Happy 4th Aniversary, my love!


Has it really been four years, already? I feel like we just said our vows yesterday! But then again, I feel like it was longer than four years ago. We have gone through so much together! Marriage is such a wonderful ride to go on with you!

Can you believe what all we have done since May 18, 2013? Me either! I never thought we’d be working in Oxford. That is definitely for sure! God sure does have humor! We have lived in two different towns, two homes, both of us have worked for two different companies. And somehow, without me going crazy or having panic attacks, we ended up with a hyper, overly active bloodhound.😳

As I look back at all that has happened, I can’t help but be happy and thankful for you. I am so proud of us and how far we have come. We have worked so hard at keeping our public commitment to God. We have had a few small arguments, a major life change when moving, tons of happy moments and memories, and we have made our marriage so much stronger because of them.

Thank you for never giving up on us. Thank you for providing and working hard for us. Thank you for putting the toilet seat down when you leave the bathroom (haha!). Thank you for your unconditional love towards me. Thank you for making the happiest person on earth.😍

I love you Jake. I can’t wait to celebrate with you tomorrow! But first, let’s make to Zach’s graduation tonight! 😉


Moving Update

It’s been a month since we moved to Batesville. And I am just so grateful for all of the ways God has taken care of us and provided for us, during this transition. We are absolutely loving it, here. Living in town has so many perks! We are literally 3 minutes from everywhere and it is GLORIOUS!

Jake and I were talking, recently, about where we want to be in the future and we both agreed that we want to stay in town. We love having access to places when we need something, we love the 25 minute drive to Oxford for work, and we love being in the middle of everything going on in town so we can stay involved in our town and get to know people. We truly want to invest in our town. We want to know as many people as possible and form relationships so our future children will be surrounded with community.

Community is so important to us. We want to find a loving church and town. We want to be surrounded with loving friends that will invest in us and point us closer to Christ. Speaking of church and friends, we have been visiting churches and think we have found one that we love. We haven’t tried out the Sunday school class, so  we are going to give it a little bit longer before we are sure it is the church for us.

Our house is almost finished and fully unpacked. I just have to put decorations and pictures on the walls. Don’t worry! I will take pictures and give you an update once I finish. 😉 I’ve never realized how hard it is to make a rental house a home until now. I may also do a post about tips for decorating a rental house. We will see.

 I feel like this post has become a blogging planner, more than a post. Tomorrow is Jake and my’s anniversary and my cousin’s high school graduation. How is he graduating!! Anyways, I won’t be blogging much because of the busyness of our schedule the next few days, but I will be back next week with pictures and fun from our weekend!