Some of my readers and followers who have been following me for more than two years may still remember my old blog HateMeOrLoveMe. I shut it down after over 6 years of blogging, since I felt like I had outgrown it, I wanted to blog more professionally, finally host it myself and also talk about different topics.
Sometimes I still go back and read old posts, partly for sentimental reasons, partly for inspiration. I stumbled upon a few old outfit posts and got to thinking – I felt kinda sad that so much work that went into these posts – makeup, outfit, going round the city to find a proper shooting location, the outfit shooting itself, sorting and editing the pictures and so on – was, in the end, for basically nothing. The pictures remain unseen, unpublished, in the dark of my private memories of my old blog.
And then another thought arose – was I “allowed” to recycle these pictures?
Was that ok for a blogger to do?
Or was I obligated to always bring out the newest, latest content?
Continue reading “Outfit #6 – Recycling, but differently”
The German magazine FLOW recently brought out a booklet with 1000 questions to ask yourself and it quickly got picked up by bloggers and swept the German blogosphere. I, too, was intrigued and quickly jumped on the bandwagon. Ok, not sooo quickly, it took me a minute, but here I am, starting to answer 1000 questions to ask myself – for you.
How better to get to know someone, yourself, or a blogger, in this case, ME, as to ask 1000 questions – and get the answers? So let’s go!
Continue reading “1000 questions to ask yourself – part 1”
I’ve been a little planner and list fanatic since I can remember – I’ve been journaling since I can remember as well.
Unfortunately, most planners that you can buy turned out to be insufficient – there was not enough space or it was lacking space or simply didn’t cater to my needs. I soon started adding my own spreads to store-bought planners and journals and customizing them. When the bullet journal trend erupted, naturally, I was intrigued and utilized these possibilities quickly. For the longest time, I didn’t really do much with it, I went about it the most pragmatic way possible, printed out trackers and spreads that I needed and added them to my normal journal. It was far from pretty or artsy, but very useful. After doing that for a few months and years, I learned which spreads and trackers I really utilize and need and which are not for me. I was ready for the next step.
Hubby was so nice and bought me my first “real” bullet journal and I started to draw spreads, trackers etc. myself instead of printing them out and started decorating and drawing, too.
Today, I want to show you my first “real” monthly overview and spreads that I did.
Continue reading “Bullet Journal June 2018 – TROPICAL – Spreads & Tutorials”
You can tell my emotional state very well by looking at what I upload – when I am not feeling good and not doing good, when I am going through another bout of depression or anxiety, I won’t do any makeup or beauty related stuff and you won’t find any makeup or fashion posts on the blog, either.
When I feel well, on the other hand, I dive right in, do makeups, outfits and post a lot related to these topics, too.
You may have noticed that there weren’t any makeup posts or anything in that area on the blog for a while, I wasn’t doing too well, I was depressed and anxiety levels were high for a few months. This is finally changing, I am feeling a lot better and doing makeup again, now, that I feel relaxed enough to dabble in eyeshadows and lipsticks and such.
Continue reading “Makeup #6 – light summer look”