Acts of Service

This past weekend my husband was inducted by our college to the Baseball Hall of Fame. It has been a long time since we were in college, and we have lived a lot of life in the ten years since that time. After college, my husband joined the Army, where we have been through 6... Continue Reading →

The Love Language of Receiving Gifts

The third love language we are discussing is "Receiving gifts." I think initially when we think of someones love language being receiving gifts, it can come with a negative connotation and the stigma of being materialistic. However, there is so much more to Receiving Gifts, than actually getting presents. Even when taking the quiz to... Continue Reading →

Quality Time

The second Love Language to discuss is Quality Time. Quality Time may look and feel differently for different people; however when I think of quality time I think of giving someone your undivided attention. Chapman writes “In the vernacular of Quality Time, nothing says, ‘I love you,’ like full, undivided attention.” I joke around about... Continue Reading →

Words of Affirmation

Today’s Love Language of focus, is Words of Affirmation. This love language is first discussed in the book, and focuses on the way we speak to each other. In The 5 Love Languages Chapman discusses that giving your spouse a genuine compliment every day is one of the best ways to effectively express loving words of affirmations.... Continue Reading →

Book Review: The Four Tendencies

I first heard about the Four Tendencies during a Tim Ferris podcast, and Gretchen Rubin was the guest. On the podcast and in the book she describes a friend who was on the track team in high school and never missed a practice; however in her friends adult life she cannot make herself stick to... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Total Money Makeover

I finished rereading Total Money Makeover: A Proven Plan for Financial Fitness, by Dave Ramsey. I originally read this book about five years ago, when it was given to me by my dad. This book is an easy read, and for a finance book, is actually very interesting. One of the aspects I most appreciate... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Girl, Wash Your Face

I just discovered one of my new favorite authors, and lets be really she and I will probably become best friends any day now. As someone who would call themselves a "self-improvement junkie" I read a lot of motivational/inspirational/goal-oriented literature. I love Tony Robbins, Tim Ferris, and Dave Ramsey. So when my moms-group had us... Continue Reading →

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