10 Ideas for Busy Couples to Spend Intentional Time Together

We all know the importance of spending intentional time with our spouses/significant others. And we've all heard that weekly/monthly/scheduled date nights are a staple of healthy marriages. But that is so. much. pressure. Let me admit to something -- my husband and I don't have a weekly date night. It's not in my calendar, we … Continue reading 10 Ideas for Busy Couples to Spend Intentional Time Together


Weekend Project – Double desk!

These days, there is a lot of work happening in the Watkins' household! My husband is in seminary full-time through Liberty Online, and I am trying to blog more often and do my research on future endeavors my husband and I are considering. Since we moved into our new house, we have an office space/music … Continue reading Weekend Project – Double desk!

Meal Plan Monday

  It's back to school this week for my husband and I. Don't get me wrong, I feel so blessed that we both have great jobs and work the same schedule - but I will miss lazy mornings and the relaxed schedule we've enjoyed the last two weeks. I'm the type of person who either … Continue reading Meal Plan Monday


Meal Plan Monday!

Here is what my meal planning system looks like in real life! If you want to read more about how I organize and plan our meals, check out this post. I didn't use my calendar this week because I am trying to eat consistently and more healthy than I have been the past few weeks! … Continue reading Meal Plan Monday!


Meal Planning

Two of our top priorities in the Watkins' household are eating healthy {mostly} and staying within our monthly entertainment/groceries budget. We also try to sit down together for dinner as much as possible, even though some weeks that's only once or twice! One of the easiest ways to simplify this aspect of our lives is … Continue reading Meal Planning


Simply Abundant

My verse for 2015 was John 10:10 The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly. The enemy did come. He stole my joy, my passion, my motivation, and my grace. He attacked my marriage. I was lost, discouraged and without hope. I felt … Continue reading Simply Abundant