If you clicked on this hoping I had cracked the code on how to make the holidays stress free.... I haven’t. I have, however, given you a few paragraphs below that might make you feel less horrible about your own holiday hussle. My husband and I have been together since October 2016. The first year … Continue reading Planning the Holidays is one of the hardest parts of marriage.
I’m all about a good bargain. That’s why when I shop for anything it’s always at discount stores, clearance sections, thrift stores, or antique shops. Today after a couple days of feeling run down and sick, I got the bug to find some fall decorations after Marshall’s didn’t have anything too exciting. Justin and I … Continue reading Dollar General Fall Decor
On September 5th, 2019 I went into my 8th eye surgery at Northwestern Hospital. This was the 1st surgery on my left eye which for those who don’t know, is my only seeing eye. I had an Ahmed Valve Shunt placed in my left eye to control high pressure. Before surgery my IOP (intraocular pressure) … Continue reading Glaucoma Surgery 9/5/19
This summer for my eyes has been quite the adventure. It started in July when in the middle of the night my good eye would be hard as a rock and in horrible pain. After multiple doctor visits and pressure checks... It was determined that I need Glaucoma surgery to help keep my good eye … Continue reading Summer 2019
I am 24 years old currently. I have owned 3 cars total. My first car was a black Mercury Mariner My second car was a gray Jeep Compass My last car was a green Chevy Cruze.... March 2019 I sold my Chevy Cruze because I stopped driving. Justin and I have been blessed enough to … Continue reading The Car That Got Away
Wednesday March 27th, 2019 I saw my ophthalmologist in downtown Chicago. In my vows to Justin I said that I would always make eye appointments fun by forcing us to get Stans Donuts. We stopped as I anticipated and I got a mango smoothie, he got an on tap cold brew, and we split a … Continue reading March 2019
Justin and I for almost 2 years had openly discussed our wedding plans. It took us that long to figure out what we really wanted because as many people know planning a wedding is not only stressful, but it is also very consuming having to consider making everyone happy. To make things harder, we had … Continue reading Our Wedding Day
I have never gotten this close to something in my entire life... Let me back up a little bit. It's been 2 years and 5 months since Justin and I started our journey together as a couple. To say it's been easy would be a lie. We have moments where we fight all day, we've … Continue reading Panic on Paper – 10 Days Away
#Ad - T.J. Maxx #Maxx50Challenge (2/2/19) I am writing about my experience being a T.J. Maxx Partner, please be aware this is considered an Ad! For those that don't know, the Maxx 50 Challenge is an Instagram story where you get a $50 gift card from T.J. Maxx and go to their store and shop. … Continue reading T.J. Maxx Shopping Partner!
Shocking that my first Justin and Katie travel blog isn't a travel related but instead.... marriage related!!! That's right!!!!!!!! AHHHH Friday February 15th, 2019 we went to the Lake County Illinois court house to get our marriage license and boy oh boy was it a blast. We started our journey at 5:00 pm. Thankfully since … Continue reading This isn’t a travel blog!