When Chris and I first got married, we were young, broke, and madly in love. Chris has just graduated college as a mechanical engineer and I was still finishing up my degree. He ended up getting a job designing water purification systems. I went to school and worked part-time. Then once I graduated, I got a job at an REO Management company. We both worked long hard hours week after week. I think Chris worked a lot harder than I… View Post

  Am I really half way already? I guess so since today I’m officially 20 weeks along with my pregnancy. Maybe it’s because you’re already a month into being pregnant before you even find out, but I’ve heard the first half goes by much faster than the second half of pregnancy.  My last update was at 13 weeks, and so I thought it was about time for another one. PHYSICAL CHANGES Once I got into my second trimester, I instantly started… View Post

Hi guys! I thought I’d share one of my resolutions for this year today on the blog. Imagine a world where people stopped comparing themselves to each other, where we focused on the good and celebrated other people’s successes. That is the kind of world I want to live in and so this year I’ve decided to make a goal to do just that. The Pitfalls of Comparison I think the comparison is just part of being human, but it can… View Post

  Happy New Year! I love the beginning of a new year and the idea of a fresh start. I’ve always written down New Year’s Resolutions. Sometimes I’m good at following through, sometimes I forget all about them after two weeks. I also love reading self-help and self-improvement books. One of my favorite authors in this area is Tony Robbins. His books always get me fired up and ready to make a difference in my life. Since it’s the start… View Post

Making Our Own Christmas Traditions We got some colder weather this past week and it’s finally starting to feel a bit more like Christmas. The holidays are finally in full swing around here; I got my Christmas decorations up, my shopping is almost done, and I’m sending out my Christmas Cards today. Now it’s time to just sit back and take time to enjoy the season. This is the last year of celebrating Christmas as just a couple. Next year… View Post