Get To Know The Girl Behind The Blog: Q & A 2019 Edition
With a new year upon us, I thought it was time to do an updated Q&A series. I always love reading these kinds of posts and getting to know the bloggers I follow regularly. As we grow and change, it’s a great opportunity for our readers to know us as we grow and change interests.
Q & A Time
What is your full name?
If you had to change your first name, what would you change it to? As different as my name is, I don’t feel like I would change it.
Who did you look up to growing up? My mom. As a single mother at 16, she went through University and worked 2 jobs to support us. She is my best friend.
What are your best characteristics? I am very meticulous and to the point. I take on new adventures with enthusiasm and positivity.
What relative was important to you growing up & why? My Grandparents. With my mom being so young when she gave birth to me, we lived with my grandparents who throughout my life were more like parents to me. They both hold an extremely large piece of my heart.
What is your best physical feature? My hair lol. However, I do wear extensions constantly!!
What is your biggest fear? That my children would die before me. No one should have to out-live their children and in todays society that is a genuine possibility. I could never live without one of them.
What is your biggest regret? That I didn’t start blogging at a younger age. Being scared to put
What is your eye color? Blue
What is the most important thing in your life? The health and happiness of my family.
What has required the most courage of you in your life so far? To start my blog. Being self conscious that I would fail in starting my blog had held me back for years.
Who is your favourite actor? Michael Douglas
Who is your favourite actress? Jodi Foster
What is your favourite color? That’s a tricky one. For clothing, I like black (because it’s the most slimming Ha Ha) But I also love pink for other things as well.
What is your favourite food? Super easy… PIZZA!
What is your favourite ice-cream flavour? Chocolate brownie, chocolate chip cookie dough, and cookies and cream.
What is your favourite music genre? Pop/Dance I actually listen to most all genres.
What is your favourite quote? “She Believed She Could So She Did”
What is your favorite song? Style – Taylor Swift
What is your favourite time of the day? In the evening. I feel like I am most productive in the late afternoon/early evening.
What is your favourite type of clothing? I feel like I am a very stylish individual. My clothing preference is very chic and -to-date.
What is your favourite candle scent? Pineapple
What is your favourite social media channel? Glam Life Guru – YouTube
Are you high maintenance? I hate to admit this, but yes, I am.
Are you more likely to avoid conflict or engage it head-on? I prefer to avoid conflict but I will stand my ground when I need to. I am not a push over.
Are you a good cook? Yes, I am but my husband does most of the cooking LOL
If you could eliminate one weakness or limitation in your life, what would it be? Self-doubt. I constantly second guess myself.
Who is the first person you call when something exciting happens? My mom. She is the first person I call for anything!
Do you have a tattoo? Yes, about 25.
Do you have a whole lot of acquaintances or just a few very close friends? Why? Just a few very close friends. I like to keep my circle small. Wouldn’t you rather have 4 shiny quarters than 100 pennies? I would!
Do you have pets? 2 Dogs. A Golden Retriever named Marley and a Maltese named Bella.
Do you have a best friend, if so, then who? Nicole Bell <3 @nicolemariehairartistry
Who was the last person you ate dinner with? My Husband
Who was your first Celebrity crush? Jared Leto
How difficult is it for you to forgive someone who refuses to apologize? Very difficult. I don’t feel like I need to associate myself with someone who sees no wrong doing in the actions or words that will hurt another person. Buh Bye
How far away from your birthplace do you live now? On the opposite side of the Country.
How many pairs of shoes do you currently own? Roughly about 200. I have an obsession with shoes.
Which store would you choose to max out your credit card? Definitely Sephora.
What is the one item you can’t leave home without? My phone
What time do you usually get up in the morning? 6 am
What is the first thing you do when you open your eyes in the morning? Brush my teeth and wash my face.
What is the first thing you think of when you wake up in the morning? Everything I have to get done throughout the day. Ha ha
Do you have kids? If no, how many do you want? Yes, 2 boys. Riley -12 and Noah – 9
If you were another person, would you be a friend of yourself? Absolutely!
Do you use sarcasm a lot? Ohhhh Yesssss.
Do you remember your first makeup item? I can’t really remember, it was probably like a lipgloss or something
What kind of coverage do you prefer from foundation? I definitely prefer a full coverage foundation.
Favorite high end brand? I have too many favourites to choose. Probably MAC and Huda Beauty
What cosmetic brands have you always wanted to try but still haven’t? Jouer
Favorite drugstore brand? Maybelline, ELF, and NYX
What is your most cherished beauty product? I cherish all my makeup products. I form a bond with each and every one lol
How often do you shop for makeup? Do you like to pick up an item here and there or get lots of goodies at once? I shop for makeup way too often, like once a week. I tend to purchase way more than I need.
Do you have a “beauty budget” or you spend freely? I don’t have a beauty budget but I really should. I spend freely which is why I have an entire room dedicated to my makeup.
What type of product do you buy the most of? Eyeshadow palettes. I literally have well over 100 palettes.
Do you have a favorite place to shop for makeup? Walking into Sephora is like a breath of fresh air. I can spend hours roaming the store at each visit. I’m like a kid in the candy store.
Do you like trying new skincare products or do you keep a certain routine? I am always trying new skincare products, but I do have some favourites that I tend to keep in my routine.
What brand do you think has the best packaging? I absolutely love TOO FACED packaging. It’s all so cute and fun.
5 Favourite Beauty Gurus? Jaclyn Hill, Tati Westbrook, Christen Dominique, Jeffree Star, and Nikkie Tutorials
There you have it! I hope you learned a few new things about me from this post. If you have any questions not answered above feel free to drop and comment and I will be sure to answer!