Category: Blogging

Bloopers and A College ‘Mood’

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Yesterday, I lacked the time (and all motivation) to take blog photos, so I decided to dig into the archives and find some funny blooper pictures to post instead—it’s been a hot minute (as the kids say) since I last shared a blooper post! I love to do this every once and awhile to show some “realness” because trust me, the majority of the photos I take are not good. And given that students are extremely stressed this time of year with midterms/finals before spring break (depending on if you have a traditional semester system or a quarter system, like me), I figured, why not caption all of the blooper photos with college-related stressors? I got the idea from Meghan at butterflyempire.com. She always posts blooper photos on her Instagram stories and lets her followers come up with funny captions—such a good idea! Anyway, I hope you enjoy this post, especially if you’re a stressed out college student like me. Continue reading “Bloopers and A College ‘Mood’”

When Fashion Blogging Turns Dangerous

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Okay okay, you’re right, using the word ‘dangerous’ to describe fashion blogging is probably an exaggeration. But life would be a little boring without at least some exaggeration, don’t you think? As my dad always says, “Never let the truth get in the way of a good story.” And today’s ‘story’ is showing you that fashion blogging isn’t always all fun and games. (Hard to believe, I know, since all you have to do is throw on a cute outfit and prance around in front of a camera—right?) Here are ­­­­seven examples of when this fun, unsuspecting hobby turns dangerous…dun dun dun. Continue reading “When Fashion Blogging Turns Dangerous”

2019 Recap: And the Award Goes To…

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I hope you all had a lovely Christmas yesterday, if you celebrated! I always find the day after Christmas to be rather disappointing… After all, the excitement and build-up is gone, and all the presents have been gifted and unwrapped. BUT, to combat the post-Christmas blues, I’m trying my best to keep myself super productive today, starting with publishing my annual New Year’s Eve blog post (albeit, a little early). I always post some sort of yearly recap on Graceful Rags—last year it was an outfit timeline—but this year I wanted to revisit what I did in 2017. That year, I shared stats about my blog, like Most Viewed Post from the Year and Most Commented Post, in the form of a celebrity award show, since the Golden Globes and the Oscars are right around the corner (speaking of, who’s ready to see some crazy and beautiful gowns?!). For 2019, I wanted to host my Blogging Awards again and take a stroll—or should I say, a “scroll”?—down memory lane… So keep scrolling to see some of my best blog posts from 2019! Continue reading “2019 Recap: And the Award Goes To…”