I started Southern Weddings magazine late one night with a husband deployed to war and no formal training in journalism or publishing. I didn’t have experience, but I did have more passion than a hen has feathers. I wanted to inspire couples to tell their unique love stories, rich with family history and rooted in…

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My garden is in a really weird stage. There are some things growing, and some seeds never sprouted at all. Some things got way too big, and some things are oddly small. There are many little green shoots that I’m not sure are weeds or actual plants yet. It’s awkward. Messy. Unbalanced. My life has felt the exact same…

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Five things you would not have caught me dead doing while finalizing the last print edition: sleeping, working out, laughing, eating well (ok, truth: I’ve been swiping candy off Katharine‘s desk occasionally), or … blogging.  Heavens, no!   But, after last time,

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You’ve heard about our daily (and surprisingly enjoyable) morning huddle, the comfy couch and plush pillows, but what can four girls possibly have to talk about for a half hour every day, right?  (Right…)  For a group of twenty-something-year-olds (happy almost-30th, Lara!) who

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Something I think too-easily (and too-often) gets left out of reviews of a new job is the office culture you step into, the set of company values you embrace and, of course, the people you work with. Beyond the routine and seemingly all-important concerns of salary, work assignments and enviable

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