Wedding Wednesdays: Our Invites x Poeme

At the beginning of the planning process, I was expecting to buy our invitations offline. A pre-designed template that I could just fill in with our information sounded easy enough. After all, it was good enough for our save the dates. I quickly realized however, that none of the designs were quite what I wanted, and I wanted the invitation to be just right. The font was a bit too swirly, or the colors were a bit off, and I didn’t know if I trusted working with a designer via email. Luckily, one of my vendors raved…

May Favorites: 2017

For once, I can honestly say I didn’t feel like this past month sped by too quickly! Definitely not at all a bad thing, because all too often I begin these posts exclaiming how I can’t believe it’s already the next month. I’m sure June will be a whirlwind with my wedding quickly approaching, but I’ll do my very best to stay in the moment! So, what was I loving in May? Read on to find out!   Beauty Viktor and Rolf Flower Bomb Roller Ball: I found this in…

The Importance of R&R + 10 Ways to Unwind

Hello, strangers! Long time no blog-but this post sort of goes hand in hand with my absence. So, allow me to explain. Wordily.  I’m writing this during a day home from work, my very first ever sick day. Yes, you read that correctly. In the 2.5 years that I’ve worked my nursing job, I’ve never called in, not once. This is for a couple of reasons. I’ve always gotten sick on my days off, a sort of win-lose situation because although those off days were spent in bed, it…

Pure Barre: My New Work Out Obsession

Fitness has always been important to me, but I’ve never really found a routine and or workout that felt…right. Often times, I’d find myself wandering around the gym aimlessly doing reps on an array of random machines that just happened to be available. I knew I needed something a bit more streamlined and focused if I wanted results. Enter Pure Barre. Pure Barre is a total body workout that utilizes the ballet barre, and focuses on small, isometric movements to quickly target and tone your seat, arms, thighs and abs. It’s deceivingly…

April Favorites: 2017

Honestly, April was a whirlwind (I should really take a personal day for my own sanity, but I’m too stubborn!), and I feel like I always write the same intro for these sorts of posts. So, let’s skip the rambling…here are a few of my fav things from April: Fashion Dolce Vite Mules: Put simply, my new fav casual heeled shoes for spring/summer! White Ruffle Bottom Tank: I wore this top 3 times within the first week of owning it. Enough said. (I also have THIS pair, but I have yet to style…