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,…

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…

A Letter To My Future Hubby Three Days Before Our Wedding

Dear future husband, As we get ready to say our “I do’s,” we need to remember a few things and never ever forget them. We must always be kind. Always be kind and always care for each other, even when we get into huge fights, even when we have kids, even when we buy our…