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    June…The Month That Had It All

    June felt like it lasted forever. It feels weird to say that, but I think because I had something almost every single night of the month, it just went on and on. Thankfully, I loved every bit of it. June will always have a special place in my heart. It’s when the worst day of my life (which sparked my want to get married in the same month) and the best day of my life both happened. It’s the start of summer and being back on the water. It’s a very popular wedding month. And so on. We had a great month, and I’m excited to recap it today! We…

  • Our Second Year | The Volpes

    Our second wedding anniversary was last week and I am still wondering where the time went. I was so invested in my wedding for 11 months and for it to go by in the blink of an eye was crazy, but now to realize all of it ended TWO years ago?! It may not seem like a lot of time, and in the scheme of things it really isn’t, but it is really crazy looking back on the last 2 years an realizing everything that has happened. Last year I shared a letter to Dave and a post of notes of our first year. This year, I am just going…

  • The Contentment Challenge- Update 2

    It’s been a long time coming for my second update of The Contentment Challenge. I really meant to post this in March but I just wasn’t feeling the motivation to sit down and go through these goals and guidelines. It’s better late than never though, right? Being 4 months into the challenge, here is my update thus far with only one month remaining. Honestly, I didn’t think I could stick with this challenge. I thought the goal about less shopping in Target would do me in, but honestly this has been a lifestyle change in a way. I’m so thankful for the motivation of putting this down on paper and…