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Sunday, June 5, 2011

FAQ for you!



This little blog is almost six months old, so I decided to answer seven of the questions I've been asked most. Is something missing from here that you're wondering about? Mouth off in a comment. ♥

Wanna trade links? I'll add you to my blogroll if you add me to yours! I only add bloggers to my roll if they're truly favorites of mine. I'm not on all of their lists and I don't expect them to add me; it's all about personal preference!

Why would you quit your full-time job with steady hours and benefits to work part-time in retail and blog for free? Simply put, money can't buy happiness. I'm now able to spend time focusing on what I'm passionate about -- writing, fashion, photography, and personal relationships. I may struggle financially sometimes, but I truly believe that when one does what she loves, the money will come! It's all about patience and practice.

Why are you a vegetarian? My blog isn't about vegetarianism, so I choose not to discuss it. I only mention my diet when it's relevant to the post, such as a recipe or restaurant experience. If you're curious, feel free to e-mail me!

How do you get your hair to look like that? My hair looks messy because, well, it is! I don't do anything special to it. My daddy had hair just as long, thick and wavy back in the day and he passed it down to me -- though he probably took better care of his...

Where did you get that clothing/accessory item you're wearing? I almost always mention the details of my outfits, but when I don't, it's either from Ann Taylor -- 3/4 of my wardrobe is -- or I don't remember where I got it.

Why do your photos look like crap? Okay, so no one's ever asked me this but I feel like it's coming at some point. I use a Nikon D40x, which I love! However, I'm still learning how to use it and my photos won't be perfect. Sometimes I edit them using Irfanview because I can't afford Photoshop, though my 2005 Acer laptop probably couldn't run with the program anyway. Don't judge me!

Where is your Google Friend Connect widget? I removed it, but you can still follow me via Google by clicking the link on my sidebar. I felt like it was a very competitive thing because the amount of followers was right there for all to see -- and I want my blog to be a happy, uplifting and equal place!

14 comments:

  1. aw so cool to read all about ya! i work part time in retail also :)

    <3 steffy
    Steffys Pros and Cons

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  2. Great answers! We have a lot in common. I agree wholeheartedly that a steady paycheque can't hold a candle to the freedom of expressing yourself and setting your own agenda.

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  3. First off, your photos don`t look like crap! Second, you look stunning. So va va voom. Third, I love your answers. This post was such a good idea. I might do one inspired by you! Fourth, I love you! <3

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  4. Oh no! Your pictures do not look like crap :( But good answers! It's always good to answer to a point (like your vegetarian question), and the rest is all your's to own, know and understand. Good for you!

    xoxo
    Cyrillynn

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  5. Love getting to know people, thanks for posting these answers. Can relate to a lot of your answers. Follow your bliss and the rest will follow.

    Veronica

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  6. Your hair really is amazing.

    Just discovered your blog, and would love it if you popped by mine sometime.

    Andrea x
    andreareh.blogspot.com

    PS: Your photos don't look like crap!

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  7. I love it when bloggers get real. Thanks for the share fest!

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  8. Steph! Your photos are great! I love them and your answers to these questions! I wish I had your hair!

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  9. ive always wondered why your pics look like crap but was too afraid to ask. lol, jk. you look great. i love learning more about you!

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  10. I wish I had your hair! It is really wonderful, glad you know how good it is.

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  11. Just found your blog. It's wonderful... I can definitely relate to quitting your job. I'm actually moving back in with my parents temporarily so I can transition my life into something I love. I started my very own blog about three months ago and absolutely adore it.

    http://justsomethingspecial.com

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  12. I love your blog! And I love what you said about the GFC becoming competitive and you just want your blog to be a happy place! Well said!
    xx

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  13. ah, gotta love your funny answers. i'm inspired!

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