Your Story Matters!

Last night we had dinner with our pastor, his wife, and two other new members of our church. We go to a really large church, but community is really important for them. In an effort to really grow our church’s community, our pastor has started hosting new members at his house for dinner, desserts and … [Read more…]

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…]

Getting to Know You: Entry 6

Over the weekend, Madison from Wetherills Say I Do did a fun post telling her readers little things about her that they wouldn’t know unless they met her in person. I really enjoyed reading her post so I decided to do something similar for today’s episode of Getting to Know You. 1.       I love making lists. … [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…]