Never Stop Dating

Life, Love, and the Pursuit of… Each Other! In previous posts, I’ve shared that a few years ago my husband (then boyfriend) and I went through one of the most difficult times in our relationship. We had been dating for about 8 years and had become so distant, we weren’t sure what to do. We…

10 Healthy Food Substitutes (So Good You Won’t Even Notice)

Life, Love, and the Pursuit of… A Realistic Lifestyle Change! Many of us start the New Year with a goal to lose weight, live a healthier lifestyle, or meet a specific health goal that we’ve made for ourselves. As the days, weeks, or even months go by many people don’t follow through and fall back…

6 Tips for Hosting a Theme Party

Life, Love, and the Pursuit of… Theme Parties! There is nothing better than cuddling up with your loved one on the couch with some comfy throw pillows and a fuzzy blanket. This is one of my husband and my favorite things to do. We make some fresh homemade popcorn, turn down the lights and cuddle…

8 Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Men

Live, Love, and the Pursuit of… Valentine’s Day! If you are like me, it can be hard trying to figure out any gift for your significant other, especially on a day like Valentine’s Day. The day usually seems to be geared towards what to do for women, which leaves us women wondering what to do…

Playing Offense vs. Defense in your Marriage

Life, Love, and the Pursuit of… Playing on the Same Team! This Sunday is the big game, the Superbowl, and it’s being hosted in my home state of Minnesota. In light of the upcoming game, I found this week’s topic to be very fitting: defensiveness, communication, and playing on the same team within your marriage….

The Honeymoon

Three days after my husband and I got married this past October, we headed off to Monterey, CA to enjoy our honeymoon for a week. My husband planned most of the trip and it was my first time in California, I had always wanted to go since I was just a little girl and was…