Life as a Wife: Two Years In

Today marks two years of marriage for Jake and I. My heart is full + and my soul is happy. Some things haven’t changed. I’m still not cooking like Martha, and he’s still not serenading me like Keith Urban [sigh]. But other things feel different. We’ve changed careers, traveled the world, settled into our home and welcomed a puppy. We’ve had a lot of fancy experiences at fancy places, yet…. Read more

Life as a Wife: Steal Time Together

Timing is everything. Sometimes, it’s coincidental. Other times, it’s intentional. Let’s talk about the intentional kind of timing. The kind of time you create for your career, your relationships, your passions. Life pulls us in all sorts of directions — from meetings, to happy hours, to errands, to date nights — and it’s tough to balance everything. So I don’t. Instead, I’m learning to balance the imbalances. For Jake and I, our…. Read more

A Valentine’s Date from Home

Valentine’s Day steals my heart year after year. Hallmark makes a lot of money on people like me. A few years ago, Jake and I tried celebrating from home. We loved it so much, I asked him to do it again this year (except for about three weeks early and with a photographer there). How else would I share the idea with you?! Staying in sounds simple, but you can…. Read more