10 Habits That Can Strengthen Your Relationship

10 Habits That Can Strengthen Your Relationship | KeatingBartlett.com

Marriage isn’t easy. It takes a lot of work every single day to make a marriage successful. Since Zack and I got married so soon into our relationship, I sometimes feel like we have to work even harder to make our marriage work. We spent the first couple years of our marriage pretty much gettingRead more

Creating New Year Resolutions With Your Spouse

This is the second year that Zack and I have decided to create our own New Year resolutions. I saw another couple do this and though “Wow! Why haven’t I thought of that?”. We spend so much time creating goals for ourselves each year, but it’s not typical that a couple would create resolutions together for theirRead more

How To Be A Good Hostess This Holiday Season

How To Be A Good Hostess This Holiday Season | Why Hello Lovely

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ScrubSeason #CollectiveBias It’s that time of year again ladies and gentleman! The holiday season is upon us. For many of us we’re getting ready to celebrate Thanksgiving and Christmas. Some of you may even be preparing for Hanukkah. WhateverRead more

How To Resolve Marriage Problems Like A Pro

Zack and I are very fortunate to not have had too many big arguments so far in our marriage. Do we argue? Of course! Every couple argues. But we typically bicker more than we have big, legitimate arguments. We’re generally pretty easy going and we get along and communicate our issues really well…for the mostRead more

The Importance Of Keeping Your Identity In Your Marriage

The Importance of Keeping Your Identity In Your Marriage | Why Hello Lovely

Happy Wednesday everyone! I hope your week is amazing so far. If you’re a consistent reader around here, then you’ve probably noticed that I have been MIA around here yet again this past week. I was on a roll with posting Monday-Friday for 2-3 weeks in a row and then last week was a complete failureRead more

5 Unexpected Ways Military Life Has Changed Me

5 Unexpected Ways Military Life Has Changed Me | Keating & Co.

I didn’t know what to expect when I married Zack.  I knew nothing about the military or the lifestyle.  I hadn’t done any previous research on it or asked others for opinions and advice.  Nothing.  I’ve now been a military spouse for about two and a half years now and I’ve learned that being aRead more

When Marriage Gets Hard

When Marriage Gets Hard | Keating & Co.

Marriage is hard.  There’s no questioning that.  But I was up for the challenge when I decided to marry Zack.  I wasn’t scared of how much work it would be or whether or not we could handle it because together, I know we can handle anything.  But adding the military and over 7,000 miles of distance toRead more

Living In Limbo

Living In Limbo | Why Hello Lovely

It’s that time of month, ladies.  I know, I know.  That may be a bit of an overshare.  But I’m just not handling it well.  It’s yet another month where this girl still isn’t pregnant.  I had him home for three weeks and still nothing.  As much as we both want to start our family, Zack and IRead more

Our 2016 Marriage Resolutions

Our 2016 Marriage Resolutions | Keating & Co.

This year, I wanted to do something a little different.  Of course I did my usual New Year’s resolutions, but then I also wanted to do ones specifically for my marriage.  This year apart has been such a challenge for us so far.  We argue more than we’ve ever argued before and some days weRead more

How To Balance Families During The Holidays

Balancing Families During The Holidays | Keating & Co.

The holidays are a wonderful time of year, but it’s also a time when newlyweds are faced with a new challenge: who to spend the holidays with.  We’re very fortunate that 95% of our family lives within 30-45 minutes of one another.  This makes it easier to divide up our time during the holidays andRead more