A few weeks ago I asked YOU in my story if you thought selfies were still socially acceptable! The majority voted "Yes girl! All the selfies!" So here we go!
Truthfully, I'm not much of a selfie girl! I've never been one to take a ton of selfies, unless of course I actually decide on a rare occasion to take one, then I take a million to find one I kinda like. Please tell me I'm not alone in that!
Do you love to love selfies, or love to hate them? Tell me below then tag me in your selfies today babes, because regardless of what anyone says, it's your feed and you can post that selfie if you want to!
I ran into someone the other day that told me "Wow! You look really tired!" besides the obvious response "I am!" I told her adjusting to the changes life has thrown at me recently has definitely taken it's toll.
It did get me thinking though. Why, as women, do we feel the need to remind others of how they could be doing better? She proceeded to say "You look happy! But tired." The truth is, I'm incredibly happy, and that day, I just happen to be incredibly tired too, which is okay!
As a women, I strive to always encourage and support other women, another woman's success is not my failure! May we always speak truth but light into those around us. The truth is, the last thing I wanted to hear when running to the store for the second time that day was that I looked really tired, but I would have loved to hear from someone I hadn't seen in months, "Wow! You look really happy!"
Babes, let me tell you, it's okay to be exhausted, it shows you're working towards those goals tirelessly, just like it's okay to be happy, you must be doing something right, but let this be a reminder to you that darkness cannot abide where light is, so let us speak truth yet be a light, always! How can you speak light to those around you today? 💡
Fall is right around the corner (next weekend!! Where did the year go?!) and I couldn't be more excited about the cooler weather, and my guy can't wait to terrify me at Halloween Horror Nights all October long 🙈, but I'll always love summer vibes, palms, and cotton candy skies. #cantstopwontstop am I right?! What's your favorite season? 🍁
So apparently flu season is here early 😷 ——————————
Have you ever heard a woman say “When a man gets sick the whole world ends, and when a woman gets sick the world keeps turning?”
Well I am here to tell you that is a LIE or I am a man 😂😳
Because the past three days I have done NOTHING but lay helplessly weak and complaining to my husband every moment he passed by me. 🤒
I am serious y’all. He is probably reading this post right now laughing hysterically because he knows it’s true. I am such a wimpy sick person. I know the flu is legit terrible but I couldn’t keep my mouth shut from telling him over and over again about my “symptoms.”
My poor husband has had to care for our kids AND me since I got sick. He has done EVERYTHING. While I sit on the couch and whine about how I am feeling.... What a champ right?!?! 👊🏼 My hubby truly amazes me. He doesn’t fit the mold of a normal husband. When women complain about their husbands for not doing certain things I literally have NOTHING to add to the conversation because I am SO thankful for my husband and EVERYTHING that he does!!! I have no idea how I got so incredibly lucky to have him as my partner in crime. Okay, okay... this post is starting to get a little sappy 😆
Anyway here is my public service announcement:
1] WASH YO HANDS - or the flu is going to get you 😝
2] Be thankful for the people in your life because they do step up when you need them the most 😌
3] Men are amazing and us wives need to give them a break and praise them for what they do. They are fully capable of living the mom life if forced to. 🤣
4] Don’t take a moment for granted because I feel like my kids have grown up since Wednesday because I haven’t hugged or kissed them since I got sick. 👶🏼>👧🏼>👱🏼♀️>👩🏼 (why does the side pony teenager have blue eyes? Are teenagers that bad where even the emojis rebel and have to go against the grain?) 😂
I’m excited to have another shoot at the Eustis Boardwalk next month on OCT 7th! (Spots will be limited— Link to book is in BIO or you can email)
I loved exploring the boardwalk with these three .. I can’t believe this was my first time here. It’s definitely a hidden gem in Eustis, if you haven’t been there yet. I think it’s also safe to say Mr. Flynn stole the show @mercedes_lilliana 😆
Slaying those goals like... 🔥 September's nearly halfway over, are you checking off your to-do list and accomplishing your monthly goals? One of my goals this month was to sign SIX new clients, last month we signed FOUR! Share your September goals with me below and tell me how you plan to accomplish them! 👇🏻
Last night was beyond incredible. I met Chrissy and Ryan and there were storms brewing all around us. We felt a little wild and wanted to embrace the weather, and boy were we amazed. Every moment the skies were changing in all directions and we took advantage of the amazing backdrops. The middle, far right picture has a heart in the sky, and that is so perfect for this session. The flannel shirt that Chrissy wore in some of the images belonged to one of her dearest friends, Kellie. Kellie wore the flannel shirt the last time she was with Chrissy for her birthday. Kellie passed away last year and Chrissy wanted her to be remembered as a part of this beautiful time. Such a perfect way to treasure a friend <3
Many more images from the evening on the blog:
Let's be real here! I've definitely rolled up to the Chick-Fil-A drive thru in my PJ's one too many times. I'm guilty of walking through the grocery store on a work break in a messy bun, glasses, and a t-shirt I've worn too many days in a row, all while telling myself I didn't have anyone to impress because Jacob's at work. Oops! 🙈 Double tap if you can relate!
I finished watching the Harry Potter series for the first time ever last week and (spoiler alert!) I was absolutely distraught when Dobby died! Please tell me I’m not alone. I can’t believe I went so long without watching these movies, I also can’t believe I’m saying that! 🙈
After watching the first movie I was convinced I was a Gryffindor, Jacob was convinced otherwise, arguing that I was actually a Hufflepuff, like the true Slytherin he is. After taking the Pottermore quiz it was confirmed, I am indeed a Gryffindor, I showed him! 💪🏻
I quickly became obsessed with all things Harry Potter and proceeded to take all the Pottermore quizzes, insisting Jacob take them all too. My Patronus you ask? A Dapple Grey Mare! Jacob’s? A Weasel... you can bet I still bring that up every chance I get! 💁🏼♀️
Tell me, do you love Harry Potter too? What house are you apart of? 🧙🏻♂️