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3 Hilarious Wedding Traditions Uncovered

I was thinking to myself the other day — why are some traditions the way they are? Where did they come from? I really wanted to understand them and to maybe be a little nostalgic too. Here are the three that I found the most fun and hilarious!! Granted, I sort of already knew the first one, but it’s so good I just have to keep sharing it! Seeing the bride…

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Wanderlust

7 Travel Tips for the Wanderlust

I’ve planned a few trips in my time and as I’m in the midst of planning my next adventure back across the pond to Paris, I realized that there is SO much that goes into planning your trip. Whether it be your honeymoon, a family vacation, a babymoon, or simply an excuse to be adventurous, it might come into handy these simple travel tips. And guess what all these tips…

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Wedding

3 things no one tells you when planning your wedding

Cheaper is not always better I get this a lot!! Like…a lot a lot. Cheaper is not always better. I firmly believe that you should splurge on the things that really matter. However, that doesn’t mean spend the least amount possible on everything else. Because if you do that, you’ll find that you come up short in all those other areas and it will ultimately effect your wedding day…..and, even…

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February Instagram Giveaway Winner | Strong Independent Woman

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THANK YOU to Alyssa and Anna Fine Jewelry and VAMP by AJ Artistry for being a part of this wonderful giveawayl! In February, people often get all caught up in Valentine’s Day. If they are single especially, they feel it the most. February’s giveaway was to celebrate that we as women can be strong and independent all on our own and that it’s okay. We don’t need to get caught…

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Personal Wanderlust

March Instagram Giveaway | The Wanderlust Woman

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I am so excited to announce our winner for the Instagram giveaway for the month of March. But I have to say, I am SO impressed with all the stories and really wanted to share some of these great adventures with everyone today. You’ll have to tune in on Instagram to find the winner by watching the stories and keeping up with the feed! Now, here are some fun stories to…

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Personal

2017 Future 15 Awards

Last night I was so honored to be presented with the Fox Cities Future 15 award!!! It is a complete honor to even be recognized next to some of the top young professionals in this community. I’m so thankful to have such great friends in my life. I wanted to say a huge thank you to Emilie Steinmann of Ooh Shiny Art Glass who is the lovely and amazing friend…

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Personal Wanderlust

Where there’s a will, there’s a way | CLM Wanderlust Series

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Where there’s a will, there’s a way | CLM Wanderlust Series Let me share a story about this phrase above. A number of years ago, my husband and I took a trip to Norway. I had seen all these amazing images of Norway and thought to myself, wow, how beautiful are these locations. Not really doing much research (which is rare for me on trips), I thought it would be…

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Boudoir By Colleen | There’s no “right time”

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So often I hear ladies tell me…”oh, it’s just not the right time”. Or “I need to lose weight” or “after I tone” or “after my mommy weight is gone” or any number of reasons. And the thing is…there is never a “right time”. So what if you are a size 2 or a size 16. I want to celebrate every woman and love everyone just the same. And more…

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Appleton Photographer | Romy is One

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The Draw is not only where I have my office, but it’s also one of my favorite places in Appleton. The Feather and Bone Gallery is an active art gallery and doubles as a wonderful venue for all sorts of events. From birthday parties to weddings to storytellers evenings!! This weekend it was a busy weekend for the gallery and I was lucky enough to catch the awesome birthday party…

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