Puppy Pile

I have a dog. She’s a Golden Doodle named Scout, and I love her to pieces. But my favorite breed of dog is the Great Dane. Let me just tell you how much I love Great Danes.

I don’t know when it started, but somewhere in the course of my life, I decided Great Danes were the cutest little *giant* sweeties I had ever seen, except that I had never actually seen one in real life. Continue reading “Puppy Pile”

Jail Break

I really like all sorts of puzzles. I like trivia and brain teasers and number puzzles and regular puzzles!

This week, Jamin and I did a puzzle I have wanted to do for a long time. We did a room escape and broke out of jail.

We were given an hour to escape our cells and find evidence to prove our innocence, and we did it! We are a great team, and doing that together just further proved it! Continue reading “Jail Break”

A Little Friendly Competition

My husband decided that tonight would be date night.

We used to really suck at setting aside time to do something out of the ordinary and spend quality time together, but we’ve tried to make it priority every week, and it’s been really good for us.

He made plans to spend our evening playing Continue reading “A Little Friendly Competition”

A Guide to Garage Saling

Our city holds city-wide garage sales twice a year, and my husband and I get so excited.

I am by no means above pre-owned anything. If I can get something in good condition for a great deal, I don’t care if I’m the tenth owner of the item, so garage saling is totally my thing!

This year I got something amazing!!! Continue reading “A Guide to Garage Saling”

Road Trips


Road trips with my husband are the best.

We’ve been on lots of road trips since we’ve been married, some short and some long. Our longest was from Iowa to Boston.

Today we just made a simple trip to Iowa City for the Hawkeyes basketball game, but it was great.

I have a playlist on my iPod just for road trips. It has every song that we can belt out and agree on. The playlist has a wide variety of genres excluding metal (because it’s Continue reading “Road Trips”