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Bridal Shows and Wedding Woes

As girls, most of us start planning our weddings at a very young age. I am no exception. My Pinterest board “Dream Wedding” has basically everything picked out–from the ring to the decor.  One thing I’ve been exposed to, since working in the industry, are wedding shows. You know the ones where a million vendors gather in one place in hopes of booking weddings? Yea those. (We actually have one today–bring it on!) As a bride I can’t imagine the amount  ...

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Domestic Goddess

My Saturday= cooking, cleaning, and grocery shopping.  Anyone jealous yet?  But lets be honest, it needs to be done. I know every weekend I say I’m going to clean and all that jazz, but this weekend I am! I’m determined. So far, I’ve braved the crowds at Walmart and Winn Dixie, bought a new lamp and some candles, made laundry detergent (see recipe below), had a Pinterest project fail, taken Laney on a bajillion walks, and even cooked a little #masterchefallison  ...

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Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise

Early to bed, early to rise..makes you healthy, wealthy, and wise. (At least that’s how I remember the little saying going.) Easier said than done. I have been trying to wake up earlier for a few weeks now and I just can’t do it. The earliest I have been able to wake up is 7:30 am. Some of you are shaking your head at my laziness, while other of you are probably saying that’s super early. I know and I know. With me not having to be at work until 9am and it only taking like  ...

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It’s a Rich Man’s World

So you have a job (YAY!) and love getting those paychecks…who doesn’t? But you still want extra money to spend guilt-free or save. (Keep in mind, this is for us folks who don’t have a stock portfolio or anything financially fancy) What to do, what to do? You could : a.  Sing about it like ABBA: Money, money, money Always sunny in the rich man’s world All the things I could do If I had a little money, It’s a rich man’s world OR b. FIX IT, DEAL WITH IT and  ...

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