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5 Realizations When You Begin Wedding Planning

Since we looked at rings last spring, I had been pinning anything wedding-related and I started googling venues. I figured that planning a wedding would be no big deal once we were engaged because I would pretty much already know what I wanted. We wanted something casual, small, boho/hippie, and we wanted bbq. I figured our families would be so thrilled about our simple ideas. Then it happened…we got engaged and my head has been spinning since January 1st, 2017. Here are 5 things I  ...

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Mistakes I’ve Made (a post about shame)

Day in and day out, we hear about accomplishments and we see “perfect” lives through social media. I’ve seen posts shared months – even years – later where someone will disclose a failure or mistake that they went through. A lot of us hide behind shame and refuse to be vulnerable. We fear being judged, even by those closest to us. Shame is something I have struggled with greatly, especially recently. Over last 5 years, I have slowly let go of all of my  ...

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52 Weeks of Gratitude

52 Weeks of Gratitude: Week 7

I know, I’m a little behind on posting this gratitude post. After traveling and coming back to extremely cold weather, I was very run down. I am still recovering a cold that started early last week. However, sometimes you need a reminder to slow down. It’s not easy for me, but I had to. That leads me to the very thing I am grateful for last week… Space I am grateful for knowing when I need to create space in my life. It is my understanding that “creating space”  ...

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5 Ways to Invest in Your Happiness

Have you ever felt burned out? Over worked? Have you felt like all you do is give to everyone else but never to yourself? Your happiness is crucial to your well-being and you deserve it. It is worth every minute of time and every penny of money. There are an infinite amount of ways to boost your happiness and some only take a few minutes to have lasting effects. Here are 5 ways to invest in your happiness: 1. Buy yourself flowers This is seriously one of the best ways to brighten your space  ...

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