A Letter To My Husband On Our One-Year Marriage Anniversary

Dear Hubby, I’m listening to “Take Me Home” by Phil Collins. Do you remember in Tennessee when I played that song and you told me you’d turn it on as we were leaving our first apartment together? You teased me while I held back tears over the fact that we were leaving. I thought my…

Yo, Dude, I’m Married

“Hey, how ya doing?” asks some random guy at the gym. Meanwhile, my face is covered in sweat. I look at him like, “why are you talking to me?” But, I don’t say that. Instead, I proceed to say I’m good, you? He then goes into a whole explanation about how he’s been watching me…

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…

A Letter To Myself When I’m Feeling Negative

Dear Self, Please shut your mouth. Your husband lost his job last year and so, you moved back home and found a part-time job while he was on unemployment. You received help from the government when it came to health insurance. And, yet, you still had a wedding. No, it wasn’t the most expensive wedding,…

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…

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…

15 Things On What Being In Love Means

Love is more than getting a dog and watching Netflix together. While spending time is important, you must also spend time apart so you have a chance to miss your partner. Love means sacrificing what you want to do for what they want to do. Love means buying a gift for them when you see something…

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,…