Happy, happy new year! I hope y’all had a joyous and restful holiday season and a hopeful start to this new year. 2020 was, for lack of better words, a lot, but wasn’t necessarily all bad. As I mentioned on Instagram last week, I’m grateful for the year that taught us to slow down, find … Continue reading 2020 Year in Review Highlights
Last week I celebrated four years of blogging here on Blissful Moments, which seems like a feat for a gal who dreams big but admittedly struggles to execute them. While I originally started this blog to follow my wedding planning journey, I have loved how it has transformed to follow more of my daily life, … Continue reading Reader Survey + A Giveaway!
It's no secret that Jody and I love to entertain. One of our favorite details we like to provide when hosting are seasonal cocktails - they are such an easy way to make a celebration more festive. Even in a year where there are no Christmas parties to host or attend, there are still many … Continue reading Three Holiday Cocktails to Try
If you follow me on Instagram, you may have seen my poll last week about hosting an ornament swap this year. I participated in the one organized by Southern Weddings for several years, and it was such a fun way to kick off the holiday season. In a year where we could all use a … Continue reading Ornament Swap
Back in college, I remember a friend telling me about an apple orchard that she and her boyfriend at the time went for the day that wasn't too far from our small college town. It was the perfect place to go indulge in all things fall, and a welcomed distraction from the looming mid-term exams. … Continue reading Apple Picking: A Fall Tradition
If you would have told me a year ago that our greatest blessing in the next year would be that we owned a house, I might have believed you but not totally understood. Over the past six months, I can't begin to express the number of times we said "Can you imagine living through all … Continue reading Reflections on One Year in Our Home