November 20, 2017

We Bought A House!

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I mentioned a little while ago that our lives have kind of definitely been a whirlwind lately and one of the biggest reasons is that we were in the process of buying a house!  I haven't shared too many details on here or social media because I didn't want to jinx our luck in finding the perfect house.  Call me superstitious if you will, but through the process of selling our last house and hearing the stories of others trying to buy in the DFW market, I just didn't want to take any chances.  We definitely had a few bumps along the way as one does with buying an older home, but Kyle and I are absolutely over the moon to be able to start settling into the next chapter of our lives!

November 1, 2017

101 in 1,001

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I thought I would get back into the swing of blogging by doing a fun, multipurpose post!  We have had so many life changes happening lately that my short term goals and things I want to do have felt really jumbled.  I'm a huge list person and generally keep a daily to-do list in a notebook and a weekly/monthly schedule in my planner but I usually reserve those for things like "get car inspected", "phone bill due", or "buy water".  So, the purpose of this list of 101 things is to have a physical reminder of things I would like to accomplish in the next 1,001 days (roughly 2.75 years) and by publishing it here I have a community to keep me accountable!  Some of these are rather small things that I've been meaning to do for a while and some of them are huge goals that are going to be really meaningful to cross off.

September 25, 2017

5 Tips to Sell Your First Home

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I can't believe I'm writing this post because it honestly felt like the day we would sell the house I grew up in and inherited when my mom passed away would never really come.  It was a lot of work and required help from family, hours spent out in the hot Texas sun, and a couple of tears shed by me.  Hurricane Harvey also hit the weekend before we were supposed to close, so that caused some additional stresses and delays.

September 22, 2017

Personalized Jewelry

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Necklace  |  Bangle  |  Top: old, similar  |  Jeans  |  Vest   
Shoes: old, similar  |  Pursesimilar

Let's talk personalized jewelry.  Y'all know I love a good monogram as much as the next southern girl and as I've gotten older I find myself reaching for the same pieces of jewelry every day.  Maybe it's the simplicity and ease of knowing what I'm going to wear or maybe I'm just being lazy, but I really think there's something to wearing signature pieces of jewelry every day and reserving things like statement necklaces and earrings for special occasions.