After 6 years of dating we were joined together in marriage on September 21st in New Orleans. Read more about the highlights from our dream wedding. Meet the Washingtons! #IDoInTheBayou #CollegeSweethearts #BlackLove #NewOrleansWedding #NOLAWed
Now that I’ve officially recovered, I’m so excited to share an overview of my Bachelorette weekend. For so many reasons, the bachelorette was one of the best times of my life! I felt so loved and so blessed to be celebrated by 14 of my best friends—6 bridesmaids and 8 friends-turned-sisters—in an amazing city! Not [...]
These past few months, I’ve taken my fitness routine to the next level. I cut out some most problem foods (and alcohol), started working out more often, and have been trying to get more rest—and it was showing! In only a few weeks, I’ve noticed differences in my muscle definition, my skin, my energy levels [...]
Now, I'll be the first one to say that talking about sex, especially at church, can feel a little awkward. But as awkward as sermons on sex can get, I wish churches discussed it more often. I mean, we're all thinking about it anyway! Imagine the healing that could happen, how many relationships could be transformed if we made sex UN-taboo at church.
While it feels like we’ve been in the midst of wedding planning forever now, I seriously cannot believe we’re less than 6 months out from our big day! Where has the time gone? As the planning ramps up and the details start coming together, we get to focus on more of the fun, aesthetic-related components [...]
To be clear...I am a natural born planner (and sometimes, an over planner), so I jumped into wedding planning with ease. Days after my Dazell popped the question this past May, I was well on my way to drafting a 200+ line project plan, budget tracker, guest list, and a list of action items. Needless [...]