Valentines Day Gifts for Him.

With Valentines Day just around the corner, you may be trying to brainstorm what to get your boyfriend. I am right there with you, it certainly isn’t an easy task! It feels like Christmas was just yesterday, and now there is an entire new holiday to buy gifts for! I know a lot of couples don’t do gifts for Valentines day, but if you do I brought in my boyfriend to help come up with some ideas your guy will love! When brainstorming, I told him to keep in mind that he should keep the gifts affordable, and something you…

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Our long distance relationship brought us closer.

Recently I went out to lunch with an old friend and between catching up and devouring our BLT wraps we talked about college. I love gushing about my college experience because I am so taken with my incredible school. Conversation turned to my boyfriend and I’s relationship. Chris and I started dating right before our senior year of high school and throughout the year we avoided the college talk for as long as possible. He was set on Iowa State and I on University of Illinois and really we didn’t know where our relationship was going to stand once we left for school. I…

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Inexpensive Date Ideas!

My boyfriend and I definitely are not the dress up and go out to dinner type when it comes to dates. We do get dolled up on special occasions, but more often than not we prefer fun, silly dates we can do at home without spending a lot of money! While watching movies and gorging ourselves on junk food is definitely a classic – sometimes we want to mix it up! I am going to share a few dates that we’ve had – and a few that are still on my bucket list to hopefully get you inspired! Get artsy. Last…

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How to make your long distance relationship work.

Going into my freshman year of college I read countless buzzfeed lists telling me everything that I could ever need to know about college (not). I was told if I wanted to make friends then I had to rush a sorority, that if I wanted to fit in I had to drink, and if I started a long distance relationship with my boyfriend that I would regret it. (Spoiler alert: all were false.) I didn’t rush and I have made great friends (many of them who are in sororities and love it, but it just wasn’t for me), I don’t drink and no one has…

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