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Charming Rustic Engagement Shoot

This charming and rustic engagement shoot is just too cute! Kayla and Aaron had a chalkboard save the date sign made and brought the other loves of their life (their pups) along for the ride! It must ... [ read more ]


Easy and Pretty Brunch Ideas

Brunch. It’s the perfect mix of breakfast and lunch. And one of my very favorite things. But whenever I hear the word “brunch,” I think expensive. (I also think about mimosas, but that’s besides the ... [ read more ]


Friday Favorites

Oh my goodness, you guys. What. A. Week!! “Nose to the grindstone” is the only way I can describe it. It’s a good thing I love what I do :) I’m so looking forward to wrapping up my workweek today, ... [ read more ]

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DIY Rustic Lakeside Wedding

This rustic lakeside wedding with loads of gorgeous DIY details from Amy Allen Photography may just make you fall out of your chair it’s so gorgeous!! From the sweetest shade of blush colored ... [ read more ]


One Little Word 2015

Ali Edwards’ One Little Word® Project is one of my all-time favorites. I've actually participated silently for the last two years. In 2013, my one little word was engage. Because I was feeling like I ... [ read more ]


52 Weeks of Nail Polish

I love having my nails painted! I just love the way it looks — so girly and chic, yet professional at the same time. But I never seem to have them painted as often as I would like! So I decided to ... [ read more ]


5 Mantras for the New Year

I have a serious love for words. Particularly quotes. Especially inspirational quotes. The ones you want to have tattooed on your forehead, that make you jump up and down and clap your hands, that ... [ read more ]

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Traditional Church Wedding

I’m so sorry the blog’s been so quiet, friends!! But I’m back from the Creative at Heart conference (which was INCREDIBLE — I can’t wait to share my experience with you) and am happy to get back to a ... [ read more ]


Friday Favorites

The first Friday of the New Year is a special + sparkly one. I don’t know why, I just feel like it should be. Which is why my Friday Favorites this week has a sparkly theme! Probably because I’m in a ... [ read more ]


15 Goals for 2015

When I began thinking about my goals for 2015, I wasn’t even going to look back on my goals for 2014. I didn’t want my looking back to influence my looking forward because I was pretty sure I’d failed ... [ read more ]


2014 Highlights

Holy cow!! Where did 2014 go?! I can't BELIEVE Christmas has now already come and gone! And that we'll be entering into a new year soon! 2014 was a year FULL of ups and downs. But I’m happy to report ... [ read more ]


Super Easy Christmas Decorations

Oh, Pinterest, oh, Pinterest, you are ever so inspiring! But I just can't do it all!! I'm exhausted!! Is anybody else feeling this way right now?! For some reason, this year, I'm having a hard ... [ read more ]


Holiday Holy Yum Chicken

Holiday Holy Yum Chicken is a festive and delicious take on the classic, family-favorite recipe!! It takes holy yumminess to a whole new level of fabulous!! If you've never made holy yum chicken, ... [ read more ]


Christmas Movie Traditions

I LOVE Christmas!! It’s my most favorite holiday by far. One of my very favorite things to do this time of year is curl up on the couch with a cozy blanket, a big bowl of macaroni and cheese, or cup ... [ read more ]