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Married with Children

Recently, I stumbled upon the most beautiful post about marriage titled, Intimacy by Luana Holloway. The post starts off: Sometimes I lose my way to you in the day when everything we have created lies between us, the most beautiful obstacles. How lovely? How poignant? As a wife and a mother I feel like these…

Cultivate Your Own Happiness

Each month, several magazines come to our house. Strangely, we don’t subscribe to any magazines. The magazines all come addressed to the woman who lived here before us. There are a lot of them. Maybe five or six a month? Cosmopolitan, Elle, Glamour, Food, Parents. The craziest part about it is that we’ve lived here…

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No Such Thing as Perfect

“You don’t love someone because they’re perfect… You love them in spite of the fact that they’re not.” — Jodi Picoult, My Sister’s Keeper Recently I shared something with a friend who I hadn’t been in touch with for awhile. I shared a difficult situation that I’ve been going through. He was surprised to learn…

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Home Renovation

When Matthew & I moved into our house almost five years ago it was a fixer-upper. (Fixer-upper being a euphemism for: a piece of…) I digress. An elderly woman lived in the house before us. It smelled like cat. There was a thin layer of mouse poop covering every surface & a thick layer in…

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Matthew’s 30th Birthday!

Yesterday was Matthew’s 30th Birthday! It’s pretty incredible to me considering that he was only 23 when we started dating. In many ways, it feels like we have grown up together, and I love it. I am so proud of the man, husband, and father that he has become. He had to work during the…