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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let’s talk body positivity

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I’m constantly trying to uplift my friends, the people around me, and myself. Attempting to boost confidence and promote body positivity. Whether it’s complimenting a friend’s outfit or owning my own body by wearing a crop top. This post is all about body positivity, owning your body, uplifting others, some motivational quotes, and so much more.

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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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5 Ways to Style a T-Shirt

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Hello Everyone! I’m so excited about this post! I recently realized how the t-shirts I have. My collection is mainly made up of tourist/gift shop shirts and cute t-shirts. There are also even more categories past those two subcategories, such as cropped, oversized, etc. Instead of styling 1 shirt 5 ways, I wanted to style 5 different t-shirts for a few different styles. Altogether, I was really in the mood for a fashion-styling post. That’s also where the roots of this blog are from, fashion + stuff *woah, i am such a fashionista*. Enjoy!

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life update chit chat

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Hello Everyone! I’m not really sure what this post is or what it’s going to turn out to be, but the overall idea is a chit-chat post. Writing is so therapeutic and I know that I enjoy reading posts like this, so I thought it would be a good idea to do a small post like this. This post isn’t only going to be serious things, I’m going to talk about summer plans and bullet journalling too.  If you want to chat, leave a comment down below. 

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My April Bullet Journal!

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Hello Everyone! It’s that time again, the start of a new month and bullet journal spread! I went with a very very spring-flower theme, just to get me in the mood for spring. Winter is my favorite season, but it is ending and this bullet journal spread is my way of accepting that. I still really love how this turned out. Comment down below if you bullet journal or any questions you might have. 

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Blogger Q + A, Ads, Editing, Sponsors and More!

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Hello Everyone! I’ve been planning to do a post like this for a while, simply because a lot of these questions are questions I have. I asked my Instagram followers to ask me questions, and here are my answers. If you have your own answers to some of these questions, feel free to leave a comment down below! Since this post is mainly about blogging, I linked several of my past posts along the way. Enjoy!

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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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My March Bullet Journal Spread! stars, zodiac, space and more!

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Hello Everyone! I am soooo excited about this post because this is probably my favorite spread I’ve ever done. At the end of February, my bullet journal ran out of space, so I ordered a new one and set it up. I’ll post an overview of the bullet journal set up on my Instagram, but this post is about my March Monthly spread. In the past, I used regular lined notes books, but this is my first time using a dotted book. (and I love it so much more btw).  If you want to know any of the specific tools I used or have any questions,  let me know it the comments. Enjoy!

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my life in aesthetics

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Hello Everyone! I’ve done a few posts like this in the past, and I really enjoy writing them. I love making these aesthetic collages the idea of doing a “my life in aesthetics” seemed like a lot of fun. As I describe the meanings of these aesthetics, I’m going to give some tips on how to make these collages. If you want to see where I got all these pictures, follow me on Pinterest, and click here to see the board I made with all of these photos. Enjoy!

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A productive day in the life! studying, laundry, coffee and more!

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Hello Everyone! If you’ve seen one of my latest posts, how I stay organized, you would know how important productivity is to me. I wanted to take you all along with me on this productive day life. On the agenda, laundry, studying for tests, and a lot of cleaning. (you get it). Sundays are very important for me because it’s the most scheduled day. Enjoy!

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How to Have a Successful​ Photo Shoot!

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Hello Everyone! Today’s blog post is all about how to have a successful photo shoot. I’ve always been really curious about modeling and Instagram photoshoots. And I’m definitely not an expert, but I wanted to share some of my wisdom. There are going to be some tips, so hacks, and a couple of interesting stories from some of my shoots. Enjoy! When you are done reading this post, comment down below any tips you have or any questions you might have.

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How I Stay Organized.

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Hello Everyone! I’m known for being organized and having an obsession with staying organized. I have some interesting, to say the least, methods I use for staying coordinated. There’s also a little bit of OCD mixed in there. It’s taken me a while to develop this outlook and state of being, but I’m so glad I’m like this. Comment down below some ways that you stay organized. Here are some of the ways I stay organized and ways you can too! Enjoy!

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behind the scenes of instagram!

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Hello Everyone! In August, I wrote this post. That post was about everything that goes on behind the camera and Instagram. I showed what my pictures really looked like without editing magic, and the strategic cropping. This post is going to be more about the process of taking pictures, the toll Instagram takes on me, and the editing process. There’s a lot that goes into 1 insta picture and that process doesn’t get shown. 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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A day in the life! snow edition

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Hello Everyone! At the beginning of the week, I had a snow day. So, I thought it would be a good opportunity to do another day in the life. It was a mix between a fun day and a productive day. Despite having the day off, I still had a bunch of homework to do. The kitty and I spent time together, I made cookies, and more! Let me know if it snowed where you lived or how your Monday was, in the comments. Enjoy!

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