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Our vow renewal (and why you should do one, seriously)

We celebrated our vow renewal this past June and recently got our photos.  I shared them on social media because they are lovely and I like them, why not? Since we didn’t make a big deal out of our renewal, I invariably started getting the question “so why did you have a vow renewal?” Or “y’all… Continue reading Our vow renewal (and why you should do one, seriously)

Being a Woman · creative writing · Family · Life thoughts · Married life · mom tips · Motherhood · phd · School

Striving for Perfection?

I feel like there’s a lot of pressure in this world to be “perfect.” Sometimes I think feel it a tad more acutely since I’m a PhD candidate, and there seems to be this silent expectation that all PhD candidates should be close to perfect at all times, like perfect little aca-angels. However, if I’m… Continue reading Striving for Perfection?

Married life · Ridiculousness

Arts and Crafts Day: Pennant Flags

To celebrate our fun little vow renewal, I wanted to add some personalized touches that would show off our unique style and have some fun. So, I made some pennant flags on sticks for some photos. They are pretty easy to make, so here’s how you can do it too. Inspiration idea: I didn’t really… Continue reading Arts and Crafts Day: Pennant Flags

Married life · Ridiculousness

Vow renewal:You should do this

I think that it was something I said during our wedding planning process, or maybe it was right after we had gotten married when we were all alive with the blissful feeling of being newlyweds. I’d said:”I think we should come back here every five years and celebrate with a vow renewal.” It was really romantic… Continue reading Vow renewal:You should do this