He Said, She Said: On Married Life

He Said, She Said: On Married Life | Why Hello Lovely

Good morning everyone!  This isn’t the post I originally had scheduled for today, but last night, I found this awesome post on Heavens to Betsy.  It was a guest post by Rebecca at The Adventures of Bug and Boo where she did an interview with her husband about marriage.  I absolutely loved the idea and had to do it for my ownRead more

A Husband Approved Date Night

As a woman, I love a great date night. In my perfect world, it would include a nice dinner, and maybe a museum visit. Even as I type this, I can see my hubby looking away and hiding a little eye roll! Maybe this is why it’s tough to get most couples (our male half)Read more

7 Surprising Benefits to Long Distance Relationships

7 Surprising Benefits to Long Distance Relationships | Why Hello Lovely

I miss Zack, not gonna lie.  I miss him terribly and am already counting down the days until he returns home.  But even though this year apart already sucks and I’m missing him so bad, it hurts, there are a few benefits to long distance.  Yes, I said it.  There are benefits.  It’s really not all horrible.Read more

LDR 101 | Keeping The Spark Alive

LDR 101: Keeping The Spark Alive | Keating & Co.

One of my biggest worries when Zack left was our ability to stay close and keep the spark alive.  Of course I knew we loved each other and would do everything we could to make it work out, but I legitimately worried that the distance would somehow ruin our entire marriage.  I’ve seen it happenRead more

The 10 Commandments of a Long Distance Relationship

The 10 Commandments of a Long Distance Relationship | Why Hello Lovely

Long distance relationships (aka LDR) suck sometimes.  Of course you have the cute text messages and emotional homecomings and visits, but it’s not always rainbows and butterflies.  An LDR is hard.  Very hard.  It comes with its own set of challenges that “normal” relationships don’t always have to face.  After a lot of thought, IRead more

LDR 101 | Dealing With Different Time Zones

LDR 101: Dealing With Different Time Zones | Keating & Co.

A long distance relationship is never easy.  There are so many factors that play into a long distance relationship, especially when it’s between two different countries.  Add in a 13 hour time difference and it makes everything a million times more challenging.  I knew being on the opposite side of the world as Zack wouldRead more

An Open Letter To My Husband

Dear Zack, I’m sorry.  I know I’ve been extra challenging to deal with lately, so I guess that’s the best way to start this letter.  I’m sorry for being a really crappy military wife.  As a “regular” wife, I feel like I’m pretty good most times.  I love being your wife.  But I’m a lousyRead more

Fall Date Ideas

Fall Date Ideas | Keating & Co.

It’s autumn!  Aside from summertime, autumn is my favorite season.  I love the cooler weather and beautiful fall foliage.  The seasonal decorations, hay rides, apple picking, fall candle scents.  It’s all so wonderful.  I grew up in New England where fall is a pretty big deal.  If you’ve never visited this part of the country,Read more

A Surprise Wedding Reception

Happy Friday everyone!  I hope you all had a lovely week.  I’ve missed you all dearly this past week.  I can’t wait to get back into a schedule so I can keep up with you all.  If you didn’t catch the first half of this post which was posted on Tuesday, then you can readRead more