“Stop To Smell The Roses”- To My Dad

“Stop To Smell The Roses”- To My Dad

There is a quote I love about one’s perspective and it goes like this: “If only our eyes saw souls instead of bodies, how very different our ideals of beauty would be.” Continue reading ““Stop To Smell The Roses”- To My Dad”

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Yes, My Husband Will Need a Green Card

Yes, My Husband Will Need a Green Card

Green Card: the big dreaded “G” word that has been third wheeling in my relationship for months now. It joins us as the dinner table, goes on dates with us, and lays it’s head on the pillow beside us when we go to sleep at night.  I say relationship and not marriage because this process actually started before we got married on January 7. It’s dreadful because it’s been money, time, doctor’s visits, paperwork, pictures, scheduling, and a whole lot of stress. We’re doing this process on hope and prayer; that if/when it’s ever granted to us, it will be a day for celebration! Continue reading “Yes, My Husband Will Need a Green Card”

A Cracker Barrel Blessing

I want to share a little story about one of my recent eye opening experiences. This experience changed my outlook on others when in public, and really brought to my attention how selfish, short, and inconsiderate I had been. I’m ashamed to admit that’s how I was, but I want to share how I’ve grown. I’m not sharing this to get praise for my actions or anything like that, but because it really helped me grow as a person and I think it might help others, too. Continue reading “A Cracker Barrel Blessing”

First Puppy As a Couple- Our Story

First Puppy As a Couple- Our Story

So most people who know me know that I’ve wanted a French Bulldog  for as long as I can remember. I used to sit on the computer and research all different types of dogs because I wanted the best fit for me and my life style. I remember coming across the most adorable, squished, wrinkly, fat face on my computer screen and falling in love. I have wanted a Frenchie ever since!

I continued to do research and found that Frenchies are great apartment dogs because they do not need a lot of exercise. In fact, they cannot withstand a lot of exercise because of their flat faces and breathing problems. Frenchies also have short legs, which make running with their chubby bodies difficult. But in all honesty, that was perfect for me because I don’t want to do a lot of exercising either and a dog that needed to go out and run would not be the perfect fit for me. For many different reasons, French Bulldogs can have a lot of health problems, but that was something I was aware of and ready to tackle if that ever became a problem. Now all I had to do was come up with $2,000 and a French Bulldog baby was mine! Continue reading “First Puppy As a Couple- Our Story”

Spring Break 2K16

Spring Break 2K16

Spring Break 2K17 is right around the corner, and it has me pondering and reminiscing on how I’ve spent them during college. Freshman year, I just went home for a week because I was homesick. Sophomore year, I went to the Outer Banks with my best friends. Junior year, I went on a cruise in the Bahamas and soaked up the sun. But, last year was a spring break for the books and is one of my most favorites. Here’s what I wrote towards the end of my Senior year Spring Break:  Continue reading “Spring Break 2K16”