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Why I Stopped Drinking, and Why I Stay Stopped

Why I Stopped Drinking, and Why I Stay Stopped

Hi internet friends! Here is a video about why I stopped drinking and why I choose to stay stopped. This video ended up being very light hearted. BUT, I did want to mention here that stopping initially was very challenging. Like…VERY challenging. The withdrawal I went through is  huge reason why I am afraid to start drinking again. Three friends I know started drinking again after we got sober together, and everything was perfectly fine. It turns out they aren’t…

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2014 YouTube Role Models and My 2015 Plans!

2014 YouTube Role Models and My 2015 Plans!

Happy 2015! Just a quick video talking about a couple of my favorite YouTubers, and a brief quasi-commitment about my 2014 plans. IMPORTANT QUESTION: What are your favorite type of videos to watch from me? Want to see more vlogs or personal stories/lessons? Want to see more clothing hauls? What about challenges with friends? Recipes? Or do you not care at all? Whatever the answer is, comment on YouTube! Here are links to my (current) favorite YouTubers, and a brief description…

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Selfie Tag Video – Q&A Silliness With a Guest Appearance…

Selfie Tag Video – Q&A Silliness With a Guest Appearance…

Last week, my friend Meagan came over and we did the Selfie Tag, started by CutiePieMartzia. I tag ALL of you to do it 😀 ❤QUESTIONS #1 What is your best physical feature? #2 If you could visit anywhere in the world where would you go and why? #3 What do you need to feel better when you are sick? #4 What one piece of advice would you give to the youth of America and why? #5 What animal do…

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Law of Attraction and Spirituality for Non-Hippies

Law of Attraction and Spirituality for Non-Hippies

First of all, let me say that I’m kind of a hippie, and the title is not meant to be hippie-hating. I’m just making a joke that sometimes spirituality seems inaccessible because of the more extreme believers of the beliefs that exist. Know what I am saying? I believe in the law of attraction, but not to the point of being illogical or blind to my reality. I take what I like and what works for me, and I leave…

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All About Curly Hair! Care, Cut, Styling and Products

All About Curly Hair! Care, Cut, Styling and Products

I always get a lot of questions about my hair, and I LOVE talking about it, probably because I hated it for so long before learning to love it. It is my belief that your hair looks best when you style it the way it wants to be styled! And since learning how to take care of my curly hair, it has become very low maintenance. I still have bad hair days, but I’ve learned what to do to make…

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How to Stop Being Grumpy – Video!

How to Stop Being Grumpy – Video!

I wrote a post on my website a while ago called “How to Stop Being Grumpy” and it is one of the posts that comes up a lot for people in search queries (a lot to *me*, not a lot in general…) Read the original post here. So I decided to do a more detailed video on how to stop being grumpy 🙂 I experience two types of being grumpy – bursting into tears randomly, and being quietly angry and…

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My First StitchFix! Was It Worth It? Personal Stylist Subscription Box

My First StitchFix! Was It Worth It? Personal Stylist Subscription Box

I ordered my first Stitch Fix subscription box! Order yours here. I received 5 items in the $50-100 range, and each item was under $60. You can also choose the range “as cheap as possible” but since this was my first box, I didn’t want to limit quality TOO much. The clothes are VERY well made. Nice materials, and as the reviews suggested, PERFECT fit. I am 5 3″ and usually wear a 6 or 8 in the bottom (medium…

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Why I Don’t Weight Myself Anymore (First Video with Kitty Appearance!)

Why I Don’t Weight Myself Anymore (First Video with Kitty Appearance!)

This video is worth watching simply because of my kitty’s YouTube debut. His name is Gatinho (Little G), and he has a cleft pallet that goes up through his nose. He is a tiny, sweet monster Why I am No Longer a Raw Foodist http://alisonsnotebook.com/2014/07/30/fruit-religion-and-cult-mentality-an-unusual-personal-story/