• Family,  Journey,  Life,  Marriage,  Womanhood

    &: A Reflection of its role in Marriage

    Ah, the ampersand… the typographical equivalent to a wedding ring, marking permanent relationships. It may be strictly by coincidence that I am drawn to this symbol, considering it was once recognized in the 19th century as the 27th (my favorite number) letter in the alphabet, following ‘Z,’ and taught for years in the British schooling system. Although it was officially dropped from the alphabet, its draw and significance remains. It is absolutely a fascinating symbol that many designers, businesses, and people love to use, draw, re-create, and explore it’s many abilities to change yet remain the same. Someone once described it as a “shapeshifter that could change at a moment’s…

  • Children,  Family,  Journey,  Life,  Marriage,  Womanhood

    Anniversary: Living our Happily Ever After

    Today marks four years since I married my dream-come-true Prince Charming… Happy Anniversary my love! We dated about two and a half years before walking down the aisle… so we are still very young into our life together! (Although I must admit it feels as if we have spent a lifetime together at times – in a good way of course.) I find myself reflecting on our wedding and wanted to share some of my thoughts and what I’ve learned so far… Our wedding was so beautiful, I get choked up thinking about all of the love, hard work, and efforts put in by so many to make it the…