The Massive Road Trip

From December 30th 2014-January 2nd 2015 I got the opportunity to finally take four days off of work. So of course, I put my feet up, drank coffee, and had a movie marathon. NOT. hahah! I have been wanting to travel for a while and go see a good friend in Ohio named Sam.

Traveling up there I got to go through several different states.  Starting in SC I drove through NC, TN, KY, and OH.  It was so much fun!!! I loved TN and all the mountains that were surrounding me.  For the FIRST time I:

-Drove through a mountain tunnel (and experienced my radio shutting off in it…creepy!)

– Pulled over to the side of major high ways to take pictures

-took a selfie of me and my dog (Daisy) in front of the mountains in KY

-I turned 27! And was told I am getting old (Thanks Flor lol)

I wanted to share some of the photographs I took along the way with you!!! ❤


Miamisburg, OH


Daisy and I wearing matching hoodies (completely un planned!!)


Sam and My cup from Spencers in OH!


I turned 27!


Sam took me to a park and just let me take pictures!!!


That is all for now! I have a lot more to edit ! ❤ Hope everyone had a save New Years and that 2015 is amazing. Oh and my facebook status on Dec 31, 2014 for my New Years resolution was:

December 31, 2014 at 11:13pm ·

 My new years resolution is to: Love myself a great deal more. Every year I make resolutions to make myself “better.” This year, I am reversing that. My goal is to not only feel but absolutely know that I am enough. And to believe with all my that one day someone will agree with that.

I’ve Reached the End of My Comfort Zone

life begins

I suffer from this little thing called “LOW SELF CONFIDENCE.”

I never truly feel like I am good enough.

Can’t help noticing that the most stable people seem to come from extremely supportive & close families

Well, where there is not a road, one must build one.

I’m in the process of building my road so to speak.

Deep down, I want to be a photographer

Taking pictures & blogging makes me feel happy

I just pre ordered an etsy layout, some 8 X 10 mailers, and business cards

If this doesn’t work, I tried

The most miserable thing is wondering…

Could I have done it? Was I good enough?

I’m at a point where I know nothing else is working

Time to try something I actually like

My work can be seen on:

Pinterest DIY Photo Craft


DIY Mod Podge Photo Frames

Hello Friends 🙂

I found this idea on Pinterest. Unfortunately, it was not linked to a website so I have no idea of knowing who actually came up with this. Thought it was cute though! Below is what was stated on the “pin” about how to make these….

“Just print off any picture you want, then spray paint a piece of wood black, cut the picture to match the size of the wood. Using Mod podge coat the wood then lay the picture on top. Once it has dried thoroughly, use sandpaper to rough up the edges, then put a layer of mod podge over the picture. paint some eye hooks and use pretty ribbon as a hanger and voila”

More Camera Experimenting- FALL





Also, a friend recommended the Chai Latte at Starbucks with some  pumpkin flavoring in it. I totally got it  and it was delish. I got a medium and asked for 2 pumps of pumpkin flavoring. However, I will ask for one pump next time because that pumpkin chai latte was SWEEEEET! Yum though!!

Oh and a lady outside Starbucks comes up to me and asks if I am a photographer. My response: Why yes, yes I am. Here is a business card.  NOT…it was more like well I’m trying to be. I could not have sounded any more dumb. I was just not expecting someone to ask me that now or at any point really ha. So she is all, oh! well my friend is a photographer (good for your friend for being a “real” photographer) and she found this really cool picture the other day of a girl with a camera tattoo. (Just what I’ve been waiting all day to see…….)   She then gets her iphone and searches for it to show me. She then presents me with a girl who had a camera (only) tattooed on her underarm. It’s held up to her face as if she is taking a picture.  My response: wow that is awesome! I love that idea. (damn my southern manners). In all honesty, I thought it was plain tacky. But yeah… each his/her own.

It gives me hope that maybe, somewhere in there, I do have a bit more creativity than other people  🙂

pumpkin chai

Peacock Love

I took this photo back a while ago when I had a little point and shoot camera. It has since broke but my SD card remained in tacked .  Going back through to see what pictures are worth saving. I wasn’t sure about this one that I took at the zoo but when I edited it, I think it looks really nice. I love the colors!


and a few other zoo buddies…



Wanted to share ❤

And Me : ) This was in the Outer Banks of NC. Most beautiful water I’ve EVER seen.