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

photo1-10-copy Newlywed Perspective: Enjoying Family Time

Those people, up there, in that photo? They’re my family: my mom, dad and younger brother (who just graduated from college and is not supposed to be grown up yet if you ask me! Where does the time go?). They’re... 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

img_9055_3 Newlywed Perspective: Being a Wedding Guest

It happens out of the blue. You come home from work, you pick up your mail and when you go to sort through it in the kitchen that evening, there they are: a stack of wedding invitations. Carefully addressed, carefully... Read More

momber_331resize Practical Wedding Planning Advice

Planning a wedding can be expensive. In fact, planning a wedding can be downright overwhelmingly expensive. The wedding industry certainly has it down: the cost of venues, food, photographers (not to mention dresses, florists and the bar tab!) can be... 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

mt-herman-resize Newlywed Perspective: Setting Goals

It is officially three months (plus, of course, several days) past New Year’s, and I’m glad I didn’t make any resolutions. Why? Because I have a sneaking suspicion I wouldn’t have kept them. New Year’s resolutions and I have that... Read More

masters_murn_katie_markquart_photography_img8497_low Date Night: Registry Fun!

Not to make any blatant stereotypes (but I guess I am going to anyway…), but guys don’t love the registry process as much as us gals. For us it marries our love of shopping with our love of planning, and... Read More

anne-tree Newlywed Perspective: Valentine’s Day

You see that green thing in the photo up there? The sad, lonely, abandoned tree lying on its side on the ground? Well, that poor little fir used to live in our living room. He was covered in lights and... Read More

anne-dog Newlywed Perspective: The Dog Sitter

This weekend we got to try something new: puppy-sitting. Yes, that sweet, brown-eyed, shiny-coated little girl in the photo above, who lives with my parents and responds (most of the time) to the name “Dagny,” got to come visit Aunt... Read More

10-bride-and-groom-in-aprons-with-food In a Rut? Take a Class!

Has wedding planning turned you into a crazy person? Are your besties complaining that they never get to see you anymore? Take a break and grab a friend and find a fun class in your area. Chances are you will... Read More