Our Story

wedding anniversary

Colby and I met at our church in 2009. We had both been at the same church for years, but it wasn’t until October 2009 that we connected and started talking. He took me on our first date and it wasn’t long before we knew we wanted to marry each other. After 11 months of dating, we got engaged and just 5 months after that, in April 2011, we got married.

Colby is an accountant and moved to Texas after graduating from Kansas State University. After graduating from Baylor, I worked as a financial analyst for 11 years in the corporate world until I left my company in April 2017 to pursue full-time ministry.

One of our favorite things to do together is travel the world. We {or maybe just me} also love staying active and working out. Colby comes to watch me in my races and he has now participated in two triathlons with me!

We are hopeful that our future will include children soon, but in the mean time we like to make the most of our time together whether it’s sitting on the couch watching football, having a worship dance party or going on an all day hike in another country.

  • Morgan
    Posted at 17:15h, 24 September Reply

    Hi Caroline,
    I wondered across your blog and had to say hi. Ironically, I have a benign tumor near my pituitary gland as well! (How many people can you say that to?! Lol)
    Well, my husband and I suffer from MFI, e has 0%morph and low mobility. We are starting out first found of IVF ICSI this cycle.
    I’m glad I found you!

  • Melissa @ Fawn Over Baby
    Posted at 21:50h, 24 September Reply

    So happy to have found your wonderful blog! I LOVE your wedding photos btw! 🙂

  • Kim Adams Morgan
    Posted at 15:32h, 01 October Reply

    Hi Caroline, I love your wedding photo and your love story of how you got engaged. Are you in Dallas now? I’ve been a BIG Cowboys fan my entire life. I will get there some day. I guess you aren’t coming to the Allume Blog Conference in a few weeks, that would be far for you (Greenville, SC). Was hoping we would be able to meet. Next one maybe! I follow your blog on Blog lovin.


  • Charity
    Posted at 01:15h, 20 November Reply

    Couldn’t sleep so I am sifting through your blog again!! Love your story!! You too are a beautiful match!!

  • Shelby @ myhopeandmyfuture.blogspot.com
    Posted at 22:43h, 04 June Reply

    I’ve seen your comments on my blog and I’ve finally found yours! (Tough when I basically am always on my phone instead of a computer haha) Just getting caught up on your story and all that I can say is WOW.

    Beautiful blog and I will most definitely have you in my prayers. As you know, prayers are SO powerful.

    I look forward to keeping up on your story.

  • Coalescedreverie
    Posted at 18:56h, 03 September Reply

    Powerful story. You are a brave, strong woman! I’m looking forward to more of your story.

  • Katie
    Posted at 09:58h, 05 September Reply

    Love your love story! Can’t wait to follow along on your sweet blog 🙂 blessings! Xoxo


  • Tiffany @ A Touch of Grace
    Posted at 10:23h, 11 September Reply

    You two have a great love story! 🙂

  • Jennifer | The Deliberate Mom
    Posted at 15:10h, 12 September Reply

    I love your love story and I love hearing about beginnings like this! Beautiful!

    Thanks for sharing at my #Blirthdayparty! You are such a wonderful friend and I feel so blessed to have been able to connect with you.

    Wishing you a lovely weekend.

  • Maria
    Posted at 19:28h, 09 June Reply

    What a lovely love story, Caroline! I love the proposal. That must have been an exciting day for both of you! St. Lucia was absolutely magical, wasn’t it? My husband and I honeymooned there as well. Thanks for celebrating with us on #shinebloghop100 this week. Great to get to know you better!

  • Kendra
    Posted at 16:45h, 28 November Reply

    Hi Caroline! So happy I found your sweet blog! My husband and I was also married in April and honeymooned in St. Lucia! Such a small world! Blessings to you, cannot wait to read more:) You guys are beautiful!

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