Because Sometimes You Just Need to Get Away…or At Least, It’s Nice To

  Before becoming a parent, I was totally behind the idea that sometimes, you just need to get away from your troubles for awhile to sort of hit the “refresh” button on your life. And Matt and I were fairly good at taking those breaks—we usually took a vacation together over spring break, we (okay, …

Choose Your Path, Choose Your Problems

When I was still young and single and slowly wising up about the Truths of Life, I stumbled across a life-changing personal revelation after pondering whether or not I should break up with my then-boyfriend. My thought process went something like the following: There isn’t really anything wrong with [Boyfriend]. There’s not really anything seriously …

I Actually Managed to Surprise Matt w/ an Overnight Getaway

I’ve decided that either A) it’s hard to plan a surprise for your spouse (in general), or (B) I’m not very good at planning surprises, because it has taken me almost four and a half years to successfully plan a big surprise for Matt. Sure, I’ve planned some small little treats as surprises (like picking …