everybody is always doing re-introductions when the new year rolls around, and since i’m seeing some new faces reading and commenting (welcome friends!), i thought i would take the opportunity to do a little meet and greet so some of you new-ish friends can get to know more about the girl behind the blog.
the background details. a quick run through…my name is natasha (na-tash (like ash)-a…and yes, i like my name and it suits me, but after correcting people my entire life, i wish i never had to again. i’m 31, married to jeff (almost 4 years), and we have two girls: caroline cate (almost 3) carson elizabeth (20 months), and our dog (chloe). i’m a small business owner, and run sugar bit, an online baby and children’s boutique. it’s been open almost a year and it’s an absolute dream come true. it was an endeavor i thought about for a very long time, and finally i took the leap and plunged head first into the world of retail. it’s even more a blessing that i have the ability to work from home so that i can spend time with the girls, though that has it’s drawbacks when you have two young children who want mommy all day long (and with that, thankful for our nanny alex who has been a god send for our family as jeff and i have crazy schedules and work that doesn’t really fall into the normal 8-5 category). i was born and raised in nashville, and doubt i’ll ever leave…i’m a southern girl by heart, with a true type-a personality who loves stationery, entertaining and throwing parties, shopping, working out, and cooking in the kitchen. the most important things to me in life are my family and friends and i’m always trying to find the happy in each and every day.
a bit more insight into me to help you get better acquainted:
the best advice i’ve ever received
don’t ever take no for an answer. if it’s something you truly want, you have to go for it.
my favorite quote
“a girl should be two things…classy and fabulous”
favorite vacation spots
rosemary beach florida / antigua / napa
five things i cannot live without (excluding my family, faith, and god)
coffee, iphone, pizza, comfy pajamas, and fresh flowers
favorite thing to cook
cream cheese banana bread
something surprising about me you may not know
i’ve been skydiving (and yes, if i didn’t have children i would do it again)
most trusted beauty secret
i have two: kendra platinum bow out spray and clairol shimmer lights shampoo
song that sums up my life outlook
women i admire, and why?
my mom and jackie kennedy
books on my bedside table.
jesus calling women’s daily devotional / big little lies
how i enjoy spending my free time
thanks for following along on this crazy roller coaster called life and popping by to see a little more into our circus… it’s the biggest joy and i am thankful for everyday i get on this world.