How to find The One

How to find The One

Today is a SUPER exciting day. Why? Because it marks the one-year anniversary of being engaged to my best friend on the planet, AND it’s his birthday! January 20th will always be a hella special…

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3 years, 6 tips. [ + ENGAGEMENT PHOTOS!]

3 years, 6 tips. [ + ENGAGEMENT PHOTOS!]

Tomorrow marks 3 YEARS of dating J! Dude. I know that 3 years is like nothing to some people, and it’s like forever to others, but can I just go a little mushy for a…

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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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22 Cute & CHEAP Summer Date Ideas

22 Cute & CHEAP Summer Date Ideas

The dog days of summer are HERE, ladies and gents! Are you sweating yet? Since J and I are currently under the same roof, we’re together all the time (minus work, GNO’s, me sneaking off…

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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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How we Met.

How we Met.

*Thanks to Match.com for sponsoring this post! As always, all opinions are entirely my own. Unless you sat through our fun little video triage, I never hopped over to the blog to spill the beans…

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The Ultimate List: Is your relationship fit to last?

The Ultimate List: Is your relationship fit to last?

*Disclaimer: I am SO not a relationship expert. While I am lucky enough to be engaged to J, we’ve definitely had our fair share of trials and tensions along the way. But I think between…

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I said “Absolutely.”

I said “Absolutely.”

At least, that’s what I think I said. Considering neither of us can actually remember the full dialogue since we were too busy smiling our faces off and blacking out (no Mom, not literally) in…

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Valentine’s Day Gift Guide for Him (Guest Post by Fiancé!)

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide for Him (Guest Post by Fiancé!)

***Happy Monday! I’m starting my – and hopefully your! – day with one of my favorites: my fiancé. And the tub of Chubby Hubby that he surprised me with last night. Hollah. If you’re like…

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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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Love Story: Part 2

Love Story: Part 2

Aaaaaaand Part 2 is here! I’m stuck here in Blizzard Juno, so I hope your Monday has been less snowy and more pizza-filled than me. What can I say? I’m craving Sicilian. Last week was…

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Love Story: Part 1

Love Story: Part 1

Happy Monday, happy people! Wow – this post (or rather, this quick series of posts) has been a long time coming. You’ve seen Boyfriend popping up on my blog in the past, even so far…

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True Love Endures Pain.

True Love Endures Pain.

You know those weekends where you feel such a wave of relief that the week is over and you get loads of rest and relaxation? This past weekend was not one of those weekends. This…

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November: Links I Love

November: Links I Love

Yesterday marked the first of December, and I walked outside in a light military jacket because apparently Mother Nature is on one heckuvah vacation. Not to start off on the weather, but what’s it like where you…

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My Boyfriend went to a Fashion Show. (GUEST POST by Boyfriend!)

My Boyfriend went to a Fashion Show. (GUEST POST by Boyfriend!)

**Hey, you beautiful people you! On this wonderful day of hump, I’m bringing you a guest post from my favorite boyfriend-turned-blogger. My handsome love wanted to share his experience at a fashion show with all…

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22 for 2 years.

22 for 2 years.

Monday marked 2 years of officially dating Boyfriend. You may not know that much about me yet, but two years says a lot. I’m not one to stick around with anything that I’m not 100%…

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Happy Birthday, blog! (+ $75 Visa Card GIVEAWAY.)

Happy Birthday, blog! (+ $75 Visa Card GIVEAWAY.)

Today, two of my freshmen saw a squirrel jump through the open window of another resident’s uninhabited room. They didn’t teach us about squirrel removal in training, but I’m thinking peanut butter and the sticky…

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My Girl moved in, and here’s what happened. {Guest Post by BOYFRIEND!}

My Girl moved in, and here’s what happened. {Guest Post by BOYFRIEND!}

**Erica’s note: Happy Hump Day, to one and all! In celebration of this otherwise seemingly normal Wednesday, I’ve brought my one and only back to the blog. He was a big hit here on Valentine’s…

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13 Ways to Know if He’s a Keeper

13 Ways to Know if He’s a Keeper

Publications like Women’s Health and Cosmo always have “You know you’re with the one when…” and “8 Signs your relationship is going to last” articles, and they’re supposed to be our bibles to navigating 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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