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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”

The Hunt for the Perfect Apartment

Let’s Move It: Packing 101

Hey y’all! Yikes… that was extremely Texan. On Monday we talked about how to find the perfect apartment. If you’ve found your apartment, now it’s all about the packing. There are a few things I would like to cover with this. Of course there is the mandatory list of must have supplies, and then a couple of tips to go along with that. Continue reading “Let’s Move It: Packing 101”

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I Went Off Zoloft: Why, How, and the Withdrawals

I know it’s been forever since I’ve posted! I recently launched a new website for my freelance design. You can check it out here. But, I wanted to share a very important blog post with you guys. As many of you know, I have been on medication for depression and anxiety. And now, I want to tell you about my experience going off of that medication (Zoloft to be specific).

Disclaimer: I did go off Zoloft against my doctor’s recommendation. I am not a doctor and have no medical training. I am not qualified to offer medical advice. This is all based off my own experience. Continue reading “I Went Off Zoloft: Why, How, and the Withdrawals”
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Let’s Move It: The Hunt for the Perfect Apartment

The Hunt for the Perfect Apartment is a part of a new series here on Sara Strives called Let’s Move It. This series is all about the process of making a move: from finding a place to unpacking. So, let’s move it and find a place to live! Continue reading “Let’s Move It: The Hunt for the Perfect Apartment”