Love

What It's Like to Be Married to Me

This was in September. This was when we were up to our necks in projects. And I just started the school year. And we didn't know what was under this floor. And we didn't have a dumpster. And we…


Christmas x 1

Why Christmas is so important to me: It's about the sugar. Being up to your elbows in powdered sugar, icing, cookies, fudge, and sticky buns. It's about the people. Being up to your elbows in…


To The Love of My Life

  Dear Nate, You make my heart swell two sizes too big. You have the largest heart I have ever seen on a person. Your ability to constantly see the good in people, the world, and myself keeps…


Marriage

I don't really like "being married." There I said it. I don't like it because somehow by saying "I do" the rules changed. Now instead of being an awesome girlfriend I was just an average wife. I…


Two Ships Passing in the Night

A famous couple recently told me they felt like two ships passing in the night and they didn't like it. I get it. I don't know how often because of Handsome and I's chronic "yes man syndrome" that…


Pinterest and Being a Wife

  Sometimes I see things on pinterest that sound like being a mom is the COOLEST THING IN THE WORLD. Because you get to make all of these crafts out of old t-shirts and make breakfast out of…


Two Years

  Handsome and I were suppose to go to the Mumford and Sons concert for our anniversary but it was canceled and so within 24 hours we scheduled a whole new adventure.   We jumped on the…


Harry Potter

Handsome and I read all 7 Harry Potters. Ding. Outloud. Well I did most of the reading. They are pretty good stories and it was nice to share it with someone I love. -Tomato  


I Married the Right Person

  Of all the billions of people in the world. I picked the best most perfect one. Take that. But seriously. - Tomato loves this guy so much.


Mini-Much-Needed Vacation

Handsome and I went to the smokey mountains. We stayed in the city of Gatlinburg and mostly tried to venture on the mountains as much as possible. This was our hike on the Rainbow Falls. It was a…


Dear Nephews

Dear Nephews, It's your auntie Jen here. I want you to know a few things. First I'll read to you every day of your life if I could. I hope you find a love of reading like I have. In fact, when I…


Minnesota

We almost didn't make it to Minnesota this sunny season. Except after looking at our schedules and our amazing new nephews - we managed to find time. We loaded up the car and headed out. We helped…


The Story Behind This Clock

Here's the deal. That clock was my parents. And then I stole it. Okay well the truth is my parents are going through this odd "get rid of ALL THE THINGS" phase. So my house is quickly becoming…


Surprise!

Guess who is coming tomorrow. Tomorrow this man will be (clean) and getting off a plane, and into a car to be on the left side of the road. To travel a short distance to meet me. We have lots of…


Handsome

Sometimes he warms up my heart. -Tomato (still) in love.


BIRFDAY!!

My birthday is on April Fools Day. No really. Not joking. So what did we do for it? Wait till you hear.. Home-made donuts. Awesome points: 7 / 10 Puppy snuggles. Awesome Points 8 / 10 Picnic.…


Handsome and I - First Christmas

Okay so Handsome and I have had a few Christmases together before this one, but since we were married I wanted to go as over the top as possible. Why? Well you see I may have been the child that…


Happiness

Is a clean lake. With a handsome man. George Washington hair. Peanuts in the water. A couple who can laugh together. And whos so in love. He asked her to marry her only hours later. (And we…


The Man I Love

Married!! Married! One Month ago I married the man I love. Photo by Jay Grabiec I couldn't be happier. Okay well maybe if my apartment suddenly became clean I would be really happy too but...…


Honeymoon

I love this man. Oh sorry I was suppose to talk about my Honeymoon okay. There was a lot of this. And that. Which really means a lot of relaxing. I read four books. (Truth be told I'm actually 30…