Bucket List for Marriage

Although bucket lists have been popular for a long time, I only got on board a few years ago! As a single woman, I was growing more and more appreciative of the single season and recognizing the opportunities it could bring. But along with that appreciation, came a sense of urgency to make the most of…

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My Favorite Books on Marriage

This post is for all my book readers out there! (There seems to be a lot of us 🤓) If you are a wife and haven’t read any books on marriage, I want to encourage you to invest in your marriage by reading up on the topic! I cannot tell you how much I have learned and grown…

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Lessons from Year 1 of Marriage

For years, I have been the curious friend to ask my newlywed friends what they are learning from marriage. The first months and year of married life bring so many new things to experience and navigate, especially if you are moving in together for the first time and I loved getting their feedback on some of…

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10 Bad Reasons to Get Married

Throughout my twenties, as a single woman, I found myself drifting in and out of fighting a strong desire to be married. As I look back, I can pinpoint different reasons for this desire and if I am honest with myself, most of them were bad reasons. It is only by the grace of God…

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Waiting on the Engagement Ring

At the end of last year, I received an email from a sweet gal asking for encouragement in her season of waiting. She wasn’t waiting to meet her man, but she was feeling anxious waiting for him to propose. Her email was such a blessing for 2 reasons : 1.) It opened up a conversation…

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Battling Your Inner Bridezilla

We have all heard the stories (and maybe experienced it first hand) of that sweet friend who turns into a stressed out bridezilla! She is screaming at vendors, demanding ridiculous things from her bridesmaids, and constantly reminding her fiance that this is “her day”. You’ve heard me say over and over again that I think…

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A 30 Something Bride

I remember assisting Val on wedding days and noticing that there was such a difference between the younger and older brides. At the time, I probably exaggerated the picture in my mind of the “mature” brides wearing old fashioned pants suits to the rehearsal dinner or wedding dresses that were more demure and covered their…

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