SELECTIONS AND OVERAGES | Just Say Whoa?!

SELECTIONS AND OVERAGES | Just Say Whoa?!

CALLING CHIP & JOANNA GAINES? Our next step in the whole process was actually a lot of little steps, or basically visiting alllllll of the suppliers to make selections on the details we wanted in our house. You guys... we were NOT prepared for just how much you pick out! Thinking it would just be [...]

STICK AND STONES | And a Roof?!

STICK AND STONES | And a Roof?!

STICKS AND STONES WILL... BUILD MY DREAM HOME! Since we last talked... the concrete jungle has become a stick palace... we're moving up in the world people! Once the foundation cured (slowest weeks everrr), the framing FLEW up. I understand the "hurry up and wait" aspect of home building more and more each stage of [...]

WE’RE HERE FOR THE POTATOES & CAKE | Wedding Tastings!

WE’RE HERE FOR THE POTATOES & CAKE | Wedding Tastings!

Wait, there are how many calories in this?!  O_o Take my advice: wedding tastings are one of the most fun parts of the process. People ply you with delicious food, for free! (Granted you're going to pay them a sh*t ton of money later...) As you guys know, I last told you about saying "Yes to [...]

BUDGET IS A FOUR LETTER WORD | And Other “FUN” Stuff

BUDGET IS A FOUR LETTER WORD | And Other “FUN” Stuff

A continuation of the home building blogs... With this series, I'll keep you updated as we go with insight into the process, and maybe help you make a decision if you're on the fence about building! (Read here for the previous post in this series.) CONCRETE JUNGLE Since we last talked... the dirt hole had [...]

I SAID YES | To The Dress!

I SAID YES | To The Dress!

Here comes the Briiiiiide! Since we last spoke about wedding planning, you guys... I SAID YES TO TO THE DRESS!!! Planning is ramping up and, while we're still 7-ish months away, there are so many more exciting boxes to check off the list. To catch up on what's happened prior to this point, visit the [...]

FLOOR PLAN PARTY! | Can You Make It Cat Friendly?

FLOOR PLAN PARTY! | Can You Make It Cat Friendly?

A continuation of the home building blogs... With this series, I'll keep you updated as we go with insight into the process, and maybe help you make a decision if you're on the fence about building!  (Read here for the previous post in this series.) HOW MANY CLOSETS ARE TOO MANY? ASKING FOR A FRIEND... [...]

IS IT FALL YET? | Favorites & Fails

IS IT FALL YET? | Favorites & Fails

I haven't done a favorites & fails in forever!! A huge chunk of that was "I don't have time" and also, a lot of items were still the same in my daily routine. But now, bum bum BUMMMMMMM (cue dramatic music)... I have new items to talk about with you! While this eyeshadow palette is [...]

VENUES AND VISION | We’re Planning A Wedding!

VENUES AND VISION | We’re Planning A Wedding!

Since we last spoke about wedding planning... a lot has happened! To recap, Jon and I were engaged in Hawaii on October 28, 2016 and spent the immediate time after that basking in our newfound use of the fiancé title. We honestly didn't do much planning at all for a few months, because we knew [...]

RODAN + FIELDS | Skincare Review

RODAN + FIELDS | Skincare Review

I was recently sent a few items from Rodan + Fields to try out and I'd have to say there are definite hits and misses among the bunch. This was my first time trying anything associated with R+F besides the breakout Proactiv products (which I wasn't a fan of) that Dr. Katie Rodan and Dr. [...]

SO YOU WANT TO BUILD A HOUSE | Insanity and Creativity Combined!

SO YOU WANT TO BUILD A HOUSE | Insanity and Creativity Combined!

For those who didn't know... Jon and I are not only planning a wedding, we're building a house!  0_o I know... we're insane. We're doing all of it at the same time. But heyyyy if we can, you can too! Also, if we can do all of this, we are SET for married life. Huzzah! [...]