UPDATE: This giveaway is closed. Thank you for your interest in Using Our Words and UrbanSitter! I’ll be honest. When I hear the term “date night” I kind of roll my eyes. But recently, when talking to a friend, I was forced to admit that my snarky response isn’t because I wouldn’t love a fun […]
A True Anniversary Celebration
Eleven years ago, I woke up on a Saturday morning with butterflies in my stomach. I was surrounded by people who meant the world to me, and looking forward to one of the most exciting days of my life. Makeup was applied — a lot of it. Hair was done — and aggressively hairsprayed. And in […]
A Toast to Us
Ten years ago today, I sat at my parents’ kitchen table stuffing pretty little blue bags with personalized wine corks, and sealing them with an Irish toast: May you have warm words on a cold evening, a full moon on a dark night, and the road downhill all the way to your door. I was […]
Project: Underblog … Better Than I Was
The other day a song came on the Pandora station I was listening to and I suddenly got all teary eyed. Better than I was. More than I am. And all of that happened, By taking your hand. And who I am now, Is who I wanted to be. And now that we’re together, I’m […]
T.G.I.(Pizza & Wine)F.
You’ve heard people talking about something being the glue that holds a marriage together, right? Well, in our case it’s more like gluten. Because for as long as I can remember, Lenny and I have been faithful to our standing date night. Pizza and wine Friday.