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I can't believe today marks one year since I published my first post on .  I always dabbled in the blogging world over the last few years but it wasn't until last year that I really committed myself to it. Everything in life happens for a reason! I know it sounds so cliche but If I didn't go through some of the events that I went through, I wouldn't of been where I am today.

Over the last year I have met and gained some wonderful followers. I know in the grand scheme of things I don't have that many followers but to me I am so thankful and grateful for every single one of you that has followed and supported me along this first year. If you are new to my blog, thank you for stopping by and I hope you will continue to follow along! 

To be honest, a little over a year ago, Cameron had just turned one and I was feeling very low about myself and my identity. I have to admit, I always struggled with who I was and what I wanted to do with my life. After I graduating high school I attended college in Rhode Island to study fashion merchandising, after finishing two out of three semesters in Rhode Island I decided to apply to the Fashion school in Los Angeles, I got accepted packed my bags and moved away to California at the age of 19. I left my family and friends behind and headed for a fresh new start in LA. My fresh new start slowly came to an end after just one semester! I got caught up in the California lifestyle and decided fashion wasn't for me and that I wanted to pursue a career in acting.

 If only I knew then what I know now, the next three years were not as easy as I thought they were going to be! Little ol' me thought I was going to quit school and become a famous actress.. boy way I wrong! Endless acting classes, auditions and the countless no after no. I now had no college degree and was waitressing to pay the bills. I wasn't fulfilled and I just knew deep down that I wasn't happy where I was at. After about four years and way too much time away from my family, I packed my bags and moved to New York City. Again, I got a job waitressing so I could pay my bills,  meet some people and figure out what my next step in life would be. That's when things really changed, It's where Chris and I met. Chris was a regular at the restaurant I worked, we then started dating. I was now back for about two years with no permanent career and still confused with what I wanted to do when I got pregnant with Cameron (I am basically giving you the quick version of the last few years of my life).

After becoming pregnant I stopped working because it just made the most sense for me to be home with Cameron. My life became Cameron, Don't get my wrong, I love being able to be at home with my baby boy!! I love that I get to raise him and teach him all that he knows. I love that I am along the way for all of his firsts. I knew that when he was born, I was meant to be a mommy . Everything that happened in my life happened for a reason, it all made sense, it lead me to to being his mommy. But as great as a feeling as it was there was a part of me that wasn't fulfilled. I felt empty like my Identity was only being Cameron's mom. I craved creativity and I wanted to make something of myself.

If you haven't noticed already from reading this, I am one of those people that tries everything. One day I want to be an actress, the next day I want to design jewelry, the next day I'm starting an online business. Don't get me wrong, I'm very lucky to be able to say I experienced so much in my life and got to do so many different things not just the same office job. (nothing wrong with that, it's just not me). 

My love for fashion started at a young age, I was the girl in middle school that dared to be the first one to wear uggs, while everyone thought they were ugly. I always did things differently and I even loved shopping at an early age and always playing dress up in my moms fabulous wardrobe.  So last year when I felt low and in need of a creative outlet, blogging was that perfect outlet for me. I figured what better way to express myself than sharing my style through pictures and expressing myself online.

Those around me all questioned it (another one of Sylvia's great ideas) and to be honest there were many times I questioned myself throughout the year as well. What the hell was I getting myself into!? This year was a complete eye opener and one filled with lots of work. To one blogging may seem like just standing in front of a camera wearing cute clothes and looking cute, but it's so much more than that. It's a lot of damn work, everyday. (not going to get into that). But I am so happy with where I am after a year and all the work that I put in to it.  I feel so fulfilled and so happy to see my brand grewing each and every single day. I am very thankful to all of you that follow me, really, without you all I wouldn't be where I am at today.  I know I have a long way to go but this is a start and pretty damn good start to me. I can't wait to be able to share more with you in the next chapter ! XO.


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  2. Loved reading this post girl! I've definitely been one to change my mind about my life's path, so I feel you on that one!

    xx, Danielle | Pineapple & Prosecco

  3. Happy one year, Sylvia!!! You rocked this year and I'm SO happy you started blogging, because our paths crossed and I can now call you a friend! I know big things are ahead for you and I can't wait to see them unfold :) PS- adore this outfit, as always!

    - Mary


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