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New Smyrna Beach Florida; 2012
Faith Marriage

Committed to Love

It’s disheartening to see or hear of any marriage on the rocks. Whether it’s a celebrity, friend or someone in your family, the one phrase I’ve grown to loath is, “Marriage is work.” Let me be brief…my husband and…


Anniversary Adventures

Our 2nd Anniversary! My man & I are always looking for new and unique experiences to share together & our anniversary is cause for something extra-special. Last minute obligations changed plans for an east-coast trip, still, we made the most of the day…


To Buy Or Not To Buy A House?

We have been married for almost 2 years so most are asking, “When are you going to buy a house & have lots of babies?” Well, since we aren’t planning to have babies anytime soon, we have extra reasoning…

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Bake with Me – Povitica

Tis the season for good, old-fashioned, homemade, comfort food! This is an authentic Croatian recipe from my husband’s family and, in my opinion, WAY better than the Strawberry Hill Brand sold at Costco. The seasonal tradition is to make…

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Career Faith Lifestyle Marriage

Prefrontal Cortex Issues

We periodically experience these seasons of identity discovery; where we feel like what we’ve been doing doesn’t seem to align with what we feel in our spirit. I used to think this was a sign that something was wrong…


4 Trends In My Library

To upgrade or not to upgrade? That is the question! Lately, my husband and I have been going through this back-and-forth about the pros and cons of upgrading our home…meaning getting a bigger place. Like many young adults and…

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Faith Lifestyle

Celebrating Life

“Celebrating Life” can mean a lot of things – Falling in love, an adventure, a birthday or remembering a unique friend. How do we celebrate life? The first step, I think,  is acknowledging how fragile it is. Thinking about…

Cooking by Michelle Bazis

Cooker's Block

My father may be almost as disappointed as my husband’s tummy when he reads this; seeing as how my spirit for culinary creativity, no doubt, came from him. My sweet mama mimics her mother in the ways of tireless hosting,…

Dancing Adventurer
Career Lifestyle

What Motivates You?

A colleague recently proposed the question, “Why do you do this?” Ironically, while most bloggers consider themselves uniquely original, most of us are swimming in a sea of monotony. That’s right, for the majority of us, no one really seems…

Wedding Anniversary

A Rare Pair – Our 1st Anniversary

The long awaited weekend has passed and we are pressing on! My husband and I made it through a series of obstacles during our first year of marriage, some exciting and some disheartening, but all victorious once we gave…