making my home coming dress

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It’s homecoming season. This was my first homecoming, I actually went to two of them, but I ended up making my dress. It was a challenge but I’m very happy with the outcome. I also ended up saving A LOT of money which is always a benefit. I wanted to share this process to show an overlook at the making of a homecoming dress, and if anyone has questions – feel free to leave a comment or fill out the contact form!

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is dress code the problem

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With the school year starting, it’s the perfect time to discuss one of our favorite topics, dress code. It’s usually the first complaint you hear about school. After a summer of wearing whatever I wanted, going back to a uniform with dress code reminded me of all the things wrong with it. There are subtle hints of sexism and body shaming. In this blog post, I’m discussing if school dress codes are the problem and what it says about our society. More importantly, I wanted to write about the impact it has on kids/students.

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why i’m a feminist

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I’ve written a lot of posts about feminism but I’ve never really touched on why I’m a feminist. There are different reasons for everyone, that I enjoy hearing, so I thought I would write my story. This is going to be a short post, but I would also like to hear your stories too, so feel free to leave a comment! Click here to read some more feminism posts.

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what’s going on with fast fashion pt 3

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The last post of the short series, part three! You might have already read the first 2, but here is my little spiel and description: We all say we want to help the environment, but that means more than just buying a trendy reusable straw. One of the biggest contributing factors some of the worlds most prominent problems has to do with fashion. As much as it pains me to say, the fashion world is flawed. Fast fashion, worker rights, non-inclusivity, racial stigma, and so much more. While I will definitely expand on those topics in future posts, today I’m talking about fast fashion. In this 3 post series, I’m going to explore what it is, why it’s important, what you can do, and how you can do it. Get ready for part 3, where I’m going to discuss how you can change your lifestyle and what you can do to help! If you haven’t read part 1 or 2, it will make more sense so CLICK HERE and HERE!

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what’s going on with fast fashion pt 2

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Okay, if you’ve read part 1 you’ve seen this, but here’s the small spiel: We all say we want to help the environment, but that means more than just buying a trendy reusable straw. One of the biggest contributing factors some of the worlds most prominent problems has to do with fashion. As much as it pains me to say, the fashion world is flawed. Fast fashion, worker rights, non-inclusivity, racial discrimination, and so much more. While I will definitely expand on those topics in future posts, today I’m talking about fast fashion. In this 3 post series, I’m going to explore what it is, why it’s important, what you can do, and how you can do it. Get ready for part 2, where I’m going to talk about workers rights and fast fashion’s environmental impact! If you haven’t read part 1, it will make a lot more sense so CLICK HERE!

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what’s going on with fast fashion pt 1

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We all say we want to help the environment, but that means more than just buying a trendy reusable straw. One of the biggest contributing factors some of the worlds most prominent problems has to do with fashion. As much as it pains me to say, the fashion world is flawed. Fast fashion, worker rights, non-inclusivity, racial stigma, and so much more. While I will definitely expand on those topics in future posts, today I’m talking about fast fashion. In this 3 post series, I’m going to explore what it is, why it’s important, what you can do, and how you can do it. Get ready for part 1 which is all about the basis of everything and some important things to know!

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the making of a vision board

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What else is there to do on a summer morning except to make a vision board. I like having order in my life, having a plan, a schedule. I obviously had to be even more planned and organized out, which led me to make a vision board. My sister and I cut things out of fashion magazines that “spoke to us”. What spoke to me were headlines about the women joining Congress. What spoke to my sister were ads for chocolate bars. That doesn’t matter, but we had fun collaging and were able to get through half a season of friends.

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i’m back

hi. I had to take a break from blogging for a while. School, finals, and some personal stuff made it too complicated for me to blog and it was taking away from the quality of my posts. Since summer is starting, I’m back.

next week there will be a new post about my june bullet journal spread.

also, as an added plus, this is my 200th post!

thanks.

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my may bullet journal spread, pinterest themed!

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Hello Everyone! I’m so excited for this spread because it was by far my favorite bullet journal spread I’ve ever done. I used Pinterest to find inspiration for these pages after developing a color scheme. The core colors are a few shades of blue, a bright red, a light pink, and grey. I definitely did not keep it minimalistic. After determining that I wanted to make this month extra special, I decided to start early. This took a lot more time than my usual spreads, although if you do want to see those posts, keep reading to the end for all of those links. Enjoy!

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i made an artsy sweatshirt

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Hello Everyone! During spring break, I finished all of my homework and studying early. This led me to sew something. I wanted to do something really creative and artistic and overall new. While I was working on everything, I took pictures along the way. It’s a matching set of a sweatshirt and shorts. The shorts have a little twist to them, which was my way of making it extra “artsy”.

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How I balance being a student, blogger, and a teenager!

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Hello Everyone! This isn’t just for students, who happen to be bloggers, who need a way to balance all facets of their life. This post is for anyone that is kind of busy or have a lot to do on a daily basis. This post is for is for those of you who are crumbling and need help balancing everything. There are some tips and some of the real-life examples that I included. I’ll talk more about my life, but I want to get some of your experiences and tips on balancing, so comment down below! Enjoy!

