NAUTICAL + WEDDING LOCKET

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Our amazing wedding photographer surprised me with one of the most thoughtful gifts a recent bride and new wife could ever ask for:  a personalized gold locket with our favorite wedding photo on the outside and engagement photo on the inside.  When I opened this necklace for the first time, it brought me right back to the happiest day of our lives and I couldn’t wait to wear it.  

MARIE KONDO-INSPIRED MINIMALIST

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My outfit today was inspired by a book I read this weekend: Marie Kondo’s The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up.  It’s a quick read that teaches you how to organize, clean and simplify your life like never before and I definitely leaned in.  I got so inspired that I decided to try the methods I learned out on my own closet and now there’s no turning back (my living room, kitchen and every closet in my house are next!). 

BLUSH + FLORAL

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Even though it’s been well over a month since our wedding, I feel like I’m only just starting to come up for air and it feels so good! Now that thank you cards and our post-wedding checklist are just about out of the way, I finally have time to sit back and relax with my husband. Finding our new normal is pretty amazing and weekends have never been more liberating; I almost forgot what free time even felt like.