Welcome To The Southern Pearl

I had been throwing around the idea of starting a blog for a long time now. A few years ago I wanted to start one but the idea got thrown to the side. Then a few months ago the idea popped back into my head. I was torn and scared…obviously! What if I started a blog and no one read it? What if I was terrible at it? What if? What if? What if? Then finally I decided no more “what ifs” I was going to start one! My husband has been very supportive and even came up with the name The Southern Pearl. How awesome is that?

How did my husband come up with The Southern Pearl? Since before I can remember I have been obsessed with pearls! I have been accused of being an old woman at heart. I believe my Granny Vern is the cause of my love for pearls. I share her love for gotti jewelry but most definitely the love of pearls. I even have younger cousins who I have gotten to love pearls as well. You will very rarely see me with any other earrings besides my pearls.

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Trials & Tribulations: Do They Make Or Break You

Last year I took a long, unwanted break from blogging. I’d love to say we were on an all expense paid vacation to Europe… but boy would I be wrong!

I have not covered all events that happened to us in the last year because I didn’t know where to start.

Life. Has. Been. Hectic.

Period…end of story.

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11 Aspirations for Year Two of Blogging

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A year has come and gone and I don’t feel like I am much farther from where I began. I know, I know, I know I am miles away from where I was with my first post. But I want MORE! I want more readers, more Facebook followers, more Twitter followers, more followers on Instagram, more shares, more, more, more.

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Mama Bear Impressions Brand Rep

I LOVE jewelry! That’s no secret. If it is anything pearl related then I’m like shut up and take my money haha. I also love marketing and anything that is public relations related. My love for jewelry and marketing is a great combination and is necessary to be a brand rep for a particular shop or company. Luckily for me Chelsea from Mama Bear Impressions chose me to be a brand rep for her shop. I am very excited about this venture (like squealed out loud excited 😉 )

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First My Mother, Forever My Friend

“A mother is the truest friend we have, when trials heavy and sudden, fall upon us; when adversity takes the place of prosperity; when friends who rejoice with us in our sunshine desert us; when trouble thickens around us, still will she cling to us, and endeavor by her kind precepts and counsels to dissipate the clouds of darkness, and cause peace to return to our hearts.” Washington Irving
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