Because I Said So


Let’s Have Coffee

About a year ago, I gave up caffeine. No morning coffee. No mid-afternoon energy drinks. Nothing. Nada. After picking up the habit again on our honeymoon in Jamaica (there are worse things), I’m hooked and have a coffee (sometimes two) a day. So, let’s have some coffee while I tell you how my life’s been lately. (I already have my coffee, so I’ll wait until you pour your drink of choice.)  Spoiler alert: I just want to talk about things like grocery shopping and  ...

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To My Husband on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day has always been a day I’ve looked forward to. You can say that I “love” it. Not in a “I depend on it” kind of way. It’s just a nice little happy in a “holiday” drought. I know, I know. I’m THAT person. But, I can’t help it. I look forward to the day even though I got burned in fifth grade when I gave this boy a valentine and he never talked to me again. Ever the optimist. I’ve always believed in love.  ...

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Wedding Planning, Weddings

Wedding Flowers with Friends

First things first, Flowers with Friends did not pay me to write this–I just LOVED them and their services THAT much! When I was planning our wedding, I knew I wanted the flowers to be extraordinary without the exorbitant price tag. Every bride-to-be’s dream, am I right? The way I chose my flower vendor was what you could call and act of God/a totalΒ accident. I didn’t find them on or know anyone that had used them before. One afternoon,Β I was waiting for Josh  ...

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How To, Tips and Tricks

Five Ways to Conquer Your Day

I had a pretty stellar start to the weekΒ yesterday. I mean, so great, that I’m using the word “stellar.” And the only thing I can attribute my awesome Monday to is my “kick ass, get shit done” attitude. From the second I woke up, to the minute I went to bed–my attitude was in productivity mode! We all know Mondays are typically hectic, manic, and crazy. We also know that there should be a day between Sunday and Monday. But, the true way to conquer your  ...

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