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Confessions of a Newlywed

Nicole Smithee wedding

Ben and I have been married 86 days now. I’m not sure how long we’ll be considered newlyweds.  It seems like a subjective label.  When do you stop being newlyweds?  Is it when you hit the year mark?  Is it when you have kids?  Is it when you start farting in front of each other with little or no embarrassment?  Not sure. Well, for now anyways, I am a newlywed.  And the number one question I get asked (behind, of…

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7 Signs He’s Dating Material

I’m a recently married woman.  I’m a wife.  Getting used to being called someone’s wife and being handed a new last name is well… still new.  The best kind of new, but still new. What’s it like being married?  I’m not a marriage expert.  Like I just said, I’m new at this.  But I do know that marriage can be AMAZING… if you marry the right person.  Every day, I thank Jesus for bringing my husband, Ben, into my life. …

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Unexpected

nicole reyes

  Unexpected.  Ben getting down on one knee, pulling out the perfect diamond ring and popping the question in his kitchen on a Sunday afternoon was unexpected.  But then again, so was Ben.     When I met Ben, he had just spoken at Visionaries, our church’s business community gathering.  I was taken back by how articulate and charming he was as he taught a captivated room on his expertise- digital marketing strategies.  Words like “digital” and “marketing” didn’t sound…

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