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Flowers, Gemstones, and a Fun Announcement

Summer style isn’t usually my favorite (fall fashion has my heart!), but I feel like I’ve finally found my favorite summer style that I love. I’m not big on shorts, so my summer wardrobe consists of soft cotton dresses, skinny jeans, colorful tops, and pretty jewels in light colors. I’ve had a somewhat business-y summer […]

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Backyard Half-Barrel Table DIY

Whew! What a weekend! We had so much fun celebrating Independence Day, but now Lamar and I are in recovery mode. He was up ALL night Friday night tending to his new smoker, we had family over all day Saturday, and then walked up the hill to see the city fireworks that night. So, there […]

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4th of July Dessert Favorite: Red, White & Blue Trifle Cups

Fourth of July is one of my favorite holidays because of the family traditions, celebrating our country’s independence, and the food! Oh, the food.  This is the second year we are having a big cookout at our place right after our local parade (which we’ve been going to since I was a baby!), and we’ve […]

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Currently | July

Hello, July! Honestly, this month is bittersweet. I go back to work this month, which means there’s only a few more weeks left of sleeping in, morning coffee on the patio, and relaxation. I’m looking forward to this school year and what it will hold since I am starting a different type of teaching role, […]