Because I Said So

How To, Tips and Tricks

Five Ways to Conquer Your Day

I had a pretty stellar start to the week 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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Wedding Planning, Weddings

A Backyard Wedding: All in the Details

Happy Wednesday! No really, HAPPY WEDNESDAY because WE GOT OUR WEDDING PICTURES BACK! As soon as I looked through them I was filled with so much pride and love and I was instantly brought back to my wedding day. To be honest, I almost cried a little. I could seriously look at them all day long. Our backyard wedding was everything I wanted it to be and more! We spent A LOT of time only choosing things necessary and important to us for our wedding. If it didn’t have a story, it  ...

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On the Road Again

Happy Monday everyone! I’m currently writing this post on the road (which I think is the coolest) as we head home from Pittsburgh. If you follow me on Instagram, you’d know that it was our fifth annual road trip to cheer on the Steelers at Heinz Field. We are now driving over 1100 miles–about a 15 hour drive back home where there is no more winter! We started the tradition of road tripping to a Pittsburgh Steelers game when we were still in college, surviving the first  ...

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Goals for 2017

Happy Monday and Happy 2017! It’s the first official day of the New Year in many people’s book (though I did get started on some of my goals yesterday!) and the first workday (for me) of 2017. Last year, I made some resolutions, but I failed miserably at sticking with them.  I also had a word of the year. And if I had to choose a word for this year, it would be GROWTH. I don’t want to be in the same spot this time next year. I want to grow as a person, grow my  ...

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