Marriage Interview: David and Ali O’Reilly

Hello and Happy Wednesday! Today's blog post I interviewed some family members about their marriage. I asked them questions about their journey and they didn't disappoint! Let me introduce you to David, Ali and Adeline O'Reilly. They live in Minnesota and are going to celebrate their 6th wedding anniversary in July. Their little girl, Adeline,…

You Aren’t Given a Great Marriage

On your wedding day, almost everything you feel about your relationship is absolutely amazing. That's why you are getting married! It'd be silly to think that once you say "I do" that everything starts over. You already have a great relationship, which means you will have a great marriage!  .....Wrong.  You don't start with a…

10 Tips on Surviving your first year as a Milspouse

You just married your favorite military serviceman (or woman). Wow, amazing! You are on cloud nine! You tell yourself it will be hard, but you can survive and keep going and they can throw whatever they want at you but it won't stop you! Yeah, I thought that once too. And then I experienced my…

Becoming a SelfLESS Wife

Raise your hand if you have ever heard at weddings or on TV someone says to their significant other, "You make me the happiest person in the world!" Yep, go ahead, raise your hand. We have all heard it and maybe said it. Why? Because we are naturally selfish people.  SELFLESS   having little or no concern for oneself, especially with regard to fame,…

Marriage Advice From 40+ Years of Marriage!

Meet my parents, Bill and Terri Burt. On August 3rd, 1974 they got married. If you're not great at math, I'll give you the answer. They have been married for 44 years! They have 4 children: Ryan, Christin, Justin, and myself, Erin. We are all married and my 3 older siblings make up the 9…