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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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Travel

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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Blogging

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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Blogging

The Best of 2016

What a year. We got engaged, built and moved into our first house, planned a wedding, got married and I still found time to blog. As with every year, looking back on lessons learned and trials endured is truly the ultimate teacher. I’ve said it before, but if it weren’t for this blog, I honestly wouldn’t know what I was doing or feeling during certain seasons of my life. With 2017, my immediate goal is to keep speaking my mind (what’s on it and in my heart) in this  ...

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