Over the weekend, S and I went to Deep Creek, MD with friends for the weekend which we try to do every year. For now this is the only semi-extended period that we get away from the little ones, so I can’t begin to express how much we look forward to it. One of my […]
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Keep Calm and Carry on. That’s what is written on the outside of the box that was handed to me in this life. Or the one I chose. Either or. An unbreakable box made of steel. Calm, quiet, and okay. Inside I will be okay. Always. Some combination of nature and nurture I’m sure landed […]
Spouse Appreciation Day: Shout out to my husband for dropping my lunch off at work today after I left it sitting on the kitchen counter at home. What do you want to give your spouse a shout out for today? Leave a comment below!
If you look in the refrigerator of someone who is physically fit, you’ll likely find different foods than you would in the refrigerator of someone who is morbidly obese. The desk of an “A” student probably looks different than that of an “F” student. Of course there are exceptions to the rule, but if you […]
Those persons who know the deep peace of God, the unfathomable peace that passeth all understanding, are always men and women of much prayer. R. A. Torrey Read this quote this morning and thought I would share it with you. Wishing you peace in your home this week.
Most people don’t know this about me, but I have intense anxiety when it comes to making phone calls, sometimes even to people that I’ve talked to 100 times. Spending most of my late teens and early 20s working in some kind of call center capacity has left me phone-scarred for life. Every time I […]
I’m excited to share with you that I am now a Certified Prepare/Enrich Marriage Facilitator! If you haven’t heard of Prepare/Enrich, it is a customized couple assessment completed online that identifies a couple’s strength and growth areas. Based your assessment results, I can provide feedback sessions in order to help you discuss and understand your results, […]
Starting March 1, we’ll be kicking off the Making Love in the Microwave Book club. Throughout the year, we’ll be reading and discussing books related to marriage. I want to keep it informative and fun, so sometimes it might be serious, sometimes it might be funny, sometimes it might be fiction, and we may even […]
Long before Cliff and Claire, James and Florida were making a wave when they could, raising their trio of children on Good Times. James and Florida obviously aren’t a real couple, but they have a special place in black history as being one of the first African American husband/wife duos to be depicted on a […]
Today marks our first day in the 14 Days of Valentine’s Day gift giving challenge. Your first gift to the one you love? A backrub. Make this as simple or as extravagant as you want. Do it sitting on the couch watching TV or light candles and break out the massage oil. Whatever floats your […]