The Weekend Update: Oct 24

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· 17 Secrets Every Target Lover Will Never Tell You. (We don’t like the cart with old receipts either!)

· Have you experienced the dreaded dip? If you give up when faced with resistance, read on.

· Everyday, 550 women are starting a new business. 550. The upcoming documentary, Dream Girl, is telling a few of those stories that are filled to the brim with encouragement.

· “Interestingly”, 10 trigger words to ban from your email now.

· Andy Warhol’s epic Polaroids of the 70s and 80s.

· Inspired by “creative minds are seldom tidy”, 17 Hats is the virtual studio manager you’re not going to be able to work another day without.

· WHOA. It is indeed a small world after all.

· Get the giggles and watch what happens when second graders are treated to a 7 course, $220 meal!

· Intimidated by your ultra successful, super power friend? STOP. You shine more, not less because of them.

· Bon Appetit’s cough suppressant tea you need to bookmark for the impending cold season.

Its yours to grab- feast on life this weekend! xo

Session Spotlight | Rachel Chaney

Rachel Chaney of San Antonio, TX has been a longtime member with us on The Bloom Forum and her seek and find games with the most beautiful light in the Lone Star State have become a welcomed source of motivation to so many of us. With our eyes locked on Rachel’s latest session with her boys fishing with their grandpa, we knew it was a must share. Set on a friend’s fishing dock, we can’t imagine a more perfect location as the backdrop for Rachel’s timeless images sure to become treasured family heirlooms!

My dad took my boys fishing this summer. My daughter and I stopped by about an hour into their adventure. We were greeted by a cooler already half full of fish; two pumped-up boys; and one hard-working Grampy untangling endless knots. Everything was bathed in creamy evening reflected back in the water. I used my Mark III and my Canon 50 mm f/1.2 for the entire shoot.

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If you’re a big fan of Rachel Chaney just like us, stop by her blog for a great collection of inspiration! And to see more from the fishing shoot from above, click here.

Insta roundup from our IG takeover with Wendy VonSosen

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It’s that time again, time for our insta-roundup! This month, we are going to showcase some photos that came through when Wendy VonSosen hijacked our IG feed and asked all of our followers to show her your #bloomwonders photos. And without a doubt you all did just that. Take a look yourself:

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So until the next IG takeover, keep tagging your photos with #thebloomforum and follow us here. You could be featured in our daily feed!

xoxo,
The Bloom Team