The vows that aren’t making the cut

I’m writing my own vows for my wedding. Or, I’m supposed to be writing my own vows for my wedding. Every time I start thinking about what my vows could say, I feel like I’m negotiating a hostage situation more than declaring my love for someone. What can I honestly promise to do for an eternity? I can’t comfort, honor,

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I saw through the water.


Do you know what is stressful? Planning a wedding. Do you know what is even more stressful? NOT planning a wedding. I’ve been doing a lot of not planning lately. Which means the next 6 weeks should be interesting. So I wasn’t thrilled when Mike wanted to squeeze one more camping trip in this weekend. Every time I thought about losing

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Are these your dogs?


Marriage was never something I thought much about. I didn’t make plans, I didn’t dream about it, I didn’t make weird scrapbooks of the magazine articles I liked. I don’t even have Pinterest.  So the idea of a bachelorette party seemed like something that only happens to other people. Mostly people who are on reality TV shows. But I trust

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