Let’s talk 27.

In 2016, at the age of 27, I got married.  On that day, I promised to love Brett and only him for the rest of my life. I promised to take care of him through sickness, health until death On that day, I promised to love Brett and only him for the rest of my…

Alwaysn4evans Wedding: November 6, 2016 at Moonstone Manor

Hi all! The last few months have been spent moving to South Carolina, settling into my job, enjoying being a newlywed and helping my hubby start his own business. Therefore, I was never able to make an album of our wedding pictures. On November 6, 2016, I took Brett’s last name and promised to take…

Ten Cheap Date Ideas

As millennials, most of our money is spent on bills, grocery shopping and gas. It’s rare that we get to go out and splurge. And, maybe always having to budget is causing arguments between you and your significant other. It doesn’t have to be that way because there are cheap date night ideas. * Go…

I Promise, Good Guys Still Exist

“I’m just not sure that there are good guys out there anymore,” my best friend said to me. “I’m actually pretty frustrated.” I assured her that there are still good guys out there. She merely hasn’t met the right guy as of yet. But, one day, she’ll meet him. She vouched to be single for…

Dear Men, Is It So Hard To Be A Good Significant Other?

Dear Men: Is it so hard to be a good significant other? A good boyfriend entails listening to us when we’re venting about a bad day, being our shoulder to lean on when we’re upset, showing support, making us happy, and cuddling. A good boyfriend entails listening to us when we’re venting about a bad day,…

Don’t Forget To Appreciate Your Significant Other

He’s in the kitchen making dinner as I sit down and relax after a long day at work. I look at him as he’s flipping the turkey burgers and making sure our sweet potato fries don’t burn. He’s attentively looking at the burgers to see if they’re done. As he pulls the fries out of…

10 Ways to Say ‘I Do’ Without Going Bankrupt

When my then-boyfriend asked for my hand in marriage November 2015, we were both full-time employees living in Tennessee. Not only were we living on our own, we now had to pay for a wedding. So, before we began planning, we sat down and set a budget of $15,000. Knowing the average was about $35,329,…

My Husband And I Are Searching For Our Happiness

“It’s about $1,000 plus for an apartment in the north, so why don’t we look for places in the south?” my then-boyfriend asked me years ago. We were searching for jobs in Tennessee – because I always wanted to live there. So, he applied to a few jobs and boom, one day he got contacted,…

10 Things Never To Say To Someone Whose Been Dumped

“My boyfriend broke up with me – on Valentine’s Day,” my co-worker divulged to me. My response was what a dick. When she explained how he just wasn’t ready for a relationship, my next instinct was to say something like, “he probably wasn’t the guy for you.” But, I didn’t because I remember when I got…

We Went To Three Cities And A Cruise For Our Honeymoon Part 1

My husband hates flying, so we decided to take a road trip to visit Savannah, GA, Charleston, SC and Raleigh, NC. In-between, we went on a cruise to the (Amber Cove) Dominican Republic, St. Thomas & St. Maarten. I was more excited about the cruise than anything else. But, to my surprise, it was actually quite…

Through All The Negative, Remember There Will Always Be Love

“I hope one day I can find a love like yours,” one of my good friends said to me. I told her that I know one day she’ll find her ‘prince charming,’ but it’s not just about being married. There are other kinds of love to appreciate like love between friends. She was pertaining to…