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Inspirational Quotes to get you ready for International Women’s Day!

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Hello Everyone! Happy International Women’s Day! I always like writing a post to celebrate Women’s Day. I’m a proud intersectional feminist, and I’ve created some posts like this in the past. Click Here, Here, or Here to see some of those blog posts. This post is going to be highlighting some of my favorite quotes, that have to do with equality, feminism, and overall motivation. If you have any quotes that you think would go well in this list, feel free to comment them down below! Enjoy!

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7 Things You NEED to Know about Burnout

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Hello Everyone! This is the January blog post of my monthly series. I did a post on Feminism, Me, Sustainable + Ethical Fashion, and a lot more topics. Burnout is something I have a lot of experience with and I think needs to be talked about. I wasn’t aware of what burnout was until this past year and learning what it is and what I can do to prevent it has benefited me. I wanted to write this post for a while not only so I could educate myself more, but also create more of an awareness for it. Comment down below any questions you might have, but there are also more links down below. 

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My 2019 Bullet Journal Spread! January, Minimalistic, Rainbow and More!

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Hello Everyone! HAPPY NEW YEAR! To start the new year, I had to start a new bullet journal spread. My last bujo ended in August, so 2019 is starting in the middle of a book. I didn’t do a whole other beginning spread, but you can click here to see that. The theme for this spread was colors and rainbow. There isn’t as much doodling, but I kept every minimalistic and played around with different fonts. Enjoy!

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A year in the life! how I’ve grown + what I’ve learned.

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Hello Everyone! This is going to be a really chatty and reminiscent post. 2018 was such a long and important year. I can’t speak for everyone, but I feel like this year I grew a lot more in comparison to past years. This post is all about growth. I wanted to focus this post on my personal growth and the growth of this blog, but there will be some stuff on school + other things. Not everything was great this year, but I’m grateful for all the good things that happened. When you are done reading this post, comment a way you’ve grown this year or something you learned. Enjoy!

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My December Bullet Journal! Cookies, Snow, Doodles and More!

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Hello Everyone! *sniff sniff* I smell gingerbread cookies. It’s a new month, and you guys know what that means… a NEW BUJO SPREAD. This is the most excited I’ve ever been for bullet journal spread post because this is honestly my favorite spread that I’ve ever done. There are some new holiday pages and trackers I tried out. This is actually my first holiday + December spread, my bujo anniversary is coming soon. If you want to see some past spreads, click here, here, here or here. I recently did a collab and whole blog post on bullet journaling + the basics, click HERE to see that. Enjoy!

 

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7 Things You Need to Know about Me!

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Hello Everyone! This blog post is the third part of my 7 Things Series, I did one on Feminism and one on Sustainable Fashion, but today I wanted to do something a little more chill and laid back. This post is all about me and some fun stuff about me. I do have an about page, but this is more of an updated and random version. There are going to be selfies, pictures of my kitty😸, and a lot of food🍫☕️. I’m becoming more comfortable with showing my face and the next step is showing who I am. When you are done reading this, comment something that we NEED to know about you! Enjoy!

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7 Things You NEED to know about Eco-Friendly​ Fashion!

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Hello Everyone! In my last post from this series, I talked about Feminism and everything you need to know about it. I really loved writing about something important and also relevant to this blog and the world. In today’s post, I wanted to talk about Eco-Friendly Fashion. What it is, what brands are active with it, and a lot of more information that can help you live a more environmentally friendly life more easily. As I was writing this, I realized how uneducated I was on this topic, so I did a lot of research, for this post but mainly for myself. If you wanted to read more on this topic, at the very bottom of this post, there is a work cited section. After you read it, let me know your thoughts in the comments. Enjoy!

 

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My November BUJO Spread! Holidays, Doodles, Calligraphy and More!

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Hello Everyone! Through all the school, stress, and fatigue, I still managed to finish this month’s bullet journal. I would probably fall apart without my bujo, but that doesn’t take away from the fact that I don’t have the time. This month’s spread is more minimalistic and still cute. I started out with the theme of fall food, but I ran out of ideas and changed it to fall in general. There was also some time to practice my calligraphy and my doodling skills. This might give you some inspiration for your bujo spread or maybe you want to start a bujo. Click on the month to see that spread,  August|September| October |.  Enjoy!

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7 Things You NEED to Know About Feminism

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Hello Everyone! Being a feminist and educating people about feminism and equal rights has become a really big part of my life. I talk about it a lot, outside of my blog, and it’s a major part of my life and me. I’ve been thinking about bringing it to this blog more, because I only talk about it on holidays + special occasions. There are so many common misconceptions surrounding feminism, and this post will (hopefully) clear things up. Get ready, because this is going to be a long, informative, maybe even empowering blog post! Yay EQUALITY! Enjoy!

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