(Photo credits: youtube.com, clipartsheep.com)
It’s the start of a lot of new blog features round these parts, and at the end of each month, along with talking about things that have made me happy all month long, I’ll be making a point to write down things I have learned also. Here you can catch some frugal living tips, advice to make life easier, or encouragement to seek out new information for yourself.
It’s always good to keep learning, no matter what age you are!
There are 3 major things I have learned this month:
I’m learning all about YouTube in a free ebook I have downloaded. It’s a very fascinating world, and I myself, almost forget what life was like before I was able to access any tutorial ever on the video sharing site. What a great way to connect the world, and share knowledge.
Aerial silks: I got back into learning aerial silks, as I had mentioned in a few posts past. I am already learning some terminology that I had not previously learned from my classes in PA. I already feel stronger, and happier when I leave class!
Finally I stumbled across how to clean a beauty blender. I can’t find the video that I watched, as it showed up on my personal facebook page, but it was super simple and it worked really well. She simply rubbed the beauty blender sponge all over the moistened bar soap. I think she used dove so it was super cheap. Then you just squeeze the sponge in clean water in a bowl, and keep replacing the water once it’s all soapy. This way you can see if all the soap is out. I tried this method on a flat applicator sponge as well, and it worked really well for that. As always allow to dry out in the open so no yucky bacteria can’t grow in there.
By the way… are you all following me on Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, and Youtube?!
Once I get 100 likes on my facebook page Nicolyndime I will do another giveaway!
And remember… Send in those makeup questions and looks! I’d be happy to teach you how to improve your techniques!
(Click here to learn this look)
So for a while now I’ve referenced youtube for many a makeup and dance related topics. And quite frequently I think.. “Hey! I’ve got makeup information to share with the world….” So here I am… taking a leap into the great internet! It’s a little (A lot) scary putting yourself out there for anyone and everyone to look at under a magnifying glass but the way I see it is that there are a lot more problems in the world, and if people have the time to degrade anyone, they aren’t putting the time they have been given to a very good use.
Another reason I’ve decided to do this is because I have looked to certain youtube vloggers to brighten my day with their advice, life adventures, and personality. And you’re not supposed to hide your light under a bushel! Plus the fear that I will someday be an old lady with the regret and wonder of “what if” is a lot more terrifying than anything could say to me in the present.
If you are on the fence about starting a new hobby, or something has just been on your heart and always in the back of your mind, but you have fear of failure… I hope you can take my advice to just do it.
I’ve always loved cirque du soleil and wanted to pursue becoming a silk aerialist. I started these skills when I was back in PA but I had to stop because of priorities. Here in Florida, I’ve discovered a great little studio, with a positive vibe, just like I am looking for. I started up again this week. Two days later and I still cant laugh or cough without my entire abdominal region hurting and it still hurts to wash my back in the shower. But I’m going back again next week because it’s something I’ve always wanted to at least see if I can get somewhat good at… and the only way to know is to try!!!
So my friends in the blogosphere…. I give you full permission to try. And I hope you find a new love and a new found strength in yourselves. This is my book… forget a new chapter. And this is the time I reinvent myself a little at a time! Imagine what fun can be had when you write your own book.