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National Mall Engagement Shoot

I love that today’s National Mall engagement shoot takes place in the same spot where the couple got engaged! I think the smiles Anna Grace Photography captured were all the more loving and genuine ... [ read more ]


Work Like You’re Going On Vacation

You know how ridiculously productive you are the day before you leave on vacation?! You get twice, sometimes even three times, as much done in that one day than you would on any other day. You’re so ... [ read more ]

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Love Is All You Need Anniversary Shoot

I’m just going to come right out and say it - I’m pretty much obsessed with anniversary shoots right now! They’re just - ahh! I can’t really describe it. I just love them. A lot. And this anniversary ... [ read more ]

My April nail polish picks for my 52 weeks of nail polish challenge!

52 Weeks of Nail Polish: April

My 52 weeks of nail polish challenge is going strong, you guys! I’m actually loving it more and more with each passing week! If you’re just tuning in, one of my goals for 2015 is to paint my nails ... [ read more ]

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DIY Backyard Ranch Wedding

I am completely and utterly smitten with this backyard ranch wedding from Luke and Cat Photography! Smitten with every last rustic, vintage, shabby chic, DIY detail! From the blush pink bridesmaids ... [ read more ]


Monthly Duty Day

Monthly duty day. An entire day dedicated to getting organized, playing catch-up, and keeping on top of all the monthly duties that quickly pile up. My favorite day of the month actually. I’ve been ... [ read more ]


Summer Jeans

I finished my spring cleaning this weekend! I broke it down into sections with my closet being the last section I had to tackle. I’ll be honest, it looked really scary on the surface. Scarier because ... [ read more ]


New Zealand Love Affair

I always let out a little squeal when I see the word submission in an email from Natalie Franke Photography because I know it's going to be AMAZING!! But this one, you guys... this one was EPIC!! This ... [ read more ]


All Natural Moisturizing Face Mask

I am so excited to welcome back Nikki Santerre to the blog today!! In the fall of last year, Nikki shared with us her recipe for homemade sugar scrubs. The pumpkin spice sugar scrub is ah-mazing!! I ... [ read more ]

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Navy and Fuchsia Southern Wedding

What you’re about to see is a beyond gorgeous (filled to the brim with details) navy and fuchsia Southern wedding!! The mountaintop view at the ceremony is absolutely breathtaking!! And the color ... [ read more ]


Lilly for Target

Lilly for Target. Lilly for Target. LILLY FOR TARGET!!! Have you heard?! Lilly Pulitzer is coming to Target!!! Sunday, April 19th!! (Sadly, I don’t know the time. When stores open, I guess. But what ... [ read more ]

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What Creative at Heart Has Done For Me

It’s been really hard for me to put into words exactly what Creative at Heart means to me. I’ve literally spent two days working on nothing but this post. I’ve stayed off of social media and I even ... [ read more ]

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Our First Home Love Shoot

I am so excited to share this our first home love shoot with you today!! It’s the first of its kind that I’ve ever seen and ever featured here on HLA!! I sincerely hope it won’t be the last :) It’s ... [ read more ]