Blogger Interview: Michelle Gildenhuys Adams

This next blogger is really a Jack of all trades, a wife, mother, a business owner, and a successful model and this is just a few of a number of achievements under her belt. Michelle from the Michelle Gildenhuys Adams blog is an absolute beauty inside and out who inspires women in SA and all over the world with her kind and inspirational words. If you are interested in what Michelle has to say then please keep on reading.

What made you decide to start blogging?

The reality of motherhood. I wanted to share my raw feelings about motherhood and the real things I experience.

 Describe your blog?

It’s a story based blog. I tell stories of real moments and real things that I have experienced and that I go through.

My aim is to be humouristic and inspirational.

I want to leave moms with the feeling good about themselves and knowing they have my support.

What is your inspiration in life, style, work, hobbies?

I’m very blessed to be be able to do what I love that’s probably my biggest inspiration.

When it comes to style it really depends on my mood or responsibilities of the day. I love dressing up but love casual days with my boys.

I have turned my hobbies into working businesses and its great to have my passion become my income.

When you are not blogging, what do you do?

Being a mom of three boys I’m probably trying to go to the bathroom alone, making extra lunch, picking up half eaten fruit, preparing baby bottles, juggling my schedule or saying silent prayers.

What’s on your wish list for summer/Christmas/Special occasions/or just for the next few months?

Christmas is a big deal in our home . We start planning in October already.

Im looking forward to celebrating my moms big 50th birthday and I turn 30 this year and will having a 30th dinner with great friends and family

It’s the busiest time  of the year for the family business so we are looking forward to pulling it all together and having a sucsessfull end to 2017

What do you splurge on?

Shoes! I cannot get enough. I love online shopping. The excitement of not knowing exactly when it will arrive and getting this gift at my front door that I didn’t pay cash for, although I paid it feels like I didn’t as cash didn’t leave my wallet. I’m not sure how I feel so excited about it but I do.

What are you reading right now?

Not currently reading anything, to many boys and too little time!, If i’m reading its bedtime stories

Who is your favourite local celebrity?

Lucky to be married to a local Gem, His my favorite.

Feel very blessed to have him in my life  and as the father to my kids.

His also no too bad to look at…

What is your favourite make up brand?

This is a difficult one. I buy what I like.

I use anything from Mac, cipria, essence,  Max factor.

What is your top five must have products?

Bronzer

Mascara

Dr organic snail gel day cream

Dr organic Vitamin E oil – in the bath , on my face, on my body. Any where for anything. The boys gets lathered in it on occastion to.

Dolce and Gabbanna Light blue

Chanel Chance

Define your style?

I dress for the occasion

Really have no Limits to my style

Some days I like bohemian, some days I like a little vintage other days I enjoy the girl next door vibe

Mood and responsibilty dependant

What makes you happy?

My Family.  My Businesses. I love my husband and children and I love seeing my businesses grow.

How do you define success?

Very personal. I don’t measure my success to others. I simply set goals for myself and work to achieve them.

Any tips for anyone who wants to start a blog?

Start Now, I have found that writing has been an outlet and has connected me to many working moms that go through the same struggles and have the same goals as I do.

This support has been a blessing and i’m very grateful.

Social media names and links below:

Instagram: michellegildenhuys

Facebook: Michelle Gildenhuys Adams

Twitter: @mgildenhuys

Blog: www.michelleadams.co.za

Youtube Channel:  Not there yet. Maybe one day.

Until next time

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