Its Been… A Year…. 2017 Review

This year has definitely been one for the books. It had some of the most incredible highs I’ve ever experience, but also some of the lowest lows. Getting engaged, after years of hoping and wishing and praying was probably the highest I’ve ever been (I don’t do drugs). That night is one I will never…

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Latkas & Palm Trees

Full Disclaimer: I am writing this at 35,000 feet courtesy of FLY-FI on JetBlue Airlines which is seriously the greatest airline around… No that isn’t an ad. They are truly  incredible. Its sort or surreal being in a warmer climate during the holidays, because you’re laying by the pool in a bikini or walking around…

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Copaiba is a funny word…

I’ve always been a pretty happy girl. Emotional, yes… but overall a happy girl. However, over the last few years as I’ve gotten older, had hormone changes, birth control changes, and just life in general, I’ve had trouble being a human and coping. I feel like anxiety and depression is something that still is deemed…

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What are you thankful for?

Every year a Turkey gives its life to be the centerpiece on your table, surrounded by all your friends and family.   I feel that in honor of the Turkey’s life,  on the last Thursday in November we give thanks for all that we have, our family and friends. So what are you thankful for? …

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Kittens LOVE Lavender, they HATE Peppermint

I thrive off being busy. I’m more efficient with my time, I get more done, and I have such a feeling of accomplishment because I am so productive. Getting married within the next year, and with family planning EVER on my mind, I felt the need to start to think “what will I do for…

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#OfficeCats every office should have them!

So. I love my cats…. In case you couldn’t already tell… Like I am pretty sure even those on Mars know that Aly LOVES her fur-babies, although, I have learned recently I am NOT the craziest cat mom out there… There are crazier and they are now my friends! Its been a while, well a…

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28 is really close to 30…

I turn 28 on Sunday. Which honestly, I don’t know if I’m super excited for or super scared for. 27, was a pretty crazy year with some incredible Highs and super terrible lows. The love of my life asking me to *finally* marry him, celebrating our engagement party (this past weekend) with our family and…

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Friendly PSA… Pinterest tells all. the. LIES

So, you get engaged! YAY!! You set a date! DOUBLE YAY! You plan the entire wedding… TRIPLE YAY!! Your Fiancé agrees to do engagement pictures and you finalize your awesome photographer! Check. Mate. I WIN! You do TONS of research on the most reliable source for outfit planning… Pinterest. DUH. You decide where to have…

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But WHAT IS a wedding diet…

Ok. So. I’ve become that girl… I’ve become that girl I loved to talk to but secretly hated… I’ve become that girl who is so insanely in love, happy, excited and can ONLY talk about her wedding… I’m so happy, relaxed and stress-free that people have begun telling me I look like I’ve lost weight.…

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The Dating Game of Wedding Planning.

Ok, so you find the guy… you get to know each other, you date for 6.5 years and get engaged… But then the REAL dating begins and you realize, finding the person you want to spend your life with was the easiest part of the whole ordeal! You have to date the venues, the photographer, the…

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