Instagram Woes: Algorithms, Shadow Banning, Bad Hashtags

Sigh. I hesitated to even write a blog post about Instagram shenanigans. I firmly believe that aside from it being a social media platform; if you’re a blogger or digital influencer, Instagram should really only be a tool for marketing and not your sole bread and butter. The problem is, a lot of self proclaimed…

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#MomChronicles: A Special Conversation

Not to long ago I posted an article about what life has been like with my son who has a diagnosis of ADHD and Tourette’s Syndrome. After that article, a discussion with my son was had and he decided he wanted in on the conversation because he felt it was important to have his voice…

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#YouTube: Purple Haze Eye-shadow Tutorial

Hey guys I’m back with another tutorial utilizing The Matte Book Palette by Crayon Case. All products are listed below after the video!   ๐Ÿ”Š Jidenna- Safari (I do not own the rights to this music) Product List: – Black Radiance Shine Control Primer – Maybelline Fit Me Loose Powder shade: 15 Light – Dark…

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#YouTube: Tropical Glam Tutorial ft. The Crayon Case

Hey yaโ€™ll hey!ย  I am back with my next YouTube Tutorial in case you missed it because youโ€™re not subscribed to my channel! (Hint Hint) This look was one that really challenged me as I typically donโ€™t wear bright bold colors or lashes this long! I just had to go for it though because I…

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Youtube: Pink Glam Look Tutorial

I know it’s been awhile since I’ve posted a YouTube video here! With good reason though; my tutorials have had a MAJOR growth spurt! I plan to share more of my beauty tutorials and reviews on the blog but make sure you subscribe to my YouTube channel as well!   Products used: E.L.F Poreless Primer…

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#MomChronicles: Life with Special Needs

I remember a time I used to hear the phrase โ€œspecial needsโ€ and immediately associated it with people who had severe disabilities. It wasnโ€™t until my own son was classified as a child who has special needs that my entire perception changed. A Little Background If you are a regular reader here on my blog…

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#HealthChronicles: Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding

Although dysfunctional uterine bleeding is common, it’s not something every woman can relate to. Just about every woman on the planet understands the nuisance that is the menstrual cycle. Some may hate it more than others depending on how painful or long your actual cycle is. So that’s why in November 2018 when I started…

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My First Dia & Co Unboxing

If you are a plus size body who’s into fashion; at this point I’m sure you have to be familiar with Dia & Co. If you’re not familiar with Dia & Co, no worries keep reading! Dia & Co is an online subscription styling service that prides itself on creating a pleasant styling and shopping…

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Dear New Blogger – An Open Letter

Dear New Blogger, So glad you found your way to this letter, it’s a pleasure to be speaking with you. I hope you make yourself comfortable and learn a little something while you’re here. It’s important to introduce myself if this is your first time here. My name is AP and I am a blogger…

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Chronic Illness & Intimacy: The Struggle

Chronic illness changes everything When the discussion of intimacy has occurred between myself and my girlfriends; Iโ€™ve undoubtedly been pegged โ€œthe go toโ€. I am so comfortable talking to, my sisters from another mister about the topic because I absolutely know how important intimacy is in a marriage. And when I say intimacy I donโ€™t…

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