My Vows

I have been dreading this post for a very long time now. Even though things worked out, some of the memories and hurt are still raw. I wish I could say this was love at first sight. I wish I could say this was from a fairy tale. I wish I could say that this […]

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milk and honey

milk and honey by rupi kaur This is one of those books that everyone has heard about even if they haven’t read it yet. It looks like a book but it is a collection of poems and prose’ and actually became a #1 New York Times Bestseller. Without giving so many details away, the book […]

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Four Generations

The engagement ring that I now wear has been passed down from generation to generation in my family. It belonged to my great grandmother and a few months before Javier and I got engaged, the ring was passed down to me. This ring is from the early 1940’s so when it was given to me, it was not […]

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Our One Year Anniversary

Earlier this month, Javier and I celebrated our one year anniversary and it was the most thoughtful and considerate date Javier has ever planned for us. Once I walked inside his house, he had me close my eyes and led me outside where a candlelit table was waiting for us. Once I sat down, Javier […]

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The Sixth Month Mark

Today marks Javier’s and I’s six month anniversary. While I know it’s not a huge milestone, it’s still something special to us because of the history we have. We thought we’d share a little of what we have learned from dating in the last six months. She says…. “Dating has been a lot more challenging […]

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Shulammitegirl Snaps: June

During the month of June, I: • Surprised my boyfriend with a date where we went to a batting cage & rode go karts. • Had our family worship over purple triangle history and went to the Dallas Holocaust Museum Center. • Climbed about 20 flights of stairs just for the view. • Hosted an […]

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Quote of the Day: 

“I think you need to fall in love with the wrong person. I think you need to fight and cry and sweat and bleed and fail. I think you need to have bad relationships and bad breakups. I think you need all of that so when the right person comes along you can sigh with […]

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