Ditching Cable

We finally did it. We moved to a Streaming Service as our TV Provider. I know I’m making a bigger deal of this than it may be – but I’m really excited. I’ve pulled together some details of how we made the decision to move to Sling and what you’ll need to get the party started:

*To get Network Channels, you need to purchase an Antenna
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Backyard Updates

Backyard Updates

It is amazing what 6 weeks and some elbow grease can do – (Left – Before; Right – After).

One day it hit me how out of control our fence and side yard was – so I decided to do something about it. I went into this thinking I would be able to knock it out in a weekend- anddd 6 weeks later I’m finally done. If you’re interested to see progress in video format, head over to InstaStories.

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Oyster Garland

Oyster Garland

Pinterest can be a blessing or a curse. I’ve always tried look at it as a blessing and a source of inspiration. For our wedding Head Table, I wanted to add some depth to the Captain’s Table and tie all the different center pieces together, we had three- candles, flowers and oyster balls.

Inspiration.

Southern Living
Southern Weddings

My inspiration led me to creating an Oyster Garland. The end goal was to create something beautiful, but that would also be easily set out by our venue. You don’t want to turn your DIY project into something you’re working on the morning of your wedding.

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What I’m Digging: August

What I’m Digging: August

By this point, I’m sure y’all have hear of Glossier in one way or another. Their brand statement is to “create the new beauty essentials: easy-to-use skincare and makeup that form the backbone to your routine.”

I have come to love their products and look forward to sharing my obsession with y’all.

For 10% off your first purchase, check out this link.

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Changing Your Name

Ayi ayi ayi, you got married and you want to change your name – I went through a few headache’s during the process so hopefully the below tips will help!

Step 1. Check this website to see the process for your state.

Step 2. Request copies of your marriage license via the Vital Records Office. Depending on your time constrains, you can have them sent via mail.

I had heard horror stories of how many copies people needed in the past, so I ordered 5. Overkill- yes, but have you met me??

Step 3. Take a week off work. Okay that’s an exertion, but this one isn’t a quick process.

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Wedding Details

I’ve always felt that the little details are those that make your wedding day special. Sharing some of the details we had throughout our wedding to make things feel special.

Snapchat filter. You can purchase a custom Snapchat Filter on Etsy. It’s really easy to upload to Snapchat too! Now if only Instagram would do the same for Instastories. 🙂

Something Old.
– Erik wore his paternal Grandfathers watch
– My mother-in-law gifted me with the garter she wore on her wedding day

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