My Apologies

Currently, we are halfway through July already (wow and thank goodness) and my blog posting has dropped in frequency quite drastically. Where I was posting twice a week before, I’ve dropped down to once a week, at best. Sometimes less.

I want to apologize for that. And explain myself. Continue reading “My Apologies”

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My Favorites: The Bold Type

When someone asks me my favorite show, I kind of freak out. I mean, I do that pretty much any time someone asks me to choose a favorite something, but there are so many shows I watch and enjoy that it’s really hard to narrow it down to just one.

But I think there’s finally a show that’s changed that: The Bold Type. Continue reading “My Favorites: The Bold Type”

Movie Tropes that Need to Retire

How many times have you been watching a movie and you hit the point where you think, “yeah I know what’s about to happen” and it plays out exactly like you thought it would? Shane, one time, told me he hates watching rom-coms because there’s always the same formula: boy meets girl, relationship develops, something bad happens, they break up, they get back together, the end. He always hates the part where something bad happens and they break up and, to him, the ending almost never makes up for it.

As frustrating as it is for movies to be predictable, there are so many movie/story tropes out there that, in my opinion, just need to be retired already. Continue reading “Movie Tropes that Need to Retire”

Marriage is Weird – but Still Pretty Great

You always hear cautionary tales against getting married at a young age, especially today. In fact, our generation is holding off on marriage later and later with a lot of people choosing not to get married at all. There’s nothing wrong with doing it either way, but Shane and I decided to get married pretty young.

Shane and I were 19 and 20 (respectively) when we got engaged, and even his dad wanted to make sure he was ready and knew what we were getting ourselves into beforehand. We’ve had people question our decision to be married before his 21st birthday, but we never let anyone else’s opinion sway our decision.

Here we are, almost eight years since we started dating, and more in love and compatible and comfortable with each other than on our wedding day. Here are some things we’ve picked up along the way. Continue reading “Marriage is Weird – but Still Pretty Great”