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June 2017

Holidays + Events

Patriotic Party Ideas

June 29, 2017

The 4th of July is one of my favorite holidays. Maybe because I grew up in a small town, but my childhood memories of the 4th involve swimming pools, hamburgers, popsicles, bike rides, blankets spread out in the grass and fireworks. The loud, bang-in-your-chest firework shows that play along with the 1812 Overture. Ahh, America!

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Health + Wellness

Summer Exercise Safety Tips

There’s something freeing about being out in the great outdoors after being cooped up in the house all winter. The days are longer, the sun is warmer and world is just begging you to go outside and enjoy it.…

June 27, 2017
Style + Beauty

5 Under: Summer Dresses

Happy first day of summer, y’all! It has felt like summer for a few weeks now here in Tennessee with the heat and humidity, but today is the first real day of summer. I love summer but I can’t stand feeling hot and sticky,…

June 21, 2017
Etiquette

Cell Phone Etiquette at the Dinner Table

Etiquette is not a lost art. Practicing good manners is about being considerate of others and showing them respect. Those two things are never a lost art, but sometimes we need to be reminded when modern life makes us forget. Nowhere is it more…

June 15, 2017
Food + Drink

Blueberry Mango Salsa

I absolutely love grilled food in the summer. Not only does it smell and taste divine but it means that my husband is doing the cooking. Thank you, Grill Master! As much as I love a good burger or BBQ chicken, I need a…

June 13, 2017
Relationships

Third Wedding Anniversary

Our third year of marriage has been the biggest year yet. It’s been HUUUGE (insert Trump impression). πŸ˜‰ But seriously, this has been the most life-changing year of our lives and our marriage because it turned us from big kids to parents. Yikes! And…

June 6, 2017