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2021 Update on My Life

What an absolute whirlwind this last year has been, am I right??! We’ve all gone through tons of changes recently and I haven’t really talked about my life in general since 2019, so I figured it’s time for an update! Business has been absolutely booming which is SOOO awesome and I feel like I talk […]

Happy SMA Awareness Month

Hey there! It’s Nikki, Katlyn’s personal assistant. If you’ve ever emailed us, you probably got to chat with me a bit, so hello again! I’m here to write a blog post because it’s August, SMA Awareness Month. You may remember hearing what SMA is from reading about it on our rare disease day post (if […]

Black Lives Matter Resources Pt 2

These are all of the resources that I have gathered during my time of silence. I have donated, I have been listening, I have been reading, I have been researching, and I have been watching. If you want to read my statement and what I want to do moving forward click here. Read White Fragility […]

Black Lives Matter Statement Pt 1

In the past few weeks I have kept quiet. I have not really made any statement about how I feel and that is for a reason. I’m not going to apologize for not speaking up sooner or shouting on social media about what I’m doing to help this movement. I chose to be behind the […]

Top 5 Favorite Hairstyles

If you don’t already know, I love styling some hair. And I have a few favorite hairstyles that just make my heart sing when a client of mine requests it! I’m going to talk about the prep work and the products I used to achieve these looks. Some require more prep than others!  Classic Half […]

5 Makeup Products I Hate

I have told you many times my fav products and how much I love them, but I have yet to tell you a few that I just don’t think cut it for me. I’m walking you through 5 makeup products that just aren’t good. Naked Palettes 1, 2, & 3 I am not the biggest […]

10 Things I’m Afraid to Tell You

You know those things that you’re scared to admit in public? The things that make you feel like people might not like the “you” that they think you are? Yeah. Those are the things that I’m sharing today. I’m honestly really scared to be putting this out there, but I wanted to give you an […]

What is it Like Owning an Umbrella Cockatoo?

The first thing that comes to mind when reading that question is HARD! Everything about owning a bird is not easy, especially a larger bird. I wanted to share a few common questions I get about my Umbrella Cockatoo, Besha, and also what it is like owning a larger bird.  The first thing I want […]

How I’m Transitioning to Cruelty Free

This is such a touchy subject and I think more people should be aware that not all hair and makeup brands are cruelty free. I am consciously making the decision to slowly transition into only using cruelty free brands. By slowly, I mean I’m not going to throw out perfectly good makeup; I’m going to […]

Rare Disease Day

Hello! It’s Katlyn’s personal assistant, Nikki, here! Katlyn is letting me take over the blog today to introduce a topic important to both of us.  Today is Rare Disease Day! Why does that matter? I have a rare disease called SMA, and I am writing this blog to tell a little about it. SMA stands […]

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