More wine please was probably most said phrase of last nights girls night in. What started out as dinner at Alyssa's place before going out on the town turned into a night of laughter, book talk, lots and lots of wine, and so much laughter.
It's always nice to get dressed up in the awesome heels I buy but can't walk more than two steps in (but that's what great heels are for right, to make all the heads turn, but only turning because I'm busting my butt on the dance floor from slipping on the ditzy girls spilled drink) and the sexy dress that stays tucked behind my big comfy sweaters. What I thought would be one of those nights turned out to be the opposite but just as awesome. A night of wonderful ladies, wonderful dinner and $3 wine. A night that didn't cost me an arm and a leg to go out, a night without the pushing and shoving of all the Atlanta housewife wannabes, not dealing with the bachelor douche-bags who swear they played for the braves when in reality turned out to be that they were only playing for a rec league called the braves based in backwoods nowhere. It was nice to leave all that behind for some real talk time.
Throughout dinner Alyssa starts talking to Bianca and I about how we should read more and to join her book club that she wants to start. With every book she mentioned we simply replied with, "Oh yeah I saw that movie, it was really good," or "Can't I just watch the movie?" Alyssa mentioned that The Secret Garden is one of her favorite books and as a child she would always imagine making a secret garden for herself. Myself and Bianca agreed that is was pretty cool to imagine that too while watching the movie, quickly Alyssa's eyes start rolling and we all bust out in laughter. Needless to say, I do need to read more since I have an entire shelf of my bookshelf dedicated to Nicholas Sparks books because I am the total hopeless romantic that imagines my life playing out as one of his books, and of course his movie stars me, naturally!
Bianca and I later moved on to the subject of our birthdays. Although our birthdays are a little over half a year away we recently found out that we were born in the same hospital only a day apart. Little did we know that we would be meeting 24 years later after spending our first waking hours nestled in cribs next to each other (that's at least how we would like to picture it). "Reunited and it feels so good..." hahaha.
So you might be thinking right about now, "Well you missed out on your eye candy because you stayed home." Well you would be wrong, The Fast and The Furious came on TV and might I add a moment of silence for Paul Walker, HE WAS SO SEXY! It's such a shame that he had to go so soon but at least we were able to oogle over him for the last part of the night as he raced around in his little "Mexi" car and oh lordy can we please discuss this "Drive and stare method," I'm pretty sure I would be freaking out inside and out and loudly voicing my opinion on the matter while simultaneously peeing my pants like a little girl, talk about the ride of your life!
Now to end the night, I feel like I have rambled but I usually do ramble a little bit, that's why my jokes end up being so terribly and desperately aweful! God bless the man that ends up having to listen to them the rest of his life :).
Love you all and have a blessed week, don't forget to smile!
Happy new year, I hope yours was as fabulous as you are! I know I am a bit late on writing this post, I have been gearing up for the big year I plan on having and making up for the time I lost when I was sick, and when I say sick I mean I wanted to curl up in a ball and die rather than live thru one more day of that stupid H1N1 crap I contracted. Back to what I was saying, I have big plans for this 2014 year and I hope you will be a part of those plans with me.
To recap on 2013, I gained some pretty amazing clients and started shooting weddings. I have been involved in the wedding process as a photographer previously but was never the head photographer. If you didn't know this already here is glimpse into what I go thru being a new wedding photographer:
-Although I am new to the game I still know what I am doing.
-Right now my prices are lower than they should be just to gain the clients that are iffy about hiring someone who hasn't shot a lot of weddings.
-It's hard to get wedding clients because they are scared.
-All my wedding clients have been extremely amazing (can I put those two words together?) about the whole process and have welcomed me into their lives with open arms.
-Everyone has been pleased with all their photos.
Basically what I am getting at is that when you come across my Facebook page or my website looking for a wedding photographer you can count on me to get the job done. Everyone needs someone to help them get started and that is all I ask of you! Okay, rant done, now back to my 2013 recap. The skills I learned and the talents I cultivated on the past year have helped me to become an even stronger photographer, with these skills I have big shoots planned for 2014.
I am working on planning out more fashion shoots, these kind of shoots are my absolute favorite alongside shooting anything that captures the love between one person and another! If you are interested in working together to make an idea come to life please talk to me because I want to see them happen and I want to be a part of those ideas. I can't wait for it to get a little bit warmer so these shoots can come to life!
Happy Belated New Year!