Morning Photo Shoot

This morning was rather unusual for me. I woke up, went to the gym with Ryan for a quick workout and headed home to eat breakfast, curl my hair and head out the door for a photo shoot!

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The photo shoot was for a local magazine for an article that is coming out next month. I’m supposed to keep things under wraps until then, but I will share more with you soon!

I arrived at Golden Ocala, a fancy schmancy golf and equestrian club, at 9:45 a.m., unsure of what to expect.

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A model I most certainly am not, so I was a little apprehensive about the whole thing. Fortunately, from the moment I arrived, I knew I could relax. The magazine editor, creative director and photographer were laid back and fun. I also had a great time getting to know the four other men and women who were also there to be photographed.

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As I pulled into the driveway at the country club, I was awfully impressed. The facility was stunning and very upscale. I’ve heard of Golden Ocala before,  but have never been to the country club, so it was a treat to be able to explore the grounds a little bit.

The photo shoot lasted a little more than an hour and I was able to pose with a super-sexy prop.

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My laptop. Oooh yes.

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When Ryan asked how the shoot went when I got back home, I had to laugh when I told him I posed with my computer. He asked me to reenact some of the shots…

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A definite keeper. (And no, I didn’t actually have to pose like that.)

Breakfast

Rewinding a bit…

Before the photo shoot, I had a quick breakfast of Greek yogurt, raw oats and chia seeds.

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I wanted something fast, cold and filling and that did the trick.

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My father-in-law will be arriving in town any second now, so I’m off to change and enjoy the day with Ryan and his dad. I hope you have a wonderful Saturday! 

Comments

  1. says

    Your hair looks gorgeous and I love that dress! Such a beautiful color on you! So glad the photoshoot went well – look forward to seeing the pictures! How exciting! Enjoy your father’s day weekend!

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    • Julie @ Peanut Butter Fingers says

      Thanks Stevie! It was an impulse buy at Target last week! It’s Maybelline super stay 24 color in continuous coral.

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  2. says

    Pretty! The photo shoot sounds like such a good time. And an awesome experience.
    And the dress looks so well with your skin tone. I always wish I could pull of some green, sadly I’m far too fair.

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  3. PluvK says

    I love the second picture!! Since they aren’t going to use that one for the magazine, maybe you should use it for your profile pic? :-) LOL Seriously, you look great. Awesome dress!

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  4. LizP says

    Whatever happened with the wedding related shoot you did awhile back? You got to wear your wedding shoes again or something? Did I miss the followup post?

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  5. Tisha says

    Hello Julie! I discovered your awesome website looking for fun receipes! I totally enjoy your way of life and thoughts reflect similar in my life, however I could exercise more. I have shared Peanut Butter Fingers with my sister Carrie and she also enjoys your website.
    Thanks and continue on…..

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  6. says

    I was on the front of a philanthropy magazine once. The photo shoot was such a drag. I had to look thoughtful, optimistic and mature. I also had to look up and not smile. Great art direction. Love the dress you decided upon.

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