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Weddings

We’re Married Y’all!

Two things: We’re MARRIED and greetings from Jamaica, mon! I know I know, blogging on your honeymoon is totally frowned upon. (Y’all, I promise blogging really is relaxing). But, while the husband (still getting used to saying that!) is at the gym and taking naps and I’m waiting on room service for the third time today (literally living the life)–what’s a girl to do!? Anyways, I just wanted to drop by and tell y’all that married life is the best (after 4  ...

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Wedding Planning, Weddings

7 Thoughts You Have the Week of Your Wedding

Y’all. I get married this week. As in, we’re having a wedding this weekend. In four days. Is this real life? It’s clearly crunch time. I’ve been wedding planning for months now, but it seems like everything is happening in this last week. SOS. All of the details need to be finished and all of the beauty routines need to be completed. It’s a lot. Pair that with ALL of the thoughts I’ve been having (and weird dreams–last night I dreamed I took up  ...

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Wedding Planning, Weddings

Premarital Counseling and Why You Should

Let me start off by saying, premarital counseling was not something that we thought we needed. And it definitely wasn’t a “must have” on our wedding check list.  We weren’t actively seeking out a situation where we’d talk about our feelings and the “hard” stuff about marriage. I knew a lot of my friends who had recently gotten married went through it, but never thought it was something we’d do. After all, we’ve been dating for almost  ...

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Fashion

Jazz’n the Vines

I live for the weekends. I can work on my blog non stop, catch up on sleep, and spend time with my family. Last weekend will be tough to beat, though, because it was my Dad’s 57th birthday! To celebrate, the whole crew went to Jazz’n the Vines, a music event at a local vineyard. Who knew we had vineyards in Louisiana, much less practically in my parent’s backyard? It was Josh and I’s first time going and we had such a great time. Pontchartrain Vineyards hosts  ...

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