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Third Wedding Anniversary

June 6, 2017

Our third year of marriage has been the biggest year yet. It’s been HUUUGE (insert Trump impression). 😉

But seriously, this has been the most life-changing year of our lives and our marriage because it turned us from big kids to parents. Yikes! And we built a house, which also feels so grown up. But it’s all good because we’ve taken every step together. When one of us is struggling, the other one is strong… or funny, whichever the situation calls for. We’ve had a few battles but we’ve kept up our sense of humor.

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Holidays + Events Relationships

Easter Romance

Five years ago, Easter weekend changed my life. Most people don’t think of Easter as a romantic holiday, but I do because on this weekend five years ago I met my future husband. Grab a cuppa joe and sit a spell as I tell you…

April 14, 2017
Etiquette Relationships

The Etiquette of a Good Conversationalist

Master the art of everyday conversation. There’s a difference between being a good communicator and the art of being a good conversationalist. Between work life, home life and social media, we often end up communicating details and information about ourselves. Good conversation, on the…

September 20, 2016
Relationships Tips

How to Balance Marriage and Money

Could there be two things that have more influence over our personal happiness than marriage and money? By themselves they are enough to make or break us, but combined they can be catastrophic… but they don’t have to be. Today, I want to give…

March 3, 2016

Fall in Love

Fall is my favorite season (in case you couldn’t tell from all of the autumn-related posts lately). I love the cool crip air, the warm sweaters and hot drinks. When Mr. Magnolia and I were seriously dating but not yet engaged I thought I…

October 8, 2015
Sunflower Magnolia, wedding cake, anniversary, cake
Food + Drink Relationships

Revenge of the Anniversary Cake

When you’re planning your wedding, it’s hard to determine which traditions to include and which traditions should be retired… permanently. I mean, no one has an unlimited budget and at some point we all have to decide what’s really important and put our money there. I…

June 30, 2015