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  • Our Anniversary Photo Session

    Our Anniversary Photo Session

    Back in October, Finn & I posed for a little anniversary photo session with our wedding photographer (Gina Cristine Photography). Gina is amazing at weddings (check out the stunning pictures she took at ours!), and wants to continue her relationships with her clients well after they say, “I do.” So in order to get theKeep…

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  • C’s First Year Wedding Anniversary

    C’s First Year Wedding Anniversary

    Yesterday, Mr. Finn & I celebrated one entire year of being husband and wife. Yep, we are no longer considered newlyweds. Instead you can bump us into the old & married category. We are moving on up to the big leagues, people! It’s so crazy to look back at the blog a year ago because itKeep…

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  • Buying a Home in Chicago

    Buying a Home in Chicago

    At the end of May, I told you guys how we’re really struggling to find a place to buy here in Chicago. Sadly, the struggle continues. I’m not gonna lie, I jumped into this home buying process thinking it would be full of fun and excitement. Yes, at times it is fun & exciting…but thereKeep…

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  • Our Wedding Video

    Our Wedding Video

    Right about now Finn & I are 40,000 feet in the air en route to paradise! Yep, it has been more than 6 months since our wedding and we are finally going on our HONEYMOON. We’re staying at an adults-only resort for the next 10 days and we couldn’t be more excited. In all of theKeep…

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  • Mother’s Day Gift Idea

    Mother’s Day Gift Idea

    It’s not time to get into panic mode…. not yet at least. You have plenty of time until Mother’s Day, and this post isn’t designed to get you all stressed. This post is merely designed to give you some ideas (well in advance) so that if you choose to DIY a gift, you have PLENTYKeep…

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  • How to Make a DIY Baby Gate with Fabric

    How to Make a DIY Baby Gate with Fabric

    Need an inexpensive baby gate to use as a room divider in your home? Check out this step-by-step tutorial…

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  • Casey’s Wedding Day

    Casey’s Wedding Day

    Come take a look at our big day! Here are all of the photos from our wedding…

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  • Casey’s Wedding Venue – Salvage One in Chicago

    Casey’s Wedding Venue – Salvage One in Chicago

    I have a confession to make…I booked our wedding venue before I was even engaged. Wow, it feels good to get that off my chest! Okay so now you’re thinking I’m crazy, but please allow me to explain. Our wedding venue is a happening spot in Chicago. In fact it’s so popular, it’s been votedKeep…

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  • B’s First Year Wedding Anniversary

    B’s First Year Wedding Anniversary

    As of right now, Matt and I have survived 1 year, 1 week and 1 whole day of wedded bliss. But hey, who’s counting?! Last weekend, we celebrated an amazing first year wedding anniversary in the charming town of Galena, Illinois (thanks to a very generous wedding gift from Casey & Jan that we justKeep…

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  • Finally Mr. & Mrs.

    Finally Mr. & Mrs.

    We’re always chatting here on the blog about how it’s the small changes and tweaks that really personalize your space and take it to the next level. Why buy cookie cutter home decor, when you’re not a cookie cutter person? Everything in your home should reflect YOU and your story. For example, these black PierKeep…

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  • Our Simple and Stylish Wedding Programs

    Our Simple and Stylish Wedding Programs

    Well guys, this is post-wedding post #1 of….well let’s just say many? Now that the big day has come and gone, I cannot wait to share all of the details from our special event. I’ve shown you guys a few things along the way, but I had to keep lots of details secret so myKeep…

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  • Tomorrow I Marry My Best Friend…

    Tomorrow I Marry My Best Friend…

    Tomorrow is the big day! Yep, I get to walk down the aisle toward the man of my dreams and say “I do!” I consider you guys to be my friends, and it has been so wonderful sharing our engagement and the wedding planning process with each and every one of you. From the EngagementKeep…

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