My name is Shalyn but people tend to just call me Shay.

This blog holds words [mostly random] & photographs [lots of them] about my life along with bits and pieces of lifestyle & design. I’m a quirky girl with a huge heart for family, friends, Jesus and living my absolute best life. I thank God for blessing me in ways bigger than the sky but mostly for my husband, Drew (Drew Drew Hot Pants) and our little boy, Beau. I’ve been a blogger/photographer since 2010 and have loved every moment of the journey. I want to live my life with joy and bring joy to those around me. I strive to live in the moment and encourage others. I have an insatiable longing to write about my journey of mistakes & triumphs. So this is my heart. Excited to grow as I share.

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YOLO! (YOU ONLY LIVE “ONE”CE) : Beau Turns One

When your little boy enters the world to the Hip Hop Station on Spotify in the background (specifically the song, Gas Pedal by Sage the Gemini), you are destined to have a rapper themed first birthday party. This birthday party was a complete little labor of love. I...

Six Years.

Just hold tight to my hand, there's no need for any big plans…we'll just go until the road ends. Six years down of marriage... forever to go. https://vimeo.com/123690606 six years. from shalyn nelson on Vimeo.      ...

WHAT I AM LOVING

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