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Morning everyone! hope you have enjoyed the first week of guest bloggers! They were great weren’t they? I am so proud of each of them and I hope you all have taken away something positive from this first week.

Here is a list of each article in case you missed out!

Day  1 – Love Every Bit of Thyself

Day 2 – Project Love Thyself – Identity Crisis

Day 3 – Love Thyself – Perfectionism

Day 4 – Love Thyself – Love Self Esteem

Stay tuned for next week when I bring you a new batch of amazing guests and a few really great giveaways!

Now I have something fun for you this weekend! Its another Daisy & June Giveaway!

My shop is pretty small right now but here are a few more pics of items I have had at daily deal sites and here on my blog

Do you all have a favorite accessory? A ring you love to sport, a pair of earrings that make you feel diva-ish? A necklace that makes you think you can conquer the world?

I do! I just bought it a few weeks ago and it is my new favorite take on the world accessory.

I bought this cute little number a few weeks ago from Groopdealz(by Love Stitched) and I can’t stop wearing it. When I started up Daisy & June it was just a hobby but now its my passion. This necklace is the perfect tribute to my new passion and makes me feel really fun and happy when I wear it.

So whats your favorite accessory? Why does it light up your face when you put it on? Why do you think a small accessory can have that effect on us?

*CONTEST*

To win 50 bucks to my shop comment with the answer to the questions. – 1 entry

Share on FB – 1 entry

Share on Twitter – 1 entry

Like the Daisy & June FB Fan Page – 1 entry

Link up your blog and post a picture of your accessory – 2 entry’s

Your 50bucks can be used towards a custom made item of your choice or items in my shop!

You have until Sunday night at 9pm CST to enter! Good Luck!

xoxo ModernJune

 

 

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Morning morning everyone!

The winner form this past weekends contest is all the end of this post but pause for the cause and hang with me a bit today.

You know me as ModernJune, digital designer, sewing married mamma of 3. Here’s the thing when I look at my life from the outside its pretty freaking awesome. I am an entrepreneur. a mother, an active member of my community. My kids are pretty kick butt and my husband rocks my socks off.   I consider myself to be decent looking, especially for my age and with three kids. I’m completely crazy at times, I have a completely loud and contagious laugh, I am a lover of anything vintage, I am outspoken and strong willed and I usually don’t back down. I love all things crafty and pretty. I easy get distracted by sparkly things. I can hold a grudge with the best of them and I am a giver.   I am usually extremely confidant and don’t let things bog me down too much. *usually*

When I sat down to really think about this blog post I felt a rush of fear. Sharing what I consider to be a flaw within myself is terrifying. When I finally decided on my “flaw” I almost chickened out completely. There is really only one thing I really beat myself up over. Its a stupid thing, a physical thing a thing most women especially mother deal with. I haven’t been the first to frown at myself in the mirror when I see them and I know I wont be the last.

These things I speak of?? My stretch marks, battle wounds, baby tracks, my tiger stripes, you know what I’m talking about. These faded pink lines that completely cover my stomach, inner thighs hips and even my breasts are the sour note of my morning routine. I can wake up feeling awesome and then I hop out a shower spy them in the mirror and completely deflate myself.

I just recently started wearing shorts again, it had been 6 years since I had worn them. My hubs says I’m crazy and I’m sure he’s right – that there aren’t people on the corner whispering about them but I can’t help myself. I think what has bothered me the most about them is my inability to change them. They aren’t weight you can lose, a zit you can cover…they are these forever things. My body has never been a huge issue for me. When I was 12 and all my friends got boobs, I got wide hips and a booty. I have always been a thick girl with curves and I’m good with that. that I can work – these I can’t. And can we all agree we think its crap that the more baby weight you lose the worse they look over time??? That was quite the kick in the head for me when I shed my 70 pounds of baby only to find with each inch of loss they looked worse and worse.

Well no more for me. I have decided to let go of my memories of my gorgeous flat tummy and pierced belly button. Hell my belly button has been long gone LOL.

So today I pledge to myself and my tiger stripes to

I hope I can encourage some of you to also own your stripes and pledge to love thyself.

Thank you to everyone who played along this weekend! Reading what makes you all happy really made me smile! I am so excited to get know so many of you all this month! The random winner of the 50$ Gift Certificate to my shop – Daisy & June is…

Leah

My 2 year old won’t stay in his toddler bed so we had to put a child lock on the door knob on the inside of his door. Whenever he wakes up in the morning or from nap he walks to the door and knocks. He doesn’t cry he just waits and sometimes knocks again if I don’t get there quick enough. It makes me smile every time I hear that sweet little knock. He always has the sweetest smile when I open the door. Love my kids and all the smiles they bring to my day.

Congrats hun! Message me at daisyandjuneshoppe@gmail.com so we can discuss what you are going to treat yourself to!

xoxo ModernJune

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Hello everyone! I am super excited to be hosting the first of quite a few contests/giveaways!

What makes you happy? Is it a warm cup of coffee, a puppy in the park, your kids laughter? This is the subject of today’s post. I think with the hustle and bustle of everyday life we forget to stop and appreciate everything around us.

I myself have 3 kids, 2 businesses and I volunteer at the school. My days are always jammed packed with car rides, sewing, digi, PTO and then every day life too like taking care of my home and nurturing my relationship. I can go days without even realizing how many days has passed.

The first Friday of every month I take a time out and meet my after school group of mommies for breakfast.  I sat around our table at Denny’s today looking at my group of girlfriends, all of us different ages, relationship status’ and amount of children or grand children and thought this…this right here makes me really happy.  We talked about everything from home life to school to town gossip, we laughed til we cried and we toasted our dear friend we lost a little over a month ago.We have forged these tight bonds between us that I do believe will be lasting relationships even as all the kids grow and our lives change.

In this world of online living, where most communication is shared with a click of a button it feels good to actually have some real human contact each month. I have so many things to be grateful for in my life, my family, my kids, my amazing husband whom without I could not survive day to day but this monthly tradition we have is just for me. Its two hours of guilt free time I get to spend on myself and my goodness we all need it don’t we?

 

So today I pose the question to you….What makes you happy?

Today you are commenting for a chance to win a 50$ Gift Certificate to my shop on Etsy to use on whatever you want INCLUDING a custom order! You can get a few camera straps, a rack of crayon rolls, I make bags and purses too 🙂 Do you have something you are looking for but cant find one you like? Send me a pic and we can work on it together!

To get an entry in this contest simply comment on what makes you happy!

To get an additional entry share this blog post on FB or Twitter!

I can’t wait to read all your wonderful answers – you have til Sunday at Midnight to enter, the winner will be announced Monday morning!

 

xoxo

ModernJune

 

 

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Hello dear readers. I am so excited to be able to host an amazing blog series this month. Filled to the brim with wonderful and inspiring bloggers all covering the same topic

We will be discussing what makes us awesome as women, mothers, wives and friends and tackling one big issue…flaws.

Woman have this amazing capability to let the smallest flaw define who they are as an entire person and it is our goal this month to embrace these said flaws and learn to appreciate ourselves a bit more.

Join us all month long on this journey of self discovery and appreciation. There will be laughter and maybe even a few tears as we share our personal stories. There will also be some really fun stuff in store for all you reading along. Stop by tomorrow when we kick off the event with a GIVEAWAY!

 

xoxo

ModernJune

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