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I am a big supporter of husbands and wives continuing to date. This will look different to each of us in all of our different seasons of life, but it should still be important. Aaron and I value our alone time and it has become even more valuable now that we are parents to four kids that also have busy lifestyles and such.


Top Posts of 2015

By On January 11, 2016

I know, I know, I’m a bit behind with my top posts of 2015 post, but let’s be honest I’m a bit behind with everything right now. Packing up a house, moving… Read More


Date night with Deacon

By On July 20, 2015

I tell Aaron all the time that there’s one kid that I’m just always trying to figure out. Most of the time I’m not sure what he’s thinking. He’s quiet and introspective,… Read More

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Happy Hour #39: Aaron Ivey

By On May 6, 2015

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Happy Hour #39 is with my favorite person in the world … my husband! Since I started the show I’ve been wanting to have him… Read More


Happy Hour #4: Wynne Elder

By On May 29, 2014

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Happy Hour episode #4 with is with Wynne Elder. I’m not sure how Wynne and I met, but I think she’s a great woman who… Read More


Date Night Ideas in Austin

By On April 11, 2014

I have always said that date nights are one of the crucial things that what will sustain my marriage. Life is so busy and kids are so busy, that having a time… Read More


Date night at Mt Bonnel

By On February 7, 2014

A few months ago I was in charge of planning our date night for the evening.  I’m always at a loss here, because honestly I married the best planner for these type… Read More


Our date night vehicle

By On September 16, 2013

Have I told you that this is how Aaron and I have been getting around town on our date nights lately?!   What fun is this!!  Aaron’s had this for a while… Read More


My birthday getaway

By On April 23, 2013

Last week Aaron told me had a surprise for me and that we were going away for the weekend. OH MY WORD did this make me happy! First of all, I love… Read More

Date Night

Getting all dressed up!

By On October 1, 2012

Recently Aaron and I had a party to go to and I got the urge to get dressed up.  I was told I should dress nice, and so I called my great… Read More


Same ole’ same ole’ or something new?

By On August 2, 2012

The Peach Pit, Monk’s Cafe, The Central Perk Coffee House, The Max, and Bluth’s Original Frozen Banana Stand all have something in common.  Yes they are all from the TV shows that… Read More

Date Night

babysitters for date nights

By On October 19, 2011

After my recent rant on how important date nights are I got a great email from a reader.  She loved the post, but was curious as to how I got babysitters, especially… Read More



By On May 3, 2011

I am a huge fan of dating in marriage.  HUGE fan.  I would even be willing to go out on a limb here and state that if you aren’t dating your spouse… Read More


Austin places to eat ….

By On September 27, 2010

The TOGETHER FOR ADOPTION conference is this upcoming weekend.  It seems like Oct 1-2 has been on my radar for a long time now and sure enough it’s almost here!!!  I know… Read More