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To Infinity and Back.

November 30, 2016


I love you to Infinity & back.

My mom and I have had this saying for as long as I can remember. Whenever we write or text each other, we shorten it to “luti+b“. It’s “our thing,” our saying for sure and each time we say it to each other, it feels like a secret handshake, a club meant just for us. While others may understand what the saying means, only she and I know the depth of all it stands for in our mother/daughter relationship. My mom is my best friend.

We are not exactly the same, my mom and me. We look a lot alike and share very similar mannerisms (if not the exact same), but we differ on various ideas, thoughts, tastes and things (though we do share a great love of running errands and bad movies on the Lifetime or Syfy channel)… but if there’s one thing (of many things) she’s taught me in my life, it’s that you don’t have to be just like someone to love them deeply, to like them even. There is a profound respect we carry for each other and, especially in the world we live in today, it’s something I am truly grateful she’s instilled in me.


Traveling to Infinity, if it were a real place, would not be an easy trek, I’d imagine. As dreamy and enticing as Infinity sounds, my mom and I would still make the trip right back to life as we know it, to each other, where love and life require hard work… where tenderness and honesty are absolutely necessary… where we can choose joy even in the midst of chaos… where we can freely and proudly be our own unique selves, where we choose to be right by each other’s side through all the ups and downs of this thing we call real life. That, to me, is true love. There’s nothing surface about it – it’s as personal as you can get. It’s a love that’s unbreakable… it’s to Infinity and right back again.

If I could suggest one thing this Christmas? Make it personal. The gift, the phone call, the family dinner, the time spent together… share your heart, share your praise. Hug tighter, speak kinder, listen longer. Make it personal.


I am pretty much doing flips over the fact that JORD has now included the option of engraving a wood watch, or the beautiful wood box each watch comes in. Is a JORD wood watch on your Christmas gift list this year? Do you have someone in mind who would love one?? Enter the giveaway below for $25 off your next JORD purchase and then check out all wood watches HERE. And if you’d like to have your watch engraved, JORD can engrave the back plate of the following series: Fieldcrest, Reece, Frankie35, Frankie, and Conway.



The cost of engraving is $35.00 with your choice of block or script engraving. For $45.00, JORD can engrave the side of the cedar wood presentation box the watch comes in, with your choice of block or script engraving. For character limitations, please visit the website here! Please note: engraving will extend your delivery time by up to 7 business days so plan accordingly!


[ Frankie 35 Series in Dark Sandalwood & Slate: found HERE ]

For $25 off your JORD purchase, all you have to do is click the link below and provide your email address! Hurry though: the giveaway ends December 31st!

Click HERE to enter the giveaway!


So tell me – what would you have engraved on your JORD watch?

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(You can see me rocking all of my favorite JORD wood watches here! You can read my other JORD posts here!)

Disclosure: This is a Sponsored Post. I was given the Frankie 35 Dark Sandalwood & Slate JORD Wood Watch with the engraved backplate shown in the photos above in exchange for an honest review. The opinions I have expressed in this post are 100% my own. If you ever have any questions about JORD and their product, please don’t hesitate to reach out to me – this is a company and product I can truly vouch for because I’ve had nothing but positive experiences with them.

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  • I love this. It is so special to have someone like this-that you can connect on a whole-nother-level. Mine is my Aunt N. She calls me B, but now Beatrice, and I call her N and we just ‘get’ eachother.
    I love this watch for you guys

  • Oh my gosh – how neat! I love this!

  • The way you talk about your mom is so, so sweet. I hope that my kids feel that way about me someday. These watches are always stunning. I’m such a sucker for wood+metal. I love that you can personalize them now, too! What a thoughtful gift!

    • Lady, I hope Crew feels that way about me too πŸ™‚ (I’m a sucker for wood & metal too!)

  • oh how I love Jord watches. My boyfriend loves the wood watches so I would probably get one for him with our initials on it.

  • Aww this is so special! I love that you have your own little secret “phrase” (I can’t think of a better word for it!)

  • I LOVE this!! For M I’d engrave the back with a similar sentiment, but one he’s said to me in Gaelic since we met πŸ™‚ (“go deo”)

    • Love that, R!! (And am totally not surprised.. you guys are super romantic) πŸ˜‰

  • So sweet! I think you described my mom and I to a T!