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Sweetest of Summertime

07.30.2018

Trying to take in every bit of summer…while staying hydrated. These hot southern summers in Charlotte are no joke. Shew. Don’t think I won’t partake in some ice cream for dinner, that’s living my best life.

Memorial Day and July 4th came and went with burgers hot off the grill, cheesy mac n cheese, and watching fireflies.  For the most part we’ve stayed in town but I’ve been having an itch since May for a road trip. Mountains, beach, or lake…the road is calling my name. Any favorite vacation spots out there?


 

It’s take a few years to fully understanding whatever I spend time thinking on, listening to, etc. directly impacts my heart. I haven’t liked where I’ve been recently, my perspective, my thoughts, my negativity. Yuck. What I’ve spent time thinking on has impacted my ability to the best version of me.

I haven’t been an avid reader since I was in elementary school, but I knew I needed to be more intentional with my time. I may have went a little overboard on Amazon’s Prime day and stocked up a few high reviewed books:

I’ll keep you updated here with how my progress goes with each book and my review.

 

We’ve trying out new restaurants around Charlotte. A lot has opened this summer! Haymaker was on the list and I can’t wait to go back. This past weekend we stood in line for 45 minutes to try Jeni’s ice cream (it opened on Friday). I love ice cream so that’s how I roll.

 

Last month, I pushed myself out of my comfort zone on a portrait session of my colleague, Terrence. I made myself try new lighting techniques, go with the wild cards, and pay extra attention to how the light was captured. I’ll be posting his photos on the blog soon.

 

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