Meet Shannon

Hello friend, I'm Shannon! A Yankee transplant loving life down here in Central Florida.    

I Believe . . .

that everything happens for a reason - in always telling the truth, whether or not it's the answer you were looking for - that sometimes you have to fall before you can fly - despite everything, people are really good at heart - that if you're not willing to learn, no one can help you - the scent of your perfume sets the tone for the day - snuggling on the couch is severely underrated - in treating my home to fresh flowers - that every woman needs a little black dress - a road trip is the perfect weekend escape from work - paying it forward is about compassion, kindness and generosity - IN MYSELF!

A little more about me . . .

Best advice I've ever received: No rain, no rainbows!  (from my dad) Life isn't always going to be sunshine but don't appreciate the best things without a little turmoil

Favorite personal development book: Worth Every Penny by Sarah Petty.  It applies to my life both personally and professionally.  (check it out here)

Favorite quote: To thine own self be true - Shakespeare

The perfect escape: I'm a foodie. I adore traveling and take a culinary tour of the of each new place I visit.  It's the melody of flavors that is the heart of every city.  

Celebrity I would most like to have a one-on-one date with: Gordon Ramsey - multi-Michelin starred chef, restaurateur, TV personality, and the man who taught me how to make scrambled eggs the right way (watch and learn HERE)

Guilty pleasure: A great steak with a big, bold glass of red wine

Current Theme Song: Love Myself by Hailee Steinfeld (see the video HERE)

What people underestimate about me: My time management skills.  Most people always make a comment that I work so much, but I have better work life balance than most people that I know.  I work hard but I play hard too!

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Favorite way to wind down after a long day: Just me, my kitchen aid and a new recipe. Cookies, breads, muffins, cakes. Baking is love made visible. 

2015 word of inspiration: SOAR!

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“What can I say about Shannon Tarrant.... lots! You only need to meet her once and you’ll remember her forever. She has an amazing personality and ideas seem to come naturally. One dinner with Shannon sparked my brain into a huge firework display in my head as to where I want to take my business. She knows how to get stuff done AND in a very organized and efficient way. She’s an awesome spokesperson for anyone she believes in, and is one of the most fun and friendly people I know.
Enough Said! “
— Lindsay & Kellie - Live Happy Studios