It's been over a month since I've posted on the blog and I'm so sorry for that! It's been a busy months for I've got a lot to update you on! We've had a lot of ups and downs over the last few weeks, but I'm so excited to finally share a lot of news with you!
Today I'm 7.5 months pregnant and can't wait for this little boy to arrive. He's growing every day and I'm getting so excited and nervous for delivery. I feel drained of energy and I have terrible heartburn right now (no matter if I've eaten or not), but every minute is worth it for this little one.
The last month and a half has been a whirlwind. My husband, Reid accepted a new job in Omaha, Nebraska! We bought a house! And we moved! Yes, that's right, I'm writing this from Omaha!!!! I'm so excited--this has been one of our dreams for a long time now and the timing worked out perfectly. (Although I really wanted it to happen earlier-see my December blog post for reference lol) My family is from the area and as soon as I found out I was pregnant I wanted to move closer to them. I can't wait to have my family close by to help out with the baby (and the new house!) I'll be sure to share more on that on Friday :)
So what does this all mean? It means that I am officially moving my business to Omaha and am starting to book brides in the area! I am still available for travel and will be traveling back to Davenport for 3 amazing couples in the next few months. I'm so excited to start making connections in the area and meeting with some amazing brides for both floral design and planning. I'm planning a blog series on moving my business once I get it all set up and can't wait to share it with all of you that may eventually move your business.
It's so exciting, but it's also a scary transition to make, especially since I no longer have a full time job. I wish this moment was something huge to celebrate along with the move, the baby, and the new house, but unfortunately I wasn't ready to jump into wedding planning full time yet. Especially moving to a new city where I wasn't established. But...guess what! Sometimes God has a plan and I'm ready to follow His path for us, even though I'm not sure what that is right now. Maybe I'll find something full time that I love, maybe something part time, or maybe I'll work extremely hard and book enough brides to make up for the loss of income. No matter what, I know He wouldn't put us through anything we couldn't handle.
I still absolutely want to make it a goal to eventuall take C&C full time and I KNOW it will happen. I'm a dreamer, but I'm a planner too--so losing a steady income is scary to me! I'm hoping one day I can look back and see this as a celebration, even though it terrifies me right now.
I promise to share so much more of this with you in the coming weeks and keep you updated because I know there are so many of you out there that are working full time AND building a business. My goal has always been to be open and share my journey-the celebrations and the fears!
Even with the fears, I choose to celebrate every minute of this new beginning. Last week I let myself relax and breathe, but this week, I'm ready to jump in full force and make waves here in Omaha. I can't thank you all enough for your support! Pop open a bottle of champagne and have a glass for me! I'll cheers you with some sparkling grape juice from here!