couple in hammock Reflections on Wedding Planning from a Newlywed

To every single bride-to-be out there, take 5 minutes to completely drop all wedding planning duties – breathe and smile big. This may feel awkward as you sit in a coffee shop reading this on your tablet before your next... Read More

14-0621steele_ES-spring-40 Stress-Free Honeymoon Advice for Newlyweds

We’ve all heard the horror stories of the newlyweds’ first big fight.  And usually it is on the honeymoon.  During your once-in-a-lifetime vacation that probably cost you some serious moolah.  The first big fight will, of course, happen.  It’s inevitable,... Read More

annejuly24resize Newlywed Perspective: A First Anniversary

Anniversaries are fun. Enough said, really. They’re an opportunity to spend time with the one you love, to enjoy each other’s company, to splurge a little bit on yourselves and celebrate the fact that you’e worked, played and loved your... Read More

momber-oneyearresize One Year Lessons Learned When Being a Newlywed

I hardly know where to start. As incredible as it seems, the husband and I are coming up on our one-year anniversary – fast. It’s almost impossible to believe that we’ve already been married for a whole year when it... Read More

annehikeresize A Newlywed’s Perspective On Love Languages

I am, officially, what my husband and I refer to as a “quality-timer”. I am a hugger, too, but I am mostly a quality-timer. Is this sounding at all familiar to you? My honest guess is no, because we’ve officially... Read More

201205-17-mile-drive-4 Newlywed Perspective: A Birthday Trip

Last weekend, my husband and I went on an adventure. Now, before I go any further in this blog post, let me say two things: 1. We don’t usually do things like this. Opportunity, timing and a little bit of... Read More

anneresizemompost Newlywed Perspective: Reflections on Planning With Mom

As I’m guessing all of you know, this past weekend a little holiday called “Mother’s Day” rolled around. And, although that holiday has come and gone, it remains the topic of my conversation this week – mostly because, although Mother’s... Read More

photo-13 Newlywed Date Night Ideas

Last Friday, my husband and I went on a date. This is notable, mostly because it was our first official, out-to-eat date in, oh, maybe like three months. Or four. We’ve been busy enough that it all kind of runs... Read More

photo-6 Newlywed Perspective: Easter Fun

Spring is definitely in the air. Warmer weather, longer days and tulips for sale at every grocery store I’ve been to…not to mention last weekend’s Easter holiday, which is generally a day filled with pastel colors, fresh flowers and hunting... Read More