Budgeting, Financial Peace, Marriage

I Don’t Budget Because I’m Broke, I Budget Because I’m Brilliant!

I’m admitting it.  Jonathon and I have not always been smart with our money.  In fact, there have been times when we were down right stupid.  There it is in black and white. Now that it’s out there, let’s talk about what we are doing to fix stupid.  Two words: DAVE RAMSEY.  Although I read… Read More I Don’t Budget Because I’m Broke, I Budget Because I’m Brilliant!

Marriage, Preparation for Marriage


“Our marriage has been so successful because the wedding day went off without a hitch!”  said NO ONE EVER! I’ve been thinking about this a lot lately.  Over the five years that Jonathon and I have been married, we have watched many other couples get married.  Many of these couples have asked for advice about… Read More Renewal

Marriage, Prayer

Seasons of Love

In some of my recent blog posts I’ve shared about the new season of life and marriage that Jonathon and I are experiencing.  The first parts of this season were not fun, I must admit.  BUT GOD.  I think it’s important to share this because experiencing seasons is perfectly normal and natural.  All relationships go… Read More Seasons of Love


I love you, Man!

Yesterday was our 4 year anniversary!!  So what did we do?  Not much, actually. (lol)  I know that sounds super unromantic, but sometimes it doesn’t have to be all fireworks, and rose petals, and wine.  Sometimes it is appreciating the everyday, ordinary.  We had dinner as a family on Friday and walked around the city.… Read More I love you, Man!

Marriage, Pregnancy +, Preparation for Marriage

Pregnant Yet?

As I read a fellow bloggers post (yougetlifted.blogspot.com), it got me thinking.  In her post titled, “Get Pregnant Again, Please”, +Barbara Dixon discusses the constant prodding by well-meaning family and friends into her family expansion plans.  I chuckled as she notes how everyone is very concerned about her current child’s development if he lacks a sibling, but… Read More Pregnant Yet?