Androgynous Marshmallows.

Well, it’s happening. We all knew it would, of course—but nothing could have prepared me for November snow flurries. When I was a little girl, every time the air grew frosty outside my third grade teacher would confidently declare that it was “snot freezing weather”. Y’all. IT … [Read more...]

The Wedding Video.

I apologize for the radio silence around here. Just be grateful that you’re not my husband, who is currently living on dreams and scrambled eggs. I am straight-up exhausted. In typical “us” fashion, we decided that we should buy a new house, join a new church AND start my new … [Read more...]

How to Save Your Marriage for Fifteen Dollars.

Let's be clear right off the bat: fifteen dollars cannot buy happiness. It turns out, however, that fifteen dollars can buy you a little black fan on sale at Target, which will make enough noise at night to drown out the sound of your blissfully unaware husband snoring just four … [Read more...]

Release the Flying Monkeys!

Kellan and I made an impromptu decision to go house hunting this weekend. Honestly, we’re not even convinced that we’re in the market to buy, but we’re young and had nothing better to do after church than to wander into strangers homes and stare at carpets that saw the Nixon … [Read more...]

Come Fly With Me?

Kellan hopped a flight early this morning for another business trip. I knew we’d reached a new point in our marriage when last night, my sweet husband glanced up from his football game and offered, “Hey honey, if you want to you could take me to the airport in the morning.” I … [Read more...]

The Ugly Place.

Y’all. MY HUSBAND. We spent the weekend on a North Carolina lake watching the last vestiges of summer flicker and fade into fall, and Monday morning found two bleary-eyed Dickens hopping a dark-thirty flight back to Albany. As I mindlessly scribbled a grocery list into my … [Read more...]