Category: Personal

Life Lately

Apr 17 2017

Last weekend my aunt and uncle from Omaha, Nebraska (where I was born and raised) flew into Charlotte to visit us.  It was such a great long weekend with them and on Sunday we took the light rail into Uptown to watch a Knights baseball game.

I’m wearing a kimono (they hide the extra “fluff” and my go-to) AND Old Navy has my favorite white distressed jeans ($34) again this year (same as I’m wearing in this picture).  They’re available in regular, tall and petite.

Kimono | White Distressed Jeans | Chuck TaylorsSunglasses | Bracelets  


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Pictures of our Family

Sep 27 2016


I wanted to share some very special family pictures by the AMAZING, Alex Michele Photography during our visit to Omni at Amelia Island Plantation.  Alex has captured our family at Amelia Island each year and the pictures are so special to look back and reflect on.  We cannot wait to add Olive to the mix next June when we venture back down to Amelia Island to celebrate the hubby’s big 40th birthday!!!

I’ve linked up the items in the portraits at the bottom of the post.



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Our 7 year anniversary

Sep 25 2016


Where does the time go?

I can’t believe, here we are, 7 years later.  When we got married, I remember John saying that he wanted to renew our vows during our 10 year wedding anniversary.  All I could think about was how old we would be (lol)… and here we are, 3 years away from that milestone.  Time slow down!

I’m so incredibly lucky to have this man in my life… one toddler, a child in my belly later and one amazing husband – I couldn’t ask for more.  The past 7 years have been with my best friend by my side.

Here’s a walk down memory lane!


Photography by Kristin Vining 


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