Date Selfies and Other Tips for a Vibrant Marriage

We take Selfies on Dates - Marriange

My husband and I have a special marriage. Over the last 17 years, many friends and some strangers have commented that our relationship blesses them, saying, “You two are an inspiration” or “What a perfect couple!” And I think “if you only knew how many times I fail.” But Judd and I have a lot […]

He Doesn’t Miss a Beat


This is why I love my husband. He doesn’t even flinch when I do this.

Word(less) Wednesday: Total Eclipse of the Heart

Lunar eclipse December 21, 2010

“So they are no longer two, but one flesh. Therefore what God has joined together, let no one separate.” Matt 19:16 December 21, 2010: Solstice Lunar Eclipse Geoff Chester of the US Naval Observatory inspected a list of eclipses going back 2000 years. “Since Year 1, I can only find one previous instance of an […]

10 Ways to Flirt With Your Husband

Flirt with Husband

The other night, I caught a Tweet in my stream from Theresa at Rock On Mommies, asking if we still flirtwith our husbands.  That was the topic on her live webshow, Girl Chat.  I responded with an enthusiastic, “You bet!” I couldn’t join the show that night, because of scheduling conflicts, so I thought I’d write […]

Christmas Traditions: You Have to Start Somewhere!


This week at Real Life, I’m hosting a week of Christmas Traditions, shared by guest bloggers! I am so excited to hear about other families’ traditions, and take a peek inside their holiday! Today, we have Jessica, from Muthering Heights. (@MutheringHeight on Twitter)! (and I just LOVE her tagline, “…and other senseless sensibilities”) My family […]

Restoration: My Marriage

Most of my friends know that my husband and I met and married in a whirlwind. We got engaged two months after we met, then were married four months after that. When I look back, I feel I should apologize to my family for giving them heart-attacks. I’m sure there were plenty of rumors about […]