50 Reasons I’m Thankful For My Spouse Challenge

This week, clearly part of the American Thanksgiving Holiday, the wonderful folks over at Beating 50 posted this challenge:

“In light of thanksgiving, we wanted to invite you all to join us in making a list of 50 reasons why you are thankful for your husband or wife (or fiancé, boyfriend, girlfriend). Let’s thank our loved one for the little things and the big things! Thankfulness produces joy, and joy is what we want our marriages to be marked by! We hope that our lists of thanksgiving, inspire you to write and share your own with your spouse!”

This was my first Thanksgiving as a married woman, and really our first holiday as a married couple! (We got married in mid-July.) We’ve spent the last few Thanksgivings together, but there was something different about this one. Just knowing that we’re married and we’re really a family now, just made everything feel better, more connected.

So, Beating 50, I’ll take your challenge. Fifty reasons I’m thankful for my husband… here we go!

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Datebox, August 2016: Purpose

14039946_10207566436423074_8308632258358416611_nI was so excited to finally receive our first Datebox this month and, naturally, wanted to share my thoughts right here!

For those who don’t know, Datebox is a monthly ‘box’ service where, each month, you receive a “date in a box.” Each month is different, and it’s designed to get couples to go back to having “date nights,” even if you’re busy, married, have kids, etc. I thought this was such a cute idea when I stumbled upon it and just had to give it a try.

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