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5 Best Places to Brainstorm

I love brainstorming. I’m a brainstorming fanatic. I set aside up to an hour a day sometimes just for brainstorming. I’m constantly writing things down. On paper, on my phone… blog post ideas, todo ... [ read more ]

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Country Chic Lavender Wedding

I love this country chic lavender wedding from Jennifer Gulley Photography for so many reasons! The first being that it’s filled with all my favorite shades of purple!! The flowers, her shoes, the ... [ read more ]

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DIY Pumpkin Spice Sugar Scrub

A few months ago, I got a surprise package in the mail from the lovely Nikki Santerre. Inside was the sweetest note and a pretty blue mason jar of her homemade coconut sugar scrub. I can’t even begin ... [ read more ]

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Protect the Family Jewels

You know that old saying "never say never"? How about diamonds never chip? Well, about that... I am here to say, diamonds do chip, and boy, am I glad that my then fiancé (now husband) had the ... [ read more ]


5 Ways to Treat Yourself This Weekend

I love weekends. Who doesn’t?! I usually work part of the weekend, which I know doesn’t sound very fun. But I like setting aside quiet time on weekends (no email, no blog posts, no social media) to ... [ read more ]


Celebrating Girl Bosses

Today is National Boss’s Day!! So I’m giving a great big celebratory nod, high five, thumbs up, and hug to all the GIRL BOSSES out there!! Because I love you. (Not that I have anything against boy ... [ read more ]

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Sweet Rustic Woodsy Wedding

You will see nothing sweeter than this rustic woodsy wedding from Lauren R. Swann Photography today! Much of the details were handmade by the bride including the pretty naked cake and wooden coasters ... [ read more ]


Saving Things

I’m a notorious saver. I save things. I want things. I buy things. And then I save things. I’m like a freaking squirrel. Except they save nuts for winter, and I don’t have a good reason for saving ... [ read more ]

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Romantic Winter Wedding

Not even a snowpocalypse could put a damper on this romantic winter wedding. In fact, the snow made this joyful wedding all the more beautiful! From the bride’s adorable white fur stole to the ... [ read more ]


Orange You Glad It’s Fall?

A few weeks ago, I took some time for myself on an early Saturday morning. And what a beautiful morning it was. A little foggy, a little drizzly, peaks of sun in between the clouds. Perfect for ... [ read more ]

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Friday Faves

Today is a very exciting day! Not only is it Friday Faves day, but we're also going to one of our favorite places ever, Ikea!! And we're going with two of our very favorite people ever!! (It's a day ... [ read more ]

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Rustic Vintage DIY Wedding

I love absolutely everything about this rustic vintage DIY wedding at Willow Spring Farm in Virginia! The bridesmaids dresses are the prettiest shade of pink and the bouquets are fluffy (my favorite ... [ read more ]