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Poor Pitiful Pearl {grounded}

I’m not able to accurately put into words how much of a natural high I was on after this shoot for Poor Pitiful Pearl. Gorgeous line, gorgeous model, gorgeous light and scenery. THIS is what my dream sessions/shoots are made of.

I own several of her one-of-a-kind pieces, a favorite being my DARE shirt from 5th grade that she added flannel sleeves to. Or wait – no, it’s a men’s pearl snap shirt that she turned into a cute “oxy.” OH! Nevermind, it has to be my bellbottoms.  I truly can’t decide. Add to that a new favorite, a bell-sleeved olive top from this new line. Confession – I may have worn it for 4 days straight. To bed and all day long (showers sprinkled in there too, of course). It’s glorious.

This woman is creative, hard-working, faith-FULL, and a wonderful mother. I’m so fortunate to call her a friend.

Check out her shop here.

And blog posts on the {grounded} line here.     {why?}     {mustard}      {olive}




And I think I need those tribal print leggings…

{personal} Arkansas

Waking up to this first picture… Nothing better. Well maybe if I wasn’t sleeping in a car – but really, beats a hotel. Every day.

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Fishing the tailwaters of Beaver Dam outside Eureka Springs… No luck this time.


I managed to catch the most beautiful part of sunset at Inspiration Point as I was on my way into Eureka Springs. Arkansas sunsets blow me away every single time.


Was able to get on the Norfork for a little bit one day – stunning river!


And a BIG thank you to Ben at Dally’s Ozark Flyfisher in Cotter for letting me tag along for a little bit. It was a bit chilly and SO WINDY, but we  each got a couple fish (Ben probably caught about 10 more when I wasn’t watching), and man – this one’s colors were gorgeous! Looking forward to getting on the river again next time I’m up that way.

If you missed the first bout of fishing with this guy – Click here!