I Love my Husband

I Love my Husband

Jan 31

I think we can all agree that the “I Love My Wife”/”I Love My Husband” bumper stickers are cheesy as all get out, but I’d like to take a moment to say that I really do love my husband. If this blog is a daily inspiration journal, than while I’m sick and wearing 2-day-old sweats and wiping snotty noses (including my own) with the Elmo Potty Time DVD as dinner...

Up, Up, and Away

Up, Up, and Away

Jan 10

“Drive to the airport, park in short-term parking, and stroll through the international terminals. The range of nationalities found here is impressive. People-watch and make up stories about people’s lives and the trips they are taking. Enjoy the emotional drama of sad partings, joyful reunions, and all the misbehaving tired children. Scan the latest in trash reading at the airport gift...

Black Eyes and Beach Towns

Black Eyes and Beach Towns

Jan 04

I gave my husband a black eye. I’m not even sure how it happened really. Last week during our vacation to Amelia Island, we were…um… testing the mattress in our suite when my elbow met his cheekbone with such a force, I wondered if subconsciously I was releasing any and all aggression I may have stored up over the past 5 years of our marriage. Bless his heart. One minute...

We interrupt this program…

We interrupt this program…

Dec 24

Not only is it Amelia’s first Christmas, but, my sweet husband is whisking me away for a 2nd honeymoon on the 27th to (ironically enough) Amelia island off the coast of Florida. This trumps our cheap date challenge for this week, however, we will pick back up again in 2011. I promised Clark I would give him my undivided attention while we are away. That means no crafting, blogging, or Etsy...

Shhh!

Shhh!

Dec 17

Great Cheap Date Challenge #12 “Put on tweeds and meet at the public library at an appointed time, library cards in hand. Decide on an esoteric topic or writer whose work has always fascinated you both. With the help of the reference librarian or the computer, carry out your literary scavenger hunt and then, treasures in hand (you can fight over who will carry whose books), walk to a...

Volunteer, My Dear?

Volunteer, My Dear?

Dec 13

“Although running off and joining the Peace Corps may not be practical at this time in your lives, there are other ways to spend time together while contributing to the welfare of others. Nonprofit organizations often put out a call for volunteers around major holidays, though you may want to avoid the rush and make a few calls yourself to see which cause could use a cooperative couple of...