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Your Guide to Valentine’s Day 2018

Hey y’all! So, I haven’t done this before. But this year, I wanted to put together something for Valentine’s Day. Not just a list of gifts, not just outfits or dates. I wanted to compile everything in one easy place…So here is a guide to your Valentine’s Day of 2018! In this guide, I am going to cover some gift ideas, cute cards, some outfit ideas, and some fun date ideas! Continue reading “Your Guide to Valentine’s Day 2018”

Intentional: 2018 Word of the Year & Goals

Over the years of watching YouTubers and reading bloggers all the time, I have seen many “word of the year” videos and blog posts. Seriously! Just type in “word of the year” into Pinterest. And, I finally decided to give it a try. This year, my word is “intentional.” Continue reading “Intentional: 2018 Word of the Year & Goals”

Sara Strives Wedding Photo Abigail Holtfort

Where I’ve Been

Hey y’all! Long time no… write. I’ve been pretty MIA over the last year and a half. You’ve seen a post a month or less… But, that doesn’t mean I’m done with Sara Strives, it’s just been a whirlwind! I wanted to share where I’ve been and some of the major life things over the last year or so!

So, here we go. Continue reading “Where I’ve Been”

Why Pre-Wedding Boudoir Shoots Are a Must

Boudoir is defined as “a beautifully decorated room used in the past by a woman for sleeping, dressing, relaxing, and entertaining”(Cambridge Dictionary). Nowadays, boudoir photos mean more intimate photos, typically of a bride. Although anyone can do it of course! I was hesitant about this… mostly I was nervous about feeling exposed. But here is the thing, you don’t have to be naked, or even skimpily dressed to take boudoir photos. My photographer offered a free session in the package for our wedding photography. So, I took the plunge. And I am so glad I did!

A note… Some of these photos have been cropped for modesty. The photographs were taken by Abigail Holtfort in May 2017. Continue reading “Why Pre-Wedding Boudoir Shoots Are a Must”

Let’s Move It: Moving Day

Moving day. It seems that no matter how much you prepare or follow the must haves and guidelines of bloggers…moving day just sucks. So, I’m not going to tell you that this post will help you not have a crappy moving day. But, I hope that this post will make it at least a little less crappy. Continue reading “Let’s Move It: Moving Day”