Stay focused and extra sparkly ✨
The worst part about my job is having to tell someone, “I can’t, I am already booked!” Which I have had to do already for 2019 wedding dates. Believe it or not - my calendar is full until February as far as sessions go (I set aside weekends for weddings, no worries) - so if you were planning a cuddly late-winter shoot or Spring photos, now is the time to book them.
Today’s adventures included meeting with this beautiful soul ⏩ @alexbeadon
. Thank you so much for arranging this!!! Super grateful for the ladies and the nuggets of wisdom during our masterminding round!. It was just an epic morning at the park!!!
Just listening to a little @icecube
and can’t help but think... I’m gon’ do it, gon’ do it, gon’ do it, do it, do it. So what ever it is you want to do... DON’T STOP get it, get it. PS. The fact that this was on the “oldies” radio station has a girl feeling old, but damn, it’s still so good. #putyourbackintoit
Productivity is contagious. A productive work day may drive you to create productive personal time - tackling the pile of dishes collecting in the sink, vacuuming the carpet you’ve just avoided looking at, or spending time in intentional conversation with someone you’ve been putting off.
My weekend challenge is to do one productive task for my business and one productive task for my personal life.
Head over to stories to see what I choose to do, and to fill out the template I’m creating to keep track of it 🙌🏼
This is such an important part of friendship ❤️ One of the hardest parts of being a mom is that your schedule is no longer your own. Sometimes I’m in awe of the way our friends without kids can do whatever they want, whenever they want, without having to think about anyone else.
When I became a mom, one of the hard things was when invitations stopped coming because I’d said no so many times to fun nights out because I was busy sitting at home bored out of my mind while my daughter slept 🤷🏻♀️ Having to say no to super fun nights out with friends is hard. Seeing the pictures of fun nights out that you weren’t invited to is harder. You feel forgotten, left out, left behind.
Friends to moms- invite them anyway. Even if you know your friend doesn’t have a sitter. Even if you know she’s playing doctor to a sick little one. Even if you know she is useless for anything but collapsing on a couch by 8PM. Invite her anyways, every time.
Cheers to all the moms staying in with their kids tonight instead of going out and living it up with your friends. I see you ❤️ I wouldn’t trade staying in with my kids re-watching Desperate Housewives while they sleep for anything. But friends without kids: sometimes your nights out look so epic I get totally jealous. Have an extra drink for me 🍾
Raise your hand if your parents told you the same thing growing up 🙋🏼♀️ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Clearly when we are younger this doesn’t make any sense to us. We don’t know what the word “politics” even means, we go to church or wherever on whatever day our parents tell us, and if you were like me you wondered why we couldn’t just barter like the Indians. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Every one has different opinions on whether or not a brand/companies should be posting these thoughts on social media. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Here is my advice (all my clients know) if you are wondering whether or not it would be okay for your brand/ company to post about these things: ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
🐝Think of your audience at ALL TIMES ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
🐝Prepare for others opinions and unfollows
🐝Have a well thought out response for comments you don’t necessarily agree with
🐝 Lastly PLEASE JUST DONT!
Snickerdoodle Cookie fall blend going in the diffuser for all my Aggie friends! 👍🏻 stress away + cinnamon bark #gigem
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I found ONE more journal in the back of my cabinet and painted this newbie this afternoon! Might be my new fav. 🤗
(Don’t worry - more blanks are on the way so I’ll restock the Jesus Turned journal sooooon!)
Aaaaand.... Breathe. I love Sundays. They're a day to chill, relax, breathe... With intermittent activity. May yours be long and full of coffee ☕☕☕😂😂😂
So happy fall is here!! 🍂
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This girl loves the rain, just like her Mama ❤
Let's talk helmets! Why does there exist such a stigma that wearing a helmet makes you "less than"? When I sifted through helmet hashtags, I saw things like "helmets are for losers", "helmets are for pu***es", "helmets are bulls***", etc. WHY?!?!?! It legitimately makes me question humanity. Why is maintaining your safety a bad thing? I have been asked why I wore a helmet and then was subsequently told that I shouldn't compete if I needed to wear one. I am ashamed to admit that someone else's opinion of me shook me so much that I stopped wearing my helmet in 2011. Now, 6 years later (beginning in 2017), I have started wearing one again and I will NEVER stop wearing it because I don't care what others think of my headgear choices. My life, my son, my family and friends are far too important to stop protecting myself because someone else is a hater.
Ok, rant over! 😁👍
THANK YOU to ALL barrel racers, professional, jackpot, futurity and play day, who choose to wear helmets! Let's END this stigma FOREVER!
