Our Engagement....

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This dress is less than $30 and on prime!!

Pictures by Kelsey Hawkins Photography

We get married in 19 days!!!
And I'm JUST now writing a blog post about our engagement haha!

Honestly, we took our pictures in August, which was kind of late, but it's John's fault lol!  He got a TERRIBLE hair cut in July..I mean he was basically bald!!!  So we had to wait for his hair to grow out!  It took forever and it still isn't right haha.

Our Engagement

Me and John were in Murfreesboro, TN celebrating my sister's graduation.  My BIL is a pastor, so we were going to go to church with them the next day!  John had something else planned though, he took me to Cheekwood in Nashville, TN and it was beautiful!  It's a huge mansion that has been turned into a museum and has a few surrounding botanical gardens.  That's where John proposed and I wouldn't have it any other way!  And yes, I was expecting it lol! 
Fun fact:  My sister also got engaged at Cheekwood!  John had no idea..I honestly don't even know how he found the place!
Pic of my ring below! 

Answering a few questions yall asked:
1. The theme/style of my wedding is boho glam!
2. The thing I'm looking forward to the most about being married is always coming home to each other at the end of the day!  We live 40 minutes apart and have been together for 5 1/2 years..most of those years we lived 2 hours apart due to school.  So we have always had to make an effort to see each other!  It'll be nice to never have to ask or wonder if we will see each other that day.
3. I've said on IG where my wedding is, but I don't feel comfortable sharing on my blog for privacy reasons!  But it's basically a white barn!  We are having the ceremony outside and reception in inside and outside!
4.  We are going to live in Union City, TN!

If yall have any questions about wedding planning, let me know and I will try to answer!!


Gordmans is Growing......

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Gordmans in Dyersburg, TN is officially open!!!  
They just opened 72 new locations - check HERE to find a location near you, so you can have just as much fun as I did!

The prices at Gordmans are amazing!!  I found amazing deals - can you believe I got all of my stuff for $100?!  There is something for everyone at Gordmans - home decor, Christmas decorations, Clothing, Shoes, Household items, and SO much more!

I personally was shopping for Fall home decor!  I'm about to get married and I have a whole house that needs decorating.  I plan on putting the "hello fall" sign and orange and white pumpkins on my fireplace mantle!  They had the cutest little decorations perfect for any kind of mantles or side tables!

I fell IN LOVE with the "Thankful" pumpkin!  I love the rustic vibes..still deciding on where I want to put it!  I'm thinking on my kitchen counter!  It does have the option to hang on the door, too!  I'm definitely planning on putting the "welcome" sign outside!  I styled it above with the small pumpkins and Lola!  It's going to be the perfect addition to my outdoor decor!

The metal tin container is a mail holder!!  I'm hanging this on the wall in our Laundry room!  It will be the perfect place to keep our keys and mail organized.  They had a TON of stuff like this!  It was so hard to decide what I wanted.

I walked past the faux grass several times and just kept staring at it!  I originally wasn't going to buy it because it wasn't too "fall", but I think I'm going to put it in one of our bathrooms!  It's something that never goes out of style!

I also got a candle! They had a large selection of candles - and most of them had super cute decorative jars!  I went with this navy jar in the scent "midnight fig"and it's soooo good!

And last but not least, I got a pack of Apple Cinnamon bread mix!  They had a ton of these in different flavors, also mixes for protein pancakes, scones, dips, soups, and more!  It was so hard to pick just one! 

What I shared is just a SMALL portion from the home decor section!  They have everything!!  Throw pillows, wall decor, decorative chairs/benches, hampers, containers, lamps...you name it, they got it!

If you stop at Gordmans, be sure to tag me in your insta stories and use #gotitatgordmans and #gthanks 


Gordmans links below:
1.  Store
5. Pinterest

Thanks to Gordmans for sponsoring today's post!