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Mornings Like These


The goal has always been to bring people together; Through community, common ground, or service.

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Mornings Like These


The goal has always been to bring people together; Through community, common ground, or service.

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Where we are now:

Mornings Like These founded on a morning unlike any other. It came into being in the most organic of ways. One particularly beautiful morning, it dawned on me that everyday can be my best day, every morning can be moving, profound, and beautiful. Through cataloging my mornings, dedicating my day and encouraging people across the world to catalog their own mornings, I hoped to start a movement of presence and mindfulness. We are responsible for the media we put out and we are also responsible for the thoughts we choose to think. Through Mornings Like These, I am able to curate motivational media and connect with people across the world. 

On the Instagram, you will see mornings shared by people across the world, including glimpses of my own mornings and peeks into my life.

On the blog, you will see photographed mornings I share with businesses and artists, my personal favorite things, coverage of events I am involved in, seasonal playlists, and much more.

 

Where we hope to go:

The intention for Mornings Like These has always been to grow into something greater, something tangible. Over the next several months, MLT will begin opening an online shop featuring brand merchandise, independent magazines, and lifestyle products. Within the coming years, I will open a brick-and-mortar retail and event space. Some of my favorite items will be available for you to shop, while exhibits, workshops, dinners, lectures, and events will take place, as well. As a creative community on Saturday mornings, we will close up shop for a few hours to volunteer for a local cause to be followed by family style brunches. On Sundays, we will allow time for devotional. 

An MLT volunteer group will be forming very soon. Please email volunteer opportunities to joy@morningslikethese.com.

 

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About the Girl


Joy Elizabeth Jaynes

blogger / writer / curator of motivational media

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About the Girl


Joy Elizabeth Jaynes

blogger / writer / curator of motivational media

Who She Is

Joy was born and raised in the Northern Virginia area. She was raised by her mother in a home under the trees with her three older brothers and one younger sister. From a young age, Joy has held her relationships with friends and family very close to her heart. Her desire to engage and connect with other people has always been one of the most important facets behind who she is. She believes in the power of a kind word, second chances, and living a life full of love.

Her favorite author is Henry Miller. Her favorite colors are mint green and eggplant. She likes to think she knows how to take photos (but she really doesn't). She will come to your party. She is your friend.

Joy lives in Old Town, Alexandria, VA with her husband, Peter and their five year old Dachshund mutt, Henry. She has experience in hospitality work, photography, event hosting/coordinating, social media, PR work, and writing. She is available for travel or work in the hospitality, social media, and PR fields. Please email joy@morningslikethese.com for job related inquiries.

Ask her about:

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Her recent wedding

 

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Her dog, Henry

 

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Her love for Belgium