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Managing Expectations

December 25, 2017 | 2 Comments

This is a hot topic in the season of getting married, moving somewhere and making new life decisions. My entire life has been about looking forward to the next season and creating a picture in my mind of what that looks like. Training your mind to be present in the moment, I’ve learned, is tougher…

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Choosing Joy during the “Winter Blues”

December 18, 2017 | 1 Comment

This is something that, I feel, doesn’t get addressed enough in our community of Texas. Probably because Texas tends to be mostly sunny with average temperatures but it’s still darker longer during the winter and I don’t know about you but that affects me! As I mentioned in previous posts, this new season has been…

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Christmas Traditions

December 13, 2017 | 3 Comments

I love Christmas time, I love spending time with the family, opening presents and eating lots of yummy treats! This year is a bit different having moved into a new place and getting everything settled in. Our little Christmas tree is an accurate representation of our holiday season, simple and small. Just yesterday I began to…

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15 Wedding Tips to Save Thousands!

December 11, 2017 | 2 Comments

Did you know that the average wedding cost in 2017 was $26,720? Now I don’t know about you but I didn’t have that kind of cash just lying around whenever I got engaged. Thus the wedding budget was born! Matt and I used Google Sheets to our advantage. It really helped keep our financial responsibilities organized…

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Refreshing Moments

November 20, 2017 | 2 Comments

Let’s start this out by closing our eyes. Wait read this first then close your eyes and think about this phrase. What refreshes or relaxes you? Is it the view outside your window in the morning, or the evening sunset painting colors across the sky? If I had to pick one place that refreshes me…

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