The Lloyd family consist of David, Donna, Caleb and Madilyn. We are just like any other family and are trying to make the most of our lives. The post found within this section are about our everyday life from my point of view and maybe an occasional musing from David.

Having a Successful Marriage….

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015

datenightSuccess in marriage does not come merely through finding the right mate, but through being the right mate. ~Barnett R. Brickner

Twenty-four years is a long time to be married. It is a long time to be with any one person. I credit our success to God and our connection with one another.  (more…)

The Night I Almost Shot my Husband

Monday, May 4th, 2015

loveletterWhen David and I married we did not have much money. We were full time college students with low paying jobs. We found a little one bedroom apartment that fit our budget, but it also shared a back yard with the projects. (more…)

He Still Makes Me

Sunday, May 3rd, 2015


During our early weeks and months together we had very little money. Little money meant most of our dates consisted of walking around the campus, hanging out in the student center or hanging out in the lobby of Ellis Hall. (more…)

How we Met

Saturday, May 2nd, 2015

givingGet ready for some mushy sweet post.  Welcome to the “Week of Love.”  In just a few short days David and I will celebrate 24 years of marriage. Over the course of the next week I will be sharing stories about us, our relationship, and how we have managed to keep it all together during the course of the last 24 years. (more…)

Chasing my Normal

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

normalEven though no one can really define what a “normal life” is  I think we all strive to be normal. We all define normal in our own way to fit our own unique circumstances.  For the past few months our normal been disrupted and it is driving me nuts. I feel like I am chasing it, but can never catch up to it. (more…)

Most people don’t know

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

coffeeMost people don’t know…. (more…)

2015 Goals

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

ticked-checkbox-1280927-mWow it is already April. Time is just passing quicker than I realize. This year is already 1/4 of the way over. At times I feel like I have accomplished nothing this years and other times I feel like I am doing pretty good this year. (more…)

Lloyd Weekly

Monday, March 30th, 2015

Lloyd_L016(chalkboard)What a beautiful week we were gifted with. I am so excited that today is the start of our spring break. (more…)

Lloyd Weekly

Sunday, March 22nd, 2015

Lloyd_L016chalkboard-300x190Spring has arrived. I am so glad we have light longer at night. We have enjoyed being able to play outside once we arrive home in the afternoons. This week was much better than last week.  (more…)

Signs of Spring….

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

SpringThe first official day of spring is almost here. Spring is one of my favorite seasons. It is so full of vibrant colors and the temperatures are perfect for me.  The signs of spring are all around. (more…)