Intentional Love: The Art of Preparation

"Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success." - Henry Ford ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ A few weeks ago, Rocket and I had lunch with two friends, one married and one single, after church. Our married friend asked us questions pertaining to our first year of marriage, which proved to be the start... Continue Reading →

How To Not Compromise

“To infinity and beyond!” - Toy Story ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ It’s time for a vacation, restful mornings, breakfast in bed, luxury accommodations and some casual sightseeing. Our first night in Cape Town, I dreamed about the relaxation to come my way. We stayed at The 12 Apostles, a beautiful boutique hotel on the Atlantic coast. The views... Continue Reading →

Intentional Love

"What we've got here is a failure to communicate." - Cool Hand Luke ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The statistics surrounding marriage can be unsettling at times. In fact, we are surrounded by examples of broken marriages in popular media and culture. As a couple, Rocket (my new blog name for my husband) and I seek advice and keys... Continue Reading →

J’aime Paris (I love Paris)

“Paris is always a good idea.” - Sabrina ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ June 5, 2017….exactly one week ago marked our first year of marriage. This past year was filled with many adventures, a few challenges, but most of all love, friendship and support. My husband and I celebrated our first anniversary in none other than the city of... Continue Reading →

Honeymoon Bliss

“Adventure is out there.”  - Ellie, Up ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ From learning Bahasa Indonesia, eating bebek bengil (crispy duck), shopping in markets, to playing with monkeys in the forest, our honeymoon in Bali was truly memorable. We were united and untethered, free to live in the moment. While enjoying every experience for what it was, I didn’t... Continue Reading →

Our Story

"It was a million tiny little things that, when you added them all up, they meant that we were supposed to be together."    -Sleepless in Seattle ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Almost three years ago, on the fifth day of June, is the date our story officially began. Born in the same city, graduated from the same college,... Continue Reading →

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