Hello December! Hello December!

Lauren R Swann PhotographyIt’s the most wonderful time of the year!  December is an absolutely wonderful month with lots of fun things coming!!  There’s decorating for Christmas and I can’t wait to share how we’re decorating our apartment this year!!  I used to be a Scrooge when it came to Christmas… but now I’ve been burning a candle that smells like an evergreen tree since October!  To say I’ve been looking forward to Christmas this year is an understatement!  I even got overly giddy when I heard my first Christmas song of the year on the radio yesterday!  Ah!  Well without further ado, here are December’s monthly goals and happenings:

December’s Happenings:

  • This month is a huge month for birthdays in our family!  I joke and say that it’s a prerequisite to marrying into the Swann family that you have to be born in December… My birthday, Papa’s birthday, David’s, and Elizabeth’s are all in December!
  • I’m looking forward to baking cookies this year for Christmas!  What’s your favorite kind of Christmas cookie?
  • Plus, there’s only 31 days left until Josh and Elizabeth get married!! Yay!!!

November’s Goals:

Business Goals:

  • Take new headshots.  These definitely need updating! check!
  • Shoot my sessions well! check, as apparent by the photo above!
  • Make this month’s blogging calendar! check!
  • Catch up on business paperworks! check!

Personal Goals:

  • Keep up with my contentment challenge! check!
  • Eat healthier! I was good until the week of Thanksgiving!
  • Exercise twice a week! Nope… that was a fail!

December’s Goals:

Business Goals:

  • Meet my booking goal for next year… I’m a little over halfway there!  This is not necessarily a goal just for this month!
  • I have some serious catching up to do on sending out packages! These need to all get out this month!
  • Work on indoor photography… I want to be better at capturing details indoors!

Personal Goals:

  • Keep up with my contentment challenge
  • Eat healthier until Christmas/my birthday
  • Keep up with Jillian Michaels’ Shred three times a week!
  • Get all the decorating up and blogged!




December 2, 2014

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Wife, mama, wielder of light & joy, and capturer of moments.  I thrive off of conversation and genuine connection.  In between wrangling our kiddos, and hanging my husband, you'll find me dreaming up my next idea or creative endeavour.  It's these things that culminate to give my imagery a warmth and joy to them - the greatest compliment I could receive.







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