Part of my New Year’s Resolution was to get back into reading. After having my son, Judah, I didn’t have much time to sit down and read like I wanted to. I was busy trying to figure out motherhood, but I’m excited to get back to it! Now, my sister-in-law Rachel loves to read! She constantly has a book in her hands. One evening, I texted her that I really wanted to have a book club with the many friends and clients that we’ve made since starting my business. I know I always say this but I really do have the best clients! So I thought to myself, “why don’t we connect via my blog here and Facebook?” Instead of having EVERYONE at either of our houses once a month, we could connect via Facebook LIVE!
And so “Women, Wine & Words” was born! I would love for you to join! Our first “meeting” will be Saturday, April 15th. So you have from now until then to read the book of the month!!!
We plan to discuss the book, topics, and end with a giveaway! You read that right! Every month at the end of our Facebook LIVE chat, you will have the option to win something. Anything from a gift card to a free session with us!!! Who doesn’t like to win free stuff?!
So what’s the book of the month? Rachel and I immediately fell in love with this synopsis:
“Everyone knows a couple like Jack and Grace. He has looks and wealth; she has charm and elegance. He’s a dedicated attorney who has never lost a case; she is a flawless homemaker, a masterful gardener and cook, and dotes on her disabled younger sister. Though they are still newlyweds, they seem to have it all. You might not want to like them, but you do. You’re hopelessly charmed by the ease and comfort of their home, by the graciousness of the dinner parties they throw. You’d like to get to know Grace better. But it’s difficult, because you realize Jack and Grace are inseparable. Some might call this true love. Others might wonder why Grace never answers the phone. Or why she can never meet for coffee, even though she doesn’t work. How she can cook such elaborate meals but remain so slim. Or why she never seems to take anything with her when she leaves the house, not even a pen. Or why there are such high-security metal shutters on all the downstairs windows. Some might wonder what’s really going on once the dinner party is over, and the front door has closed.”
Oooohhhhh!!! Doesn’t that sound interesting??! We’ve decided that the book of the month will be, “Behind Closed Doors” by B.A. Paris.
We are totally open to your suggestions of books too! This isn’t just OUR book club! Comment below if you would love to join as well as any books you’d be interested in reading!!!!! Here are just a few that Rachel and I would love to read:
- “A Separation” by Katie Kitamura
- “The Orphans Tale” by Pam Jenoff
- “Into the Water” by Paula Hawkins (it comes out in May)
- “Big Little Lies” by Liane Moriarty
- “The Widow” by Fiona Barton
- “What Alice Forgot” by Liane Moriarty
Looking forward to getting to know some new people as well as chatting about books over wine with friends!!! xoxox
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Remember how Rachel and I started a blog series entitled, “Confessions Of A Future Bride,” where we documented her whole wedding planning process?! If you missed all of those post check this one out and scroll all the way to the bottom to see them all listed!
Well I figured, lets keep this thing going! We got sooooo many positive reviews and feedback from it that we thought it would be cool to continue and document the life of a newlywed!
Let’s read the first post!
“Confessions of a Newlywed | Post 1 | We Haven’t Killed Each Other Yet!!!
Well, here we are again… Arthur and I are going on nine months of being married! Can you believe it?! How on Earth did nine months go by?! We celebrated my first birthday as a married couple, our first Thanksgiving as a married couple, our first Christmas as a married couple, our first New Years as a married couple, and our first Valentine’s Day as a married couple. And let me tell you something… It feels exactly the same as when we were dating… Or engaged 🙂
So let’s see, what have we been up to since the last time we spoke in June.. Not much, we are pretty boring people 🙂 The big news (and I guess only news) is that we bought a house!! AHH! Finally! As much as I love my In-laws and appreciate them letting us live in their basement apartment.. I am very happy for us to have our own place!! We closed on our house at the end of January, so we are still putting things on the walls and several rooms are still filled with boxes. Butttttt, we have done quite a bit of work on the house. And let me tell you, I am absolutely in loveeeee with our house.
I don’t think there is much else to share! Keep up with the blog as we get it kick started with more weddings and a few more posts about married life :)”
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Have a camera but don’t really know how to use it??? Or are you looking to take better pictures of your children, pets or loved ones?? How about better photos for your business or blog? If you answered yes to any of these questions then this is the class for you!
EricaLee Photography is happy to announce their second photography workshop – “Breakfast at Erica’s!” You’ll have the chance to mingle with other newbies while eating a delicious brunch and learn some of the tricks of your camera in a nice, small intimate setting at my house! Just in time to learn how to capture beautiful memories this holiday season!!!!
Price – $75.00 (with a $25.00 non refundable retainer paid in advance to hold your spot)
Date – Saturday, November 5, 2016
Time – 11:00am – 2:00pm
Place – My Home (Middletown, NY)
Supplies Needed – A DSLR Camera aka digital camera aka not the camera that fit’s into your pocket & Memory Card
Whether your photographing semi-manually or only know how to turn your camera on and shoot there’s always room to learn more. We welcome all ranges of expertise!
Limited spots available so make sure to email me at firstname.lastname@example.org to book you spot!!
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