Date Night Circa 2006

I stopped by Moxie Mandie’s neck of the woods and shared a few dates my husband and I have taken.  I hope you’ll be inspired and share a favorite date of your own! Want to know something random?  Mandie and I grew up in the same area of the U.S. and just met online 15 states apart!

Washing Dishes Builds Character

Hi y’all! My  name is Amanda and I’m the creative mind behind Royal Daughter Designs. I’m a country girl, farming and ranching on 8 beautiful Texas acres. My husband, Mr. E., is a minister and a seminary professor and  I’m a small business owner and graduate student. I’m a has-been foster mom, a self-proclaimed animal lover, laundry procrastinator, sweet tea junkie, and high-heel hater.  One thing I love about the Lord is how gentle He is when he’s teaching me an important lesson. I remember a night {Read More}

Ugh! I did it again…

Why does everything seem to happen in the morning over coffee?  This time it was with my husband. I’m not sure what causes my feelings of inadequacy in our marriage.  Maybe it’s the baby belly nearly 2 years after having my son the fact that I no longer work outside of the home the piles of laundry that sit in our basement family room waiting to be folded or the lies I’m listening to and allowing to define me. These {Read More}

Perception and Assumptions in Marriage

When asked to be a part of this series I had a hard time thinking of how I could share without crossing boundaries and privacy levels in my marriage.  When I say I am open on my blog, I am, but it’s with “my story” and not bringing in others’ personal stories.  With that said I decided to take a bit of a different twist ~ so here it goes! There have been plenty of times I have disappointed others {Read More}