7 Tips to Avoid the 7-Year Itch

7 Tips to Avoid the 7-Year Itch

Spencer and I just celebrated our seven-year anniversary yesterday and it was unlike any other. They've all been unique but this one was really special. We were bummed because Spence knew he would have to work that day. Usually, we take our anniversary off but hey, a job is a job and him being at work meant I could get some transcription done, too. This was our first anniversary with the little lady, Reila, in tow which added to the magic for both of us. She's gone everywhere with us since she was three days old and we love having her along for the adventure. I won't go into how beautiful and sacred the process of creating life is but every day is brighter than before now that she's in the world.  Before coming home from work, Spencer handpicked seven roses for me. Roses are the only thing I want for romantic...Read More
2018 Resolutions, 2017 Review

2018 Resolutions, 2017 Review

Ah, the new year has finally arrived. January 2018. Time to wake up from our holidaze, set some goals and get back down to business. As I sit here, typing up this blog post for your enjoyment donned in my new, argyle-purple hooded bathrobe (a fantastic Christmas gift from our neighbor Charles,) I imagine you, along with crowds of people you may never see again, are hitting up the gym with your new, unscuffed 12-month membership cards, choosing a salad for lunch today instead of that delicious pork tenderloin you really want or actually taking your pet(s) on a long, outdoor walk – despite the below-freezing temperatures. Good for you! Keep it up! Before I get into everything I hope to accomplish in 2018, let's reflect on everything that happened last year. I seriously hope 2017 was as good for you as it was for me! Spence and I enjoyed...Read More