March 18, 2017

I feel like I should start off this post with an apology. I mean, I’ve hardly documented our pregnancy thus far, we are on week 25, and I’m starting off our #BarkeyBabyBump blog posts by writing about a time I threw up in a McDonald’s parking lot. I feel like I should be writing about […]

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NJ Boy Meets WI Girl

August 17, 2016

WE ARE DEBT FREE! | We thought hard about whether we should share this or not, since we know it can be a huge burden to some, and a struggle for others. But then we realized that this is a big deal that needs to be celebrated! In the past year and a half, Brent and […]

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Debt Free | NJ Boy Meets WI Girl | Seattle Blogger

April 25, 2016

It’s hard to believe, but Brent and I have officially been in Seattle for 3 whole weeks! Brent arrived about a month before I did, but since I’ve moved in, we’ve already had a wonderful start to this new adventure as husband and wife. To be honest, whenever we are asked how our time has […]

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February 27, 2016

“Where you go I’ll go, and where you stay I’ll stay” Ruth 1:16 Want to know something funny? At the beginning of this year, Brent and I prayed that 2016 would be a year of living fearlessly. A year of living boldly. A year of living outside of our comfort zone. We chose ‘Fearless’ as […]

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January 25, 2016

Something I’ve learned as a business owner, is that weekends are such an important time to invest in family and friends…and just to relax. Yes, this means that my week is usually spent exercising time management skills, and working hard, but when it means a weekend spent on what matters most? So worth it. I spent Friday […]

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November 25, 2015

Let’s be real, I’m writing this when I should probably be packing and/or sleeping. We leave for NJ tomorrow (today when you are reading this!), and we couldn’t be more excited to spend Thanksgiving with family (some that we haven’t see since our wedding!). This Thanksgiving, we are thankful for so, so many things. A family with […]

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"Brent and I have gotten married, put $45,000 down on a house, and paid off nearly $20,000 in loans..."


"yes, we did go through the drive-thru… and yes… I DID ORDER AN M&M MCFLURRY (THANK YOU VERY MUCH)."