14 Ways to Have Hope and Be Confident When You’re Single

14 Ways to Have Hope and Be Confident When You’re Single

Happy Monday! How to have hope and how to be confident when you’re single were two questions that came up QUITE A BIT on my Reader Survey – so today we’re tackling both together. Now,…

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GIFT GUIDE: For your Guy (What to Buy vs. NOT to Buy – according to a Guy!)

GIFT GUIDE: For your Guy (What to Buy vs. NOT to Buy – according to a Guy!)

**Welcome back to GIFT GUIDE WEEK on CUR! Today, we’ve got a very special guest: my husband. I asked him to debunk a few gifting myths for us gals – namely, what to *actually* buy…

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Easy Comfort Food + Playlist for a Cozy Date Night In

Easy Comfort Food + Playlist for a Cozy Date Night In

You guys…do you know what today is?? …*BESIDES* Monday???? It’s NATIONAL PIEROGY DAY! Halle-friggin-lujah. You guys know what pierogies are by now, I’m sure – and if you don’t, I’m genuinely concerned for the life…

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#AskE + J – Our Wedding Anniversary Couple’s Q&A!

#AskE + J – Our Wedding Anniversary Couple’s Q&A!

Happy Monday…and HAPPY ANNIVERSARY to the lovelovelove of my life! Today marks two years of us being hitched. 🙂 This week is also our 6 year dating anniversary, so that’s a fun lil’ fact –…

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56 Years of Love Lessons – Happy Valentine’s Day!

56 Years of Love Lessons – Happy Valentine’s Day!

Happy Hump + Happy VALENTINE’S Day, friends! Are you someone who loveloveloves or despises this holiday?? J + I celebrated last night since he’s got a work meeting tonight, so I’m hungover on chocolate truffles…

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“It is what it is.” – Dealing with Conflict in Relationships + Advice from THE 9/11 Widow,

“It is what it is.” – Dealing with Conflict in Relationships + Advice from THE 9/11 Widow,

I’m baaaaaaack! Happy Monday, friends! It feels like it’s been *ages*, even tho it’s just been a long weekend essentially. New York Fashion Week can just feel like an eternity sometimes. 😉 Either way, SUPER…

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50 Ways to Say I Love You

50 Ways to Say I Love You

HOW ‘BOUT DEM BIRDS THO?!?! Whether you were tuned into the Superbowl last night for the big Justin Timberlake concert, for a big bowl o’ queso, or for actual football, I’d say last night was…

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Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend, with Mint Diamonds

Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend, with Mint Diamonds

 Cuff bracelet (c/o) // Lipstick (Under $5 drugstore option! Shade: “Just Garnet”) // Diamond rose ring (c/o – custom made by Mint Diamonds) They say diamonds are a girl’s best friend. They were wrong. Diamonds…

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A Love Letter to YOU, from my Husband (For our First Wedding Anniversary!)

A Love Letter to YOU, from my Husband (For our First Wedding Anniversary!)

We’ve made it! We’ve crossed the threshold! September 17th is our wedding anniversary. So as of yesterday, J + I have been married for one year. How the heck. I feel like it’s a running theme…

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9 Unexpected, Funny Things You Argue About After Moving In Together

9 Unexpected, Funny Things You Argue About After Moving In Together

May signifies the one-year-anniversary of a lotta things. Namely, graduating college, buying a house, and moving in together with my then-fiancé. #phew. We had had a *brief* taste of what cohabiting together would be like…

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7 Ways to Know You’re Ready to Get Married

7 Ways to Know You’re Ready to Get Married

ICYMI, J and I have been poppin’ the bubbly (quite literally) all week long, toasting champagne every single night. Why? I mean…it’s champagne. Does there need to be a reason? 😉 But really tho, we’re…

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30 Spring Dates on a Budget

30 Spring Dates on a Budget

Spring has sprung! Who’s excited? —> this girl <— The birds are chirping, the allergies are blaring, the sun is shining, the flowers are blooming…it’s like the entire world is coming up roses. 😉 In…

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Save the Date.

Save the Date.

It’s loooooooong overdue time for another Friday Bridesday post, dontchathink?? If you’re new around these rosy parts (a big fat welcome!), J and I are getting married this fall. Check out the bottom of this…

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I don’t want a fairytale love.

I don’t want a fairytale love.

With Valentine’s Day screaming out around the corner in this pink-and-red piñata of hearts and confetti and glitter, I think it’s time to have some girltalk about the thing that everyone’s loving to love or loving…

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How to find The One

How to find The One

Today is a SUPER exciting day. Why? Because it marks the one-year anniversary of being engaged to my best friend on the planet, AND it’s his birthday! January 20th will always be a hella special…

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29 Romantic Winter Date Ideas

29 Romantic Winter Date Ideas

Winter already, eh? You guys lovelovelove date ideas around these rosy parts, so I’m bringin’ some of the best for fun, affordable, romantic winter date ideas today. #hollah. It’s went from being in the 60’s around…

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The 12 DATES of Christmas

The 12 DATES of Christmas

On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to meeee… 12 dates! Welcome to the 12 dates of Christmas, with 12 ridiculously fun date ideas for you and yours this holiday season. This is my…

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Halloween Date Night Ideas (for the Couple who hates Halloween!)

Halloween Date Night Ideas (for the Couple who hates Halloween!)

*I’ve teamed up with Hickory Farms for the holiday season to create some content. As always, all opinions and thoughts are entirely my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that support Coming Up Roses!…

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3 years, 6 tips. [ + ENGAGEMENT PHOTOS!]

3 years, 6 tips. [ + ENGAGEMENT PHOTOS!]

Tomorrow marks 3 YEARS of dating J! Dude. I know that 3 years is like nothing to some people, and it’s like forever to others, but can I just go a little mushy for a…

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30 Romantic Fall Date Ideas

30 Romantic Fall Date Ideas

There’s just something in the air that *screams* romance when fall comes around, from the cooler weather to the smells of spice in the air and Pumpkin Spice Lattes on every block. Call me basic,…

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