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

Marriage, Mental Health, motherhood, Opinion, Parenthood, Thirties

When Someone You Love Loves Someone With A Mental Illness

Navigating the difficult journey of loving someone with a mental illness is a daunting task, requiring more grace and resolve than most people think they're capable of. When we look at someone who has a physical illness or disability, we can see how cruel it would be to leave a person in the midst of… Continue reading When Someone You Love Loves Someone With A Mental Illness

Makeup, Opinion, Reviews

Why I’ve Stopped Using Glitter In My Looks

I love sparkle and shine. I love the gorgeous shimmer of of light dancing across a well lit glittery nail or eye. It's gorgeous. It's magic. And it's no wonder glitter is one of our favorite makeup essentials these days. But, I can't be a part of the glitter club anymore. Because it is literally… Continue reading Why I’ve Stopped Using Glitter In My Looks

Feminism, Mental Health, motherhood, Opinion, Parenthood, Southern, Thirties

To The Women Who Have Hurt Me: I Forgive You

This has been a long time coming. I didn't intend to get to this point. As a matter of fact, I thought myself brave for not even considering forgiveness. It took me years to work up the courage to get justifiably angry and once I got there, it never occurred to me that there'd come… Continue reading To The Women Who Have Hurt Me: I Forgive You

diy, Haircare, how to, Influencer Advice, Makeup, Reviews

6 Apps I Use On A Daily Basis

Having the right tools can help you build upon your talent and help you better take advantage of the opportunities presented to you. I wouldn't be able to do as much as I currently do with my social media and influencer deals if not for these six apps that I use on an actual daily… Continue reading 6 Apps I Use On A Daily Basis

diy, how to, Influencer Advice, Makeup, Opinion, Reviews

Instagram Growth – An Introduction

When I launched my makeup blogging on Instagram, I did so with reckless abandon. I didn't always know what I was doing, but I did make a few observations and sound judgements along the way. In continuation of my series on starting the influencer process, I want to talk about the first few months of… Continue reading Instagram Growth – An Introduction

Haircare, how to, Makeup, Opinion, Reviews, Skincare

My 10 Favorite Beauty Products of 2017

It's been an awesome year for me and my makeup journey. I've learned a lot and I've gotten my hands on a lot of great products this year, so I wanted to take some time to tell you my 10 favorite products from 2017! 1. The Balm Cosmetics High Light N Con Tour Palette This… Continue reading My 10 Favorite Beauty Products of 2017

Bereavement, Opinion, Parenthood

A Goodbye To A Bad Car

It wasn't what I was looking for. I'd been eyeing a used Chrysler Pacifica, but when we stopped by the dealership the Pacifica wasn't available. The salesman, an elderly gentleman with a slight lean on his right leg and a jaunty sort of walk, grunted that there was something similar on their back lot and… Continue reading A Goodbye To A Bad Car

Feminism, Mental Health, Opinion, Thirties

Nude

I want to take my clothes off. I want to feel the sun and the breeze touching every part of me. I want it to wrap its tendrils through my pubic hair, caress my thighs, and kiss my breasts. Not because they are sexual, and not for any form of sexual gratification, but because I… Continue reading Nude