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Just Blowin' Smoke

"A picture is worth a thousand words." That's what they say, anyway. This picture, though.. now is valued at somewhere around 4 hours application, 30 plus days of exhausting internal dialogue, and 1 life changing realization.  "Just watch YouTube tutorials!" Anyone who I asked for advice guided me the same direction. So, I did. I watched 211 YouTube makeup tutorials to be exact. By the time I was finished, I felt like with the right tutorial, I could be whatever I wanted and it was all right at my fingertips! I was about to go mineral makeup pro! I collected all of my mineral paraphernalia and headed to the mirror, ready to conquer the world of basic bitches. The "classic (always sexy)...

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Fall From Grace

"She has a strange feeling in the pit of her stomach, like when you're swimming and you want to put your feet down on something solid, but the water's deeper than you think and there's nothing there."( Julia Gregson, East of the Sun)We've all been there. Some of us are heading there. This is my current residence. My name is Blake Jenkins, and I am a mom of two boys, ages 1 and 2. This might be the only description I identify with at age 31. "Stay at home mom". It is checked on my charts at the Docs office just above "OCD, ADHD, Depression". I'd love nothing more than to plaster your newsfeed with photos of me and the...

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