kids, Motherhood, Relationships, wedding

Becoming The Nguyens

We finally did it! We got married.  We became "The Nguyens." The wedding was beautiful. It was just a time to be in front of those closest to us and actually come together as a family.  A time to celebrate being together. On the day of our wedding while I was getting my hair and… Continue reading Becoming The Nguyens

Motherhood, Relationships, wedding

It’s Getting Close

Dun, Dun, Dunnnnnnn!! This wedding is like 2 weeks away.  Holy Crap! Just about everything is ready and put into place.  I still have a few details to take care of, but hey, my motto has been: "I have time."  I'm pretty sure I can use that line until the day of the wedding. Even… Continue reading It’s Getting Close

Autism, Motherhood, Relationships, shenanigans, wedding

….Continued….The Journey to Wedding 2

For Quang and I, challenges came often.  Being part of a team has helped us grow closer and stronger over the past 14 years we've been together.  The start of our relationship brought quite a few of our first challenges.  Me bringing a child into the relationship and not being Vietnamese were two big ones.… Continue reading ….Continued….The Journey to Wedding 2

Motherhood, Relationships, shenanigans, wedding

The Non Proposal

During all this wedding planning and the things to do lists, I can't help but to think back to the first wedding planning I did.  That's right.  I've done this before. Quang and I were never really into the idea of having a wedding.  Or even getting married.  In all honesty, we have basically been… Continue reading The Non Proposal

Healthy Lifestyle, Motherhood, Relationships, The Amateur Chef

Food Fight!

Anyone who knows me personally or who follows me on social media probably knows that I enjoy cooking.  That doesn't necessarily mean that I'm great at it, but there's something I love about creating something, anything in the kitchen. I don't enjoy creating a mess and cleaning it, but I guess it comes with the… Continue reading Food Fight!

kids, Motherhood, Relationships

My Partner in Crime

As I sit in front of my unforgiving mirror, applying layers upon layers of concealer in my desperate attempt to cover my dark undereye circles, I think about how exhausted I am.  It definitely shows.  I can definitely feel it.  I'm constantly trying to cover it up.  I guess we get used to always covering… Continue reading My Partner in Crime