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A Southern Twenty-Five on Friday!

What a week, y'all. It started out on Monday with the complete inability to concentrate on anything other than the National Championship game and it's ending with a trip to visit one of our bridesmaids & one of our groomsmen up in Charlottesville. My kind of week y'all, my kind of week.

Linking up for another Five on Friday with April.

Clemson played in the National Championship game on Monday night against Alabama and they walked away with the moral victory {& the #1 preseason ranking} instead of the 15-0 season. It was an amazing game and it was awesome to see Clemson go toe-to-toe with such a dominant team. But you know what? Bama had to pull out all the stops and all the tricks to beat my team. Clemson fought until the very end even though they were down by 12 with less than a minute to go.

Aaaaaand Deshaun is only a sophomore. He's coming back next year. We'll CUinTampa next January!

I'm going to Charlottesville this weekend to see two of my favorite people! I've never been to Charlottesville {& haven't been to Viriginia since 2009 sometime} so I'm excited to get up there and explore. My two requests? A running tour of University of Virginia's campus and a trip to Starr Hill Brewery. Plus lots of catching up time with Lindsey!


I'm on the fence about this service... mainly because I am terrible about remembering to send the jewelry back for a new box and partly because I wasn't a huge fan of the pieces in my first box. Second box though? Much better! We'll see how this goes after a few more boxes to see if I want to keep up with it or not.

Guess what showed up on my front porch last night?

Save the Dates! I'm excited to not only get these out the door to our guests, but also to finally be able to share the rest of our engagement pictures with everyone.

Now that college football is officially over for the year, it's time to put all of your focus on the NFL and the playoffs. Specifically, it's time to focus on one game in particular:

That's right. The two teams that I cheer for {Panthers & Seahawks} are playing this weekend in the playoffs. How did I ever get so lucky? Ugh. I hate when this happens but I know where my heart lies this weekend.

Seahawks, I love you, but it's definitely time for the Panthers to have a good season and a chance at the Super Bowl! GO PANTHERS!


Happy Friday, y'all! Hope that you have a great weekend!


  1. I really really wanted to see Clemson win. They played amazing though! Cheering for a Panters win this weekend!

  2. Tell Lindsey and I Drew I said hi and y'all have fun!

  3. I thought of you when I heard about the Clemson loss, but you are right to see the positive of the 2016 season! I can't wait to see your save the dates! I am sure they are gorgeous! Have fun in Charlottesville and cheering on the Panthers.
    Jess at Just Jess

  4. You are so on the ball with the wedding planning girl!! Way to go! I'm so sorry your team lost - but it really was an incredible season and game! Happy Friday! xo, Biana -BlovedBoston

  5. Hooray for Save the Dates!!! What a happy mail day :)!

  6. LOVE Charlottesville. I lived there for a year in college (2005). Now we are living in Northern Virginia. I have to drink Starr Hill from afar.


  7. Fun week! Can't wait to see the save the dates and have a great weekend!

  8. I looooove save the dates! They are so cute and such a fun teaser for whats to come with weddings! Can't wait to see them!

  9. Have an awesome weekend! Clemson played so well even though it's a bummer they didn't pull out the "W"- next season! Can't wait to see all your engagement photos, the few you've shared were SO adorable!

  10. I've heard Charlottesville is fun! I've never been. Have a great time!

  11. oooh save the dates! yay. i'm sorry your team lost but love your attitude. hope your team wins this weekend!

  12. Yay for save-the-dates!!! Can't wait to see how they turned out! And I've had a few Rocks Boxes that weren't that great.. you just have to send it back right away so you can get 2 in the same month. Most of them have been awesome though. Have a great Friday!

    xo, Kristina
    Medicine & Manicures

  13. Proud of the Tigers!! I am already excited to see them play again in the Fall. Yay for Save the Dates :)

  14. i was on the fence about rocksbox too. i eventually cancelled because, like you, i kept forgetting haha. but it was nice to have a few pieces here & there. ... SAVE THE DATES YES!! can't wait to see.


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