For the brides and future wives….

Life before marriage was busy, now that I am married it seems that life is even more chaotic. I remember being engaged and overwhelmed with the idea of what it meant to be a wife. Not to just have the title but to actually carry the weight of what a wife is. To cook, clean, […]

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My Budget Wedding

As many of you know, I recently got married in September and have finally decided to share my wedding details with you all. I got engaged in March of 2018 and knew I did not want a long engagement. My now husband and I discussed what we wanted and what we did not want for […]

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Midway Mark

Javier and I have been engaged for three months now and I feel that since we are at our midway mark, I can share a few details and plans. Wedding Planning: We have planned to have a small and intimate wedding in September with our ceremony taking place at our Kingdom Hall and a small […]

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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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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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Roses & Marriage

Roses don’t grow overnight, they take time to mature and reach their full potential. Relationships don’t grow overnight, they take time to mature and reach the potential of becoming a marriage. A rose is beautiful but along with it’s beauty, it contains thorns. Thorns are not as beautiful, they can bring pain, and even though you […]

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