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Wedding Planning Update + Our Engagement Photos

We are officially getting married in less than a year! It’s totally crazy to think that we will be husband and wife before I know it. This January, we will celebrating being together for half a decade….5 whole crazy years. Every day I am grateful to have found Brian so young. But, enough of that mushy stuff. Since it is less than a year now, we are (attempting) to take wedding planning seriously. Most days, I would like to pull my hair out, mainly because of sticker shock (whyyy  ...

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What Gratitude Has Taught Me This Year

I have always thought I was a grateful person, always appreciating the little things. However, when I began my weekly gratitude challenge on the blog, I noticed how intentionally taking the time to think about and write about what I am grateful for made a huge difference in how I approached life. It hasn’t been 100% easy to be grateful for everything, even the “bad” things. That being said, I am going to share what gratitude has taught me this year.

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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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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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