Is your relationship a priority?

So we are off! I am going away for the weekend with the Mr. *does a happy dance*

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We go away 4 times a year, even if it’s just for a night at a hotel or a weekend alone at the cottage.  Last year we went away for 7 days to the cottage.  That was a real treat! I cherish our weekends away.  The time seems to just fly by.  I chose to share my life with Alex.  I’m so glad that I did. Continue reading

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Stop Talking and Communicate!

My Mr. and I we talk, a lot.   And we talk a lot with each other.  I know a lot of you are thinking, well that’s great, communication is a building block or even the main foundation of a good relationship and that is true.

But sometimes a little quiet is nice too.   You know how they say (who is ‘they’ anyway…?) you know you are really comfortable with someone when you can sit in a room together and be quiet together with out it being awkward?  Well that never happens with us, unless we are watching a movie, playing a video game, mad at each other or the kids are around etc. (which covers most of everyday..)

I love our conversations and I wouldn’t change it for a minute, well except the time I changed it for five…let me tell you about it.

The other night we did our evening retreat to the bedroom, hiding ourselves away for a few minutes of quiet time and my Mr. started talking about work.  Normally I pay full attention but I think I just wanted some peace and quiet and I was feeling bored by work talk.

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Can you read upside down?

Have you ever tried to read upside down from a slight distance?

My Mr. and I tried this the other night after he heard about a UK mystery author who claims that there is extreme value in the ability of those that can read upside down.

So my Mr. and I had to try it and he did quite well and was quite pleased with himself. Continue reading