Lets Talk Dreams

Hello New Day.
Hello New Week.
Hello New Adventure.

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Monday, lets do this. Today I am pumped. I am excited. I am hopeful. I am happy. I am blown away. Also I am a whole lot of anxious. But lets focus on the good.

I told you awhile back about my new adventure, following my dream, my new business Inspired By Five. It has always been a dream of mine to create and design jewelry. And now I am. I took the leap. Or rather my husband pushed me off the edge. Either way here I am.

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I have a small circle of friends and family. I’m a major introvert and it takes a bit for me to let someone in. So like I said, my circle is small. So I knew starting off the new business with zero money put away for any kind of advertising I would be relying on my awesome family and friends to help spread the word, and hashtags. I love hashtags. And Instagram. Instagram and hashtags are sorta of my happy place. Any who…

Yesterday I woke up and chased my kids around like normal, wrote out my grocery list, and decided to check on my social media accounts. There waiting for me was an order. Not just any order but an order for two, yes TWO Sea Glass Necklaces! Dude, I was so excited. Like happy dance in my kitchen happy. That was quickly followed by another order! 3 orders in one day. I was truly blown away! I still am.

I dreamed of this, but still in my wildest dreams I did not think I would be here. You know? Its crazy, right?

So here I am, Monday morning. The morning after. And I am thrilled. But being the anxiety filled person I am there is also my anxiety cloud following me around. Especially because I sent out a package of two necklaces, and until I know that they got to their home sweet home, I worry. It gives me major anxiety. Last week I sent out two packages and I was a wreck till I got word that they made it. I never expected to feel like this. Actually I never thought about it all. But I guess it is something I have to learn to deal with.

So right now, I want to focus on the good. The happy. The excitement. All the warm fuzzy feelings.

I also have to adult. So I have to focus on this week and my kids. I have a what seems like 37938202873893048 appointments this week. This week is all about balance. Balance of looking at the big picture of everything that has to be done, keeping track of it all, working on my business, being a kick ass mom and wife, but also just taking it one day at a time.

Deep breaths.

I can do this. I will do this. I will totally rock this week!

~ Michelle

Find The Beautiful In Every Day

Last week I shared with you all a picture of my daughter that I absolutely love, you can see the picture and read the post here.

This post has been on my mind since. I’ve made more of an effort to stop and take a look around me, to find the beautiful in every day. Trust me, it is there, you just have to look for it.
Some days have been harder than others if I am going to be honest. I have found myself under a lot of stress lately, and mixed in with lack of sleep, and it is hard to see the beautiful. But when I take the time, take a deep breath, I see it, it is there, sometimes its big things, sometimes something so simple and small but beautiful it is.

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I found myself sharing some of these moments on my Instagram account, you can follow along here. I even started a hashtag to help Find The Beautiful In Every Day #FindTheBeautifulInEveryDay. I hope you will follow along and if so feel inspired then I hope you will join in.

I am sharing this with you incase you need to be reminded to stop and smell the roses, to find the beautiful.

This world needs more beautiful moments.

~Michelle