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I Made it Through NaNoWriMo!

Hello lovelies. If you don’t yet follow me on my YouTube Channel, you might not know that I participated in NaNoWriMo this month. What’s that you ask? National Novel Writing Month. People from all over the world participate in trying to write at least 50,000 words during the month of November. I’ve been a writer […] Read more…

Hey Guys, I’m back! + Empties!

Heelllooo. It’s been a while. As many of you know I had a pretty rough summer dealing with health issues. After finally getting an endoscopy I found out that I actually had the bacteria H. Pylori in my stomach, which has been wreaking havoc on my body for a long time… perhaps even years. If […] Read more…

I started a YouTube Channel!

Hello lovelies! Last week I started a YouTube channel! Be sure to subscribe here. It’s something I’ve thought about doing for a while now but held off because I don’t have a fancy camera for filming. I still don’t. I’m filming on my ipad mini, but just wanted to get started! Life won’t wait until […] Read more…

1k Instagram / Holiday Giveaway!

GIVEAWAY time! I have nearly reached 1,000 followers on my Instagram @AVioletLife and can hardly believe it. That is way more than I ever imagined when I started the account a little over a year ago. Thank you SO much to all my followers! I love interacting with the Instagram community so far! And if you […] Read more…

Sweet Violet Bride Issue 4 Summer/Fall 2015

Bonjour beauties! It’s been a few weeks since I last posted, but I needed a break from posting on both blogs I run. I got completely worn out while completing the last issue of Sweet Violet Bride and since I hadn’t really taken a break in like three years, I figured it was time. My […] Read more…

2nd Annual Sweet Violet Natural Beauty Guide & Editor’s Choice Awards

Violet beauties, Issue 3 of Sweet Violet Bride has just been released and in it is the 2nd annual Natural Beauty Guide and Editor’s Choice Awards (tested and chosen by yours truly). This section of the magazine ended up being a whopping 10 pages this year! It includes a curated selection of more than 50 […] Read more…

Beauty in Bloom: The Beginning

Hello! And Welcome! I’m very excited to finally get this natural beauty blog underway. As soon as I began trying out products / considering them for the natural beauty guide in Sweet Violet Bride’s premier issue, I knew I wanted to create a place where I could review them in more depth than the magazine […] Read more…