2018 RECAP + 2019 GOALS
2018 was a crazy year for both me and this blog, Being Summer Shores. It challenged me in every way possible. Through it all, I became the best version of myself and my business grew in ways I could have never expected! Keep reading for my 2018 recap, my best blog + Instagram posts over the year, some great things coming my way in 2019, and my goals!
15 THINGS THAT HAPPENED IN 2018
I made it through 2018 - my first year of being a single mom 💛
I doubled my income through Being Summer Shores and I’m soooo proud of myself
I got my first speeding ticket - oops!
I went through a custody battle, paid off all $15,000 in lawyer fees, and found out that custody lawyers aren’t cheap 😂
I bought a new (to me) car and paid off every penny 🙌🏻
I went to Atantic City for the first time ever!
I fell in love with Ben ❤️
I traveled to NYC and attended my first blogger event with momtrends!
We traveled to New York in October to work for the Strong Museum and had SO much fun
I modeled for White Rose’s happy hour promotion (such a random, but cool opportunity)
I got my first partnership with a local tourism board that allowed us to have three resort stays in the Pocono Mountains - hopefully more to come!
I worked with over 100 campaigns with companies like Mitsubishi, Amazon, Kay Jewelers, Whole Foods, and Banana Republic.
I created 11 videos, including this one for Unison
I wrote 80 blog posts
I became a member at a local coworking space for creators and it has been incredible
5 EXCITING THINGS COMING MY WAY IN EARLY 2019
After living with my parents for the last year and a half, we are finally moving out in January!
I just signed my first year-long campaign and it’s my largest one yet
I JUST SIGNED A MODELING CONTRACT WITH MY FAVORITE ACTIVE WEAR COMPANY EVER AHHH
I’m potty training Aimery in February and I’m not really looking forward to it lolol
My blog will be growing a lot over the next few months!
BEST INSTAGRAM POSTS OF 2018
GOALS FOR 2019
To have a stable, stress-free year.
Attend more blogger events AND a blogger conference.
To make time for myself and work out 4-5X a week
To model swimwear somewhere tropical this summer 🌴
To visit California - I’ve always wanted too!
To begin creating a clothing label to launch in 2020.
Save enough money to buy a house
To be a better, more patient mom.
To focus more on yoga, meditation, + essential oils. To live an organic, toxic-free, clean eating lifestyle.
Hire a full-time assistant and continuing to grow my business!
Happy new year! Thank you for all of your support + for making this blog possible 💛