Our Engagement Story

‘Tis the season for engagements, falalalalala 🎼

My engagement story went something like this, “You look terrible. Will you marry me?” Ok, maybe something happened in between there. Christmas time is the perfect time for engagements, but I’m biased because I got engaged exactly one year and three days ago today. I’m here to remind you that engagements are not about the perfect proposal…Just look at the “fairytale” bachelor proposals that end up in tabloid flames. It’s about who you’re saying yes to spending the rest of your life with. Continue reading “Our Engagement Story”

How to Christmas Shop on a Budget

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If you’re like me, you have a massive list of people to shop for this Christmas. I’m just going to keep it real here. This is a Christmas of many firsts for me. My first Christmas as a homeowner. My first Christmas with a full time teaching job. Most excitingly, this is my first Christmas as a wife. My first truly adult-feeling Christmas.

Do you know what that really means? My shopping budget is T I G H T, TIGHT. Here’s Continue reading “How to Christmas Shop on a Budget”