Quick Update |Mini Hiatus Announcement + One Year Blog Anniversary?

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Hi all, so unfortunately I’m totally swamped with finals. This is just a quick note to let you all know that I’m taking a break, as I haven’t been able to read or try new makeup.

My one year blog anniversary is coming up in May, and I’ve been thinking a lot about what kind of a blogger/reader I want to be. Truthfully before I started blogging I read whatever looked good. I didn’t think about diverse representation, or own voices books. However, this last year has made me realize just how bad my reading habits are. So I want to be a better reader, and support other minorities and own voices authors. I also want to be more aware of the material I am consuming and idolizing.

Honestly, when I first started blogging I wanted to be a travel blogger, like The Texan in Tokyo, Wil Dasovich, or the My Korean Husband blogs/ YouTube Channels. However, my life is really boring and I’m a college student living in the middle of Nowhere, Alaska. So then I thought, “I could blog makeup like Wengie!” However, I don’t really wear as much makeup as I used to– mostly because I’m so busy. Plus, I’ve always wanted to be a writer and bookworm, so I decided to try book blogging. Then I decided to combine the two, because why not?

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I’m not sure where I want to go from here, and I find that more people follow me for my book related content, but my makeup reviews get more hits. I also wonder if my makeup posts annoy the book people who follow my blog. . .

So anyway, I guess I’ll have to choose between the two. Depending on how busy/slow my summer goes, I might start vlogging about living in Alaska. So I was thinking that if I start doing that, maybe I should take my makeup stuff to YouTube and keep my book stuff on a blog?

Anyway, whether I decide to move to a different host or not, I’ll be back in mid-May right before my blogversary. Let me know how you feel about the whole makeup/book thing, because I’ll definitely take it into consideration!

Also, I’m going to be moving for the summer to my hometown, which is about three hours away from where I am right now. So, even though the semester ends in two weeks, I’ll still be busy with moving! If possible I would like to reorganize my blog too, so I have a lot to do between now and then.

See you in May!

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PS, I’ll still be active on my SNS, so catch me on Twitter if you’re curious about what I’m up too!

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