Our Love Story

I thought y'all would enjoy hearing our love story from Neal! I'll share our dating story this weekend. Enjoy! Our First Date - By Neal In true 21st century fashion, Ashley and I met online.  . . . Continue Reading »

Rustic Escort Cards


For our country chic wedding, I thought it'd be adorable to incorporate mason jars into our rustic escort cards. Although I could have purchased our escort cards, I knew my sister and I would be able . . . Continue Reading »

YouTubeuler Tuesday

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Last night my sister and I stayed up WAY to late working on wedding music and watching You Tube videos.  I figured y'all needed some good laughs and chills, so here are a few of my favorite videos . . . Continue Reading »

Weekend Recap


Can you believe it's the last week of June already?  Time is flying by but I'm enjoying every moment of it!  This past weekend I accomplished sooooo much for the wedding and can not believe how close . . . Continue Reading »

Scaleless Summer 2012

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The summer is officially here and boy did she bring some heat with her!  Today is suppose to be a scoreture but I am really excited that it is now officially summer. Growing up I hated the . . . Continue Reading »


Today is a bittersweet day for me.  On one hand my sister arrives from Texas tonight... on the other hand my best friend is having major lung surgery today.   It is a bittersweet day for me today.  My . . . Continue Reading »

Stewed Okra

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At the farmers market yesterday I picked up a bundle of okra, just knowing I could find something to do with them this week.  When I lived in Texas I used to eat pickled okra all the time, but my . . . Continue Reading »

A Dream Saturday

Fitmixer Amino

Today was an absolutely fabulous day... a dream Saturday if you ask me! It all started with a glass of this yummy goodness. Fitmixer Amino was the perfect pre-workout/post-workout drink, . . . Continue Reading »

Olympic Motivation

I'll never forget the 1996 Olympics.  I was 12 years old, fascinated with sports, excited about the Olympics being in Atlanta, and just about obsessed with gymnastics.  This still gives me . . . Continue Reading »

Garlic Swiss Chard

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Last weekend at the Rockville Farmers Market I snatched up a bundle of swiss chard. I see swiss chard and rainbow chard on the Food Network's show Chopped all the time (I'm obsessed with that . . . Continue Reading »

Traveling to Indiana

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Yesterday I headed to Indianapolis, Indiana for a 3 day conference.  I packed my Vera Bradley bags, all 6 of them, and headed on into work.  When I travel I realize just how many Vera Bradley bags I . . . Continue Reading »