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…

The Wedding Day

Life, Love, and the Pursuit of… Happily Ever After! As you read in my Happy New Year! post, some of my biggest news from last year, 2017, is that in mid-August, my then fiance, and I picked a wedding date! We had been seriously talking about it for almost a year prior and with all…

Learn How to Love

Life, Love, and the Pursuit of… The Five Love Languages! A few years ago, my sister gave me a book for Christmas called The Five Love Languages by Dr. Gary Chapman. I do not read a lot of books but read the back and thought it sounded very interesting. The synopsis on the book reads…