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

May 3, 2016

This past weekend, Brent and I decided it was time to be true Seattleites (is that what we are called now?) and explore some hiking trails. Let’s be real, we aren’t really…’hikers’…so Brent asked a Co-Worker for some recommendations, and he suggested the Coal Creek Falls Trail. Perfect. We packed up our pup, a nice lunch, […]

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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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February 9, 2016

Happy Anniversary to us! Can I say that? Well, I just did. It’s hard to believe that we have taken an entire trip around the sun as husband and wife. And man, what a trip around the sun it has been! While yes, our anniversary isn’t until this weekend (Valentine’s Day!), we are actually going […]

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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)."