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Valentine’s Day as a Widow

It is a day that revolves around love. Celebrating it, showing it, experiencing it. I wrote on my Instagram this week how even though this will be my second Valentine’s Day since my husband passed, this is the first year I can really comprehend it. The holiday itself doesn’t make me overwhelmingly sad because we… Continue reading Valentine’s Day as a Widow

grief · Travel · Uncategorized

Saying Yes To Help

Allow people to help. As soon as Marcus died and I could catch my breath, I started the most daunting task of my life: telling people. How do you even begin that conversation? This is something so horrifying, so shocking, and so unexpected. I texted my best friend because I simply couldn’t speak to call… Continue reading Saying Yes To Help

Faith · grief · Uncategorized

One Year Without You

It hurts so bad to live this life without him. We are doing really well in spite, but it’s awful. The worst thing I would have imagined in this life would have been him dying. And it happened. And it still doesn’t make sense to me because he was GOOD. And godly. And loving. And honest. And loyal. And all that is so rare.

Babies · Travel · Uncategorized

Year In Review // Decade Recap

A lot has changed in the past ten years, and even more this year. Going through pictures and memories from this year has me remembering the big adventure we have lived! I love doing a year in review and am trying to get better about documenting my life and adventures here. 2010 Celebrated one year… Continue reading Year In Review // Decade Recap

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Last Minute Gift Ideas for Hubby, Kids, or Mama in Time for Christmas!

Are you still searching for last minute gifts for Christmas? I’ve rounded up a bunch of items for your hubby, kids, or even for your wife or girl in your life that are guaranteed to make it to your doorstep before Christmas! But quick, don’t wait any longer! You’ll need a few minutes to wrap… Continue reading Last Minute Gift Ideas for Hubby, Kids, or Mama in Time for Christmas!