Meet the Parents

Happy belated Easter everyone!  We hope you didn’t miss us too much over the weekend, as we decided to take a little R&R from the blogging madness.

As it turns out, our long weekend afforded us the opportunity to have a Sisman/Brugman family get-together, which has inspired us (along with the recommendations of a few other folks) to write this post in which we introduce you to the fantastic people who made us such fantastic people :-P.

Let’s start with the Sismans (aka “The Sizemans”)… Continue reading

10 Rules for a Happy Marriage

When we first got engaged, Mom and Dad Brugman passed along these words of wisdom to us.  They had received “The Rules” on a poster when they first tied the knot, and we figure they must have served them well because they’re still happily married after 35 years come this June!  Now, as an early tribute to their big anniversary, we’re sharing the rules with you.  Enjoy! (#2 and #6 are favourites of theirs): Continue reading