Making Our Anniversary Special with Hallmark Value Cards

Making Our Anniversary Special with Hallmark Value Cards

I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias and its advertiser. #CollectiveBias   Summer is here, and coming to an end but there are still reasons to celebrate in our home.  Our wedding anniversary is the 11th of August!  This year though, we will be spending our anniversary in two different states.  It could be sad, but instead we do our best to embrace it and find ways Continue reading

Thankfulness 2013: Day 16 & 17 Communication #ThirtyDaysofThanks

Thankfulness 2013: Day 16 & 17 Communication #ThirtyDaysofThanks

     I am thankful for the ability to really talk to Hubs.  RealHonestConversations     Not just the everyday conversations about how our days were, although I do appreciate them, but the not so "pretty" ones.  The moments when things that have been left unsaid all come boiling up to the surface, whether it is about us or life or anything really, and all those thoughts and emotions just come out all at the same time.       Why is this so special to me?  Well I think we should all appreciate Continue reading

Infertility, Children and Divorce Rates in the U.S.A.

Reference Site     Looking at this infograpic on the divorce rates in the United States, makes me think of 2 things.  First, I am glad I did not marry Hubs in Oklahoma (kidding) ;)  and second it makes me wonder about the section linked to couples with children.  Is it a statement that couples without children are less happy?  Did these couples choose to have no children, or were there other events involved like infertility/loss?  Do couples with kids, stay together more often because there are Continue reading

Keeping your Marriage Awesome, Military or Not!

Keeping your Marriage Awesome, Military or Not!

     Scrolling though my newsfeed on Facebook this morning, I ran across this list shared by a friend. I am not sure where it originated. I tried googling it, and came up with 2 dozen options all a bit different than this list but similar. I would love to be able to link back to whoever created it! If you know, please share it in the comments and I will happily add it to this post!     I think that these tips for keeping a strong and healthy marriage are wonderful, and true. Some are simple Continue reading

Our Loves Anniversary!

Our Loves Anniversary!

I love you more than coffee      Today is our anniversary.  Some days it seems like we got married yesterday, and sometimes it seems like a lifetime ago, but either way I am still glad that I married Hubs! I am glad I did not listen to everyone around me, and their thoughts on when we should get married and how, and we made our choice together and for us it has worked!        If you don't know how we met, I will tell you it was not your average dating relationship at all!  In fact Hubs Continue reading