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Fête en Blanc Lancaster

Fête en Blanc is a worldwide event where people gather in public spaces for invite-only dinner parties. All guests come dressed in white and bring all of their own food, wine, tables, chairs, and tablecloths. Only a certain amount of tickets are sold per event, and the location is made known to guests within 24 hours of the dinner. Tickets to the Lancaster event sold out in under a minute! Thankfully, my friends and I were able to grab tickets in time! Keep reading for the story behind this spontaneous dinner party and what we would do differently next time!

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Self-Love Journey

Up until a year ago, I was obsessed with my appearance. I was constantly on a juice cleanse or a trendy diet, working out twice a day, and skipping meals to fit what I thought was my “best image”. That image was two sizes smaller then I am today. That image was missing out on ice cream dates with my toddler, going out with my friends, and eating carbs on thanksgiving. I made a decision a while ago to continue living a healthy lifestyle, while no longer being obsessed over a number on a scale. And I did it for Aimery! Aimery watches everything I do. He listens to every word I say. And I NEVER want him to hear me make negative comments about my body, because I never want him to have negative ideas about himself. My goal is to be an example of a healthy and happy lifestyle to him, so he can grow up confident knowing that his body is healthy, strong, and capable of climbing every mountain.

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3 Tips to Repair Your Credit Score

It’s not easy to open up about my history with bad credit. Going through a divorce while simultaneously juggling medical bills and student loans is no small feat and did significant damage to my credit score. I’m in a place now where we are starting to look into buying our first home, but I was terrified my credit history would hold us back. Although it can be embarrassing to be real about your struggles with bad credit, there are lots of tools and tips to help get you back on the right track! I want you to know that although improving your credit score may take time, it can be done. I can speak from personal experience, as I’m still in the process of recovering mine. Every consumer has the right to good credit and the law is on their side to help them fix mistakes.

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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!

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MY SMALL BUSINESS + HOW PAYPAL GIVES ME FINANCIAL FREEDOM

Most of you already know that along with blogging + digital marketing, I also run my own business in Social Media Management. I officially launched SUMMER SHORES SERVICES a couple of months ago after being a social media consultant for the last few years. SS Services is a virtual assistant + social media management service that helps creatives, bloggers, and business grow their social media audience. I love having a non-traditional job where I can work in the comfort of my own home (or while traveling the world!).

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10 Reasons Why Being a Single Parent is Awesome

I'm sure I don't have to tell you how hard it is to be a single parent. Between all the stress and struggle, it can seem like single parenting is downright impossible some days. But even though parenting solo is difficult, there are actually a lot of positives too! If you are a newly single mom, then I hope this post encourages you to know that single parenting really is awesome! 

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