7 signs he could be “the ONE”

Happy Valentine’s Day gorgeous! No matter if you are single, newly dating, dating engaged, married… Valentine’s Day is a day for celebrating love! And guess what? That doesn’t mean just with a significant other. That also means with your friends and family. Whoever means a lot in your life. Let them know today! Well… we should every day, but ya know… sometimes that just doesn’t happen. A little story about Patrick and I, on our first date he took me...

Blogging Q&A

Quick confession: It was SO cold this day so I wore Spanx leggings under this jumpsuit thinking you wouldn’t see them, but you kinda can. Whoops! This may be the longest post I’ll ever write because there is SO much to talk about! My #1 most FAQ is definitely about blogging. I get a lot of questions about how to start a blog, how to grow your Instagram account, etc. Blogging takes a LOT of work. When I first started,...

Smitten with you dress

EEEEEEKKKKKKKKK! 10k on Instagram! THANK YOU! Y’all when I started this blog a few months go, I was so nervous. Would anyone even be interested? Iโ€™m SO SO thankful for you all. So far, starting this blog has been such a good experience for so many reasons. The people I have met (in person and online) have been the absolute best part. I can’t say thank you enough for following along. ๐Ÿ™‚ If youโ€™re a Blogger, this might make you...

Valentine’s Day Outfit Idea & Free/Cheap Gift Ideas

      Hope you all are having a great week. I shot with a Nashville photographer Lydia @theblondelyway a couple weeks ago & wanted to share some of the pictures. She is SO talented. Plus, this outfit would be perfect for Valentine’s Day! ๐Ÿ™‚ Valentine’s Day is coming up SO soon! I have been trying to think of what I should share with you all… gift guides, date ideas, etc. My husband and I don’t really buy gifts for...

Why I started blogging

So… Why blogging? Well it is kinda a long answer, but stick with me… I’ll try to make this interesting. There were a number of different factors that went into this decision. I started my blog in September 2017. Reason #1: Long story short… I love marketing and public relations and, in college, thought it would be my career. I graduated with a degree in Public Relations. I LOVE that field. It is so interesting and intriguing to me. I...

5 steps to getting out of that winter FUNK

Woah that’s a big picture of my face. I don’t know how to resize so…..   This past week I felt off. Letโ€™s just get that out there. Maybe it was because the holidays were over and now itโ€™s just grey and cold. I was sickโ€ฆ well, Iโ€™m still kinda sick. I went through waves where I kind of felt silly posting pictures of myself all the time, doubted myself, and then starting just overthinking everything. I was in a...

2018, here we go…

โ€œFor I know the plans I have for you,โ€ declares the LORD, โ€œplans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.โ€ – Jeremiah 29:11 Soโ€ฆ this is not quite as timely as I wanted this post to be. However, I was running around like crazy before we left for Chicago for NYE then as soon as I got home, I was sick. Better late than neverโ€ฆ right?!?! New Yearโ€™s is one of...

End of the Year Sales – My Picks!

And it’s back to work and real life for a few days! I don’t know about you guys, but I’m working hard to spend on all of my Christmas money ASAP LOL! Nordstrom and Revolve are my two favorite stores to shop from. They are both having great sales right now! I have shopped their sales and picked my favorites. Happy Shopping, friends! Shop this look: Nordstrom Sale Picks:   Revolve Sale Picks:   Love, Natalie  ...

Christmas 2017 — What Santa brought me

Hope you all had a wonderful Holiday! I’m SO TIRED today… ahhh who’s with me? So I figured I’d put up a quick post to share pictures from Christmas day and what Santa brought me this year. We spent Christmas Eve with my husband’s family and Christmas Day with mine. ๐Ÿ™‚ These are all pictures from Christmas Day with my family. We started the day off visiting my grandmothers. Afterwards, we made chocolate martinis & put on our comfy clothes...