First off – HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!
I am SO happy to see everyone happy and healthy in 2015 and I have some GREAT news to share to kick it off! This has been on my heart for quite some time and I am so glad to finally share the deets on one of my biggest (and longest) projects planned for this year – the Snail Mail 365 project!
Ever since I started Hello Love Events, I have made it a point to reach out and form relationships with some of the local wedding and event professionals. I can honestly say that I have definitely done that consistently – physically meeting up with several hundred professionals over the past 2 years. That’s totally insane, right?! Yes, it is but it’s been totally worth it. I can, at present, say that I have touched basis with SO many awesome folks within that timeframe and still have SO many more to go! I LOVE building community and having a solid support system that’s there for me whenever I need them (and vice versa, as well)!
This past year, I reflected on those relationships and what I’ve done to improve them, bring them closer, love on them more – etc. etc. After those initial meetings, have I stayed in touch? Found ways to collaborate? Called? Unfortunately – the answer is no in most of those cases. It’s unfortunate to look back and see all the hard work it took to coordinate these meetings, laugh and talk for hours, realize what awesome people I have had the opportunity to form long-lasting relationships with and then also see how quickly those relationships gathered dust from my own neglect.
Well – that ends in 2015, friends! The Snail Mail 365 Project is officially starting TODAY!
What is Snail Mail 365? It’s basically a personal project that I’ve committed to in 2015 in which I will send a letter a day to one of my sweet friends, family, or whomever is on my heart in order to give them an encouraging word, love on them, inspire them, and let them know that I haven’t forgotten my blessed friendship with them!
I am SO excited about this, y’all! There are so many of y’all who have invested in me as a business owner, a personal friend, as part of my family – and I am so excited to give you a heart-felt message letting you know just how much I love you, appreciate your encouragement and belief in me and my dreams, support in all of my CRAZY ideas – just everything. Hopefully this provides some clarity and understanding to anyone who has sent me something and have gotten no response just yet! I’ve been waiting for THIS, friends! I have NOT forgotten the impact you’ve had on my life! There are just SO many of y’all and I can’t wait to send you something EXTRA special from ME!
I will definitely be sure to give y’all an update on this project each week including who I sent them to, responses I’ve received, etc. etc.
Stay tuned for more!!! XOXO