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Marrying your High School Sweetheart

Marrying Your High School Sweetheart

My husband and I are celebrating our 9th wedding anniversary on the first day of school. #bestanniversarygiftever Although we have been married for just shy of a decade, we have been an item for the last 18 years.  We are high school sweethearts.  Cue the gag reflex. There are few things more cliche than someone marrying their […]

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Show Me Your Basket! {Meal Planning Basics}

Summertime is here!!! We are chillaxing and playing and summer camping and sprinkling and swimming. For me, this lack of structure is stressful. I thrive on ordered days and schedules. One of the ways I maintain a level of control is to continue with my menu planning. There are three reasons why I choose to […]

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The Marriage Stage I’d Never Want to Relive

Oh that honeymoon / newlywed bliss. Right?  It’s supposed to be so blissful, you are just carefree and playing house. The new wife getting so excited about cooking dinner for her new husband. You hear “honeymoon phase” and think it’s all rainbows and sunshine, but that wasn’t our experience.  No that newlywed phase was wrought […]

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2018 Lafayette Mom of the Year :: Nominate YOUR Favorite Lafayette Mom TODAY!

2018 Lafayette Mom of the Year Whether she is a stay at home mom, work from home mom or working mom, her “job” involves so much more than the title implies. She’s the family nurse and the keeper of the calendar. She’s the meal planner and the chef. She’s the chauffeur, the referee, the laundromat, the travel agent. She’s […]

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Loving Your Spouse When They’re Unlovable

On November 14, 2009 I married my dear husband, Justin. We are approaching our 9th anniversary. I love him more now than I loved him then. Our marriage has evolved from a romanticized idea of marriage to a real day to day show love marriage. We, like so many others, had very different ideas about […]

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