Category: Relationships

10 Things I’m So Looking Forward To About Being Married

Goodness, time has flown. After getting engaged five months ago, our wedding day is now exactly 3 weeks away.  And I couldn’t be more ready this amazing man who — in two short years — has become my hands-down favorite person to hang out with, my closest confidante, my easiest travel...

I Said “Yes!”

Oh my goodness, I’m not even a sentence into this post and already — especially seeing this picture again for the hundredth time — the happiest tears have sprung back to my eyes.  Because it’s still sinking in that a week ago, the most extraordinary man I’ve ever met got...

32 and Dating (!!!)

Alright, I can’t take it any longer.  I have some fun news that I’ve been dying to share with you these past four months. I’M DATING THIS WONDERFUL GUY!!!!! And I am so dang happy about it.  :) Like, wake-up-every-morning-with-the-cheesiest-grin-on-my-face, still-can’t-quite-believe-my-luck, slightly-freaking-out, yet-loving-every-second, feeling-oh-so-grateful, and-basically-just-wanting-to-shout-from-the-rooftops-that-I-REALLY-REALLY-LIKE-THIS-GUY happy about it. And after trying to play it...

New Christmas Traditions

After having spent the month of December in Europe last year, it was fun to be back home with my family in Wichita this Christmas.  My sister and brother in law were in town from Chicago, my pup was looking very merry for the occasion, and we were all...

On Friendship: Being Known

When I was a kid, I remember our old pastor always used to close the worship services each week with his trademark benediction: “The One who knows you the best, loves you the most.  Thanks be to God.” While I know this is profoundly, wonderfully, and mysteriously true with...