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Weekly Read | 10.28.17

Weekly Read | 10.28.17

We consume huge amounts of funny Facebook videos, thought provoking articles, interesting news blasts and everything in between each week. To give you a sense of what we’re reading (and watching, listening to, laughing at and yes… learning!), say hello to Weekly Reads! What we read: […]

How to Move Without Going Broke

How to Move Without Going Broke

As a military brat, I find moving to be a fun and exciting experience. It’s definitely stressful but it marks a new beginning and another opportunity to make a new space feel like *home*. The not-so-fun part about moving? The cost. Admittedly it feels like […]

Responding to Weird Post-Engagement Reactions

Responding to Weird Post-Engagement Reactions

When you get engaged, it feels like everyone has an opinion about it. Family, friends, coworkers, Facebook friends and even people you don’t even know. While everyone is entitled to an opinion, sometimes it can be hard when those opinions aren’t what you (the newly engaged couple) want to deal with. Anger, sadness, annoyance…all very valid feelings. But all feelings you don’t want to deal with when you want to be basking in that post-engagement glow!

“I wouldn’t want my proposal/ring to be like that, but congratulations!”

If we’re being honest, we all say this in our heads (or to our trusted friends) when someone else gets engaged. But don’t you worry…people will say this to your face. The best thing you can do here is do a polite chuckle and say “well it was/is perfect for me!” Then move on. Who cares if someone else wouldn’t want what you had? Frankly that would be weird if someone wanted the exact same proposal as you! They’re unique to the couple and that’s how it is supposed to be. People who say this might be trying to get a rise out of you or might be trying to (poorly) mask their feelings about your engagement. Shake them off and don’t let them ruin your happiness!

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Weekly Read | 10.22.17

Weekly Read | 10.22.17

We consume huge amounts of funny Facebook videos, thought provoking articles, interesting news blasts and everything in between each week. To give you a sense of what we’re reading (and watching, listening to, laughing at and yes… learning!), say hello to Weekly Reads! What we read: […]

Whats In My Bag: Fall Edition

Whats In My Bag: Fall Edition

It’s officially Fall, Y’all! That means it’s totally acceptable to wear tall boots, sip ultra-seasonal latte flavors, and take a million Instas of the gorgeous changing leaves. It also means that the weather is going to fluctuate drastically and you’ve got to be prepared while […]