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Endearing Tales of Unlikely Romance

Seeking ‘Perfection’ Often times, we find ourselves imagining the perfect kiss, the perfect date or the perfect relationship.  We make all the plans in our minds, prep ourselves to receive them, but often these dream scenarios never come to…


Bicultural Bliss: 10 Benefits of Biculturalism

Bicultural Bliss: 10 Benefits of Biculturalism I was reading a post from Multilingual Living and I couldn’t help but smile.  I loved Corey’s “10 Reasons Why You Should Marry a Foreigner“!  I can’t say that every point on the…


A Little Back Story on Me & the Hubs: How We Met

This month is the 15th anniversary of when hubby and I first met and to celebrate, we’re sharing how we met and our engagement story.  And if you’re interested in reading further, you can also find links to our…

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Behind the “America The Beautiful” Coca-Cola Ad

I’m not a big Coke drinker.  In fact, I try to avoid it when I can, which is not easy when you’re married to a Texan.  But regardless, I saw Coca-Cola’s “America The Beautiful” Ad last night and I…


Cheerios’ Family Breakfast Project {LOVE}

Ok, so maybe you’ve seen this already, but I couldn’t help but share. THIS is exactly what people need to SEE when it comes to interracial families. WE’RE JUST LIKE EVERYONE ELSE…NO REALLY.  There are far more similarities between…


Trials of the Interracial Couple

Common Challenges for Interracial Couples One of the disadvantages of being an interracial couple is the fact that you have to bite your tongue so often in order to get by unscathed.  There is so much more that can be said…


The Flip-Side: Can Newbie Insiders Be Trusted?

A couple of days ago, I wrote about how becoming an insider among another race can make you an outsider with your own.  Today, I wanted to talk about the flip-side of being an insider…the second edge of the…

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Racism: Outsider, Turned Insider

It’s hard to speak about everyone’s experience, but as a white woman, married to dark-skinned man…I’ve had some experiences that most wouldn’t be comfortable listening to or acknowledging.  I am part of a group of whites who have married…


Our Wedding – Part 2 (The Beauties)

Read Part 1 >> The Better Parts of Our Intercultural Wedding Although our wedding had been very stressful and caused me to have a near breakdown just weeks before the “I DOs”, we were happy to finally be married…


Our Wedding – Part 1 (The Beasts)

Wedding Horrors My husband and I were very much in love and excited to finally be getting married.  We had been together for almost four years by the time we’d gotten hitched, a fact that drove my hubby crazy…


The Wrath of La Cuñada

What could be worse than taking on your mother-in-law?  The dreaded sister-in-law. It may have been obvious to some, but I was completely unaware that a sister-in-law could bring so much grief and make me feel like such an…

Interracial Marriage, interracial couples, making it work

How to survive in an interracial relationship

Interracial Marriage: Making It Work Interracial relationships come with their own unique set of challenges.  For starters, more often than not, it is those closest to you who are most critical of your relationship and the choices you’ve made.…