Frequently asked Boudoir Questions

What is boudoir? 

Boudoir is a genre of photography designed to capture sensual raw beauty images of women 

(and now men and couples too)

Fun fact... 

The word boudoir is actually french - as original meaning was - a private room for women to sulk - but then later - a place for scandalous frolics 

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Find the time to face your fears!

Did you know that there's 1440 minutes in ONE day?!

That seems like a heck of a lot of time

yet I always feel like I'm running out of time!

Even during the winter season when I'm 'not busy'... I'm busy! 

My 'to do' list is getting longer - even though I am getting things done - bit by bit. 

I am so THANKFUL for Abi 

She came into my life to assist with weddings - and now she's helping with my TO DO list. 

She is saving me!

But can she save me from the grey hairs I seem to be sprouting??

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INSPIRATION? My Mommy!

Having a mommy - as positive - happy - bubbly - just BRILLIANT - as mine... 

is such an inspiration. 

She's an absolute delight to be around. 

Whatever she is faced with ( in life ) - she tackles it head on 

with a smile! 

Mommy is one of the little pieces of the puzzle that made me WHO I am!

She is an inspiration. 

She inspires me to dream - and catch those dreams. 

She inspires me to be happy through the toughest times.

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Say YES!

With Granyma' recently passing away, it made me think...

did she do everything she dreamed of - that she wanted? 

Did she live life to the fullest?

Am I?

Am I fulfilling every dream?

Are you?

Are you saying Yes to opportunities - even though your stomach is churning - and butterflies are doing somersaults?

Are you saying yes - despite everyone else saying no - to that 'thing' - or to you?!

My hubby and I said YES to moving to Canada - even though it was a long and frustrating process - and people said "it's just a pipe dream"

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Try BEFORE You Buy!!

Let’s do the ‘try before you buy’ thing!

It’s been a pretty wet summer - so far - but we’ve still had quite a few stinking HOT days!

Days I’d like to call ‘ice-cream' days - where salads and exercise go out of the window (well - sometimes, I WALK to get the ice cream) - and we indulge in a sweet, refreshing treat instead.

And the best thing about going for ice cream cones - is the sampling of every.single.flavour - just to make sure we pick the perfect one (or two) - before committing to an entire scoop!

You may not be able to make up your mind - but as soon as you taste THE one - you just KNOW!

Try before you buy!

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WEDDING PARTY GIFTS!

Wedding Party gifts to say THANK YOU!

You’ve said your ‘I LOVE YOUs’ with a gift to each other.

Now it’s time to say your ‘Thank Yous’ - to your Bridesmaids and Groomsmen - with wedding party gifts.

The wedding party gifts can be a small gesture of appreciation - or a HUGE thank you - whatever your budget.

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Think it. DO it!

Thinking out loud! 

This morning - I woke suddenly from my sleep. 

My dream was basically an episode of the Walking Dead - abandoned buildings and deserted towns that I would move on from - leaving those that I just met, behind. - leaving in my Mini Cooper that climbed stairs and packed up into my pocket when I had no need to drive. 

I ended up stood with my mom and dad - in an office full of women who gathered and listened intently to my daddy as he raved about my achievements - and the model wine bar I’d made at school. 

But there was another man in the room too - and he was stood inappropriately close to me. I didn’t know this man, but yet he had his arm weighing down across my shoulders. I felt uncomfortable. 

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Face YOUR Fears

Face YOUR Fears - like I did!

Twenty-one years ago - I was abandoned up the Eiffel Tower!

And 38 years prior to that - Audrey Hepburn apparently got ‘lost’ up the tower too!

I was shopping for souvenirs - and when I came out of the store with keychain in hand - my school class had gone.

They can’t have gone far - surely?!

But they had.

I searched for them - and found no-one - they had left me.

At twelve years old - I was stood alone - in a foreign country - up the Eiffel Tower!

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They are just EXCUSES!

They are just EXCUSES!!

They ARE just excuses!

Yesterday was a pretty productive day…

I finished up a boudoir edit - and burned the images to a beautiful personalized disc.

The Client Appreciation Party got re-organized due to the change in location - and I think it’s going to be even better now!

Oh - and I started working on my first BOOK!! 

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Building CONFIDENCE to feel BEAUTIFUL (again?)!

Building confidence can take a little bit of work...

Maybe you’ve always been hard on yourself - and never felt right complimenting yourself.

Or maybe something has happened in your life - and you are not who you used to be - or maybe you are exactly the same person - but just don’t see it - or feel it anymore.

Sometimes, we all need to find ways to feel beautiful again - to be beautiful on the inside AND the outside!

And I believe that I can help YOU!

As I have with so many of my lovelies . . . 

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