Marriage

Marriage

What I Wish Was On Our Wedding Registry

Oh Sweet! 7,000 thread count Egyptian cotton! We can’t afford that but I bet Uncle Bobby could. Add to list. Pewter salt shakers that have a little rotor on top that churns out salt! Maybe Grandma will pay 75 Bucks…

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The Least Sexy Thing I Love About You

When Penn and I were dating I used to love every romantic gesture he would dream up. Singing to me while playing his guitar? Yes, please. Reservations at a swanky restaurant? Sign me up. After a while, the hot and…

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Are You Guilty of Digital Adultery?

When we left for The Amazing Race, the biggest source of anxiety I had was the fact that we could not bring our phones with us. No way to communicate with our kids, no way to check the news, no…

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Being Better At Being Married

Through our podcast and our book, Penn and I have always been very open about our successes and failures as a married couple. (Why not learn from our screw ups, right?) We’ve always strived to have better than just a…

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Wartime vs. Peacetime

Before Penn and I went on The Amazing Race, we trained and planned as much as our work and home schedules would allow. We rewatched old episodes and talked to experts (even learned how to do an oil change on…

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Marriage

New Year’s Resolutions Worth Keeping

Penn and I couldn’t be more opposite when it comes to making and keeping resolutions. I love to start the year with a vision board, lots of goals, and I am very public about what those are. I’ll tell anyone…

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Letting Your Voice Be Heard

When you live most of your life on a national stage, it’s hard for people to know the real you. As a professional athlete and brand ambassador, you get used to portraying a certain image. So when all of that…

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We’re on The Amazing Race!

Whenever Penn and I would put together IKEA furniture, we would always joke… “We better get better at this if we’re ever going to be on The Amazing Race.” You see we remember when The Amazing Race first aired back…

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How We Anticipate Each Other’s Needs

Marriage isn’t always 50/50. In fact, in our marriage, there are times one partner is pulling the entire load.  Penn and I wrote a whole book about the marriage lessons we’ve learned through counseling and doing life together for the…

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Marriage Through Ted Lasso Quotes

When it comes to our marriage it sometimes feels like we “fell out of the lucky tree and hit every branch on the way down, ended up in a pool of cash and Sour Patch Kids.” Penn and I are…

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