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Home For The Holidays


Well, it’s safe to say this holiday was a great one, but as always, it has flown by ! 
I was fortunate enough to be able to spend most of last week with my family and friends. I always love being able to go home. As you all know I am very much a homebody! Christmas Eve we went to my grandmas and had dinner with the family and then carried on the tradition of watching National Lampoon Christmas vacation in the evening and then 24 hours of a Christmas Story . Before my sweet husband , my sister and I would cuddle up in my bed and watch the marathon all night until Christmas morning . It was so exciting , but being able to anticipate it with my husband is just as beautiful and wonderful. This was the first year I could hardly sleep because I was TOO excited to give everyone else their gifts . It felt great that Caleb and I were able to bless others this year. The gift of giving truly is a lot more enjoyable than receiving .  
   

  

  
I mean, look at this moment . Priceless . My dad surprised Caleb and gave him his first ever muzzleloader . Caleb was definitely caught off guard but thrilled to be receiving something so sentimental. You can just feel the emotion through the picture . 

   
   
After enjoying the morning with my dad and his family , I got ready and went to my aunts briefly to exchange gifts , where I got to visit my little love . 
  

 
That night , we went to spend the night with Calebs parents where we exchanged gifts there as well. 

   
 
   
   
    

  I think we had some pretty great facial expressions. What do you guys think? 
All in all , it was a very eventful, exhausting , blessed and exciting Christmas Holiday!  If you were wondering about my attire on Christmas Eve , here are a few of the details .

   
 
  
Shirt – buckle ( it was a gift) I usually wouldn’t even look at this store , as I personally think it’s overrated and overpriced . 

Skirt/ Charlotte Russe 

Nude heels- Forever21 ( they always have great deals on shoes )
What are some of your favorite Christmas traditions/ favorite moment this season ?
Merry Christmas! Xoxo

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Nutcracker


Last night was pretty magical. My husband, his family and I went to go and see the Nutcracker​. 

Living in the city has been quite an adjustment for me, it’s a very fast paced lifestyle compared to what I was used to as you could imagine. But I couldn’t help to think to myself last night ..driving through the city on the way to the show, how beautiful and how blessed we are to be in the position we are in. How I do hope to be back to my country roads in the near future, I know that God is just preparing us for His plan. He knows that I’ve always been very comfortable and a homebody and I just have to remember that this is His way of pushing me out of my comfort zone. Every time I get anxious, I just remind myself of that fact. It truly is a beautiful city and I was blessed to spend this time with them. 

 It was an absolutely beautiful show, and I had never been in the Benedum center so I was blown away by the beauty of the building. 

  
I was blessed enough to be able to wear a vintage dress that my husband purchased for me over two years ago. Check out Quinn Edgells vintage clothing line- FEATHERED. All of her items are absolutely beautiful and reasonably priced for the quality of what you are getting .  Having lived in West Virginia, there was just nowhere to wear such a beautiful and extravagant dress . 

  
But I would say last night was very fitting. Need to even mention how gorgeous my husband looked ?  I couldn’t quit staring at him all night.

Dress – 1960s vintage ivory sequin dress from feathered . Check them out on etsy! 
Glossy nude heels- forever21 

I really couldn’t justify spending money on getting my hair done with my background experience in cosmetology, so I thought why not wing it and try an updo myself! This hair-do you was very simple and easy, if you’re interested in a tutorial comment below.

  
Lough family ❤️

My Magical Day in Photographs 


As A lot of you know, last Monday, September 21 at 6 PM, I married the love of my life Caleb Joseph Lough.  The ceremony was very small, but beautiful. The setting was very intimate and the church only held about 60 people. We went to Minard’s after where we cut our wedding cake and had our first dinner as husband-and-wife with our immediate family. After dinner, we were blessed with a night at Lakeview manor bed-and-breakfast. All in all it was a magical day and it went by so so quickly. From experience, I must say to those of you brides out there who stress about weddings, the only thing that matters is that you are in fact getting married and I can honestly say that when I was exchanging vows with Caleb that nobody else in the room even existed. That is how it is supposed to be, that is the only thing that matters other than most importantly making the commitment to God that you are going to spend the rest of your lives together. With that being said, here are some of our photos ..

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Spring look!


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With spring slowly, but surely approaching, this is a little throwback of a comfy / cute outfit!

Everything is from Forever21 except the over the knee socks.. they’re from ebay!

Throw in two little braids, and a fedora. Super simple and effortless,and you get away with fixing your hair.. double plus!

Hair. hair.hair


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The other day, I had the pleasure of doing this lovely ladies hair! I loved working on it , she had never had any color done before. Went from a medium brown, so almost blonde! Love heavy foils! Perfectly highlights her face and even more perfect for a fresh spring look!

Makeup looks!


Makeup looks!

Throwback to a few days ago, Taylor and I decided to go for some dark, Merlot lips by Marykay. She wears the cat eye well, as I went for just a few strokes of mascara. This is one of my favorite looks. I believe this shade of lipstick compliments pale skin well. I will be posting tips and tricks so you can find what shade will fit you best! It’s important to wear lipstick with confidence. Something about a girl with lipstick can be intimidating. I remember once at school, I overheard a girl telling a guy- ” I love her lipstick.” and him replying- “I won’t approach a woman wearing lipstick. I am intimidated, cus I know she means business.” So wear it with confidence ladies!

Makeup!


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Before church services this Sunday Taylor went for more of a simple look. She shaped and filled her brows, and went for a dramatic cat eye to create a cute yet simplistic look. I filled and shaped my brows, did a cat eye, and added merlot lipstick by Mary Kay. It is one of my favorite lip colors! When I feel that I don’t do my makeup well, I always trust in my cat eye glasses to shield it, yet still make it somewhat cute! When in doubt, grab the cute glasses!!

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This picture allows you to see more of how I do my cat eye, and how I shaped my eyebrows. As you can see, merlot definitely is my go to shade!