After taking nearly two years off from actively marketing and booking weddings and portrait sessions, I have decided to jump back in to the wedding and photography industry! Over the last several months, a piece of my soul has been missing. I served the wedding and photography industry for 10 years and walked away officially at the beginning of the Covid pandemic. It was not necessarily a knee-jerk reaction, but more of a “straw that broke the camels back” situation.
At the time, it was just better to stop what I was doing so I could focus on what was immediately in front of me. You know what I mean?
Why I "Un"Retired from photography.
My obesity is one of the most raw, embarrassing, humbling and deep-to-my-core topics I will ever talk about. But, I am not going to shy away from sharing because if I have learned one thing through my years of blogging: people connect here. And if I come across one person who can relate and let them know they are not alone, that I’m here – all the better.
I think the best way to start off my current situation of what I have decided to consider weight loss surgery to battle my obesity is to start from the beginning.
Why i'm considering weight loss surgery
With the launch of Farm and Country Co, I’ve been doing all kinds of crazy research on how to successfully market on Etsy. It’s a whole new ballgame for me, and I’ll be sharing tips and tricks that I learn along the way here with you guys!
One of the things I’ve learned is that it is very common for apparel and decor creators will make something called Mockups. What are mockups for Etsy sellers? They are basically stock photos that designers can overlay their designs on top of to show a mockup of what the design will look like.
I'm Making Mockups for etsy sellers
Over the last six years, I have consistently been blogging on my website and when I started I wish there had been a blogging for beginners … or rather, for dummies! I made so many mistakes over the years, and learned a lot about blogging, monetizing and SEO through lots of trial and error. If I can help another mompreneur out with making things easier on them, I’m all about that. So let’s get strarted!
A Beginner's guide to blogging
18 years ago, right this very minute, I was lying in a hospital bed absolutely scared out of my mind. I was 18 years old myself, I was a pregnant single teenager (dating Randy, not yet engaged or married), I was on welfare and WIC, renting a bedroom from another single dad that my mom […]