The Better Toast (Happy 3rd Anniversary, J!)

The Better Toast (Happy 3rd Anniversary, J!)

Today marks THREE YEARS of being married to the very best. HAPPY ANNIVERSARY, J! This week *also* marks our dating anniversary – so it’s a grand ol’ lucky number seven years in total together. 🙂…

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6 Essential Money Questions to Ask your Partner

6 Essential Money Questions to Ask your Partner

Happy hump day, friends! One of the last “relationship” themed posts on CUR was about important conversations to have with your significant other before things get, well, serious. Serious in the relationship, and also serious…

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Conversations for Couples – 15 Important Questions to Ask your Partner Before It’s Serious

Conversations for Couples – 15 Important Questions to Ask your Partner Before It’s Serious

Shaking it up with a different little somethin’ somethin’ today – I lovelovelove when you guys ask Q’s about what you want to see talked about here, but I also feel reaaaaally inadequate to cover…

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How our Marriage has Evolved with a Baby

How our Marriage has Evolved with a Baby

I cannot believe I’m saying this, but…today is Olivia’s 6 month-iversary. SIX MONTHS. I mean, just yesterday she was born and I was having a catheter put up my vagina (whoops) and then we spent…

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56 Years of Love Lessons – Happy Valentine’s Day!

56 Years of Love Lessons – Happy Valentine’s Day!

Happy Hump + Happy VALENTINE’S Day, friends! Are you someone who loveloveloves or despises this holiday?? J + I celebrated last night since he’s got a work meeting tonight, so I’m hungover on chocolate truffles…

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“It is what it is.” – Dealing with Conflict in Relationships + Advice from THE 9/11 Widow,

“It is what it is.” – Dealing with Conflict in Relationships + Advice from THE 9/11 Widow,

I’m baaaaaaack! Happy Monday, friends! It feels like it’s been *ages*, even tho it’s just been a long weekend essentially. New York Fashion Week can just feel like an eternity sometimes. 😉 Either way, SUPER…

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50 Ways to Say I Love You

50 Ways to Say I Love You

HOW ‘BOUT DEM BIRDS THO?!?! Whether you were tuned into the Superbowl last night for the big Justin Timberlake concert, for a big bowl o’ queso, or for actual football, I’d say last night was…

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Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend, with Mint Diamonds

Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend, with Mint Diamonds

 Cuff bracelet (c/o) // Lipstick (Under $5 drugstore option! Shade: “Just Garnet”) // Diamond rose ring (c/o – custom made by Mint Diamonds) They say diamonds are a girl’s best friend. They were wrong. Diamonds…

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A Love Letter to YOU, from my Husband (For our First Wedding Anniversary!)

A Love Letter to YOU, from my Husband (For our First Wedding Anniversary!)

We’ve made it! We’ve crossed the threshold! September 17th is our wedding anniversary. So as of yesterday, J + I have been married for one year. How the heck. I feel like it’s a running theme…

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5 Easy Meals for Dinner for Busy Newlyweds & Millennials

5 Easy Meals for Dinner for Busy Newlyweds & Millennials

Top (Clearance at Burlington, similar here) // Jeans c/0 (ICYMI, I just got these in the mail and did a happy dance on Insta-stories, cos they’re soooooooo stinkin’ comfy! High-waisted + cropped leg makes yo’ legs…

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9 Unexpected, Funny Things You Argue About After Moving In Together

9 Unexpected, Funny Things You Argue About After Moving In Together

May signifies the one-year-anniversary of a lotta things. Namely, graduating college, buying a house, and moving in together with my then-fiancé. #phew. We had had a *brief* taste of what cohabiting together would be like…

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How we knew we were ready to buy a House (Celebrating our House Anniversary!)

How we knew we were ready to buy a House (Celebrating our House Anniversary!)

April will forever hold a hella special place in our hearts as being “the month we grew up.” Exactly a year ago, J and I closed on our very first home! *pops bubbly* Springtime is…

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Adulting ain’t easy – but it could be easier.

Adulting ain’t easy – but it could be easier.

If there’s anything I’ve learned, it’s that adulting ain’t easy. While I’ve never been happier, I’ve also never been more stressed out. Granted, I’ve had an unusually large amount of massive life events occur in…

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30 Romantic Fall Date Ideas

30 Romantic Fall Date Ideas

There’s just something in the air that *screams* romance when fall comes around, from the cooler weather to the smells of spice in the air and Pumpkin Spice Lattes on every block. Call me basic,…

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How to Plan a Wedding in One Weekend

How to Plan a Wedding in One Weekend

Or in other words, Bridal Expos 101. Welcome to another Friday Brideday, where we get sappy for everlasting luuuurvvvveee and all things wedding. In case ya missed it, I got engaged and am now wedding…

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Love Story: Part 3 + 3 Tips to Maximize your Love Life

Love Story: Part 3 + 3 Tips to Maximize your Love Life

Happy hump day, happy people! Today handed me a nearly-too-full plate of To-do’s and classes and meetings and rehearsals, so it’s only fitting that it brings a grand finale – Part 3 of my Love…

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Why we Cheat: Why happily married people have affairs. [My Rebuttal]

Why we Cheat: Why happily married people have affairs. [My Rebuttal]

I wish this all was one big April Fool’s joke. Last week, I read a less-than-lovely article by author Hanna Rosin entitled “Why we Cheat.” The subtitle read, “Spouses in happy marriages have affairs. What…

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When you think you’ve found “The One”…

When you think you’ve found “The One”…

I’ve always been a hopeless romantic, wanting that lucky-in-love feeling of sheer butterfly-laden bliss that comes from meeting “my person.” Some of us go through some nutso relationships on the way to finding our soul…

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