• 10 Marriage Tips to Help You Stay In Love

    October 7, 2020

    Are there any little things you could be doing in your marriage to help the spark stay alive?  These 10 marriage tips will help you stay in love as you appreciate and care for you spouse. Photos by Mandi McDougall Photography I would venture to guess that the vast majority of us get married, longing…

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  • 100 Date Night Questions to Ask Your Spouse

    August 19, 2020

    Do you feel like you get stuck in a rut over what to talk about on date night?  Check out these 100 date night questions to ask your spouse and get to connecting! It’s no secret that my husband is my favorite person on the planet!  He makes my heart happy and I adore spending…

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  • 15 Creative At Home Date Ideas

    February 5, 2020

    Connecting with your spouse is invaluable but sometimes it’s impossible to get out of the house together.  These creative at home date ideas will help you keep your love going strong, even without conventional dates. Affiliate links are used in this post One of the bummers about not living near family is that access to…

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  • Couple looking down at newborn baby

    7 Marriage Tips for Couples with a Newborn

    June 27, 2019

    Having a newborn in your home is such a special but exhausting time.  You don’t have a moment to think about yourself, let alone your marriage!  I’m making it easy by sharing practical marriage tips for couples with a newborn.  These marriage tips for couples with kids are simple but powerful! Another evening has come…

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  • Tips for seven years of marriage! Make sure you avoid the seven year itch! #marriage #marriagetips #anniversary #sevenyearitch #7yearitch #sevenyearsofmarriage #marriageadvice

    Seven Marriage Tips to Combat the Seven Year Itch

    July 2, 2018

    Today I am celebrating seven years of marriage with the most awesome guy I know.  Seven years that have flown by.  Seven years that have felt like a lifetime. I remember the years before Nate.  I would attend weddings and, although I’ve always loved romance and weddings and the idea of fairy tales, I would…

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  • My relationship is not a fairytale. Honestly, what is a fairytale relationship? Maybe we shouldn't be striving for that in the first place

    My Relationship is Not a Fairytale

    February 15, 2017

    I’ve always been a romantic.  I don’t remember a time when I wasn’t “in love” with one boy or another.  Even as far back as preschool I had fantastic crushes on one boy or another and dreamed up the perfect love story for the two of us. As I got older my romantic side started…

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  • How to be your husband's best friend

    Treat Your Husband Like Your Best Friend

    February 2, 2016

    Photos by Macey Snelson Photography Who is the first person that pops into your mind when you are asked about your best friend?  Is it a girl you’ve known since elementary school?  Is it a friend you met in college?  Is it you sister, your mom, or your cousin?  While all these are great and…

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  • How to set boundaries to protect marriage

    How to Guard Your Marriage

    May 7, 2015

    Affiliate links are used in this post We’ve all heard the statistic – around 50% of marriages end in divorce.  Whether the couple is Christian, non-Christian, or mixed belief it doesn’t appear as though it matters – half of the marriage are going to end in divorce.  Half of the couples who pledge “Till death…

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