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Soft Pink Wedding

This soft pink wedding from Alicia Lacey Photography has completely stolen my breath away! From beginning to end, it's absolutely stunning! From the tented reception at Bull Run Golf Club, to the soft ... [ read more ]

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Mint and Coral Rustic Wedding

I’m so in love with this mint and coral rustic wedding from Brittney Kreider Photography because it’s so darn happy! I’ve never seen a bigger smile on a bride! Nicole and Kurt look like the sweetest couple ... [ read more ]

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52 Weeks of Nail Polish: July

Welcome back to the July edition of my 52 weeks of nail polish challenge! If you’re just tuning in, one of my goals for 2015 is to paint my nails more often. In order to do so, I decided to challenge ... [ read more ]

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Golden Birthday Celebration

I am SO excited to bring you this golden birthday celebration from Kristi McKeag Photography and The Herrintons! When Ashley asked me if I knew of a blog that would feature this once in a lifetime shoot, I ... [ read more ]

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Gorgeous Gold Foil Prints

YAY!!! Today our Etsy Shop reopens for a limited time and a limited number of our GORGEOUS gold foil prints will be available again!! We sold out of our limited run last year and did not think we would ... [ read more ]

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The Perfect At Home Manicure

I used to HATE painting my nails. But with a little practice and a whole LOT of patience, I’ve actually gotten pretty good at it. The most important thing is giving yourself enough time to paint them! If ... [ read more ]

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Colorful Styled Anniversary Shoot

OMG takes on a whole new meaning when it comes to this colorful styled anniversary shoot from Katelyn James Photography! Oh My Gorgeous seems much more appropriate :) I love how Lauren and Craig went all ... [ read more ]

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52 Weeks of Nail Polish: June

Good morning! I hope you all had a wonderful 4th of July!! The first five days after a holiday weekend are always the hardest, right? ;) Don’t worry, the weekend will be on us again soon enough!! But ... [ read more ]

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HLA Kitchen: Baked Potato Salad

Baked potato salad. Let me say that again, in case you thought you might have misread. Baked potato salad!!! I can’t believe I’ve been around nearly 27 years and never thought to combine these two favorite ... [ read more ]

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Nautical Engagement Session

This nautical engagement session from Amy Allen Photography has completely stolen my heart today, y’all! The boat setting for this shoot is perfect for this couple’s love story because they met, fell in ... [ read more ]


7 Favorite Pink Lipsticks

I've always been a lip gloss girl, always. So when someone asked me what my favorite pink lipsticks were the other day, I was momentarily stumped. And then shocked (shocked!) when I went to investigate and ... [ read more ]

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Traditional Blush Pink Wedding

I get hearts for eyes a lot. When you have about 100 wedding photographers in your Facebook and Instagram feeds and review wedding submissions and love stories every day it’s almost unavoidable. Not that I ... [ read more ]

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The Secret to the Best Top Coat

It’s not a tip. It’s not even a technique. It’s a product. And it’s not really a secret. It’s readily available. My secret to the best top coat is Good To Go from Essie!! Since I started this 52 weeks ... [ read more ]

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Breakfast In Bed Love Shoot

When Bethanne Arthur Photography reached out with this breakfast in bed love shoot I almost jumped out of my chair with joy! I had just featured this our first home love shoot and loved it so much that I ... [ read more ]

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52 Weeks of Nail Polish: May

We’re back from vacation feeling totally relaxed, rested, happy, and ready to make big things happen during the second half of 2015!! (I can’t believe I just said “the second half of 2015”!!) We have a new ... [ read more ]

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A Sweet Couple + A Frenchie

A sweet couple (the sweetest) and a Frenchie (the cutest Frenchie you ever did see). Need I say more? No, but really. This is one CUTE engagement shoot and adorable love story from Monika Gauthier ... [ read more ]

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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 because ... [ 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 more ... [ 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 dresses ... [ read more ]

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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 doing ... [ read more ]