Respecting Your Husband: Making Him Feel Like #1


{Disclaimer: This post contains an Amazon affiliate link.} This is the final post in a four-part series about Respecting Your Husband. We also talked about admiration, acceptance and appreciation. While it's true that most ladies want to feel special and loved, most men have an innate need to … [Read More...]


Respecting Your Husband: Appreciation

{Disclaimer: This post contains an affiliate link to Amazon.} This is the third post in the four-part series Respecting Your Husband. We are also covering Admiration, Acceptance and Making Him Feel Like #1. It may seem like we have already been talking about appreciating our husbands by … [Read More...]


Respecting Your Husband: Acceptance

{Disclaimer: This post contains an Amazon affiliate link to the book.} This is the second post in the four-part Respecting Your Husband series. We're also covering admiration, appreciation, and making him feel like #1. Accepting your husband for who he is, is an important part of a healthy … [Read More...]


Respecting Your Husband: Admiration

{Disclosure: This post contains Amazon affiliate links to the books referenced.} Respecting Your Husband is a four-part series. We'll also look at: Acceptance, Appreciation, and Making Him Feel Like #1. Somewhat recently, I recalled an incident in my sixteen year marriage that was the height … [Read More...]

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My Summer Reading List

What is it about summer that just begs us to read good books? As the weather warms, I start stocking up on books I'll read as I sit by the baby pool in the backyard, in the passenger seat as we travel, and on our porch swing as my kids play late into the evening. I can't imagine a summer without … [Read More...]


How to Survive Moving

  Whew! The last couple of weeks around here have been a whirlwind! We moved! Nothing too outrageous-- literally only a few miles. The process itself is daunting no matter what distance you are moving. There's LOTS to think about-- so let's break down some of the important stuff to get … [Read More...]


Firewood to Furniture

The sweet and the savory.   Hard and soft.  Smooth and rough.  There is something magical that happens when opposites are brought together.  Firewood to furniture.  The rustic and unexpected compliments the smooth and modern when I introduced these little chairs to a log accent table.  Today I'm … [Read More...]


Little Black Dress: Modern Wedding Style

welcome to option #3 to styling a LBD for a wedding; today's styling will be for a modern, chic look wearing a simple black dress. LBD: old navy (only $17 at the time of this post!) SHOES: Open-toed leather boot like this one from BR EARRINGS: unique/artsy jewelry like these lovely … [Read More...]

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Easy Ways to Celebrate Your Anniversary

Ever since we came oh-so-close to not making it to our 3rd wedding anniversary, celebrating each June 5th have become very important to my husband and me. There is something to celebrate every time you pass that milestone.  Another year of marriage in a world that is doing all it can to tear it … [Read More...]

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When Life Gives You Lemons…

Lemonade all the things! Nothing says summer to me more than a good glass of lemonade. No, scratch that, it doesn't even need to be in a glass! I will take lemonade in just about any form! First things first. You need a great lemonade recipe! When in doubt, check with Ree! {Homemade … [Read More...]


Little Black Dress: Country Wedding Style

we're back today for a little LITTLE BLACK DRESS (LBD) love for a country style wedding or event. if you missed my intro... go check it out HERE & you'll see my styling ideas for attending an Elegant Wedding in your favorite LBD! JACKET: 1969 jean jacket by GAP HAIR: loose curls... one … [Read More...]