Eco-Friendly Wedding Planner

So you've said yes to their proposal and are now knee deep in vendor options.  Where do you begin?  How do you sort through the mess without missing out on the essential details? A wedding planner! You need something to keep you on track.  Both for your sanity and for your budget.  There are so … Continue reading Eco-Friendly Wedding Planner

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New Trend in Wedding Planning

"In every disagreement with your spouse, remember that there is not a winner and a loser.  You are united in everything, so you will either win together or lose together.  Work together to find a solution where you both win" - Dave Willis If you're newly engaged and just beginning with the plans for your … Continue reading New Trend in Wedding Planning

Surviving the Wedding Plans

The night he asked me to be his wife; I was floating.  For the weeks and even months that followed; I was still floating.  I soaked up everything imaginable.  Bridal magazines; hours scouring Pinterest; bridal shows - you name it; I did it. I was so excited. But things didn't go as I had dreamed … Continue reading Surviving the Wedding Plans

My Beautiful Mess

I have wanted to revamp the blog for quite some time now.  I had a vision in mind, but making that vision come to life was proving to be more difficult than I had anticipated.  I priced graphic designers - way out of my budget.  I tried to recall coding - but realistically who can … Continue reading My Beautiful Mess

You Are Enough . . .You Are More Than Enough . . .

The feelings of inadequacy can be crippling.  Each time you're told you're not enough, is like a physical blow.  It dents the ego until it's nonexistent.  It shatters your spirit until you're convinced you're worthless.  It breaks your heart and decimates your very soul.  It creates a stress like no other.  One that has you … Continue reading You Are Enough . . .You Are More Than Enough . . .

The Baby Battle Continues

I have SO much sympathy for those who are actively battling infertility and even more who have been battling for years. You guys are truly amazing. I haven't really discussed fertility that much with doctors, but it has recently come up with my new endocrinologist.  She discovered a note on my file made by my … Continue reading The Baby Battle Continues

Motherhood

Motherhood: a struggle at every stage. For several years I was asked when I was going to have children.  The assumption slowly turned to never.  For me, it was a personal decision I wasn't prepared to make, nor did I think I should have to.  At 20; 25; 28; 30 even.  Children are a lifelong … Continue reading Motherhood

He Said He Didn’t Do

He said he didn't do Valentine's Day. The flowers, jewelry, and giant valentine in the form of chocolate chip cookie said he did. He said he didn't do romance. The peanut butter pancakes in bed, heart shaped pizza made by hand, and massages to ease the pain said he did. He said he wasn't good … Continue reading He Said He Didn’t Do