Friends!! So very excited to have a fun little giveaway for you this week! As I have been working to get this new blog launched, I thought what would be more fun then celebrating by giving away a few of my favorite things?  

|| ONE || A pound of Cowboy coffee from our very favorite local coffee roaster

|| TWO || The Pioneer Woman's cookbook. She's basically like my main lady and kitchen wannabe. Enough said.  

|| THREE || Annnnnd... this beyond adorable coffee mug from the new Pioneer Woman dish line! Oh my goodness, it is all beyond adorable and I managed to refrain myself to just one coffee mug. (so far.) 

|| FOUR || This super cute turquoise watch because, turquoise, people.. turquoise. 

To enter, simply follow instructions in widget below! The only required entry is leaving a blog comment- social media is NOT required to enter! (just gives you extra entries if you participate in those!)

Giveaway runs till midnight CT on Friday, October 2nd. Winner will be chosen at random and announced on next Saturday! 
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Have fun! As always, may your home be blessed and filled with light!! xo 


Michael + Megan- Engaged

"Well I don't care if the sun don't shine I don't care if the bells don't chime
Just as long as you love me
And I don't care if the tops don't spin I don't care if the gins won't gin
Just as long as you love me
So darling let it rain let it snow let the cold north wind blow
Just as long as you love me
North or south east or west you know I will stand the test
Just as long as you love me" - Buck Owens

It was May 3rd, 2015. Just the day after her sister's wedding, Megan, several of her sisters, and I we at the empty newlyweds home cleaning up all the pre-wedding disaster before they returned from their honeymoon. As we nibbled on Sonic burgers and fries, Megan was laughing and telling us how a sweet couple at the wedding had mentioned they knew a young man that would be a good match for her.  We all laughed along, never ever thinking anything would come of it.  

Well, fast forward a few weeks and a text was received- he had asked to get to know her! A whirlwind of emotions ensued as the two got to know each other better, began an official relationship,  and eventually got engaged in just a few short months time! Their story is beyond the sweetest. Michael is a quiet, thoughtful man with a big smile, and he suits Megan's tenderhearted, full of life personality ever so well! 

With how fast things happened, and Missouri being so far away, we never got a chance to meet Michael before they got engaged. You can only imagine the thrill and excitement when we learned they would be in Minnesota for the weekend- and engagement photos were booked! There is something so wonderful and sweet about seeing dearest friends fall so happily in love with the one person God has planned for their life. 

Those eyes- no words. You are beautiful, Megan!  

We love you two- future Mr. + Mrs. Brown! Couldn't be more thrilled to see you two become one as team for the Lord! He surely has great plans for your life together!! xoxo 


howdy, hello, and welcome home

Hello and welcome to my new little home on the web! I couldn't be more thrilled you stopped by- pour a cup of coffee and take a moment to look around! Many exciting things are up and coming and I just can't wait to share. In the meantime, may your day and heart be filled with light! xo