You searched for posts filed under:

A Mocha For Your Tuesday

Aways assume the best. Easy enough, right? I think back on a night not too long ago. I was in the middle of a stressful week and I was Exhausted. With a capital E. I was already in bed, waiting for Joel to finish up in the office so we could do our devotions and […]

read more

read more

He doesn’t take out the trash. Again. You sigh quite loudly, roll your eyes, and do it yourself. “He’s just so lazy sometimes. I don’t even ask him to do that much.” He comes home late from work and dropped on the couch in front of the TV after dinner, leaving you to clean the […]

read more

I once received this valuable piece of marriage advice: “Remember that you and Joel come from completely different families. You’re coming from different habits and traditions. You will both need to find a routine that’s uniquely yours.” Joel and I are both blessed to come from really incredible families. I love his family and he […]

read more

There are so many hilarious relationship memes floating around social media sporting the hashtag #relationshipgoals I still get a kick out of that classic nerf fight. It’s been around forever and I still love it. You know, the one where the husband comes home from work to a note from his wife challenging him to […]

read more

“Sooner rather than later, sit down with your spouse and figure out who is supposed to do what. Not defining household duties and then doing them is a cause of innumerable unnecessary arguments and hurt feelings. And remember, regardless of who does it, someone is going to have to do every chore, or the household […]

read more

Every Monday, we send out an email to a collection of our business friends with a motivational quote and some thoughts on the above quote. This week’s was one of my favorites yet, and I think it has as much impact in marriage as it does in business! “The fastest way to change yourself is to hang […]

I ran across a Reader’s Digest article one time with a list of happy marriage advice. One of the tips I found most interesting was how to reduce tension when a fight is simmering. The author recommended going for a walk. At first I was like, what? I’m arguing with my spouse and you’re telling me to […]

read more

read more

If you’ve been following us for any amount of time, you’ve probably discovered that Joel and I love traveling almost as much as we love our vanilla lattes. We’re the kind of people who don’t really know how to relax on a “vacation”. We go from sunrise to sunset – excited to see and experience […]

read more

I love to dream in fairytales, but even fairytales have bumps in the road. I have a hard time assuming that Cinderella never disagreed with Prince Charming over how to run that kingdom. It’s just the part of the story you don’t always hear. Kind of like happily ever after love. We hear the newlyweds who […]

read more

We all have to deal with it. A husband who never puts his shoes away, no matter how many times you bug him. A wife who leaves dirty dishes in the sink for days. It doesn’t take long into your marriage to start seeing those annoying little things start to pop up that you never […]

read more

Last week I talked about finding something you enjoy in the activities your wife (or soon to be wife) does.  Even if you don’t love the activity itself, try to find something in that activity that you can love.  Or learn to love. So this week I wanted to talk about finding and doing something […]

read more

She loves Yoga.  But you think it’s just silly. She loves chick flicks.  But they make you want to fall asleep. She loves going thrift shopping.  But you get bored after 2 minutes. She loves to travel, but all old houses look the same to you. Does this sound familiar? There are some couples that […]

connect with us: