The simple joys of every season. And never coming back from the market without fresh flowers ☺️
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Fukinsei 不均整 (n.) Asymmetry or irregularity. The concept of controlling balance in a composition through unevenness
From afar, moths and insects appear perfectly symmetrical and harmonious in their design. But Fukensei encourages us to look closer. When we observe closely, we notice fine markings of asymmetry and irregular subtleties in nature. Its impact is that the observer uses their imagination to complete the symmetry, thus becoming a participant in the art
Antheraea Polyphemus Moth custom order in progress #TheOldeSewingRoom
Is it summer yet?!?! The girls were on spring break this past week and getting back to school has been rough😆 They are ready for the school year to be over, mom is ready for slow mornings and no more packed lunches. Seven weeks is so close and yet so far away! So whatever you are pushing through right now, don’t give up!
Life is too short for naked nails, unless it's a nude nail polish 😉💅
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Its GLOW time, lovelies! ⠀
These tropical treasures are pure magic & will leave your sweet skin with a healthy glow... ⠀
💦 PAMPLEMOUSSE TROPICAL ENZYME CLEANSING OIL is the girl who does it all! She is a first-step favorite in any cleansing ritual. This beauty is bursting with tropical fruits that help to improve the texture of the skin by helping to break down excess proteins that can cause build up and breakouts. Allow her active pineapple and papaya enzymes work their magic while nourishing hibiscus and banana help to soften and tighten the complexion. (Bonus: she removes makeup like a champ!) ⠀
🥥 Cleansing will never be the same after you use our KALIMA CLEANSING POWDER. Once you activate her with water, she will transform in your palm, turning into a lively pink potion that will deeply cleanse and gently exfoliate, leaving your sweet skin oh-so-soft. Organic hibiscus flower, Camu Camu fruit, and Vitamin C are a powerhouse trio that works harmoniously together to boost collagen production and even out the complexion. ⠀
✨ MELI GLOW ILLUMINATING NECTAR MASK is infused with enzymes and vitamin-rich tropical fruits, nutrient dense beauty oils, and skin moisturizing and plumping hyaluronic acid. She will moisturize, plump, brighten, and hydrate the skin with each and every use. Try using her in the morning, and enjoy that aloha glow all throughout the day! ⠀
☀️BLESS BEAUTY BALM is our sweet sunshine girl. Her pink, velvety texture comes from our beautiful blend of organic butters and cold pressed beauty oils. She is free of water, wax and emulsifiers ensuring that every last dollop is full to the brim with 100% potent skin softening and skin nourishing ingredients.⠀
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Holy shit This week has been AMAZING!!!! I’ve never been so tired and exhilerated at the same time. I’ve made so many new friends and am learning SO MUCH. Plein air painting is incredible. .
I have so many adventures to share but I am heading out to paint some birds of prey this morning so I’ll leave you with this…my very first Plein air painting of the week “Mornings at Polasek”. .
Just to give you guys some perspective…I’ve been painting since Monday and this is the first painting I’ve finished…but the plein air artists here? They have 7,8,9 paintings signed and framed and hanging on the gallery walls! They can capture the essence of the outdoors in a few hours. .
I’m posting daily adventures on my stories, so tune in in if you are interested. I think right now I’m sharing a peacock fight I witnessed on Genius Drive yesterday. And remember if you are local, stop by the @polasekmuseum this week to watch the artists (and me!) paint in the gardens and there are also free demos each day!
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Unsure. She’s not totally convinced that I’ve made the right decision in plopping her down in those flowers. What is this new world of strange, tickly, little, yellow things?
The sweetest little Moccs, perfect for the cooler months ahead. ♡
Flexible, soft soles and handcrafted from the most beautiful suede leather.
Available in 3 colours and up to a size 18-24 months.
📷 Beautifully captured by: @phoenixandtheocean
today started off with clouds & tears as somebody was intent on playing outside barefoot in the cold drizzle & refused his breakfast because his gums were so sore.
but then the sun came out, i saw some of you lovely things sharing your gulligull deliveries & the wind blew so much blossom onto our lawn it looked like it had been snowing. after the post office we went back to the farm shop & stocked up on carrots; the best kind of teething relief.
i love how much love you’re giving to the extra little activities i tuck into your orders. i’ll be adding another treasure hunt soon for summer. & a big hello to all of you lovely new folks from myself & my little bunny up there (this half-eaten carrot is now sitting in the middle of the living room floor) we are delighted to have you with us 🥕 🌿
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I’ve had several people relatively recently asking me about how in the world I get any work done from home, since it’s what I do roughly 70% of the time (when I’m not teaching dance or yoga). If you’re used to the idea of more structured hours (which most of us are, to a certain extent), it can definitely seem like an elusive task. I’m talking all about this in the latest writing on the blog and sharing 3 pieces of advice on how to be more productive (without burning out) as a creative person who has the complicated luxury of dictating their own working schedule. Read the whole thing through the link in my bio. 👌☕️
If you work from home, what are some tips + tricks that help you stay sane? I’m also always learning 🙋🏼♀️
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spring ephemeral | bloodroot has be calling out to me. this dainty ephemeral has been beckoning me in to listen to its energy. blooodroot is a portal that assists in healing our deepest emotional wounds related to our past. the ancestral wounds we carry in our dna. when we can heal on this deep level we can experience improvement in all areas of our lives.
bloodroot connects to our inner courage so we can face our egoistic tendencies + embrace our inner light, that which comes from the source of all things to experience wholeness + unity.
bloodroot flower essence is a light that cuts through stagnation in our emotional, spiritual and physical patterns connected to ego + inter generational trauma to embody our fullest potential in this life.
What if I told you could have a closet filled with clothes that you actually like and wear?
Outfits that allow you to show up for any occasion feeling good?
A style you love that's easy and actually saves you time?
A style that allows you to worry less about how you look because you know you’re showing up as yourself, for yourself - You’re expressing you, and you’re feeling’ it?!? Can you imagine what it might be like to move past the frustrations that keep popping up around your style time and again and find yourself instead in a place of ease, understanding, and, quite possibly, joy?
All it takes is getting clarity on your style. Clarity on what you want. Clarity on what you need. Clarity on how to make it happen.
Over the past few years, and pulling from over 15+ years of experience in style and design, I’ve created an approach to finding style clarity that’s all about allowing you to show up as yourself and eliminating the frustrations and uncertainties. It’s an approach I’ve only ever shared with my one-on-one clients … until today.
Today I’m launching a Style Clarity Masterclass.
This masterclass is a digital class that works for anyone regardless of perceived fashion sense, creativity, or past style efforts. I’ve broken everything down and I walk you through it all step-by-step. It consists of two videos that teach you an easily accessible approach to getting clarity on your style. It also includes a guide to help you work through the videos, and access my own personal examples and resources from my recent style evolution.
AND I’m sharing it here with you all first for early access and special early bird pricing of $79!
This means you can take the class for less than the cost of one new Target outfit, a pair of madewell jeans, or Everlane flats (when they’re on sale!). And, if you join during early access, you get a chance to win a free 45 minute, one-on-one session with me to talk through your masterclass work.
If you’re interested in tackling your style struggles, finding clarity and taking this masterclass, comment below (or DM me) and we'll chat!
But don’t wait because early access ends and pricing goes up on Sunday!
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💥TRUTH BOMB: You can’t have something you don’t believe that you deserve. (At least, you can’t have it in its fullest capacity).⠀
👉As women, we have GOT to stop making excuses as to why we’re “not good enough” for the life we crave. We’ve got to stop holding ourselves back from our fullest potential. And we’ve got to stop being afraid of showing the world who we REALLY are.⠀
⚡️When we abandon these fears, we give ourselves permission to live our bravest, boldest, most authentic life - one where we are completely FREE to be who we want to be and have what we want to have. ⠀
✨It all starts with US - deciding that we CAN have what we want - that we are worthy of it NOW.
The gemstone stack we can’t get enough of: labradorite, high-cut moonstone and aquamarine 💎
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Who doesn’t love a good tote?? I can’t really go anywhere without one around and this one has the best message ever on it... “Guilty of being responsible”. This tote is what you could get for free from @vonholzhausen from now until tomorrow April 26th if you make a purchase of one of their gorgeous vegan leather bags. Pop over to their page and check them out!!! #earthday#sponsored#vonholzhausen#ecotote
For those of you who’ve asked for a heads up... Friendship bracelets, stacking rings, and all the teeny tiny ear candy you love will be restocked TODAY. 🤗✨
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🔹Invisible Mother🔹 double tap just to like, but leave a comment if you FEEL this 😭❤
. "It all began to make sense, the blank stares, the lack of response, the way
one of the kids will walk into the room while I'm on the phone and ask to be
taken to the store. Inside I'm thinking, 'Can't you see I'm on the phone?' Obviously not; no one can see if I'm on the phone, or cooking, or sweeping
the floor, or even standing on my head in the corner, because no one can see
me at all. I'm invisible. The invisible Mom. Some days I am only a pair of
hands, nothing more! Can you fix this? Can you tie this? Can you open this?? Some days I'm not a pair of hands; I'm not even a human being. I'm a clock
to ask, 'What time is it?' I'm a satellite guide to answer, 'What number is
the Disney Channel?' I'm a car to order, 'Right around 5:30, please.' Some days I'm a crystal ball; 'Where's my other sock?, Where's my phone?,
What's for dinner?' I was certain that these were the hands that once held books and the eyes
that studied history, music and literature -but now, they had disappeared
into the peanut butter, never to be seen again. She's going, she's
going, she's gone!
One night, a group of us were having dinner, celebrating the return of a
friend from England . She had just gotten back from a fabulous trip, and she
was going on and on about the hotel she stayed in. I was sitting there,
looking around at the others all put together so well. It was hard not to
compare and feel sorry for myself. I was feeling pretty pathetic, when she
turned to me with a beautifully wrapped package, and said, 'I brought you
this.' It was a book on the great cathedrals of Europe . I wasn't exactly
sure why she'd given it to me until I read her inscription: 'With admiration
for the greatness of what you are building when no one sees.' In the days ahead I would read - no, devour - the book. And I would discover
what would become for me, four life-changing truths, after which I could
pattern my work:
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Reppin’ one of my all time favorite @bravegirlclub tees. 💖 I just read an article about how the “Instagram aesthetic” of pink walls and latte art and super styled photos is dead and all the cool kids (literally teenagers, apparently us millennials are old and boring now) are just posting random selfies and not thinking at all about their feeds. It was an interesting piece for sure, and I could see the points made for being more authentic and real. But also I still like seeing pictures of styled shoots and editorial photography and that’s why I’m on Instagram?? 🤷🏼♀️ What are your thoughts? Is the Instagram aesthetic dead or are you still into it? *for the record I’m all about authenticity, but I still wanna see pretty photos sometimes too okay?
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Mistress / pup vacation. ✨
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Here’s a picture from quite a few days ago because its parent-teacher interview week and I’ve had zero free daylight minutes for photos! (Unless you’d like a photo of the stack of marking and unwashed coffee cups on my work desk.... yeah didn’t think so!)
Despite the slight photograph scarcity, I feel like I’ve found a rhythm to my week of work, rest and creative projects. It really just took some trial and error and reflection. .
A fresh basket of linens waiting to be folded, really does bring me great joy.
As I stuck my nose in the pile of fresh laundry, inhaling the fresh scent, I wondered if that was a strange feature or love, to be filled with such immense joy at such a small or menial thing. My next thought was the realization that it is the small things, the little bits of joy in our day that make for such a beautiful life.
Our kitchen linens were starting to have a bit of an old laundry smell, a touch musty and as if they hadn’t been washed frequently enough or had sat in a cupboard a bit too long.
I normally wash our kitchen towels in hot water on the normal cycle of our machine but thought to use the same method I employ for our whites - the sanitize cycle - very hot water with steam and added some of @thelaundress All-Purpose Bleach Alternative with their Whites Detergent and these beautiful linens have never smelled fresher.
I was hesitant for a long time to utilize the sanitize cycle with linen but to my surprise, these pieces held up beautifully.
This evening will be with us for many moons to come 💛 We couldn’t have dreamed of a more beautiful Hawaii location for our longtable dinner than the sugarcane fields of @kuleanarumworks, just off the lapping waves of the ocean. Our chef partners for the night @hipicnicsandprovisions served a stunning feast made from local foods and flavors. Each guest was given a gift of @ho.olahoney honey to take home, which was harvested from the hives just hours before the dinner. To see more moments captured from the evening, head to our website for the full recap. Thank you to our dream partner @alaskaair for being apart of this beautiful supper with us #secretsuppertable
Photo by @carly.e.diaz
🔅Maturity is when you stop trying to change people, and instead focus on changing yourself. 🔅Maturity is when you stop proving to the world how intelligent you are. 🔅Maturity is when you focus on positives in people. 🔅Maturity is when you do not seek approval from others. 🔅Maturity is when you stop comparing yourself with others. .
Have a wonderful day dear friends 🔆🔆🔆🔆
This pic one of many I feel describes my personality 💯% ! Do you strive to showcase who you really are? Or what you think we want to see? 💁🏾♀️
Finding the balance is essential and can be challenging. It’s not like you want to be fake, right? But you also want us to pay attention to what you’re saying or showing. So what’s your authentic balance? Because as authentic as some of us want to be, knowing how to give it is so important in this #socialmedia world. But we figuring it out, standby 💁🏾♀️😬🙂
Does anybody else just want to do ALLLLLL the things? Oh man, I’ve stopped and started so many projects as a result of being interested in so many different things - and probably a little bit of FOMO, to be completely honest.
I’m the epitome of ‘Jack of All Trades, Master of None’, and used to beat myself up for being a “quitter”. It certainly has its pros and cons, but really when it comes down to it, it’s about figuring out what you like/love vs. what you’re PASSIONATE about.
How would I describe when you’re passionate about something?
💭 You naturally already live and breathe “it” every day
🤔 It’s constantly and consistently on your mind, even if you’re not taking physical actions toward it right now
💁🏻♀️ You could talk about it every day, whether you’re sick, tired, or busy - which doesn’t mean you’d WANT to, but you COULD, and probably would get excited about it if somebody asked the right question(s)
⚡️⚡️ Working on it, talking, and sharing about it energizes the crap out of you! Because if fills you with purpose
I love what @garyvee says about documenting vs curating when asked how he continues to generate content over a long period of time.
When you’re passionate about something, and you’re already living and breathing it, all you have to do is document and share your life; your thoughts, your actions, your progress.
When you share your passion from your heart in a REAL way, it’s palpable and electrifying for others. When you create from an authentic place with authentic intentions, SOMEONE somewhere out there will resonate with what you have to say.
That’s where the conversation starts, and the magic happens.
Photo via @heyamberrae
I heard once that a woman who cuts her hair is about to shake up the world.....I think I feel the earth rumbling.
Letting go of unhealthy and dead things opens you up to new possibilities, open doors that were once closed. Surrendering to self beings about a strength in you that was always there. Continuing forward into greatness in 2019. Wanna join me? The Sunday Soundoff is where we can convene and get refreshed and renewed, amplifying our discipline levels to take action on our goals. Sign up at bit.ly/thesundaysoundoff. Link is also in my bio.
WAIT!!!!!! DON’T...... GIVE...... UP!!!!!!! So many of us give up right before our results start compounding. It’s true!!!! With fitness and nutrition there is NO quick fix. No magic pill. No one answer.
But guarantee you this.... If you have changed your eating habits, your lifestyle and you are putting in hard work everyday.... You’ve left ZERO room for your body to refuse change.
Hang onto that “why” am I doing this! No matter how big or small and change will happen.
Even if you have a long way to go.... subtle changes mean forward motion... so don’t stop and let those changes go backwards!
I’ve got your back. I’m in this with you. It’s not easy... sometimes I get SO ANNOYED with getting out of the bed when it feels so comfortable. Or working out when I want to lounge!
But...... none of that brings me health, healing in my body and mind and strength to be the best I can be!
Go grab those goals today ladies!
If you’re are ready for a change and seeking some advice I’d love to help... because just like you I’m a busy mom with no time and had little energy... but together we make it work! 💕May 1st bootcamp opening soon! Apply in my profile or send a message!