Welcome, dear friend! Here you will find an inside look into my life as a business owner and newlywed, helpful advice from years of studying wedding publications, and snippets of all things delightful as they delight my virtual travels. I'm so glad you're here!


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Lessons Learned in 2016

I hope you all had the merriest Christmas! I see this week between Christmas and New Years as an invitation to prepare well for the year ahead. For the past three years, I have used PowerSheets to take stock of the previous year and set new goals for the one ahead. My process has looked vastly different this […]

December 27, 2016

For the Heart

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The Reason for the Season

These words are what Christmas is all about. Jesus came to bring light and life into the world. Let our hearts swell with thankfulness as we think about this marvelous gift. Merry Christmas, y’all! Gaye Frances Willard At that time the Roman emperor, Augustus, decreed that a census should be taken throughout the Roman Empire. […]

December 24, 2016

Celebration + Holiday

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Friday No. 6

1. I was invited to a party on Friday night hosted for the ladies on staff at our church and the spouses of the staff gents. I was excited to be included as a soon-to-be staff wife and had a lovely time getting to know the other ladies as we made ornaments and swapped festive socks and […]

December 23, 2016

Celebration + Holiday

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