Wedding Traditions We Broke, Part 1

When planning our wedding in May, Colton and I looked to a lot of classic traditions for both our ceremony and reception to help shape the biggest day of our lives. We quickly found that a lot of wedding traditions didn’t feel right to either one of us. We tried to keep our wedding low-key and small so we ended up eliminating some traditions that … Continue reading Wedding Traditions We Broke, Part 1

Wedding Traditions We Broke, Part 2

Today’s post is the second half of a mini series talking about the wedding traditions Colton and decided just weren’t for us.  We both loved and hated the wedding planning process.  We were able to mold the day into something that was uniquely ours, and that sometimes meant eliminating classic wedding traditions from the timeline.  Part one of the mini series focused on the traditions … Continue reading Wedding Traditions We Broke, Part 2

Pink Avenue Boutique, Hot Springs, Arkansas

Shop Local: Pink Avenue Boutique

You’ve seen me mention it on Instagram and in many previous blog posts, so I thought I should finally officially introduce my favorite local boutique to my blog.  Pink Avenue resides in Suite B of 3948 Central Avenue, the center of my hometown of Hot Springs, Arkansas.  This gorgeous boutique will always have a special place in my heart.  Can y’all believe it was the first … Continue reading Shop Local: Pink Avenue Boutique

{Grand Opening} Ulta Beauty in Hot Springs

I am beyond excited to bring you this post in partnership with Ulta Beauty! Ulta Beauty invited me to a sneak peek of their new store location in my hometown of Hot Springs, Arkansas at 213 Cornerstone Boulevard.  The Grand Opening of the store is Friday, August 18 (tomorrow!) with a ribbon cutting at 9:45 am.  The first 100 customers will each receive a beuaty … Continue reading {Grand Opening} Ulta Beauty in Hot Springs

Off the Shoulder Striped Dress

Off the Shoulder Striped Dress

With spring finally here to stay, off the shoulder dresses are out to play. A blue and white striped off the shoulder dress is guaranteed to subtly turn heads at your next springtime cocktail party or brunch.  Add a pair of matching lace-up heels colorful accessories, and you’ve got a stylish match made in heaven.  See all of the outfit details below! Dress: Purple Rain … Continue reading Off the Shoulder Striped Dress

Downtown Hot Springs

Small Southern Hometown

There is nothing quite like growing up in a small, Southern tourist town.  Hot Springs, Arkansas’ claims to fame stretch a mile long: America’s first National Park, birthplace of Major League Baseball Spring Training, home of Oaklawn race track and the Arkansas Derby, favorite hiding place of Al Capone in the 1920’s, one of the capitals of the Confederacy during the American Civil War, hometown … Continue reading Small Southern Hometown