The average age to get married in 1975 for men was 23 and for women was 21. 20 years later in 1995, the average age for men was 26 and for women was 24. Then we take a look another 20 years down the road in 2015 the average age for men was 29 and for women was 27. Each and every year people are waiting longer and longer to get married. Why is this? We are getting told that we should wait for marriage until we have finished college, are financially stable, and our careers have taken off. We have made marriage the headstone of...Read More
You may have read my post, 10 Things I’ve Learned in 10 Months of Marriage. Now I have configured yet another list of things that one year of marriage has taught me. (Who knew marriage was such a learning process?!) My husband and I just had our 1 year anniversary a few weeks ago, and I am still having a hard time wrapping my head around that – one year of marriage already?! On one hand, I can’t believe we’ve already been married for a year. On the other hand, it feels like we’re an old married couple and like it’s been...Read More
There is no perfect marriage, but we can and should strive to be the best version of ourselves that we can be. You’ll go through stages of marital bliss, where everything feels near perfect, then you might go through a stage where it feels like you’re constantly arguing with one another, but no matter what stage you’re in, we as wives should be looking for ways that we can better ourselves. Ways to become the wife that your husband needs you to be. As I said, and you already know, no marriage is perfect. But God put you two together for...Read More
Marriage is giving one hundred percent of yourself, one hundred percent of the time. Do you remember your wedding day? Think back to that precious day, it may be 2 months back or it may be 50+ years back. Remember how in love you two were? Remember the promises you made to one another? Your vows were probably something along the lines of: To have and to hold From this day forward For better and for worse For richer, for poorer In sickness and in health Until death do us part Maybe this feels like it was a lifetime...Read More
The 5 Senses Gift for the Man in Your Life Christmas is right around the corner, and before we know it it’s going to be here, knocking on our doors. Or if you’re like me you’ve already opened the door wide to welcome Christmas into your home. I haven’t quite pulled out the decorations just yet (although I would LOVE to… I don’t think my hubby would be too impressed), but I do have Christmas music playing nearly every day, and I am just dreaming of when the snow will start falling. (THIS POST MAY CONTAIN AFFILIATE LINKS FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE....Read More
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I’m Amy, a stay at home wife and mom who is letting go of perfection and learning to live deliberately.
Here you will learn everything from frugal lifestyle habits and how to thrive on a budget to the best tips for decluttering and creating an organized home you love.