Roses Don’t Have to be Red: Valentine’s Day Gift Swaps

Growing up, Valentine’s Day was always celebrated in our house. My parents always got my siblings and me a little gift to show us that we were loved. It was something I always looked forward to every year. Because of this, it was hard for me to understand those who didn’t like Valentine’s Day or simply did not celebrate the…

A Change to the New Year

Okay, I know this is way late, but I have been struggling to come up with a New Year’s Resolution. I’m trying to decide if I actually believe in them. So many New Year’s Resolutions fail every year, it is kind of discouraging. How many people have signed up for a year’s gym membership and quit…

Hosting Thanksgiving {For the First Time}

This year makes for a lot of firsts in our new house, one being Thanksgiving. In years past we have always gone to one of our grandparents house, but this year they are remodeling and have are not able to host. Most people would rather forego the madness of hosting Thanksgiving, but Matthew and I were beyond thrilled…