Dying A Thousand Deaths Thumbnail

I don’t have any statistics to back this up (though I could totally Google that), but I think many marriages don’t end with one huge calamitous event. They don’t always end overnight, with one deal breaker. Marriages die a thousand deaths before they truly end. Before I go on, I want to say that my marriage is… Read More

There Was No Wedding

in Life, Marriage 83 comments
There Was No Wedding Thumbnail

Most girls dream of their wedding day. The perfect man, the perfect dress, the perfect venue, the perfect cake, the perfect first dance, the perfect day. I am not most girls. I grew up announcing loudly to anyone who would listen that I was “never going to get married or have a wedding, pfffttt.” Never… Read More

4 H’s Of A Relatively Successful Marriage Thumbnail

This year marks our 7th marriage anniversary (I don’t say ‘wedding’ because we didn’t actually have one).  While I’m by no means an expert on the matter, I do have a few ‘secrets’ to share to maintain a relatively successful marriage (and I say ‘relatively’ because by god, sometimes, it’s not pretty).  It’s my 4 H’s! … Read More

A conversation between my husband and I, this past weekend. Husband: “Aside from the camera, do you have anything else on your wish list?” Me: “Um…..” Husband: “I think it would be nice for you if you got a few things that you want.” Me: “Um…..” Husband: “It feels a little unfair to me that… Read More

Words Thumbnail

“Use your words, Monkey. Tell me what you want. Hand tugging does not work anymore,” I say for the umpteenth time. My 3 year old obliges me. He tells me what snack he wants. 5 minutes later, I find myself repeating, “Use your words. USE your words.” It struck me later that I need to… Read More

This was going to be a vlog for VlogTalk. But some stories are meant to be written down. How we came to be engaged is one of them. I knew this after numerous attempts to vlog it. So, VlogTalk ladies, I hope you don’t mind that I borrow your engagement story prompt for this post. {I will vlog… Read More

I Write This Blog

Alison Profile PictureI'm Alison. Writer, a mother of four (two boys and boy/ girl twins), social media enthusiast and book lover. A believer in the power of chocolate and hugs. Chugging coffee as I type. Want to know more?

The Books I’m In (Buy Now!)

I Am On Google+

Oldies But Goodies