July 29, 2015

JULY LIGHT



One of my favorite places in the city is only a couple blocks away from our home -- the grove. I know you've seen many photos from this secluded spot on my blog before (in fact, we took our engagement photos here), but to me, this place will never ever get old. I love seeing the grove change through the season, giving off different kinds of light and views as the year goes by. While October will always be my favorite time of year among the pistachio trees (when we took our engagement photo), I'll always have a soft spot in me for this gorgeous July light. 









Our days have been full, yet amazing around here lately. Over the weekend, Scott and I attended a local Instagram Camp which had over 100 attendees and some of the most creative local folks teaching who specialize in photography, blogging, styling and more. Going to this workshop made me realize how much the blogging scene has changed over the years, and how many bloggers have moved to solely Instagram only. While it's tempting, I don't think I could ever give up this ol' blog of mine. Tea Talk turned six back in June, and I've been blogging in one way of another since my early teens years (hello Xanga, LiveJournal and more!). My experience this weekend was definitely eye-opening, and also refreshing -- getting me excited for the fall months ahead and what else this blog will see Scott and I through in the coming year. Sometime's it's wild to think that the last six years of my life are well documented in the archives of this blog -- isn't it?






Outfit Details:
Sam Edelman Paige Booties (on sale via the Nordstrom sale right now!)

Scott and I don't have any big plans for the rest of the week -- just working and resting as much as we can. Did I mention we woke up at 4am on Sunday to do the most amazing sunrise photoshoot with Tish Carlson? She's an incredible photographer based out of Albuquerque who was in town for the workshop. Her work is beyond magical, and you just may be seeing a few familiar faces up on her blog sometime soon! ;)

Have a great day, ya'll!
-Chelsea xo

8 comments:

  1. Would have loved to attend that workshop, sounds like a blast! Plus, with you, could never give up on my blog!! Love it more than ever! Also, adore this look!! xo

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    1. Thank you so, so much, sweet Veronika! The workshop was really fun and I'm happy that I was able to attend! :)

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  2. I really wanted to attend that workshop but I sadly was not able to make it! I've not been blogging long but I have been reading blogs for a really long time and it has really changed, when I found out peeps only did insta I was like wha?.. But I'm with you, I could not give up my blog. I love writing and being able to share things in not only pictures but words.

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    1. I totally agree with you -- giving up blogging would be way too hard. I love having that creative outlet and a place to write out all my thoughts. I'm also sad that you couldn't make it, but hope that I run into you soon! :)

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  3. As a longtime reader and fan of yours, I want to say that I love how much more of your personal life you've been sharing here lately. I know it can be tough to know how much info to put on the internet. How much can you share and still protect your privacy? What do people care about reading, anyway? I think you're doing a fantastic job and your blog always makes me happy. :)

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    1. Hi Bethany! Your sweet comment made my whole week! Sharing your personal life online can really be tough, and I know that I'm not always the best at having a balance of the two, but I'm definitely trying and I'm so happy to hear that you've enjoyed reading more about my daily life. Thank you for sticking with me all these years! It's sweet friends like you that make me never want to stop blogging! :) xoxo

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  4. I love, love, love the lighting in these photos!! You look absolutely stunning! :)

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    1. AWHH! Thank you so, so much, sweet Laura! xox

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