Which Monat Products I use

Rejuveniqe Oil Intensive 
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This is one of my favorite products, it eliminates my frizz and makes my hair soft and manageable. I use to get knots at the nape of my neck, but not anymore because my hair is soft from the oil. The price seems steep, but it last a long time. I use 5 drops a day. ($99)

Revitalize Conditioner
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What I like about it – I can brush through my hair IN the shower. I’m not sure if this is from the shampoo or the conditioner or both, but all I know is my hair is way less tangled. ($47)

Revive Shampoo
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I’m going to paste the benefits of this shampoo off of the website, because it lists all the reasons of why I’m a fan of this product – “A salt and sulfate-free gentle, hydrating cleanser that penetrates and moisturizes the scalp. Helps boost natural hair growth and improves follicle strength to aid in reducing hair thinning. Supports the restoration of the hair’s youthful vitality by adding essential moisture back into the hair. Safe to use on colored and/or chemically treated hair and extensions. Infused with REJUVENIQE™ Oil Intensive – our revolutionary oil treatment – this gentle, salt-and-sulfate free shampoo is gentle enough for even the weakest strands.” ($47)

About my hair type:
My hair is naturally curly, the curls are tight but by no means kinky. Sleeping in a top knot would stretch my curls out into waves. I have a mild case of frizz on good days and a bad case of frizz on a humid day. I currently have a mix of light brown + blonde hair. The actual hairs on my head are thin, but the amount of hair I have – I would say is above average.

My experience with Monat so far:
Well it’s been about a month and the reason I signed up is because I really loved what it did to my hair. I was never this confident wearing my hair naturally curly until using this product. Like I said on my instagram, I can only vouch for the products I use and I am aware there is no product out there that is going to work for every person, but I’m happy to help and share about my experience with the products I currently use.

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Alexander Thomas // Dira

As some of you may already know, my husband is a photographer, and while we sometimes together, we also work other gigs independently. However, even on the jobs we book separately, we are always assisting one another. After getting married, life has been a WHIRLWIND. Two years have flown by and we have never been so busy in our entire lives. My husband has finally gotten the chance to re-launch and rebrand his personal website and I couldn’t be more proud! He’s extremely talented and I’m happy people can have a better look into that talent apart from our work together. You’ll be able to see his interior, lifestyle and personal work. He will be adding to each gallery over time, but for now the “soft” launch has taken place with the first gallery on display being Dira.

Here are some photos he shot for Dira Home Furnishing’s section, and Dira Decor by Grace Borgeson…

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Instagram etiquette

I have thought about writing a blog post based on Instagram etiquette for years now. After Alex and I decided to start our Instagram consulting sessions, I thought now would be a good time. While we were developing the curriculum, I explained how there could be an entire class based on etiquette alone. I guess I resisted writing about it because it could sound a little ridiculous, but whether we like it or not, technology is progressing faster and faster and social media is more common and a part of most of our every day lives. Rather than criticize the direction things are moving, I prefer to embrace it and make the most of it. With all that said, none of the big social media platforms really come with a set of rules or instructions other than the Terms of Service page that no one ever reads. These just explain why some of what should be the most innocent hashtags should never actually be clicked. I’m going to cover only a small portion of Instagram etiquette today, if you want me to add to the topics, just leave me a message in the comments and I’ll be happy to work on it!

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Florida’s Winter

Here are just a few photos my husband took with his cellphone after work. I’m wearing the Rylie One-piece (new on my site!) There are a few trends I’m REALLY happy to see making a full circle, and the thigh high cut is one of them. In my opinion it’s super flattering and makes your legs look extremely long. I say “in my opinion” because my husband prefers the low-rise look (but he DID confessed that he was a fan of this one!) Anyway,  I actually had fun taking these photos. I’m a perfectionist, and as satisfying as it is putting things neatly together, it can also be exhausting at times. I skipped the hair and make-up and caring for these photos. I even skipped the professional camera and tweaking. I plan on taking that attitude into the new year; to just give less of a dang. Click here to shop the Rylie One-Piece on Goldmorning.com P.S The straps are adjustable on this suit!

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Cassidy Roney

 These are a few photos from a shoot I did with Cassidy Roney. I’m a big fan of Cassidy; she’s hilarious,  smart and has such an amazing style.  Oh, and I forgot to mention the obvious – she is insanely beautiful. It’s been a while since I’ve had a shoot with just the model and myself. Most of my recent shoots have a had a bigger crew (assistant, hair, MUA) so it was cool to go back and strip it down to how I started – just me and the model driving around and hanging out while shooting. I find it easier to connect. I forgot how nice it was to relax, have no where to be, and have nothing to do but take photos. To me, it’s a much nicer experience, however the help is appreciated and needed at times with a bigger production. Go follow Cassidy on Instagram! @CassidyRoney.

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From the City to the Sea

Hey Everyone! My name is Beulah and I am the owner of Goldmorning.com. I know there are some who follow this blog and know the basics, but with the recent growth of the shop, I just thought I would take the time to share a little bit about myself and the background of Goldmorning. Some more information for those of you who are new here, or often shop with us but perhaps wanted to know a little more! I often receive questions about how I started my shop, so I figured I would dedicate a blog post to it!

Goldmorning is an online store. We carry women’s clothing that’s affordable, but in doing so, I don’t  sacrifice in style, fit or quality while curating the selection. The shop is run by myself, my husband, and our most recent part time employee, Alicia (love her!) The shop wouldn’t be where it is now without the help of my husband.  He is behind the scenes helping me pack, take photos, shoot video and much MUCH more. He supports me in all that I do.  Alicia has been an employee for about a week now and she’s amazing! She is currently helping us input new styles into the website as they come in and will soon be taking on some more responsibilities as she grows with us.

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Kristene DiMarco + Stephanie Soh + Goldmorning

Stephanie Soh-5449I didn’t discover Kristene’s beautiful vocal chords until a few weeks ago when I saw her live. I stood next to my husband as we both agreed on what a rich beautiful voice she has. The song “Take Courage” spoke directly into our lives at that moment in time. I have heard it in my mind daily since. “He is in the waiting”. I couldn’t need that statement in my mind more right now.

Turns out, not only does she have a beautiful voice, but she has great style, a beautiful home, and a beautiful family. (See her instagram: @kristenedimarco) I love these photos her good friend Stephanie Soh took of her in her Goldmorning gear. Stephanie is such a talented photographer, and you can see more of her work here: Stephanie Soh, and follow her on Instagram here: @stephstephsoh Thank you for these beautiful images Steph! and for being so kind.

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Goldmorning Shop Visits NY

I’m currently in my hometown of Brooklyn, NY for work and will be here for about a week more. I have been away from home for nearly three months save for a short, week long break in between – but I’ll save all of that for a different post! While in New York my husband and myself photographed the latest Goldmorning Shop collection and are shooting a wedding on Sunday.  Today’s post will be just a quick one to share some of the looks I wore while here in NY. All of the clothing is from my shop which now has an online store! Click here >  Goldmorning Shop

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West Coast Trail

Thoughts and experience on the West Coast Trail to be shared! I’m going to talk about my experience and what I packed, for any of those ladies who are planning on a multi-day hike! Tips & pictures coming up! For now, here is a video that does not do the beauty of the trail much justice. Out of the 75 kilometers this is a mere peek with the most beautiful sights not included.

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