things from time to time that are making me happy. Whether it’s beauty products, household stuff, new toys for Olson or a recipe that Joel likes. I’ve found that some of my favorite content online includes things that other women like me are enjoying. It was fun for me to hunt down some of these things online and rediscover why I’m enjoying that particular product. Continue reading “A Few(ish) of my Favorite Things”