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the journal

These two feel pretty special to us. We met Mike about 10 years ago at Young Life, and lost touch over the years, but a few months ago he reached out about engagement photos. We got to meet Jackie at the engagement session and immediately fell in love with her. It is so fun to […]

You guys…she is coming soon! Her due date is this weekend and we can’t believe it. It is the wildest feeling being so excited and anxious for something. It is like Christmas morning only you know some of your presents will hurt or keep you up all night or poop on you… Anyways, thank you […]

My freezer is still full of ice cream from my birthday party 3 weeks ago…which is every pregnant woman’s dream! It is so fun to look back on all the great memories from my 27th year, but this year something was different as I reflected. I noticed something was off when I began to feel […]

Dar and Kawika have a stunning marriage and we get to see it first hand! We are lucky to call these two friends and live life only a mile apart 🙂 Here is their favorite way to date ~ “One of our favorite date nights is a theme night. So we will pick a theme […]

Tori & Ben nailed it on this one! Such a fun date idea you two! “Our date night took place at the new Fort Collins Cooking Studio in the Opera Galleria. I love cooking and being in the kitchen so I thought this would be really fun! Ben does OK in the kitchen and we […]

Loving this simple and relaxing date idea from Chris & Marianne! “I think one of my favorite dates was when Chris and I packed some of our favorite fruits, cheeses, and meats, along with some tasty wine, and headed over to Wash Park with a blanket. It was so fun to sit under the trees […]

Oh this story is dear to me. McKendree and Tim are some of our closest friends and keep us accountable for being fun and adventurous. I love the story of their first date, and how to make a simple dinner date an adventure to remember! “I (McKendree) will never forget when I received a text […]

Happy Friday! Welcome to our first official KJ & Rob Date Night series. Reading all of the date ideas you guys have submitted has been a blast, keep ’em coming! Don’t forget to use the hashtag #kjandrobdatenight on Instagram for your dates so that you can be entered to win free dates! Check out this […]

Oh boy I miss this trip already! It was honestly one of the funnest things Rob and I have ever done. Something about the unexpected and the adventure just made us feel so alive. I remember learning how refreshing it was to let go a little and just wing it! Several nights we had no […]

It seems like every distraction imaginable is begging for your time and attention. Although a lot of these distractions are good (family, friends, jobs), we can’t let anything take priority over the intentionality in our marriage. We have vowed before people to put our spouses needs above our own. At the end of the day, […]