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10 Things I Want to Tell You on My 28th Birthday

Today I turn 28. Just typing out those two numbers beside each other brings on all the “I can’t believe it” feels. I’m 100%, officially in my “late twenties,” my 10-year high school graduation anniversary is this year, and Ty and I will have been married for 5 years. Those all feel like big moments. Continue Reading

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Cheers to A Joyful 2017 + An Expectant 2018

Happy New Year!

This is one of those posts that a blogger hems and haws over and debates and dissects each piece wondering if they’ll really get up enough courage to hit publish. And here we are ;] When I think about 2017, I think about a year of extreme growth. A lot of changes took place for Continue Reading

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2017 Fall Reading List

#ashreadsbooks

Having a designated reading list this past summer was SO good for me! I love, LOVE to read. However, I’m often the person who starts reading a book and then just never finishes them. But, I’ve found that having a reading list keeps me going. And, it helps keep me interested because I always know Continue Reading

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2017 Summer Reading List

#ashreadsbooks

I’ve always been a book girl. The Pizza Hut Book-It program was 100% my jam in elementary school. I loved the challenge of reading as many books as I could in a short period of time and expanding my knowledge through various stories and plot lines. My love for books has only grown over the Continue Reading

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4 Business Books I’ve Been Loving Lately

I’ve always been a reader and LOVE when others share their “must reads” with me. So much so that I too have grown to love sharing my favorites!! I get emails and DM’s on Instagram all the time asking me to blog more about what I’ve been reading so here we are friends!! A blog Continue Reading

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Runaway Brides 5K

Hey Brides-to-be!! Are you looking for a fun event to rally together with your bridesmaids in the spirit of fun AND fitness?! We have just the event for you :] What: Runaway Brides 5K When: Saturday, April 1st Where: Marriott Ranch, 5305 Marriott Ln, Hume, VA 22639 How Much: $30 – 100% of the proceeds will be Continue Reading

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A New Look for 2017

A Palm Shop Website Launch

Right before our Fall wedding season began at the end of August,, Ty and I had a huge heart to heart about the progression of our brand, our business and what we hoped for the future of it all. And while this conversation is one that we’ve frequented a lot recently, this was the first Continue Reading

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The Best Gift I’ve Ever Given

Christmas 2016

This past weekend, Ty and I headed home to finally celebrate Christmas with my family. With Christmas being on a Sunday, Momma working in Texas and Daddy working crazy holiday hours for UPS, we just couldn’t make Christmas happen in December. So we planned this weekend in January for all of us to gather at Continue Reading

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5 Things I’ve Learned this Week

Ty and I lead a community group on Thursday nights and last night we talked about perseverance and what that looks like in our everyday life. From the days when we feel like we’re on the mountaintop (everything is going great) to the days where we feel like we’re in the valley (everything feels like Continue Reading

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Our Favorite ABC’s of 2016

Earlier this week I posted a “Blog Feedback” survey (feel free to click there and take it yourself if you’d like!!) on my personal Facebook and our business Facebook. At the start of every new year, we evaluate what has worked, what hasn’t worked and what we can improve upon. One of the biggest parts Continue Reading

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