the journal

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the journal

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 […]

This was honestly one of the best nights of my life. Let me back track before the story. I love celebrating. I love gifts and I love surprises. I used to be a little shy about this, but I am trying to embrace it 🙂 Even cheesy Holidays and traditions are my jam. So when […]

It just gets me giddy sitting with young entrepreneurs. I love hearing dreams, passions and business ideas. It is so sweet we get to be creative with the way we make a living and combine our passions and dreams. Last week I was contacted by a local photographer who asked to meet and talk about […]

Well, Rob wins. He surprised me with our dream vacation for our 6 year anniversary! I am still blown away at how hard he worked to make this trip possible, it is unreal and I feel so very spoiled. We traveled to Iceland, Italy & Switzerland. We got to rent a camper van in Iceland […]

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, […]

Ahhh! Seriously, that is how I feel! We have worked so dang hard on this project and it feels so good to finally share it. First of all, we realized dreams are expensive. Not only financially, but expensive with time. We had to remind ourselves continually that we have dreamt of this for 4 years […]

The Red Dale is officially gutted! Carpet, walls, lights, insulation, toilet…gone! Although we look plenty red neck and have a pile of insulation & a toilet in our back yard, we are well on our way to our dream trip 🙂 Here is a little tour of the trailer before we gutted it! The trailer […]