Our Wedding

On Saturday, October 5, 2019, I married the love of my life. After planning for a ridiculous amount of time, saving and spending a ridiculous amount of money, I FINALLY got to marry Joe. It was an amazing day filled with love, laughter, tears, and pancakes (obviously our wedding had pancakes). Our great day wouldn’t … More Our Wedding

2019 Goals

Since I started my blog in 2013 (dang) I’ve shared my goals for the New Year. Normally, this would’ve been done with a reflection of last years goals, but honestly, I haven’t looked at those goals and I’m not ready for a reflection. It also would’ve been posted on either 12/31 or 1/1, but again, … More 2019 Goals

Our Engagement

On January 11, 2018, I went on a life-changing first date. I wrote a blog post the morning of, never published it because I didn’t know what to do with it. If you ask Joe, it wasn’t a great first date, but it was in fact, both of our last first date.  By the fourth … More Our Engagement

Average Adventure: Philadelphia + Meeting Girl In Between!

A not so Average Adventure! In August I got to meet my longtime blog pal, Lauren, aka Loz, aka Girl In Between. She came to Philadelphia all the way from New Zealand! I don’t want to spoil why she was there because I’m thinking she might blog about that someday. It was a little mini-adventure … More Average Adventure: Philadelphia + Meeting Girl In Between!

2018 Goals

You had to know this was coming, so here are my 2018 goals! I decided to pick just 10 this year (again) so it is more achievable. Go to the gym a minimum of three times a week Work on transitioning my blog and online presence to more of what I want it to be and … More 2018 Goals

I’m a Feminist, Liberal, AND most importantly, a Christian.

In the US (at least I’m not sure about other countries) the bulk of Christians tend to lean towards Republican candidates, which is why people like Trump talk at the graduations of Christian schools. However, I’m fiercely Christian and fiercely feminist and liberal. You may be asking yourself, well how does that work? How can … More I’m a Feminist, Liberal, AND most importantly, a Christian.

Stranger Stories: An Anonymous Story About Being the “Other” Woman

a note from Mary: this story contains sensitive subject matter, please be aware.  Like the author of the last fabulously-written anonymous story, I too reached out to Mary to be a guest writer on her blog. I have found that some stories are harder for me to share, and this is one few people want … More Stranger Stories: An Anonymous Story About Being the “Other” Woman