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 … More The Sixth Month Mark


When I was a little girl, I knew I was an odd one because I never dreamed of my wedding, the dress I would be wearing, what colors I would choose for my theme, etc. I didn’t have crushes often, I didn’t flirt, I didn’t doodle boys names on my binder, I didn’t care frankly. … More Us

First-Aid Kit Board 

When I read this months issue of the Awake! I knew instantly how deep and personal it was for me. I also thought it was very timely since February is National Teen Dating Violence awareness month. The magazine discusses teen depression and what I really respect was that it shed light on how depression is an illness … More First-Aid Kit Board 

Lesson of 2016 

“You can’t please everyone.” This time last year, I was stuck in a rut.  Emotionally, financially, mentally, physically, and spiritually. I knew I was going to overcome everything I just had no idea of when and the stress and anxiety just continued to build up. I was trying so hard to please everyone around me … More Lesson of 2016 

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 … More Roses & Marriage

On Being Appreciative

“You don’t know what you have until it’s gone.” We hear it over and over. We even read it from time to time. Seldom do we actually meditate on it. Over the past week I’ve realized how selfish I’ve been when it comes to certain friendships. I’ve overlooked so much and taken so many little … More On Being Appreciative