SUBSTITUTE TEACHING: The woes of middle school

I found myself at a crossroad. I could continue to work in child services or I could explore my interests in the one thing I’ve been around my whole life, education. New Beginnings  I feel it best to start my story with context. It all happened so suddenly. I was not content in the work…

LOSING A PARENT: A LONG JOURNEY BACK TO NORMALCY

Exactly 1 year, 2 months and 5 days ago my mom passed away from stage four colon cancer.  I don’t mean to startle the reader, that’s just the facts of it all. I would dare to say it’s better I say it now than later.  So, how does one recover from a trauma that harshened…

THE KACEY WELCH METHOD: HAIR EXTENSIONS, AGAIN

I followed this salon on Instagram for a solid year, then I made the plunge to try this new and exciting extension method. Follow me on my journey to hair bliss… I started following Indianapolis hopping new salon in 2018 after I decided to forgo being blonde and dealing with tape-ins. Witch Hazel Salon had…

ESTÉE LAUDER DOUBLE-WEAR FOUNDATION: IS IT WORTH IT???

I think I’ve wanted to try Estée Lauder for about 5 years, and somehow I never have. When I was younger, my mom used to use their products. I would always slap on some lipstick and eyeshadow whenever I could play with her makeup. I finally made the purchase about two weeks ago, after my 22nd birthday….

WHY INTEREST IN MAKEUP IS DYING

Lately, everything has been crazy in the beauty community. From poor ethical practices, secrecy, and bad attitudes. The question is, why is the beauty industry struggling for attention when it was so recently booming? It’s simple, people are getting bored.  As a consumer, I am tired of brands shoving items in my face that I don’t…

TRAVEL BLOG: MY EXPERIENCE IN ROME

Rome, Italy has called to me since I was a little girl. Part of the draw came from The Lizzie McGuire movie. However, I have since learned my more recent ancestors (and ancient) came from Italy and Greece. It is crazy to think I might have walked where they did so long ago.  The Food:…

What I’ve Learned from Hair Extensions…

I always wanted long hair. This had been a dream of mine since I cut my hair off and it didn’t grow much farther than my boobs. So, I got tape-in hair extensions 4 months ago. This is what I’ve learned in that time: First and foremost, Hair extensions aren’t all candy canes and rainbows. Having…

TRAVEL BLOG: MY PARISIAN EXPERIENCE

  Paris, the city of lights. I’ve wanted to see Paris since I was a little girl. I took 6 years of French from middle school into college, much to my German teacher mother’s dismay. I came to several realizations while in the country, some more surprising than others.    The Food The food: Food is actually a…

TRAVEL BLOG: MY LONDON EXPERIENCE

I’ve wanted to go to Europe my whole life. My mom always told me we would go once I was in college. I find it bittersweet that we all went after she had passed. However, London was an amazing experience. If you’re interested in my personal opinions of the city, food, and tourism keep on…

GETTING TAPE-IN EXTENSIONS??? GLAM SEAMLESS?

   I haven’t been able to grow my hair past my boobs since Junior year of high school. When I met my amazing stylist over half a year ago, I found out she did hair extensions. Over the past 6 months, we’ve been doing a color correction to lift me to my dream blonde. This…