The Scars in our Brains

Disclosure: This post is written with the permission and approval of my husband to help shine a light on mental health issues and those who struggle. Please see the end of this post for final details. A couple of years ago, Brandon and I read a book about struggling with mental illness and the impact mental illness…

Kong: Skull Island Date Night

This post includes affiliate links which help support FBL. Brandon and I wanted to see Kong: Skull Island this past weekend but we were feeling so lazy we ended up cancelling and rescheduling date night at least 4 times. It wasn’t until Saturday night about 7:30pm that we finally decided to actually go out and…

12 Budget-Friendly Valentine’s Day Date Ideas

Can I share a little “love” confession with you all today? As much as I love “love” I’m not a super romantic person. I mean, I love the actions of showing love like cleaning for someone, paying for someone else’s coffee or lunch, or holding doors open. I don’t love the ridiculous romanticism that comes with love…

Conversation Starters for Your Next Date Night

Lately, Brandon and I have been trying to be more deliberate about date nights. We are planning them ahead of time, trying new places, and requiring that date nights are screen-free (so you may have to wait for that Twitter reply 😉 ). It’s been really great because we’ve discovered new coffee shops and restaurants, explored…

He Said, “I’d Talk to Job”

I’m sure you’re familiar with those lists of questions to ask your spouse. It’s usually something like, “50 Questions to Ask Your Spouse During Your Next Date Night” or “10 Questions to Ask on a First Date.” I know you’ve seen them. Well, I’ve read enough of them to be able to create my own questions…

How to Change Your Life in 5 Minutes a Day

This post includes affiliate links. Thank you for supporting the brands that support Far Beyond Love. For the last few years, Brandon and I have been embracing the concept of intentional 5-minute habits. The idea is to slowly begin shifting your mindset and ultimately your lifestyle by embracing change 5-minutes at a time. It’s a long enough period…

Encouraging Your (Seasonal Depression) Husband to Love Fall

Happy 1st Day of Fall! As a fall-lover I can tell you that I am absolutely overjoyed that today is finally here. My summer-loving husband pleaded with me to wait until today to burn my first Fall-scented candle of the year and I tried, I did, but I failed. I lit my first Fall-scented candle…

Our Strength is in Him

  Those days of stress and overwhelm come upon us all at some point or another, don’t they? You think that everything is going well, you feel good with this whole “adulting” thing, and you feel like you’re finally getting everything together and then…BOOM…something happens and you feel like you took a million steps backwards. …

The Top 3 Reasons You Should Stop Reading a Blog

Lately I’ve gone through a phase of disconnecting from some of the blogs I read; some of them I’ve read for years. There are no hard feelings between me and the other bloggers, no offensive posts or disagreements, there’s no reason really other than we just don’t jive anymore. Once upon a time we clicked, and…

Food Subscription Boxes to Get You in the Kitchen Together

This post includes affiliate links which help support Far Beyond Love. I love subscription boxes (#noshame) but I’m kind of new to the food subscription boxes. It always seemed so interesting but I am kind of neurotic about food and I wasn’t fully sold on the idea of a company shipping my food to me…

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