Category Archives: Love


Thanksgiving on the Ranch

December 3, 2013

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This year we had the pleasure to go to my Grandparent’s horse ranch in Nebraska for Thanksgiving. We got to sleep in, play late night games (Head’s Up is the best app), celebrate my baby sister’s 12th birthday, go to a football game, and eat lots and lots of good food! Can every week be Thanksgiving?! This year I am most thankful for stronger family relationships and love between one another. Life really is wonderful and I am so thankful for my family. Hope everyone had a wonderful thanksgiving! Now, it’s officially Christmas season (finally!).

I cut 5″ off of my hair and got bangs, whoo hoo!

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Late Night Dancing.

August 6, 2013

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Late last night the hubs and I were slow dancing in our tiny studio apartment (cheesiness is the best). We reflected on how much things have changed from the time we met each other (I was just 19!) to now. As I have been adjusting from design student to design professional, I can’t help but be grateful everyday for the life God has blessed us with. We both do what we love for a living. And the best part is, we built this life for ourselves just the two of us. So many trials, laughs, talks, doubts, penny pinching, leaps of faith, love; it all paid off. I couldn’t ask for anything more. Last night as we danced, I was reminded that I couldn’t have done what I have so far without James. He’s my other half, my better half, and I am so grateful I get to dance with him forever.



Four Years Later

June 27, 2013

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Four years of marital bliss and we still love running into each other’s arms!
Thanks for being my dream guy, I love you Mr. Hartley!
Mrs. Hartley
See pictures from our wedding here!P.S.
Thank you everyone for the well wishes with my new job! 
You are all so sweet! xoxo.



Sweet Vacation

April 3, 2013

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Our week in Disney World was a-maz-ing! We had so much fun celebrating our birthdays. James upgraded us to a fancy resort on Disney property and it was paradise! Sitting in a hot tub at the end of every day really is how every day should end, don’t you agree?! Now it’s back to work and fighting a cold. Nothing says welcome back to reality like being sick! Only 7 weeks left and I am a free woman! Can’t wait for graduation, and already our next vacation!
Have a great day!
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