Earlier this month, I hosted the CUTEST brunch for my brides at DL Loft!!! It was the perfect excuse to dress up, drink bubbly, and chat all things weddings! My 2019 brides shared their their planning expertise, while my 2020’s got alllll the wedding inspiration from the greatest event planner + designer herself, Debi Lilly!! […]

Bride’s Brunch at DL Loft

My sister Madi and I have been wanting to plan a girls’ trip FOREVER. At the top of both our bucket lists was Greece, so this summer we decided to make it happen!!! This country was one of the most beautiful and picturesque places I’ve ever visited and I’m soooo excited to share about our […]

Travel Guide: Greece

Arizona is HANDS DOWN one of me and Keith’s favorite places to escape during the cold winter months!! He loves the mountain biking and I love the photography opportunities (it’s like, the perfect compromise, am I right??) Arizona welcomed us with sunshine, beautiful views, and a laidback vibe, which is just what we needed to […]

Travel Guide: Arizona

It’s safe to say I’m a HUGE Disney fan!! From the characters to the movies to the parks, it just makes my heart happy. Some think that Disney is only for families or kids, but I don’t believe that’s the case at all! The Happiest Place on Earth has attractions for any age or lifestyle. […]

Travel Guide: Disney World

This was my first time visiting Maine and I already can’t wait to go back! Our family rented a beautiful house on the beach for a week and spent our days exploring town, hiking the rocky coast, riding bikes, and of course enjoying amazing seafood! Kennebunkport is the cutest coastal town with lots of shops […]

Travel Guide: Maine

Today I’m answering a question I get all the time, which is how the heck I travel so much!!! I think this perplexes people because as a society, we believe travel = lots of time off and lots of money. We feel limited by resources. Today I’m here to offer some insight into how I […]

Dear Rachael: How Do you Travel so Often?

Travel is important to me. So are old college friendships with sorority sisters who I don’t get to see very often! That’s why my recent trip to Los Angeles was such a special one. Exploring with a local has its perks, like seeing the perfect mix of touristy and well-kept secret spots, and seamlessly navigating […]

Travel Guide: Los Angeles

WACO If you know me, you know I’m OBSESSED with Joanna Gaines. She is my spirit animal. I’ve been watching Fixer Upper since season 1, I’ve read just about every book, magazine, and blog post she’s written, and my home has ALL the shiplap vibes. To me, Joanna is so much more than her eye […]

Travel Guide: Texas

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! In the spirit of the holidays, I wanted to share a more personal post about our family’s favorite holiday traditions, along with some photos of how I decorated our house this year. One of me and Keith’s favorite Christmas traditions is visiting a local Christmas tree farm […]

Christmas at our House

I can’t believe it’s been 1 year already since our wedding day! Keith and I have been celebrating our anniversary all month, so I thought I’d bring the celebrations to the blog too! Keith and I said ‘I Do’ at Orchard Ridge Farm in Rockton, IL on September 9th, 2016. Complete with country views, Grandmas for […]

Our 1 year Anniversary