Our First Anniversary

It’s Josh and my one-year anniversary! It’s hard for me to believe that we’ve already been married for a year. Our relationship always felt so natural, and stepping into marriage also felt like the most natural thing in the world. We’ve faced what feel like countless challenges already, but communication, understanding, and willingness to forgive have helped us get past […]

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My Everyday Makeup Routine

Over the past year I’ve made an effort to simplify my daily makeup routine. I think I finally got that down early this year when I was working at Panera in the mornings and gave my sleepy pregnant self a mere ten minutes to get ready. Since then, this has been my favorite everyday makeup routine…though, let’s be honest, as […]

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My Tips to Help Simplify Possessions

Happy Monday, friends! Today is wonderfully gray and windy, and I couldn’t be more happy than to be cozied up on my couch typing this post. Like I mentioned in several previous posts, minimizing and simplifying possessions is a topic that has been close to my heart at this time. Right before the new year, I had the hubby bring […]

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DIY 20-Minute Wall Hanging

Happy Friday, friends! It’s been a long week over here, but a successful one. I got my Christmas decorations taken down, boxed up a bunch of things for Goodwill, and kicked the bedrooms and the laundry room into shape (now to move on to the rest of the house!). I think it must be something about the new year, but […]

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2016 in Review + Goals for 2017

Happy 2017, friends! I hope your new year is off to a great start! I feel like 2016 got a really bad rap–I saw a lot of negativity in my Facebook feed as the year wound down, and lots of posts dubbing 2016 as the worst year ever. And while I do agree that there were (are) a lot of […]

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