Weekends should always have some extra days in them.  I had a three day break from school, and D had two days off of work.  Oddly, this break went by slow in the best way.  We spent time with family and friends, relaxed, and even had enough time in Madison together, too.  Very grateful for […]

Just as the cold weather moved into Wisconsin, we hopped a plane to sunny Arizona!  We visited my sister Catherine and her future hubby, Justin.  We hadn’t seen them both in so long.  It was a great little weekend getaway! Arizona- Catherine moved officially in July to start her job, and Justin had been there some […]

My heart is so full after this weekend.  It was filled with all things we absolutely love. Check it out: Records- When we get in to my parents’ house on weekend nights you can expect two things: good bevies and great music.  My dad was cranking Simon & Garfunkel and Neil Diamond vinyls in the […]

“This tree holds fast to the earth as it turns, its leaves know when to let go.” This lyric by Katie Dahl, a Door County singer songwriter, serves as a powerful reminder of the importance of change. Leaves are changing.  Even in the unseasonably warm Wisconsin weather, they know when to let go and push […]

The saying “Comparison is the thief of joy” is so painfully true. Countless times, I’ve ended up comparing myself to someone’s success or their best day.  And man, do I feel lame/ pathetic/ loser-ish/ (insert degrading adjective here). So, why do we do it?  Why do I feel the need to compare my path to […]

On a trip back to Madison, Dillon and I drove right into a pretty nasty storm.  We were safe, fortunately.  But as the sky grew darker and the thunder rolled, it made me feel such anticipation. Ever since I was little, my Dad and my sisters and I would watch weather reports on TV in […]

For the past year or so, I’ve been listening to marriage podcasts and reading up on marriage blogs.  Promising to myself and Dill that we will have a marriage more beautiful than our wedding. I always wanted to to be clear in my head and my heart that this marriage will be something we will […]