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Yesterday we visited a local farm and Falynn had the best time ever. She desperately wanted to hold a chicken but she didn’t know how. I love that she wasn’t afraid to ask for help. After learning the right way and trying a few times, she finally got the hang of it. I believe she held 3 different chickens. One 💩 on her shirt and we told her it was good luck. 🤷🏻‍♀️🤣 How was your weekend? Did you try anything new?
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Finally... A costume that has already paid for itself in entertainment value. 🤣 I can’t stop laughing. .
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World Mental Health Day is a day that affects us all. Whether it’s you or a loved one, it seems as though more and more people are speaking out about their struggles with mental health and how it affects their lives. Since having been diagnosed with an anxiety disorder myself years ago, I’ve connected with so many people through social media and am so grateful for this platform where we can reach out to others and let them know that they aren’t alone. What hurts my heart the most, is hearing about the amount of kids that deal with anxiety these days. I wish there was a magic button we could press to take away anxiety from our kids, so that they can enjoy their childhood, but unfortunately, it’s not that easy. Fortunately, there are steps we can take. I am grateful to @theanxietyhealer who has written another guest post on our blog today for those with teenagers who may be struggling with anxiety. She shares what signs to look for and when to seek help. I hope you’ll take a moment to check it out and pass it onto anyone with teenage kids. Let’s help in any way we can. .
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I also spent twenty minutes searching for my glasses which were sitting on top of my head yesterday 🤦🏻‍♀️. Please tell me I’m not alone here. .
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There are many special memories I can share about my Nana. She was funny, brutally honest and had the most beautiful smile. And while I can go on and on about her to anyone that will listen (or read), I love to cook her favorite dishes so that my family remembers her through her recipes. Today, since it’s Yom Kippur, I want to share one of my favorite recipes, Nana’s Slow Cooker Pot Roast with Homemade Gravy. Head to the blog for the full recipe. .
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AD: Our schedules just got a little bit busier. The girls have started taking music lessons! Falynn and Lucia are learning to play the ukele and Iyla is learning to play the piano. While they are loving every second of it, they get hungry. I always have to make sure they grab some water and a snack. Or in Falynn's case, lots of snacks. This week, she found my stash of @JackLinksJerky in the pantry and decided one wasn't enough. Good thing Jack Link’s Beef Bars now comes in a multi-pack! You can find them in the nutritional bar aisle at @Target. The Bars are made with 100% Beef. 8 grams of protein, 70 calories, and gluten free. I'd say she made a great choice! Have you tried the new Jack Link's beef bars? .
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Today is National Taco Day, so we've decided to share one of our favorite taco recipes. Technically, it's not a taco, it's a tostada, but it's just as delicious whether it's in a folded tortilla shell or on top of a flat corn tostada. Lime and cilantro shrimp with a zesty sauce will wow your tastebuds and will be a huge hit with your family! I’m sharing the full recipe on the blog today. Go print it and make it for dinner. Your tastebuds will thank you. .
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Raising three girls is tough. They each have their own very different personalities. They don’t get along all the time. They seem to be in competition constantly. I can’t give a compliment to one without the other thinking that my compliment to one, meant I was insulting the other. And while I’m working on teaching them how to handle those situations, I can’t help but think that our female minds are wired that way and it saddens me. We are stronger when we support and encourage one another. So to all those girls out there who are busting their butts to make it, in a world where people are just waiting for you to make one wrong move so they can discard you, keep your head up. Find the people that will have your back no matter what. Surround yourself with others that care more about facts than gossip. And when you do find them, hold onto them, cherish them and have their back in every situation. Together, we can change the world. That’s the power when girls support girls. Have you found your tribe? Tag them and let them know what they mean to you. .
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The First Thing I Do Before I Take Pictures

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What is the first thing you do when you are going to take pictures? Before you get your little one dressed, before you style them, before you check the weather, before you decide where you are going to go, before you do anything, there may be one thing you aren’t doing that could mean the difference between the shop reposting your images or not!

Can you guess it?  The absolute first thing I do before anything is…. check out the shops feed!  If I’m shooting multiple shops items, I’m checking all of the shop feeds.  Why?!  I need to see what type of pictures they post.  Do they prefer an urban feel?  Do they prefer a white background?  Or do you see lots of trees?  Are they a fan of a vintage look?  Do they like close ups over full body shots or both?!  Do they have a lot of color on their feed or do they prefer monochrome shots?  If you aren’t studying that feed before you go out, you are missing what may be the most important step!

Every shop has their preferences.   Whether you are a rep or just a customer who is trying to catch that shop owner’s eye, you want to make sure that your pictures fit with their feed aesthetic.  It’s probably the most important thing you can do.  ESPECIALLY if you want them to be able to repost your photos.  If you are shooting multiple shop items, make sure that those shops have a similar look as well.  Never pair a shop that prefers urban styled photos with a shop that prefers a vintage forest look.  First time working with a shop and you can’t tell just by looking at their feed?  Don’t be afraid to DM them and ask!  Give the shops what they’re looking for!  It will get you noticed. It will save you from having to reshoot.  And most of all, the shops will LOVE you for caring enough to do your homework.

I’d love to hear your thoughts! Comment below and let me know!  Have a topic you want me to talk about? Email us! Make sure to follow our daily small shop fashion on Instagram @thesmallfashionista and on our new Facebook page.

Featured Image: Bow by H.E.R. Accessories, Dress by Hive Vibes, Shoes from Zulily

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  • Estella Tarango
    June 25, 2017

    I’m glad I came here to read! Maybe that’s what I’m doing wrong, because we’re not raking in much likes. ??

  • Megan Le
    June 16, 2017

    Girl yes! I received a collab tee today from a shop that I’m not 100% familiar with so the first thing I did was go to their page and their website and see what kinds of photos they choose to showcase their items. 2 mins of research can make all the difference and sets you apart from others!

    • TheSmallFashionista
      June 18, 2017

      Totally! Thanks for reading 🙂

  • Tracy Shane
    June 16, 2017

    All of this….I need to work on. Both as a rep and a shop.

    • TheSmallFashionista
      June 18, 2017

      Thanks for reading!

  • Amanda Seghetti
    June 16, 2017

    So true! I always look at my shops’ feeds, and sometimes gain inspiration for posting, locations, or accessories that I didn’t think of before. If I’m going to take photos for a shop. I make sure to give them what they want!

    • TheSmallFashionista
      June 18, 2017

      That’s a great idea! Thanks for reading!

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