Let’s Talk Instagram


Happy Friday!!!! It’s amazing the amount of creativity God will pour into you the day you start searching for it.
One of my goals this year is to build my Instagram following and I am learning daily. I mean we all know about social media and I’m sure if you are a fashion blogger, you have watched a few videos on building your brand (or even taken a Master Class or two or three or four).
In my research, I have found that what works for one person doesn’t necessarily work for another.
The one thing that I know that proves true to any of these social media tutorials is that you must be consistent and create great content………even when no one is watching.

“Keep creating until you make it

“……………..I heard that quote on a commercial and thought “Huh, so true”.
Sidebar: My oldest had a day off and him and I (along with my younger boys) hopped in the car for a photo shoot. As a way to say “Thank you” for supporting their Mom’s dreams, we usually grab a bite to eat afterward.
While I don’t mind taking my own photos, I must admit my son does a very good job. Seriously, he is the calmest person you will ever know and often offers great advice on images that work and what are not the best. It’s hard to believe he will be 21 years old in November. 🙂

30 Days………OOTD’s

Ah 1,2, ah 1,2……….Ah, 1, 2, ah 1,2………….getting my thoughts together like a rapper getting ready to battle rap. 🙂
I must admit, this year’s “30 days of Fashion” is a little bit more successful than the previous years. Oh, and I am a little excited because this weekend, I plan to create my own lookbook of styles that I have put together in my head.
In my mind, I have a full production going on with backdrops, complete outfit ensembles, the whole nine yards. I just hope it comes out as cool as the images I have in my head. Stay tuned.
“If you can imagine it, you can create it…………..”.

Thirty Days Of Fashion


Every year, I “try” the “Thirty Days of Fashion” challenge. I emphasize “try” because I would do the challenge and fail because I never really had a plan.
I am learning fashion blogging is more than just taking photos and creating outfit of the days, you actually have to plan your posts. #whoknew? Seriously, that may sound logical and you may be thinking “Well, Duh Michal!!!” but I am such a “free-spirit” that I never really took the time to plan out my hobby, my passion.

This year, I decided to take a totally different approach and provide a guide for myself of what outfits I would post each day (and now that I know a little bit about how to take my own photos), this “Thirty Days of Fashion” seems a little bit more promising.
Anyway, if you follow me on Instagram (@thebohemiancosmo), you can see some of my recent posts. I will be posting some of my favorites on this blog site shortly.

Coordinating Stripes


One thing I have learned about blogging is you have to stay consistent, no matter what. That is the only way to build your audience and your brand and sometimes in life there are hurdles to overcome………….(it happens, just roll with it).
Here recently, I have been trying to teach myself how to be my own photographer. The inside story is my photographer, who is my oldest child, works really long and hard hours as a manager in the foodservice industry. I am so proud of him for his work ethic…………(proud Mom moment, let me take a moment. #veklempt Talk amongst yourselves)
Okay, I’m back. The result is I need to find a photographer………….enter myself in the training wheels phase of the world of photography.
I took these photos over the weekend and for the next month, I will try to commit to learning how to master taking selfies. Lift me up in your prayers, won’t you? 🙂

Striped button-down shirt – Rainbow shops
Striped hat – Walmart
Yep, I shop everywhere – What???