Recently, “life” has been slapping me in the face.
Go here. Do this. Make sure this gets done. Oh, wait, let’s add back pain to the mix. Don’t forget to mow your grass. You can’t miss the gym. Ok, maybe just one day. All those chickens are not going to feed themselves. Time to cheer on the Marlins and support the baseball players living with you all summer. You are out of milk, and bread, and coffee creamer – Wal-Mart is calling. Try out a new TV show on Netflix…. Next thing you know you’ve binge-watched four… you heard that right, four full TV series. Oh, and by the way, Parker needs daily medications 16 times a day for 72 weeks and since he won’t take a pill you have to hide it in a peanut butter sandwich……
OK, I may have exaggerated that last point. Except the peanut butter sandwich. That part is true.
That’s why I haven’t been blogging. (or answering texts, hanging out with friends or wishing all 800 and something Facebook friends a happy birthday even with the daily reminders on my phone). Ooops, my bad!
Things have finally slowed down. Well, slightly. And, I recently tried something completely out of my comfort zone. It was – dare I say it – Fun!
I recently starting “modeling” for a local boutique in Swansboro, North Carolina.
I remember when it was a bridal store tucked away in Morehead City (I was probably 17/18 years old at the time). I also remember when the store moved to Swansboro in the shopping center next to Taco Bell. Then, years later…. many years later, it moved to its current location in a sweet, pale yellow, quaint ‘home’ on the edge of downtown Swansboro. Gone are the days of a bridal boutique. It’s a cute, fashionable, colorful, friendly and most importantly affordable boutique owned by a wonderful and sweet woman, Monica. And she sure does have an eye for colorful styles and trendy, long-wearable fashions.
First and foremost, let me assure you I am NOT receiving a kick-back for writing this blog about Cameo Boutique. You may have seen my personal Instagram where I tag the boutique when I am posting pictures of me wearing her items. I mean, isn’t Instagram where you share your food, workout and clothing pics? Hello – I am trying to keep up with the youth of America! (ha ha) Cameo Boutique is a small, local business which provides customer service you won’t find anywhere else. (Trust me, I just read a Facebook post of a local business in New Bern where the owner was blatantly annoyed that a customer dared to walk into her establishment 5 minutes prior to closing and she only made the situation worse in comments in the thread by insulting other customers/people. Because of that post, I will never go into her shop now. I was looking forward to checking out her business. Oh well. But, to be kind, I will leave out the name of the new ‘junks and antique’ store in the local area.)
So, here’s to trying something new. It’s a learning curve for me. I’m not naturally pretty – I definitely need makeup! And my smile, eyes and poses can and will get better.
Side Note: I would really like to have a breast removal because I hate them!!!!! Maybe I’ll set up a GoFundMe to have ya’ll help me get rid of these things! – Just kidding… I would never accept a handout. A sugar-daddy maybe. But never a handout. 😊 I have already looked into it and my insurance won’t cover it and will be about $10,000 over the course of 6 months and 2 surgeries. Note to all those young girls… DON’T get implants!) I digress.
With constructive criticism from myself and my dear friends (whom I respect for sharing with me) I have some things to work on. Because I want to represent the Cameo brand well.
What are you waiting on? Go check out the boutique.