Woah woah woah. I’ve been away for months.
Where have I been you ask? I’ve taken a much needed break from blogging and a lot of my social media for the last few months. I am only human, and just like everyone else I go through lulls. It’s been quite sometime since I’ve felt any creativity or inspiration and it’s put a huge halt on my wanting to write and post. I haven’t felt entirely myself and I’m definitely not someone who can fake it. If I’m not in the mood to shoot, write, or post I simply don’t because I know it’s going to be sloppy and I don’t want to put out that type of work to the world. However, I feel like it’s slowly coming back and I want to get back to what I love spending my spare time doing. I’m getting my feet wet again… dipping them into the water of creativity slowly but surely.
So for those of you still with me…. here’s an oldie but goodie. Rahi Cali is an all time favorite. This brand is a close one to my heart. I just adore every piece I ever get from them. They have a great fit and the embroidery is unreal. I’m a sucker for a good embroidered piece. They have a beautiful new collection out perfect for all your summer festivals. As always I’ll leave the link to snag yourself some goodies at the bottom.
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Happy national women’s day to all you bad ass babes out there! Hope everyone was able to celebrate with their fellow sisters.
I am so proud to be a woman. I am so proud of all the magnificent women I get to surround myself with. The powerful women in the family I was born into, and all the women I choose as friends. I encourage all of you to embrace your independence, your intelligence, strength, talents, your sexuality. Do not sex shame other women. Do not put other women down who are different than you. Empowered women, empower women. We are all magic in our own ways. Uplift your fellow women, and men! We are stronger together! And we all deserve to be treated as equals.
Leave people better than you found them.
All photos are by the transcendent and talented Heather Rowland
I’m so thankful to have been able to work with TAMGA. I love what they’re trying to do for our environment! The tee I have on in this post is made of 100% lenzing modal, which is made from beechwood. The fabric is made from 100% sustainable forests with over 95% of water and solvents being recycled during the process of production. Not to mention it’s the softest tee I own now, and has quickly become my go to. Thanks TAMGA for all your doing to help out Mother Nature!
Also side note: Freebird by Steven is killing it lately! I’m OBSESSED with these cute booties.
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So before I talk about the amazingness that is scout and cloth im going to share some randomness with you.
First, serious shout out to all my other guys and gals out there starting the new semester, while also working, and trying to have some type of a social life. You guys are basasses. 🤘🏼 I SOMEHOW figure out a way to multitask all of these things over the 4 months of school and really don’t understand how it happens. I started out my first week with so much motivation and it’s basically gone at this point haha!
Second, I started listening to my favorite murder a few days ago and I’m binge listening to these girls like crazy. As if I (or any of you) needed ANOTHER podcast to listen to… but I swear it’s so worth it. They somehow make this terribly sad topic funny and respectable at the same time. It’s brilliant. Do yourself a favor and go download it.
Finally, Id just like to send out a reminder. Maybe I’m just in the wrong place at the wrong time lately but I’ve been noticing a lot of I’ll intent. I’d just like to say, if you are having a bad day, or week, or year to not take it out on others. Or, if you are the victim of that person in a bad place do not take it personal and remember people are all on different journeys. You never know what another person is going through. That statement is true time and time again. Be kind to one another. Do all things with good intentions. Think of others. Create positivity!
Okay! Last but certainly not least… Scout and Cloth is still one of my favorite companies to work with. I love their clothing, not only because it’s cute and so affordable, but as you guys know I love supporting local companies. They have an adorable shop in southern Utah where you can stop in and shop in person. If you’re not from here they have an online store you can head over to here.
Stay sexy, don’t get murdered!
Hope you all rang in the new year with your favorite people last night. Bring on 2017 and all that it has to offer us ❤️
Hair: Kaity Myers
Makeup: Danielle Estrada
Getting together with Haley is always a guaranteed adventure…and windy mess. Mama Nord is pretty much down for everything. So we spent the day lounging by the lake, kayaking, and taking some crazy, muddy, messy photos with the pup. Thank goodness these playdates wear him out. He was passed out in the back on my lap the entire ride home. After this session she took off and went to France, where her boyfriend (who helped us a ton this day) proposed in romantic Paris. He also did a stellar job on picking a ring. How amazing is that proposal story? Thanks you two for the help and playing with the puppy… I know he’s a handful sometimes. 😉
If you wanna shop any of the photos Ive left all the links at the bottom for you guys to check out.
Photography by: Haley Nord
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I love brands that think outside the box and recreate our everyday needs in different ways. I think thats why I love Pandeia so much. They have totally reworked the way we wear watches. I’ve been lucky enough to work with this magical company for over a year now and the owner has become a close and personal friend of mine. Kelsi is all about giving. She has truly been one of my absolute favorite people to ever partner with. All the watches are handmade in the middle of the jungle in Maui… How rad is that? I’ll take her job any day! The lookbooks that we’ve worked on together are all up on the site. Go give it a look here!
Photography by: Keri Michelle
I don’t know anyone in the world that doesn’t love this time of year. I truly think it brings out the best in everyone. It’s a time for gathering, for giving thanks to our friends, family, even strangers for all we do for one another. I find everyone is a lot more aware this time of year for everything they have.
I can’t count how many things I should be grateful for, there’s too many. I’m so thankful for the family I get to spend my life with… For the friends who are all so unbelievably talented and inspire me everyday… For the rewarding job I get to do. I’m so grateful to be able to be there for people, sometimes on the worst day of their life, and try to help make things a little easier on them and their families.
I really encourage everyone to count your blessings. Remember all of the beautiful things you have in your life. Appreciate them. Remind people how much they mean to you. Then try to remind them as often as you possibly can. Life is beautiful, but short. Make it count.