Couples' Stories

Brittany & Charlie: Opening Our FIRST Box!

By Brittany Frost on 28 January 2019

Charlie and I had a marathon of a holiday season, ya’ll. So much so…I think once it was all said and done, we absolutely needed a vacation from it all.

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Topics: Marriage, Newlyweds, Subscription Box, Legacy

The Permauls: Handling Conflict in Marriage

By Jessica Anzai-Permaul on 16 October 2018

This month’s The Newlywed Box (NWB) was how to deal with conflict. This subject comes up a lot in our home, as my husband and I are always fighting about something. This box helped us press reset and gave us some reminders on the appropriate way to deal with disagreements. It also gave us some fun activities to do together.

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Topics: Marriage, Newlyweds, Subscription Box, Subscription, Conflict

The Permauls: Don't Sweat the Small Stuff in Marriage

By Jessica Anzai-Permaul on 13 September 2018

This month’s Newlywed Box (NWB) was all about learning to cope, ignore, or meet in the middle about small annoyances with each other. One big point was that for every negative comment that you make, it takes five positive comments to counteract. Another point was how important it is that your spouse isn’t just you significant other, but that they’re your best friend! Make a list of things that you love about your spouse, an next time you’re annoyed at the small stuff read the list and remember that there’s more important things in life to worry about. 

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Topics: Marriage, Newlyweds, Subscription Box

The Permauls: Understanding Your Spouse's Needs

By Jessica Anzai-Permaul on 24 August 2018

Another NewlyWed Box (NWB) for the win! This month’s box was all about your spouse’s needs and how to deal with change with one another. One of the highlights of the box was the plant kit that it came with! My husband and I are growing garden lettuce and rainbow chard, and everything was provided in the box:

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Topics: Marriage, Newlyweds, Subscription Box, Subscription, Communication, Needs

The Halls: Understanding Your Spouse's Needs

By Jessica Hall on 01 August 2018

IMG_9245This month’s box is about understanding your spouse’s needs. If we’re being totally transparent here, this (aside from intimacy) is probably a favorite topic when it comes to relationships. We all want our needs to be met and we want to be able to adequately meet our spouse’s. Naturally, Cameron and I couldn’t wait to get our hands on this box!

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Topics: Marriage, Newlyweds, Subscription Box

The Duartes: Communication Box

By Ana Duarte on 10 May 2018

 

Happy Wedding Wednesday friends! This wedding related post is special to me because Michael is apart of it! I love whenever I get to include him in my work! He is always behind the camera, so it’s a good change to have him in front the camera. Today I am talking all about the Newlywed Box!

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Topics: Marriage, Newlyweds, Subscription Box

The Permauls: Money Honey Box

By Jessica Anzai-Permaul on 17 April 2018

The Newlywed Box for March was all about money—a topic that often comes up in arguments. This box had some financial-struggle story examples, date ideas, and other fun things to just bring up conversations about money in a fun and open way.

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Topics: Marriage, Newlyweds, Subscription, Finance, Money

The Permauls: Intimacy Box

By Jessica Anzai-Permaul on 06 April 2018

 The most recent Newlywed Box I received was all about intimacy (read about the previous one here). My husband and I had to flip a coin, and then one of us had to be the first to plan an intimate date for the other. The rest of the box gave date ideas, and even materials to help a date go along. There were candles, bath bombs (I love those!), an eye mask, lip balm, massage oil, and even a box full of pieces of paper, each one suggesting a different way to kiss your spouse! Some examples:1. Woodpecker kiss: short, quick kisses all over the f

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Topics: Marriage, Newlyweds, Subscription Box, Subscription

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