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Reno Photographer | Dreamin’

Reno Photographer | Dreamin’

My photographer blogging friends and I are at it again. Except the past few topics (except last week’s) has really required me to dig deep. I wish I was exaggerating when I tell you how shocked I was at the list of topic suggestions! I do adore their creativity though and this gives me a great opportunity to write from my heart on things I normally would not get to address here on my blog.

Today, we’re each writing about our wildest dream, whether that be in business or personal life. In my wildest dream, I’d be completely debt free! (Pshhhawwww, whatever right?!?!?) When I began my photography business, I anticipated 3 – 5 years for it to really grow and bud. I had no idea my business would take off like it did. I feel so blessed and grateful all my hard work has made this dream and vision of mine a true and successful reality. I continue to work very hard at building my business so I can continue to do what I’m so passionate about each day.

A large part of starting my own photography business was not only to capture such special moments in the lives of others, but also to continue to work at paying off my debts. Debts. That dreaded word! It’s amazing how I’ve built my photography business debt-free, yet I’m still working so hard to pay off the debts from my very young and naive years. It’s the one sole thing I wish I could go back and redo! Several months ago, on my continued quest to pay off debt, I began another business venture that not only goes well with my photography services, but I personally found it to be an answer to my quest to live free of my debts! I became a Distributor with It Works! Global after I tried the crazy wraps before my own boudoir session. I fell completely in love with the products and decided this is something I had to share! The company itself is a debt-free company and stresses for its Distributors to do the same.

Over the past couple of months, in addition to working my photography business, I’ve introduced and launched my crazy wraps business “Try My Wraps”. My friends and acquaintances now believe I’m absolutely nuts to have added something else to my already busy and full plate. Yes, I may be crazy, but I know what I have to do in order to set my family up for the long term. It is my heart’s deepest desire for my family to live debt-free and to live comfortably while still spending quality family time together. I watched my good friend AND her husband each earn the $10,000 G.O.O.D. (get out of debt) bonus from the company in August and that more than caught my attention. I want for my family what this company strives for each of its distributors! I want to have a healthier lifestyle again and I want to make extra money sharing these products I’ve grown to love so much over these past several months.

And there you have it…in my wildest dreams, I’d be free of debt. And please don’t snicker, as this is really important to me as I work both businesses. I already sat down last Friday night and paid off one credit card with my commissions from the company thus far and I look forward to doing the same to another card on March 15. If you’d like to cheer me on, you can follow my crazy wraps business on Facebook and learn more via my website!

Now, head over to my favorite Seattle photographer’s blog and see what Allyson’s wildest dream is!


Reno Photographer | Dreamin’

Who is Huong Forrest?

Reno Newborn Photographer

Huong Forrest Photography is the passion, vision and dream of one Reno newborn photographer, Huong Forrest. I specialize in newborn photography and have a great passion for capturing Reno's tiniest new residents. I also adore capturing the innocence of babies and children, the love and passion of a newlywed couple and their wedding and I greatly enjoy revealing the beauty, confidence and fierceness of your everyday woman.

When I'm not with my clients, you will find me running around with my two adorable sons, helping people improve their health and wellness with It Works! Global, giving back where I can in several photography forums and blogging about business, photography and motherhood.

Are we connected?
LIKE me on Facebook.
FOLLOW me on Twitter for a fun and quirky look into me and my business.
FOLLOW my idea boards on Pinterest.
FOLLOW my life in photos via Instagram
SHOP my health and wellness products at Try My Wraps
Please send me an email at any time or call me at 775.233.8382 if you would like to discuss an upcoming portrait opportunity.


Eden Bao - So awesome that you are taking responsibility for your debts and planning to pay them off. I’m about to get into a big one soon: mortgage but I’m happy to say my credit card debts is minimum. It is definitely liberating to be debt free.

Jennifer Wilcox - Being debt free is liberating. Good business plan;-)

Sarah Sunstrom - Wow! That’s awesome! I need to do this too!

Angela - Sounds like a dream to me too! Best of luck!

Joncee May - We are working hard to be debt free ourselves. almost there!

Angela Douglas Ramsey - Keep up the good work! Its a great feeling to follow your dreams.

Keely - That is a dream of mine too! Good job in your hard work and effort! You are on your way 🙂

David G - That’s exciting. Being debt-free is everyone’s dream!

Ally Davis - You are such a go-getter, Huong! I really admire your business ventures and I think this is an amazing opportunity for you to help so many people accomplish their dreams.

Kim Kravitz - We paid down all of our debt a few years ago. Felt great to get it all gone! Good luck to you on achieving this dream!!

Jess - Good luck on your journey to becoming debt free! It feels like an uphill battle, but it is *so* worth it in the end!

Tara Colburn - You’ll be there in no time, I’m sure of it! COngrats on the amazing success you’ve had thus far!

Lori - No snickering here! I would love to be debt free! Kudos to you for working on making your dreams a reality!

Karen Cooley - Hardly something to snicker at! Being debt free is a HUGE blessing!! We had a ton of it and managed to get rid of it about a year or so ago. SUCH a relief! Now all we have is our mortgage and a car payment. Credit card? Once a month, it’s paid off. Feels GREAT. 🙂 Good luck, Huong!!!

Sarah - That is a great dream to have!

Bonnie Raley.. - Aww, great story!! You will be a success in all you do I imagine!

Maggie - What a great wildest dream to have! Good luck in all your pursuits this year Huong!

Sylvia - So happy you’re well on your way to that dream! Keep up the good work!

Melissa Berg - Being free of debt is HARD…especially in our economy and psychology of spending and “have to have it now” ways. Kudos to your for the extra effort!!

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