Liebster Award

I was nominated by Mary-Keith for the Liebster Award! {Thanks, girl!!!} For those of you who don’t know, the Liebster Award is for smaller blogs only (less than 200 followers) and is just a way for readers to discover up-and-coming blogs. Here are the rules: Post 11 random facts about yourself Answer 11 questions asked … [Read more…]

Weekend Recap: Camping Adventures

Roman and I are on a quest to live in the moment. We want to make these days we’ve been given full of life and love and laughter and we want to live them without abandon. I shared our new endeavor two Fridays ago when I showed you our new tent. And with that, any … [Read more…]

TBT: Weight Worries

Last night I went shopping for jeans and it did not end in a complete emotional breakdown. You should know that this is a pretty big accomplishment because the reason I was shopping for jeans is because my jeans from last year barely fit. Going up a size in jeans is enough to spin any … [Read more…]

A No-Good Awful Crummy Day

Anyone want to take a guess at how my day went yesterday? I had a really great idea for a Wifey Wednesday post today. I even had about half of it written as of Monday evening. Then yesterday happened and I literally could not imagine me opening my laptop to write one single word. Because … [Read more…]

Surprise, it’s Monday!

Welp. Another Monday has come to us, friends.We had so much fun over the weekend. We planned a huge surprise birthday party for Roman’s dad. He turns 50 this week! Roman, his sister, his mom and me have been planning this for at least two months now and it was so awesome to see all … [Read more…]

Pitching our Tent

We were lying in bed one night. Sleep was evading us both, even though our eyes were tired and our day had been long. “Do you know what I really want to do?” he asked. “What?” I returned. “Buy a tent and go camping. Just set up somewhere with you and Duke and hike and … [Read more…]

11 Ways We Survived Being Broke

Last week I shared our new financial goals now that we have a new car in our family. While I was writing that post, I was reminded of how far we’ve come since our “just-married” days. That led me to think about how tight everything was back then and what we did to survive. For … [Read more…]

Waiting My Life Away

All my life I have been waiting. When I was a child I couldn’t wait to be a big kid who could go to the buffet at Ryan’s without an adult (dreams of children everywhere, I’m sure.) When I was in middle school I couldn’t wait to be in high school. When I was in … [Read more…]

Rory kinda messed everything up.

If you’ve been around for a while, then you might remember how we had to suddenly buy a new car at the end of July. (FYI to all my new readers: we had to buy a new car. His name is Rory.) Obviously this threw our entire debt pay-off plan off kilter, but I have … [Read more…]

When All Else Fails, Faith Doesn’t

Happy Friday everybody! I’m so excited to have finally made it to this glorious three-day weekend. But before we enter this blissful wonderfulness, I have something special for y’all today! Instead of hearing from me, Roman will be writing today! Yaaay!! So without further ado, here’s Roman! First I’d like to thank each one of … [Read more…]