Bereavement, Feminism, Mental Health, motherhood, Opinion, Southern

Alabama Would Make Mama Proud

In Alabama this week something unexpected happened. For the first time in 25 years a Democrat won a Senate seat. The odds were stacked against Senator Jones, but despite this, he won with a 1.5% lead over his opponent, accused sexual predator, Christian extremist, and twice removed from office, Judge Roy Moore. If you've read my… Continue reading Alabama Would Make Mama Proud

Bereavement, Opinion, Thirties, Uncategorized

A Do Nothing B*tch

I remember writing frantic Facebook posts about the big things happening or potentially happening, hoping that by putting words to these dreams of bigger, greater things they might somehow become more real than layers of code splayed across my cell phone screen. Inevitably those flights of fancy and delusions of grandeur never materialized out of… Continue reading A Do Nothing B*tch

Makeup, Reviews

Tamara Canup Holiday 2017 Giveaway is here! (CLOSED)

UPDATE: Congratulations to Katylin Pittman! Katylin was AMAZING because she took advantage if every extra entry available! Go Katylin!! Congratulations! Original post: I am so excited to announce that I have gathered some of my favorite products to gift one lucky winner this holiday season, just because I love ya so much! In the past… Continue reading Tamara Canup Holiday 2017 Giveaway is here! (CLOSED)

diy, how to, Opinion

“I’m Not Here To Make Friends” Is Dumb & Why Collaboration Matters

A few months ago I was fortunate to be invited to a small Facebook support group for beauty bloggers. The idea behind this group was simple: share information about how to contact brands, share tips and advice about social media, and gain access to built-in engagement from real life people. These groups, or pods, are… Continue reading “I’m Not Here To Make Friends” Is Dumb & Why Collaboration Matters

diy, how to, Makeup, Opinion

Strengths And Weaknesses

Hello! Welcome to Part 6 of my series on becoming an Influencer! In this series I'm going to give you all the behind the scenes info on how I've been able to start receiving products and services for free and how I've grown my social media presence on my chosen platform: Instagram! If you're new… Continue reading Strengths And Weaknesses

how to, Opinion

What Now? – The Worst Case Scenario

Hello! Welcome to Part 4 of my series on becoming an Influencer! In this series I'm going to give you all the behind the scenes info on how I've been able to start receiving products and services for free and how I've grown my social media presence on my chosen platform: Instagram! If you're new… Continue reading What Now? – The Worst Case Scenario

diy, how to, Makeup, Opinion, Reviews

Looking Ahead – The Best Case Scenario

Hello! Welcome to Part 3 of my series on becoming an Influencer! In this series I'm going to give you all the behind the scenes info on how I've been able to start receiving products and services for free and how I've grown my social media presense on my chosen platform: Instagram! If you're new… Continue reading Looking Ahead – The Best Case Scenario

Opinion

When You Worship Other Humans – Kevin Spacey Is Cancelled

News of Kevin Spacey's predatory behavior and actions made me take pause. Not a week prior to Anthony Rapp's announcement I'd been gushing to friends about how much I adored the actor. Suddenly I was sitting in my room absolutely disgusted with him, with his work, and with the statement he made following Rapp's allegations. … Continue reading When You Worship Other Humans – Kevin Spacey Is Cancelled

health

My Mustache – No-Shave November & Movember

It changes your life in a moment and it changes your life permanently. Whether you've been diagnosed or someone you love has been diagnosed, everything in your life after that moment is built around or amongst your diagnosis and treatment. Cancer walks closely with my family. My grandfather had colon cancer that eventually took over… Continue reading My Mustache – No-Shave November & Movember