#helmetsafety #troxel #troxelhelmets #fallontaylorhelmet #fallontaylor #jackiejatzlau #mollimontgomery #callieduperier #dolorestoole #barrelracer #barrelracing #barrelhorse #barrelhorsesofinstagram #horsesofinstagram #wpra #aqha #amiranchyyet #ranchdressn #positivevibes #personalgrowth #growthmindset #abundancemindset #cowgirltribe #chictribe #risingtidesociety #empowerwomen #rodeo #rodeotime #rodeolife #bighorsemafia @troxelhelmets
Don’t accept anything less! I work with each client to discover what their brand means to them and we work as a team to put the perfect vision together. This is from a happy client this past week 🖤🖤 I have October and November spots open. Let’s do this together 💪🏼
I hear this one was a long time coming. Congrats Amanda and Peter! #finally
Soon it’s time for some photos from the wedding. You will probably be a bit tiered of all the photos that will be posted from that day. But I’m gonna do it anyway. 😅 I’m gonna start with the morning and finish with the evening, giving you my experience of each part of the day ☺️ This photo is taken two nights before the wedding day, when we arrived at the hotel we celebrated with some drinks.
|| Throwing it back on a Saturday to when I got the chance to take this beautiful lady's photos for the #jwpshootathon
I love the colors and how mute but bright everything is.
The countdown is in single digit hours till I'm on the road to visit my parents for a week. I'm so excited to create more memories with my daughter and her grandparents. ❤❤ #paperchiildphoto
I’m feeling a little extra lovey dovey ♥️
Halloween printables are now featured in my highlights! Prints are all available in the print shop!
Big thanks to everyone who took the time to listen. This has been on my heart to share for a while.
Last piece, lets go
When I was in Israel, our guide, Ido, gifted us a replica of an israeli oil lamp from the 1st century. The lamp had a reservoir for oil and a wick that you light.
The amount of light that candle put out was comparable to a birthday candle, it seemed to me, pretty useless.
Ido explained that the ancient Israelites would bend down and the lamp would cast just enough light to see where they would place their next step.
That was the cultural context for Psalm 119:105.
"Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path.” God will always give us enough light to see what our next step is, but it's up to us to choose that step.
I’ve been unraveling the nest of tangled fears, misconceptions and deceptions that I’ve had around me.
It’s a vulnerable process and not something I’m used to.
I have made progress and change that I thought was impossible.
I’ve seen joy and peace come into my life.
I’ve been healing.
And although I feel sometimes like I’ve barely scratched the surface of where I want to be and I still lie in bed plenty of nights and wonder “What the fuck am I doing with my life?” God has been ever graceful in lighting my path; one little step at a time.
Happy Anniversary to these lovers @ainsley_maree
😍 not only did they have an epic wedding and are awesome humans, they have become beautiful friends of mine. What a score!! Congrats guys.. such a honour to have shared in your day! All my love e x
Meet me in the space between... 🌗
Day | Night 🌗
West Coast | East Coast 🌗
You | Me 🌗
To understand things we have to break things into their simple parts to learn about them individually. 🌗
It also helps to know how something opposes another; to learn what we are not helps us know what we are. 🌗
This is dualistic. Looking at things like two opposing and complimentary parts. 🌗
But this can be limiting cause then we only know one part or one side.🌗
So the thing about balance...the thing about fullness or wholeness, is reconciling and merging both. 🌗
This is non-duality. And this is eventually where we meet. 🌗
When we move past the either/or mentality to come to that space between opposites; where yoga, union, and oneness exists... 🌗
I’ll meet you there. 🌗
I’ll be teaching three themed classes Sunday in the city...where? @equinox
Info on my website SarahGirardYoga.com
It’s game day and though I’ll be watching from the couch tonight, I’ll be cheering for the gators just like I did last week at the swamp! I love taking selfies with my favorite guy in my favorite place! Even more I love seeing how much he loves me by wearing orange and blue and taking me to Ben Hill Griffin! Choose wisely ladies ☺️🐊💙🧡
Cheers to a gorgeous wedding day for Jamie and Luke at the beautiful@ashtoncreekvineyard
Jamie and Luke are one of Allison’s 2018 couples (our other lead planner here at EBJ) and if you haven’t gotten to know Allison yet then I can’t wait for you to meet her! She.is.awesome.
So here’s to love and marriage and new beginnings!
There's something so symbolic about two rings Signifying unity between two individuals ❤️
Shot with my Canon t6 40mm
ISO 200, f2.8, 1/160 seconds
Just a Couple of Love Birds 👫❤️
Shot with my Canon t6 20mm
ISO 100, f2.8, 1/200 seconds
Windswept and full of Adrenalin after ascending the Christo Rei monument🏰⛰
Portuguese coffee ☕️ and beautiful walls of azulejos✨ the perfect set up🙏
“These are the days we dream about when the sunlight paints us gold...”🌞💫
Vitamin sea all day long 🌊 🐟🐚