Friday, June 30, 2017

June Blogger Round Up

June has flown by somehow and life has gotten crazy busy since we got married last month. Thank you notes, settling in from the honeymoon, jobs, traveling, dogs, the list goes on and on. We have made many changes in our lives and it's hard to fit everything in but one thing I have focused on with my blog is making those connections and friends in my niche and the industry in general. I've been learning, researching, making plans and setting goals this month. I've been making my way through the blogging network and have a few favorites I wanted to share with you all. These ladies are awesome and you will love their pages so check them out!  
  • Jackie at  I found Jackie a few months ago while learning a few things about blogging and she immediately opened up with her knowledge and helped me so much. I've learned so much and she's been a major part of my baby success so far. Her style tips are amazing and her pics are always so bright and colorful.   
  • Carly at This gal has the most colorful and creative images on her Instagram and is always super creative with her healthy lifestyle. She's another great influence on me lately and is always open to hearing anything I send her way.  
  • Clare at  She is basically everything mom goals and I look to her for future inspiration and she's my spirit animal with coffee. She's always stylish and has a great eye for home decor.  
  • Emily at has a great eye for books and I'm always on the lookout for them. I am super picky about what I read and sometimes I get lazy trying to find a good one. She always has great suggestions and images on her page. She's another coffee lover I relate to. 
  • Halie at has been amazing to me from the beginning and her page is just #goals in every way. If you want amazing style, travel, and beauty check her out. She lives in NY and literally screams Carrie Bradshaw to me. I envy her daily.  

These ladies are a few of my daily favorites I'm enjoying right now and I hope you guys enjoy as well! I have several trips and goodies coming to the blog this summer so stay tuned! What are your summer plans? Let me know in the comments below! 


Sunday, June 25, 2017

The Wilsons Wedding video

Hey loves! Its wedding season and I wanted to share a glimpse into our wedding day with you all. I wasn't sure about adding video into our wedding day budget in the beginning but I am so happy we did and that Scott was so persistent on it. The video really captured our love story and every little detail from that day. We will cherish this video and our day for many years to come. I'm so happy with it and I highly recommend having video if you are engaged or getting married in the near future. Its incredibly worth it and Axel was simply amazing if you are looking for anyone in Tennessee or surrounding areas. His info will be attached with the video. Hope you enjoy! "> ​Axel Marshall Contact inofrmation- Chattanooga, TN Tel: (615) 275-5791 Vendors Venue- Fillauer Lake House, Photographer- Andria Powers, Video- Axel Marshall Productions, Makeup-Kathy Moberly, Hair-Chanel Hines, Florist-Receptions by Design TN, Cake- Dan the Cake Man- Cakemakers, DJ-Go DJs Entertainment, Catering-GDaddys bbq

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

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Sunday, June 11, 2017

Fathers Day gift guide

Father’s Day is just around the corner! Next weekend to be exact. If you're anything like myself then you are procrastinating and waiting to find that perfect gift. I usually stick to the safe gifts like a sports shirt or hat then have a few items I gravitate to naturally. I personally like the tan leather look and browns for the guys in my life but the items I'm going to mention can be in any color of your choosing.Buying for Dad can sometimes get a little tricky, so I have searched high and low for some great gift ideas and put together this comprehensive Father’s Day gift guide. I personally have several Dads in my life so I know how stressful it can be.I have included some lower and higher priced items. If you don't have time to order or shop you can always find these items locally. Many times you can find them even cheaper at places like TJ Max, Marshalls, and even Ross has great wallets and watches if you can get there before the good items are gone. 

If you have the time and want something creative try They have so many cute personalized gifts. I purchased several of my wedding gifts from there and my Dad/Stepdad gifts. 

You can always throw in some easy items like cologne, grilling items, favorite candies, a card, etc. It's the thought that counts and a card with something small will be better than nothing and will always show Dad that you care. Go with whatever works for you and your budget and style. See below my favorites with different budgets in mind. 

Gifts under $25
Royce leather key fob $15
Brown sunglasses- $13
Gifts under $50
Hilfiger men's hat  $38
iPhone  case-$35
Hickey Freeman  silver cuff links-$44 last
Bryant Park  leather belt $49 
Leather wallet-$23 
Colibri men's black money clip-$39
Black/brown tie-$39 
Brown sunglasses- $13
Gifts over $100
Michael Kors  gold leather watch-$160

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No matter the budget you are on, one of these gifts will surely be the perfect one! Get some of your siblings to go in on the higher priced items, Dad will love them! You can shop these exact items here on the link below.

Let me know if you have any other great items in mind! I'm always looking for great ideas for the men in my life.Enjoy your Fathers Day weekend!

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Packing for Southbeach

What to pack for Southbeach....

So after I got my back from my bachelorette trip in Southbeach I thought I would share a few items with you guys for packing. This list is for any destination with a beach. We all think we are a great packer until the moment we start packing. TRUST me when I say someone always forgets something. I always make a list of everything and cross it off as I go. Usually, two days before because I like to procrastinate but I always make my list ahead of time. Don't even get started on unpacking. I have enough clothes and extra items I can usually go a bit before I really have to unpack... terrible flaw I know but back to packing. 

 Keep in mind my list is more beach based, but you can adjust it to where ever your destination is! 

  • Bathing Suits + Cover up
  • Sandals
  • Day outfits
  • Night outfits
  • Light sweater or cardigan
  • small umbrella (you never know)
  • Undergarments
  • Pajamas or sleep clothes
  • Jewelry
  • Purse

  • Flats that are good for walking in because you will be doing some major walking in Fl. I prefer flip flops or sandals but I always bring my converse just in case.
  • Wedges. Going out to nice places to eat and for entertainment, you will still want something somewhat comfortable. 
  • Heels
  • Traveling shoes and I always bring some socks for the plane ride because I'm miserable when I'm cold. 

  • Shampoo + Conditioner(baby size)
  • Body Wash(baby size)
  • Body Lotion
  • Chap-stick
  • Sunscreen
  • Toothbrush + Toothpaste
  • Razor + Shaving Cream
  • Tampons if its that time or close
  • Deodorant + Perfume
  • Hair Brush 
  • Blow Dryer / Straightener / Curling Iron
  • Cosmetics
  • Hair products
  • Face products
  • Hair ties + Bobby pins

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  • Meds
  • Magazine or book
  • Beach bag + Beach Towel 
  • Hats
  • Sunglasses
  • Plane + Hotel information
  • Travel documents 
  • Small blanket if you're flying. Again...I always FREEZE on planes.
  • Favorite cup or bottle holder to keep hydrated.
  • Aloe
  • Cash, debit card, ID and passport if needed.

  • Camera + Charger (I use my cannon and go pro)
  • Memory Card
  • Phone + Charger
  • Laptop / Tablet + Charger
  • Ipad +Charger

I hope this helped you all pack for your beach destination! Let me know down in the comments down below what your travel plans are! Have a great week!