November 9, 2018

I love my birthday. I'm proud to get to another birthday each year. For all the insecurities and struggles I face every other day my birthday is the one day I wake up with that "Heck Yeah!" attitude. I feel powerful and accomplished that I have yet again conquered anot...

February 26, 2018

All this month I have been sharing my love story. It has been fun sharing with you how Jon and I met, fell in love, got engaged, and about our wedding and honeymoon. Today's post is sharing some advice about dating and marriage. I will share with you two separate sets...

February 23, 2018

My family took many great vacations as I was growing up. My mother was a teacher and had summers off. She and my dad love to travel. Once a year they would pick a destination, plan the whole trip, pack us kids up in our newly washed, waxed and fixed up minivan and off...

February 22, 2018

I'm not a very superstitious person, but I did have a few things that I paid careful attention to in the planning of my wedding.

Jon and I were married on July 16, 2005. Why? To be very honest I am a little superstitious about numbers. Not that I allow them to run...

February 21, 2018

My Dress: I found it at a little bridal shop called Hart's Bridal in Osceola Iowa. I went there originally to find a dress I found online. Once I tried it on though, it was not what I wanted. The owner of the store encouraged me to just grab whatever I wanted off the r...

February 20, 2018

Jon and I both love music. It was very important to use that the music at our wedding represented us. We talked a lot about it. Here are the songs we chose for our ceremony and why. If you want to listen to the song, just click on the title.

Parents and Grandparents se...

February 19, 2018

Since I have shared some of my stories as a wedding coordinator I thought it only fair to share my own wedding story. This idea is what started me on this journey of sharing my love story for the whole month of February. Since I have so many memories and information I...

February 12, 2018

Jon graduated from Evangel University in May of 2004. He decided to stay in Springfield that summer and tried to find work. During that summer we had a long distance relationship because I did a youth pastor internship in Lubbock TX. I returned to Springfield, MO at th...

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