3-Year Dating Anniversary

Even though we're married now, my husband and I like to celebrate all of our anniversaries because they're all significant to us. Today is January 29, and it's officially been three years since the day we transitioned our friendship into a romantic relationship. The year was 2016, and I had just returned to town from… Continue reading 3-Year Dating Anniversary

The Trusty Old Carolina Ale House

Yesterday, in honor of our first entire weekend off together in months (and having a gift card from Christmas), the hubby and I attempted to go out to lunch at a local Applebee's. Lately, millennials have been accused of "killing" old school casual dining chains like Applebee's, but I've always enjoyed going there...until now. Also,… Continue reading The Trusty Old Carolina Ale House

If You’re Bummed About Being Single For The Holidays Again, Read This

The holidays are one of my favorite times of the year. I love decorating, baking, and especially our annual trip back to Cleveland to see the sights, drink some Great Lakes Christmas Ale, and visit my family/friends. There's just something about NE Ohio that will always feel more like home to me than North Carolina,… Continue reading If You’re Bummed About Being Single For The Holidays Again, Read This

North Carolina: Raise Up!

Take yo shirt off, twist it around your hand, spin it like a helicopter! I was born and raised in Ohio and I had never even visited North Carolina when Petey Pablo released his infamous song. I first set foot in beautiful North Carolina in 2012 when I flew to Raleigh and met up with… Continue reading North Carolina: Raise Up!

Marriage Is The Ultimate Freedom, Not A Ball And Chain

A lot of people think marriage is constricting and it takes away your freedom, but I disagree. My single life wasn’t completely terrible, but it didn’t really feel like freedom. The only thing you're not necessarily free to do after marriage is sleep around with random people, and I was never really into that anyway.… Continue reading Marriage Is The Ultimate Freedom, Not A Ball And Chain

On The Notebook And Its Similarities To My Own Love Story

My husband doesn’t like The Notebook. I don’t blame him; after all, he is a straight dude, but it does happen to be one of my favorite movies. I’ve always been a romantic, even though my love life was a fucking train wreck prior to my current relationship with said husband. He might not want… Continue reading On The Notebook And Its Similarities To My Own Love Story