HOW I STOPPED BITING MY NAILS

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This post contains affiliate links from Amazon. For years I bit my nails. It was constant and definitely unsanitary. I was so embarrassed of my nails that I would always try and hide them. They were chewed as far as they could be chewed. As a little girl I would constantly get smacked in the hands when my parents saw my fingers in my mouth. It wasn’t until I was about 21 that I finally stopped biting them. How did I do it? Well it helped that I was older and had more self-control but I started off by making […]

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REASONS I DECIDED TO ELOPE

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My fiancé and I had been dating for 9 ½ years before getting engaged so I was extremely ready to get married. The excitement of a wedding kicked in right away and I spent so much time researching and planning. I knew what centerpieces I wanted, flowers, wedding favors, etc. Then came time to choose a venue and date. The first venue we visited was the one. It was reasonably priced, had a beautiful ballroom, and allowed for the beach ceremony I’ve always wanted. We chose a date, which was only 7 months away. There was so much to do in […]

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4 THINGS YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT BUYING A HOME

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CLOSING COSTS After my fiancé and I got engaged we decided to start looking to buy a home. Our first step was getting a realtor. We explained to him that we had x amount of money to put down on a house which allowed us just enough of a budget to look at homes of decent size in decent neighborhoods. After looking at a few homes our realtor explained to us everything home buying entails. He brought to our attention closing costs. Closing costs are fees paid at the closing of a real estate purchase. These costs are on top […]

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