Monthly archive for March2013

Stuffed Lobster + Reminiscing Part II

Stuffed Lobster + Reminiscing Part II

We finally did it. After sitting for three and a half years on our 30 Things Before We Turn 30 list (more on that later), we finally crossed it off. We cooked live lobster in our very own kitchen! Of course, now the lobster is…

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French Pressed Coffee & Girl Scout Cookies + Night In

French Pressed Coffee & Girl Scout Cookies + Night In

Britt and I are coffee snobs. By snobs I mean we don’t like the taste of coffee at all, but can manage it with a hefty amount of creamer. So we’re actually the exact opposite of coffee snobs. Is there a word for someone who…

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Date Night Principle: Generosity Melts the Heart

Date Night Principle: Generosity Melts the Heart

This is a quick and sweet story. Britt and I had an excellent time with some friends in Gatlinburg this past week on Spring Break. One of the mornings, Britt and I wanted to pull away and spend some time together, we also brought our one…

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Book Adventure + Mushroom Crêpe Cakes

Book Adventure + Mushroom Crêpe Cakes

Britt and I are big-time budgeters…eh, big time might be a bit much…most of the time we’re budgeters. We allot $50 a month for our date nights and begin our new budget on the 15th of each month. We had $5 left for this weeks…

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7 Down, 45 To Go!

7 Down, 45 To Go!

I wanted to give a little update on how this whole date night experiment has been at the two-month point. Exhaustion and busyness seem to be the consistent distractions. Some weeks we have been more tired than others going into our date night, especially a…

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Two Months In

Two Months In

Four months ago, the average date night planned by yours truly was a last-minute scramble and oftentimes peaked by watching an episode of The Office together (nothing against The Office). Date nights seemed to feel more like a night off and not an intentional, oneness building…

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Cozy Café + Cajun Chicken Pasta

Cozy Café + Cajun Chicken Pasta

Matt loves spicy meals, I loathe them, and try to avoid spicy ingredients at all cost! It’s just not my favorite. The perk of planning out our meals each week is that I get to decide what we eat, so red pepper flakes and Tabasco…

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