5 Things I Learned From A Single Photo

1. I really really need to get my roots touched up. Summer should be known as skirt season, not skunk season. 

2. Not showering after working outside at a kids picnic + laying out for 3 hours probably isn't the smartest move pre-photo shoot. I'm pretty sure my hair could have cooked up some kick a__ bacon that night. 

3. I now have two large zits on the left side of my face that are nowhere to be seen up above. How and why must they just up and appear within two days time? Period, you may grace me with your presence any day now. 

4. I was trying to be sexy in the first photo. Still trying to decide if it worked or not. The skunk grease is leaning towards no. 

5. Fortunately however, my finger looks good thanks to Rachael Ryen Jewelry. I'm not sure if you have checked out her jewelry yet, but I die. Bold shapes, vibrant colors, and affordable prices. You can read her story here because I think it's pretty awesome. Needless to say that little hexagon of a gem will be sitting pretty on my finger for the rest of forever..you know, to disguise the rest of my many imperfections. Jewelry...the new plastic surgery.

[post disclosure: I actually do really like the above photos of myself and am glad that I have them despite my comments above--have no fear, my confidence is still here #poetanddidntknowit]



  1. I think you look gorgeous in these photos and lets just say yes to sexy and if that is what you were going for!

  2. well, for what it`s worth, I think you look great in both pics!

  3. You are absolutely gorgeous! I love that you can joke around about what you think are imperfections (they sooo are not!).


  4. LOL This post makes me laugh because of how much I can relate to it. Been here, done this. Give yourself a year and then look back at the pictures. You'll find something beautiful about yourself that you could never see today...because you remember the day too much today. (or something!) Beautiful pictures. I LOVE all of the colors. Pink shirt with that grey blue background and your blonde hair, beautiful.

  5. Isn't it funny how critical we are of ourselves! You notice little things that no on else does. I think both photos are beautiful :)


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  7. That ring is so pretty, I may have to get myself one! You look gorgeous!! And I love this post!

  8. I love the ring and you always look great! BUT where did you get the bracelet??? LUV

    1. Thanks so much!! It is from Sugar Love Boutique :)

  9. You look adorable!! Pink is your color...especially for summer :)

  10. I also learned that your eye makeup is always amazing!!!!! :)

  11. These are great photos of you! I always end up realizing how bad my roots are after seeing a photo of myself. It's like they're hidden in the mirror, but as soon as the camera comes out so does the skunk look.

    Saguaros & Stilettos

  12. 6. and um, you is drop dead gorgeous

  13. I don't know what you're talking about! You're glowing! xo, Kali



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