In the Beginning Snuggled deep under blankets, my favorite stuffed animal tucked close beside me, his voice read on. The story pulled me in. A mouse and a boy and a toy motorcycle. It felt like adventure. Adventure neatly bound between two brightly colored covers. From Ralph S. Mouse and The Mouse and the Motorcycle we moved […]

January 15, 2019

The Books of 2018

Earlier this week I shared my 2018 Year in Review post. So, since we’ve taken one last official look back, it’s finally time to move on into 2019 and all the goals, dreams, and plans it holds! You can see last year’s review and goal post here. I just re-read it myself, so I thought […]

January 10, 2019

2019: Goals, Dreams, and Plans

A New Year! I’m always a little torn about how I really feel about this time of year. For one thing, I love change and think it’s a huge part of what makes life fun. But I also adore Christmas and am always a little sad to see that season end. Goal-setting and new beginnings are some […]

January 8, 2019

2018: A Year in Review

About a month ago, we got to take a family vacation to visit friends in Nashville, Tennessee, family in Louisville, Kentucky, and then on to Indiana for some family time just the four of us. We had so much fun, and I described part one a couple of weeks ago and just realized that I’d […]

December 20, 2018

Roadtrip: Tennessee, Kentucky, and Indiana Vacation Pt. 2

Tears welled up in her eyes and threatened to spill down her face as she stood listening to the words her almost-husband was saying. As he read the vows he’d written himself he described his past: the dark days he’d had to face alone and the light that came into his life when he met […]

December 16, 2018

Sally and Gabe’s Charleston Wedding at The Tides

Kindergarten. A time for learning to read, counting to 100, coloring, pasting, and…meeting your future spouse? Falling in Love in Kindergarten He chased her around the playground. The shrieks of happy children playing filled the air. Her mom still has their first picture together. When she stole his red crayon he had no idea that one […]

November 29, 2018

Sarah and Luke’s Engagement at the Green

Who Doesn’t Love a Good Roadtrip? We love to travel. Husband and I met at summer camp, started dating in Tanzania, got engaged in Costa Rica, and have since visited 25 states and several countries together. We have plans to add another country or two in 2019 (hello Zambia and possibly the Netherlands!!) and recently […]

November 27, 2018

Roadtrip: Tennessee, Indiana, and Kentucky Pt 1

Hands down the best engagement story I heard this year came from Sally and Gabe, and I am so excited to share it today! An Engagement Story She had no idea it was coming. All she knew was that one minute all four of their children would be home that weekend, and the next all […]

November 20, 2018

A Charlotte Engagement: Sally and Gabe

You may remember Aubrey and Te’Darryl’s rainy wedding from earlier this year. It was a beautiful day, and the vendor team was spectacular! Topping that list of vendors is Jesse and Hannah Travers of JTPerceptions, a husband-wife videography team who truly cannot be beat! They are the best! The wedding videos they create are timeless […]

November 1, 2018

Vendor Spotlight: JTPerceptions Videographers

An Exciting Engagement Penha and Andy went sky-diving together earlier this year. She thought it was “just” a fun date, but, right when the excitement should have been ending, Andy surprised her with the most exciting thing of all. He asked her to marry him, and, standing there in that field, parachutes barely unclipped, she […]

November 1, 2018

A Boone Engagement- Penha and Andy


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