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3 Words to Change Your Valentine’s Day

3 Words to Change Your Valentine’s Day

What are the three words to change your Valentine’s Day? I’m not thinking of “I love you” – although those are definitely winsome and worthy words. I am thinking of a phrase I heard my Pastor preach a few Sundays ago. The three words are:...
It’s Supposed to Be Fun

It’s Supposed to Be Fun

When James and I were engaged, we were meeting with our wedding coordinator at the church.  There just happened to be a wedding happening simultaneously.  After our meeting, we were walking through the lobby and noticed the wedding party getting ready to begin the...
Snuggle Power

Snuggle Power

My daughter Lucy definitely has physical touch as one of her love languages.  One of her favorite words when she was a toddler was “HUGGIE!” We often engage snuggle power for our kids, but we can forget to do that for our spouse.  So this Valentine’s...
Keep Dating Past Valentine’s Day

Keep Dating Past Valentine’s Day

How did your Valentine’s Day go last week? I talk often about dating on a budget because many people ask how to go out without spending too much money.  I’m happy to report James and I went out on a cheap date for less than $25 on Saturday night to...
Happy Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day

I went on a picnic mall date with the girls today.  I love that a packed lunch from home and about $5 made for a date to remember! $1.99 for a mylar balloon.  $1.99 for a heart shaped cookie. Here’s the funky picture of the day – taken of our reflection in...