Marriage · Wedding

Happy wife = happy life, and other wedding day advice.

The minute anyone finds out you are engaged the conversation goes two ways – questioning the details of the wedding day, or giving unsolicited advice. People like to give advice. Everyone knows what is best. But, not all advice is created equal. Something that has become quite trendy is to ask your guests to fill… Continue reading Happy wife = happy life, and other wedding day advice.

Marriage · Wedding

Don’t say yes to a dress, say yes to tradition

In the middle-of-nowhere Michigan sits an old bank, housing more beautiful white dresses than there are residents in that small town. Surrounded by fields, farms, and blue collar men is a plain building with a magical room my grandmother stood in – in 1953. 25 years later my mother walked into that building and stood in that same room,… Continue reading Don’t say yes to a dress, say yes to tradition

Marriage · Personal Development · Wedding

The three stories I’m writing

In 2008 my boyfriend and I took our first road-trip. Now, as my husband, we have plans to take many more. Back then I had this spiral bound notebook I use to take to all my classes and doodle in, journal in, generally just scribble in. Along our trip I used it to write down… Continue reading The three stories I’m writing