Our Wedding Story in Pictures


Just six summers ago, my husband and I got married.  We had been dating for about two and a half years and engaged for another two and a half years before we finally tied the knot. Some people think we waited too long, other think we didn’t wait long enough, but we personally think we […]

A Little Back Story on Me & the Hubs: How We Met

Ricardo and I - Valentines Day

How we met… I was working at a local amusement park for my second summer in a row when I met my husband.  Like usual, I was making my rounds, taking surveys of local guests, in order to find out what they did or didn’t like about the park. I always saw lots of thirsty […]

Our Wedding – Part 2 (The Beauties)


Read Part 1 >> The Better Parts of Our Intercultural Wedding Although our wedding had been very stressful and caused me to have a near breakdown just weeks before the “I DOs”, we were happy to finally be married and proud that we didn’t let our families stand in the way of our union.  Trust […]

Our Wedding – Part 1 (The Beasts)


Wedding Horrors My husband and I were very much in love and excited to finally be getting married.  We had been together for almost four years by the time we’d gotten hitched, a fact that drove my hubby crazy because he started asking me to marry him after just three months of dating…lol.  It wasn’t […]

The Wrath of La Cuñada

>The Wrath of La Cuñada

What could be worse than taking on your mother-in-law?  The dreaded sister-in-law. It may have been obvious to some, but I was completely unaware that a sister-in-law could bring so much grief and make me feel like such an outsider.  It started off well, but things turned bad quickly and I am still left with […]

Endearing Tales of Unlikely Romance

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Seeking ‘Perfection’ Often times, we find ourselves imagining the perfect kiss, the perfect date or the perfect relationship.  We make all the plans in our minds, prep ourselves to receive them, but often these dream scenarios never come to life and we are left feeling disappointed and wondering what went wrong.  Why?  Because romance, by […]