HOW TO HAVE YOUR DREAM WEDDING FOR UNDER $10,000

Girls wait their entire lives for that magic moment when the man of their dreams gets down on one knee. Your prince charming shows you a ring and asks you to marry him. For me, my dream man was Garrett Carter. After almost two years of long distance dating, he proposed near the water at The Grand Floridian Disney Resort underneath the Magic Kingdom's fireworks. It was a total surprise and so far one of...Read More

THE HER COLLECTIVE

The HER Collective  Blessed is she who has believed that the Lord would fulfill his promises to her! Luke 1:45 WHAT IS IT? A few of my favorite female blogger friends and I started brainstorming this idea about a month and a half ago. We had the desire to turn our blogs into community and to make a place online for women to come and be encouraged and inspired. After lots of planning and a mile...Read More
Friday Five @ Salt + Light

FRIDAY FIVE #3

Happy Friday y'all! Okay, there are SO many blogs out there. SO MANY! I just want to express how thankful and blessed I am that you are here reading mine! For this Friday Five I am bringing you my five favorite blogs to read and follow! I can't wait to share this with you so grab your favorite mug, pour yourself some coffee and go check out these beautiful and encouraging blogs! O N E -...Read More
Why do you use social media? What is your purpose when you post? Read "Why We Only Post The Good Stuff" and then comment to let us know your thoughts!

WHY WE ONLY POST THE GOOD STUFF

Do you have that one friend who you haven't talked to in a long time but things are the same no matter what? For me, that friend is Olivia. We live 1,500 miles apart and see each other about once a year. In order to keep up with each other, we talk on the phone every now and then. The other night I called her just to chat and right before we said our goodbyes,...Read More
Friday Five @ Salt + Light

FRIDAY FIVE #2

  Thank goodness it's Friday and one day closer to the weekend!!! My hubby and I are headed up to the mountains to do some skiing with some friends that are in town! What are you doing this weekend? Comment and let me know! :) O N E - INTERNATIONAL DELIGHT SIMPLY PURE: SWEET & CREAMY So I am always looking for a good healthier(ish) creamer for my coffee. Of course, I totally wish I could...Read More
What does true hospitality look like? Bailey writes about what she learned after trying to have the perfect home and be the perfect host.

WHEN HOSTING BECOMES THE GOSPEL

Published first at The Thin Place. Bailey Suzio, creator of The Thin Place, has a beautiful passion for writing. She encourages women through her posts on life, faith, and fertility. Bailey also loves to express herself through poetry. We are so blessed to have her as a guest blogger!  COME ON IN AND STAY A WHILE When I set-up my house, I had a million dreams. I knew I needed a puppy, something to play with...Read More
Anxious or depressed? Maybe feeling alone? Here are some things I want you to know!

TO THE TWENTY-SOMETHING WITH ANXIETY

TO THE TWENTY-SOMETHING WITH ANXIETY, YOU ARE MORE THAN YOUR ANXIETY Breathlessness, loss of rational thought, and overwhelming panic... any of these sound familiar? Well, they do to me. Those three things are the symptoms of my panic attacks. Anxiety and worry have been with me for as long as I can remember. If you were to ask my mom, she would probably tell you I was just an anxious child. That anxious child grew into an...Read More
Friday Five @ Salt + Light

FRIDAY FIVE #1

  Happy Friday friends, welcome to the first ever Salt + Light Friday Five post! Every Friday I am going to post five of my favorite things from the week. About once a month, my Friday Five post will be themed (favorite books, favorite beauty products, favorite bloggers, etc.). I need some theme suggestions so comment below with any ideas you may have!!! Yay, I have been looking forward to this post and am so excited to...Read More
Skip the flowers and the chocolate this Valentine's Day. Check out these 3 unique ways to show your significant other you love them!

3 UNIQUE WAYS TO SHOW YOUR SIGNIFICANT OTHER YOU LOVE THEM

How is it already February??? February means Valentine's Day is soon approaching. For some, Valentine's Day is romantic and magical. For others, it can be a pretty lonely day. Personally, Valentine's Day doesn't make me feel all giddy inside nor does it make me feel empty or alone. Don't get me wrong, I love my husband! He is amazing and every day I want to show him just how much he means to me. The truth...Read More

HOW TO LOVE YOUR COWORKERS… EVEN WHEN IT’S HARD

How to Love Your Coworkers Even When It's Hard Many of us have that one coworker that is really hard to love... sometimes even be in close proximity to. Does someone instantly pop into your mind? Yep, I thought so. I have a few people that come to mind too. Maybe it is the man in the cubical next to you who clicks their pen about a million times a day and who talks on the phone...Read More