9 Tips for Decision Making Together

Making decisions can be hard on a relationship, even if your marriage is strong in other aspects, agreeing on something can take its toll on the both of you. Not all decisions are created equal, but no matter how big or small both of you need to feel like you have a voice. Below I’ve listed some of the best ideas I could find that I think will be very helpful to any couple. Take a look and let me know what other tips you might have in the comment section below

Be in the right frame of mind

Choose a block of time that works for the both of you to have a discussion. Having a clear mind is important in making a good solid decision, so don’t go and sit down after a hard days work to talk. Wait until you can sit down on a quiet morning over a cup of coffee to start up the conversation. read more

7 Essential Tips for the Family Road Trip, Keeping the Kids Entertained

7 Essential Tips for the Family Road Trip

Summer is in full swing and for many of us that means loading up the family and hitting the road for the family vacation. As veterans of many miles with the kiddos in the backseat, we have always looked for new and fun ways to keep them entertained. Here are some of our favorite ways we have found to make the drive enjoyable for everybody! Whether you’re driving a couple hours away or heading out across the country, check out these ideas and let me know what some of yours are! read more

7 Things New Wine Drinkers Should Know

For years I never thought I would be a wine drinker, I even had the opportunity to live in prestigious wine country on the California coast and never tried it. Years later I got a job selling the stuff and realized how much I was missing out on and really fell in love with it. Wine is rapidly ditching the old stigma of being for the snobby and elite and producing high-quality low-cost wine that everyone can enjoy. It can be scary trying something new and there are so many wines on the market now it’s hard to even know where to start. I’ve put together a small list of what I think can help you get started based on my experience in the wine industry and what I found doing some research. I hope this short list gets you motivated to try something new, so check it out and I would love to hear from you in the comment section down below. Cheers! read more