It struck me hard. One minute I was shopping with my family, the next I was a horrid mess laying on the couch in my fluffiest robe and pjs. The sickness had struck. I was one of those few poor souls that had caught the flu from my flu shot. Not surprising though, as I … Continue reading A Pinup and the SICKNESS
October 15 was a beautiful day in its sadness. Mother's across the world shared in their grief and loss through the lighting of a candle. You see, October the 15th is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day. My Facebook and Instagram feeds filled with videos, gifs, and photos of women pouring their hearts out … Continue reading A Pinup and a Wave of Light
As many of the world watched with bated breath, I desperately waited for answers. You see, during the horrors of Sunday in Las Vegas...it was Monday morning in Germany and I was terrified for my family and friends who live there. With no response to my questions of whether or not they were okay I … Continue reading A Pinup is Heartbroken
Recently, I met a very kind hearted man who was also the owner of a beautiful Hudson Hornet. I wanted so badly to be photographed with this amazing piece of history and thankfully he agreed! The next step was to get a photographer on board, which was quite easy as Wide Aperture is always ready … Continue reading A Pinup’s Review- Lady V London’s Elsie Dress
Recently, I entered in my first online Pinup Competition with The Pinup Registry. Fear, anxiety, and trepidation raced through me as I hit the send button on my application. Followed instantly with the thought of "WHY DID I DO THIS?!" Why did I even open myself up to be potentially hurt? I have recently been … Continue reading A Pinup Says a Heartfelt Thank You!
There is a hashtag going around on Instagram about the loss of a preganancy. #dontsay #dontsayit highlight the remarks that people hear after a miscarriage, that are said with good intentions, but cut like knives. It is so important that we continue to normalize such an event. It is not shameful and it needs to … Continue reading A Pinup on Pregnancy Loss
When you are a mom of many, you hear it all. From the kind "Oh bless your hearts" to the "Oh wow! Didn't you try birth control?" to the extremes of the passive aggressive " Oh I could NEVER have that many kids, the world is just SO overpopulated. " Yep...heard it all and even … Continue reading A Pinup Gets Real