The Lady and the Firefighter

Finding a Balance of Sweet and Heat



30 Day Blog Post Challenge: What I Wish For

Day two is asking me to make a wish list collage. Here are just some of my short- and long-term wishes.

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Q&A with Barbara of FDNY-Owned Halligan Bottle Openers

Barbara and her husband Tim met in 2003. In 2005, he joined the ranks of the FDNY. Together, they own Halligan Bottle Openers. I was lucky enough to be be able to connect with this wise firewife, and get an inside peek of the journey upon which The Man and I have embarked.

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Love Isn’t Perfect

And they lived happily ever after.

Said no long-term relationship or married couple, ever. Love is never perfect, and it is rarely smooth sailing– Compromises need to be made, fights need to be fought.

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An Opinion on Janay Rice That She Didn’t Ask For

Everyone has an opinion on the Janay Rice abuse situation. And yes, it is the Janay Rice situation at this point. This opinion piece is not about the NFL that turned a blind eye to protect their moneymaker. This is not about the man who displayed the utmost disrespect not only for a woman, but a human.

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To My Cousin, on His Wedding Day


My cousin. My Brother. My Friend.

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