Holiday Movie Favorites

There are so many things that I love about the holidays: putting up decorations, listening to holiday music, cutting down our tree and drinking hot chocolate with way too many marshmallows. But one of my all time favorite past times during the…

Thanksgiving 2014

Happy Thanksgiving! I can’t believe the holidays have arrived. It feels like just yesterday I was planning my wedding and getting ready for summer. Thanksgiving is sometimes a holiday  that is overlooked and under appreciated. Some people can’t wait for Thanksgiving…

5 Ways to Give Back this Holiday Season

Giving back during the holidays is something I strive to do every year. Last year, I hosted a segment on my blog/Instagram called a Week of Gratitude. I listed seven acts of kindness (one for each day) and challenged my readers to do…

The Prettiest 2014 Holiday Cards + Giveaway

A huge thank you to Minted.com for sponsoring this post. All opinions are my own.  For more information see my disclosures here.  If you’re anything like me, you start getting ready for the holidays as soon as possible. I start…

Weekend Recap (7/4- 7/6)

Happy Monday, readers! I hope everyone had a wonderful weekend. I know I sure did. On the Fourth of July, it rained a bit in the morning, so a pool day wasn’t an option. We headed over to the Elmwood…

Happy 4th of July!

Bryan and I on the 4th of July, 2012 Happy 4th of July! Hurricane Arthur is coming our way, so I’m not sure what our holiday festivities will be. I’m hoping for some time relaxing at the pool, watching fireworks,…