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  • October 31, 2018 / Family
    Lessons Learned From Our Wedding

    When planning our wedding, the most given piece of advice to me was, “sometime will go wrong, but everything will work out in the end”. And boy that couldn’t have been more true. Let’s rewind to the week before our big day. That Monday was when everything started to go haywire. I’m not being dramatic…

  • October 17, 2018 / Family
    Our Wedding Day Details & Vendors (+ lots of photos!)

    I can’t believe it has already been over a month since Chris and I said “I do”! It really does feel like we were walking down the aisle just yesterday, and I still haven’t gotten over how perfect that day was for us. I have been asked countless times if I loved how our wedding…

  • September 20, 2018 / Family
    Our Honeymoon – All The Details!

    I can’t believe this is my first blog post as a married lady!! Our wedding was an absolute dream – I am still on cloud 9 from it! I will definitely be sharing tons of wedding details with you all in upcoming posts, but wanted to talk about our honeymoon since I have received so…

  • August 29, 2018 / Family
    8 Things To Add To Your Wedding Registry!

    Creating your wedding registry is one of the most fun aspects of wedding planning and also one of the most stressful! Who knew picking out towels or dishes could be such a hard decision?? I am quite possibly the most indecisive person ever, so deciding what wine glasses to add or what dinnerware we wanted…

  • August 21, 2018 / Life
    What I Love (& Don’t Love) About My Compact SUV

    I recently purchased the 2019 BMW X3 and after countless requests, I’m going to be doing a car review for y’all! Back in April, my car at the time was on it’s last leg and started having all sorts of trouble. Chris and I knew it was time for me to get a new car,…

  • August 15, 2018 / Life
    How I Spent My Bachelorette Party In Seattle

    Hi friends!!  So as many of you know, I spent my bachelorette party in Seattle, which is where I am from! It was so nice being able to go back home for the week and spend time there with my closest friends and family. I wanted to do a recap of my Bachelorette weekend with y’all…

  • August 01, 2018 / Fitness
    How I’m Getting In Shape For My Wedding

    Today is extra special because not only is it Wedding Wednesday, but we are exactly one month out from my wedding!! It is absolutely insane how fast time has flown. I feel like I just got engaged!! When people tell you to enjoy the season and that it goes by fast, they are 100% right.…

  • June 15, 2018 / Family
    16 Things No One Tells You About Living With Your Significant Other

    Thank you Greetabl for sponsoring this post! All opinions and thoughts are my own of course (:  Three years ago I moved in with my best friend, then boyfriend, and now fiancé (!!!). Looking back, I’ve realized how much we have changed as individuals, as a couple, and how much we have grown together throughout these…

  • June 08, 2018 / Family
    13 Signs Your Mom Is Your Best Friend

    Did y’all know that today is National Best Friend Day?  When thinking about who my absolute best friend is, the first person that popped into my head was my mother. She is kind, caring, compassionate, and selfless. She is loyal, inspirational, and all around such an amazing woman and mother. Growing up, she was my…

  • May 30, 2018 / Life
    Book Review Round 2

    It’s the end of the month which means it’s time for another book review! For the month of May, we read Behind Closed Doors by B.A. Parish. Honestly though, I finished it in the first couple days because it was THAT. GOOD. Who else couldn’t stop turning the pages?! Before I dive into my thoughts…

  • April 30, 2018 / Life
    I Started A Book Club! + Book Review Round One

    Hi guys!!! Y’all have no idea how excited to officially announce this Book Club!! A fun fact about me is that I absolutely LOVE to read. I am always on the hunt for a new book and when I find one I love, I can’t put it down until it’s done! So! For this book…

  • April 28, 2018 / Life
    Blogging Series: How to Grow Your Instagram Following

    Hi friends! Thanks for coming back to Part 2 of my blogging series!! Today I will be diving into one of my most requested blog posts EVER, How To Grow Your Instagram Following! And rightfully so! I mean, who doesn’t want to grow their Instagram following?? If you are new to my blog or missed Part…

  • April 19, 2018 / Family
    Wedding Update! 4.18.18

    I cannot believe Chris and I have already been engaged for almost 4 months!! Everyone tells you to really enjoy the engagement season because it goes fast and they are sooo right. I’m so excited to marry Chris in 135 days (!!!) and so happy with how everything is coming together. I decided to make…

  • April 11, 2018 / Family
    Our Save The Dates!

