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Rustic Lavender Wedding

Oh my stars! You know how much we LOVE a beautiful love story, but I can't wait for you to see all the pretty details in this rustic lavender wedding from Hearts & Horseshoes Photography! Filled ... [ read more ]

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Sweet Potato Puffs Egg Cups

I'm really trying to get my act together with regards to menu planning. My schedule is so packed right now, that I MUST figure out ways to be more efficient when making meals. Plus, I cannot, and ... [ read more ]

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Sexy and Fun Boudoir Shoot

I love getting emails from Katherine Henry Boudoir. She’s one of my very favorite boudoir photographers because her photography is always sexy, fun, and tasteful. She does boudoir differently and is ... [ read more ]

Nashville Airport Engagement Shoot

I am so in love with this Nashville Airport engagement shoot sent my way by the lovely Amy Nicole Photography. Not only are the photographs beautiful AND adorable, but the couple and their love story ... [ read more ]


Sweet Iced Coffee Milk

I've recently become a coffee snob. And when I say recently, I mean like, in the last year. I am over 50 years old and only just started drinking a cup of coffee in the morning. Yes, a cup of coffee ... [ read more ]


Berry Salad with Feta

It's that time of year when the grocery stores, farmers markets, and roadside stands are all bursting with fresh fruits and vegetables. So many colors, textures, and flavors (I love them all). ... [ read more ]


Office Inspiration

I’ve been dying to redecorate my office. Nothing crazy. I still like the color paint on my walls, but I want to freshen everything else up. My office doubles as a sitting/living room of sorts, and ... [ read more ]

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Oaks Waterfront Inn Wedding

There’s nothing I love more than sweet, classical weddings, and this Oaks Waterfront Inn wedding may just take the cake as far as pretty goes. The bride’s lace dress, her gold Jimmy Choo shoes, the ... [ read more ]


Have Some Grace. Be Kind.

Sometimes a story comes along that will change your life, your view point. The world shifts, just a little. I met Barbara and her son David through my mom when I was about twelve years old (he was ... [ read more ]


The Super Secret Secret of Bobby Pins

I found something out the other day that totally baffled me. It baffled me because I'd never in all my 25 years heard it before. I was gobsmacked! I thought it must be some sort of fluke or practical ... [ read more ]

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Chapel Hill Wedding

I have been swooning non-stop over this Chapel Hill wedding for weeks, and I’m so excited to finally have you join me in that! If it’s not the sweetest and most emotional first look that A.J. Dunlap ... [ read more ]


July Julep Box

My July Julep Box, though it took forever and a day to get here, is probably my favorite so far! When they announced the July Maven (Poolside) Collection, I honestly wasn't sure which box I was going ... [ read more ]


White Peach Balsamic Punch

Have you ever been out shopping and all of a sudden, boom, a really fun, unique shop catches your eye? Like maybe ... a specialty food shop that offers taste testing? Yummmm, my favorite! How about ... [ read more ]

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Tampa Marriott Waterside Wedding

There are so many things to love about this Tampa Marriott Waterside wedding! The first being that every. single. couple portrait is gorgeous enough to be put on a canvas! I don’t know how the bride ... [ read more ]


5 Ways to Save on Beauty Products

I know we’ve all wasted money on beauty products and makeup before. And we all know how that happens, right? You were pushed by an enthusiastic sales clerk (to buy a whole bunch of stuff you just ... [ read more ]

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Gray and Mint Wedding

I absolutely love this gray and mint wedding captured beautifully by Katie Nesbitt Photography and planned perfectly by Michelle Amarillo Event Planning. I mean, it’s gray and mint and gold - has ... [ read more ]

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Welcome Home, George and Gracie!!

Last Thursday, July 3rd, George and Gracie officially became part of the family! After losing Beanie, our beloved cat of 18 years, back in December, we were finally ready for another feline presence ... [ read more ]

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Summer Playlist

I love country music. I’ve been singing along to the likes of Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Brad Paisley, Keith Urban, Rascal Flatts, Lady Antebellum, LeAnn Rimes (her first CD was MY first CD), Garth ... [ read more ]