Fashion, Reviews, sponsored

Today’s Sponsor! – Jewel On Fire

A few weeks ago I heard about Jewel On Fire and I was immediately intrigued. Jewel On Fire is an online jewelry shop that "cuts out the middle man", connecting customers to jewelry manufacturers and craftsman directly. Everything ships from here in the US and everything ships for FREE, regardless of what you purchase. Additionally… Continue reading Today’s Sponsor! – Jewel On Fire

Makeup, Skincare

Announcing The #TamaraLovesYouGiveaway!

It is with so much joy that I announce my #TamaraLovesYouGiveaway!! This Valentine's Day I give you full permission to treat yo'self! And I want to help you do that by giving one of my followers this collection of products to help you feel like the special someone that you are! First, I recruited Brittany… Continue reading Announcing The #TamaraLovesYouGiveaway!

body positivity, Opinion, Southern

To The Guy Who Liked Me: I’m Sorry For Calling You Fat

I don't remember your name. Which, in and of itself, makes me feel terrible. I remember you were tall. I remember you had blond hair. And I remember you liked me. You really, really liked me. You were mutual friends with people I wasn't really friends with myself, but on a few occasions we found… Continue reading To The Guy Who Liked Me: I’m Sorry For Calling You Fat

Haircare, Reviews, Skincare

Review: SoapBox Soaps + Coupon Code

A few months ago I was pleasantly surprised to find an email from SoapBox Soaps hanging out in my inbox. SoapBox reached out to me about trying a few of their products out and I was intrigued. I'd seen their products on shelves at Target and Publix, but I'd yet to try them. Obviously I… Continue reading Review: SoapBox Soaps + Coupon Code

Fashion, Influencer Advice, Reviews

Review: Six Months Of Rocksbox

For the last six months I've been an affiliate with the monthly subscription service, Rocksbox! Rocksbox delivers sets of three designer jewelry pieces to your door for just $21 a month. You wear what you like, buy what you can't part with, and then send the rest back for a whole new set of jewelry.… Continue reading Review: Six Months Of Rocksbox

Mental Health, Opinion

When Someone You Love Has Been Sexually Assaulted

These past few weeks I've watched in horror and support of the women who bore witness against Dr. Larry Nassar, the USA Gymnastics doctor who sexually assaulted at least 150 women, many of them minors as young as 12, over the span of his decades long career. In these moments where I'm lost in their… Continue reading When Someone You Love Has Been Sexually Assaulted

body positivity, Opinion

We Need To Talk About Body Positive Clickbait

There's a trend. It's been a trend for a while. It's a trend I myself have dabbled in. Incessant Body Positive clickbaiting and ranting. Divisiveness is a powerful tool. There are hundreds of thousands of content creators who use their platform to bring about division amongst people because arguing humans means more clicks, more comments,… Continue reading We Need To Talk About Body Positive Clickbait

Thirties, Feminism, body positivity

I Take My Clothes Off For You

Several months ago a friendship between myself and someone I'd known since high school ended because I choose to be photographed and drawn in the nude. I have had my body drawn by some incredible artists who were interested in drawing larger forms and needed the practice. I've also taken photos of my body in… Continue reading I Take My Clothes Off For You

Influencer Advice, Opinion, Reviews, Uncategorized

You Should Be Celebrating Rejection Letters

A recent news story has gone viral regarding an influencer and a Dublin hotel that I won't be naming here because I'm earnestly afraid of the hotel owner's wrath. You can find information about the situation here and I encourage you to do so. This whole debacle has had me thinking a lot about what… Continue reading You Should Be Celebrating Rejection Letters

body positivity, Feminism, Mental Health, Opinion, Thirties, weight loss

Why You Will Never Make Me Hate My Body Again

WARNING : This post contains information about my past eating disorder and may be triggering to some people. Please click away now if this subject matter is not something you want/need to see. I have always been "thicc". As a teenager I had wide hips, thick thighs, an ample booty, and a small waist. This… Continue reading Why You Will Never Make Me Hate My Body Again