    Thank you Minted for sponsoring this post! All opinions are my own. (:  Happy Wedding Wednesday!! Today’s post is going to be showing you all our Save The Dates! I absolutely love how these turned out and am so excited to share with you all every detail that went into ordering them. (:  Right after…

  • April 04, 2018 / Life
    How I Asked My Bridesmaids

    Surprise!! Mylie is going to be one of my bridesmaids! …. totally kidding. But kinda wish she could be one. I mean, how adorable would she look in a bridesmaids dress!? The answer is super flippin’ cute. Hahaha nope, she will not be a bridesmaid but she did make a great helper for putting these gifts…

  • March 11, 2018 / Fashion
    Blogging Series: How To Start A Blog

    One of my most often asked questions is “How do I start a blog?”. This is SUCH a loaded question, so I wanted to take the time to write out the best tips for you all to read over and have to look back on. It is so exciting that so many of you all are…

  • March 07, 2018 / Life
    Wedding Wednesday: How To Budget For A Wedding

    Time to talk about every bride-to-be’s favorite thing… the wedding budget!! (Did any one else cringe after reading that) Getting married is such an exciting season and ideally should be a stress free, happy time. But, when you factor in the actual cost of a wedding, things can get pretty stressful! Did you know that…

  • February 28, 2018 / Life
    10 Tips To Help You Say Yes To The Dress

    As I’m sure most of you already know, I said YES to the dress! (not the one pictured of course!) It was so much fun having my mother and two of my friends with me to help me find the perfect dress for our wedding day. Wedding dress shopping has by far been my favorite part of…

  • January 25, 2018 / Life
    A Treehouse Getaway + Thoughts on Community & Social Media

    Hi guys! So about a month ago, I was invited to stay at the @chltreehouse , which is a gorgeous/incredible Air BnB, with a group of amazing female creatives from the Nashville area. @Colleengallagher_ was our wonderful host and put together the most perfect weekend for all of us! I had actually never met Colleen before…

  • January 17, 2018 / Family
    Wedding Planning: My Mood Board

    You asked and I’m delivering! I’m turning Wednesday’s on my blog into Wedding Wednesday’s and hope to share with you all everything that I am learning and doing to prepare for the big day! So many of you have been wanting me to share every step of my wedding planning process and I’m so excited about…

  • August 28, 2017 / Fashion & Beauty
    Relationship Thoughts + 10 Summer Date Ideas

    Throughout my relationship with Chris, I have learned so much about myself and us as a couple, it’s really cool to look back at our younger selves and see how much we have grown together! Here are the 5 main things I have learned throughout our relationship…

  • July 16, 2017 / Fashion & Beauty
    22 Things You Might Not Know About Me

    I wanted to do a post that will help you all connect and get to know me on a more personal level! With that being said, I decided to let you all in on 22 things you may not know about me. I also will be throwing in some answers to frequently asked questions!

  • June 18, 2017 / Life
    The Hardest Breakup I’ve Ever Had

    I always want to be 100% transparent with you all and while the majority of my blog and social media channels portray positivity and happiness, that isn’t always the case. Like everyone else, I go through dark times and deeply struggle with various things in my personal life. While the majority of my days I am smiling ear to ear and consumed with happiness, I break down and cry some days, and others I feel lonely and sad. And I think those struggles, like the one I am about to share with you all, need to be talked about more…

  • May 23, 2017 / Fitness
    My Health & Fitness Habits

    First off, thank you all so much for your kind words on my recent Instagram post! You all are the sweetest and so uplifting. I have been wanting to shoot a sporty look for a while and definitely think I am going to start doing more looks like this one because, to be honest, wearing athletic gear is my favoriteee! Also, buying new workout clothes is super motivating. Not gonna lie… after I bought this top I couldn’t wait to go to the gym the next morning. When you look good you feel good, right?? 

    Anyways, living a healthy lifestyle has always been super…

  • January 25, 2017 / Family
    How to Survive Living With Your Significant Other

    Yesterday, on January 24th, Chris and I celebrated our 4th anniversary together. While four years seems like a long time together, it honestly has flown by. I feel like it was just yesterday that I was a senior in high school and this random boy swept me off my feet. I knew he was interested in…

  • December 30, 2016 / Life
    10 Habits to Pick Up In 2017

    With 2016 wrapping up and coming to an end, I can’t help but think back on what 2016 has consisted of and also of what’s in store for 2017! This year has been such a wonderful year for me, especially because I started this blog back in September! While my blog is still fairly new,…

  • October 30, 2016 / Life
    15 Cheap Fall Date Ideas

      Happy Fall Y’all!   I don’t think I have mentioned this yet, but fall is my absolute most favorite time of the year. From the leaves changing to the most gorgeous colors, to those nights spent by the fire with cozy socks on and a hot cup of tea (my current state), I just…

  • October 13, 2016 / Life
    46 Lifestyle Changes For A Better You

    Recently I found myself at my local bookstore in the Personal Growth section. I wasn’t really sure what I was searching for, but I knew I wanted to find a book that would help me explore different ways I could improve my everyday life. Now, I am not saying I am unhappy or unsatisfied with…

  • August 24, 2016 / Life
    Meet Me!

    My name is Heather Marie, welcome to my lifestyle blog!