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D.I.V.O.R.C.E ? That’s right we said it… I’m sure that’s not what you wanted to hear considering this is supposed to be a blog promoting healthy marriages. But after 30 years of marriage and after witnessing countless other marriages, we realize this is the only way to be happy. Oh and by the way, this […]

“Plot Twist” By Erie Catiz

In real life “plot twists” don’t always feel good. Maybe it’s because in general human beings view plot twist as unexpected changes that are bit scary since we can’t prepare for them in advance. If you have ever said the words: “I hate surprises” then you know exactly what I am talking about because a […]

Staycations Are The New Vacations for Couples

Let’s set the scenario: Kids are back in school. You spent the whole summer focusing on the kids and not so much on yourself and your relationship. Every year we say, “Next year I’m doing an adult only vacation,” but those with kids know that’s not always possible. So why not move to the next […]


According the Huffington Post, CNBC, and the American Psychological Association money and the arguments about money are the number one reason for extremely stressful relationships  as well as divorce in this country. This is attributed to the different ways that individuals approach and value money or in other words, you could be “bumping heads” in […]

Let’s Talk Marriage and Money!

Welcome Happy Couples, Marriage is that connective bond where two individuals become one together. With that in mind, it should also be the intent of both marriage partners to become one in their finances. Together they should discuss a financial plan for each of them to earn and save separately and together. Why both ways […]

Happy Husband’s Day (Husband’s Appreciation Day)

No one knows when this phenomenal tradition began nor is there an official record of who is responsible for bringing this day into observance. What we do know is that Husband’s Appreciation Day is always recognized and celebrated on the third Saturday in April and it is a day for wives to honor their husbands […]

“Spring Fashion Forecast”

Creating outfits for spring has always been a challenge for me, especially when living in a climate where the weather is not as warm as you’d like for it to be. I find myself standing in my closet trying to see what I can create by consolidating my winter, and summer wardrobe. It turns out […]

My Easter Eats

My Easter Eats By Chef David Blackmon “I have so many fond food memories of dining on these dishes on Easter Sunday. It is indeed a blessing to share them with you to enjoy with your friends and family.” Classic Seven Layer Salad 6 cups chopped romaine lettuce salt and pepper 6 hard-cooked eggs, sliced […]

Postpartum Depression: “Who Knew” ??

One day I was reading how Andrea Yates, a wife and mother of five,  drowned her five children in a bathtub after recently giving birth to her baby girl. She was convicted of first degree murder after pleading innocent by reason of insanity, which was rejected by the jury. Four years later her conviction was […]

Determined After Divorce

“At first I was afraid I was petrified Kept thinking I could never live Without you by my side But then I spent so many nights Thinking how you did me wrong And I grew strong And I learned how to get along!” Recognize these hit song “I Will Survive” lyrics? Well they applied to […]