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  • Personal

    Food Lovers Gift Guide

    Today I’ve started the descent into the world of gift guides for the holiday season! Instead of letting them sink into oblivion like the rest of my blog posts I’ve let them live in…

    November 21, 2017
  • Personal

    Loft Living

    Just wanted to pop by here for a quick post today and share some exciting news. The past couple weeks have been so busy because, in addition to the normal hectic work + blog…

    July 27, 2017
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    Authentically Yours

    Lately, I’ve been reading more and more about how people are searching high and low to find authenticity on the internet; to find a corner in the digital space where the non-Instagram worthy moments…

    May 25, 2017
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    Beauty Personal

    Smile Like You Mean It

    I never used to be a coffee drinker. In fact, I don’t think I actually started drinking coffee until I was well into grad school and that was mostly out of necessity. But ever…

    May 15, 2017
  • Personal Wedding

    The Day It Rained More Than It Should Have

    Location  Sassafras Mountain, South Carolina Photographer Julia Madden Sears The day of our engagement photoshoot dawned gray, cold, and by all estimation pretty miserable. I had been casually planning our engagement shoot for a…

    April 26, 2017
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    Personal Travel

    Eight Essential Roadtrip Tips

    By most people’s estimation, I’m a very bad car traveler. I can’t read, edit, write or do anything that involves lots of thinking while I’m traveling in the car. If I’m not driving I’m resigned…

    March 22, 2017
  • Personal

    Instagram Roundup

    If you all don’t know by now, I have a pretty active Instagram account. And by pretty active I mean I feel like I’m on it 24/7 (not really, but it can feel like…

    March 8, 2017
  • Personal

    The Most Magical Day

    Friday, November 18, 2016 The day started out with a 4:45 am wake up call. I love mornings, but let’s be real, 4:45 is a little early. Lee had told me the night before three…

    November 23, 2016
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    A Word to the Wise: Be Kind

    I’m going to tell you a story. Not a story about fashion trends, beauty products, productivity, or even camera gear – although those are good stories in their own rights. This is a story…

    October 12, 2016
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    10 Ways to Prepare For Fall

    Fall is officially here, which means that not only is it time to transition from chiffon and linen in your wardrobe, it’s also time to do a little tidying up around your life. From…

    October 5, 2016