Saturday, January 14, 2017

Messy Buns & Roses

It has been way too long since I sat down and wrote something. Writing has always been a therapeutic experience for me and I have missed it as a part of my daily life. I've always been an anxious person, and I find that writing down my thoughts and feelings can be a release for me. I stopped writing my previous blog because it no longer felt like a reflection of who I was. I wasn't happy when I was writing, and the joy was gone from the experience. I was attempting to form myself into something I am DEFINITELY not, and that was when I knew it was time for a break. I spent most of my life trying to be something I'm not, and it took me a long time to embrace who and what I am and have to offer. 

My life has changed quite a bit since I first started blogging. I am no longer a carefree college student that has the time to obsess over the latest makeup releases and celebrity gossip. Don't get me wrong, I still enjoy those things from time to time, but my priorities have shifted. I now have a career that I love, issues that I am passionate about, and things that I have to say. I have been told by family and friends that I have an opinion about pretty much everything, but for some reason I was hesitant to share those opinions on my blog for fear that I would offend someone. Welp, times are changing.

I grew up wanting to be one of those girls that seemed to always be put together and have her life completely figured out. I busted my ass trying to be that girl, but guess what, I'm not. My life hasn't exactly turned out the way I had envisioned it would, I wear leggings more often than a normal person probably should, my eyebrows are NEVER even, and I always feel like an awkward hot mess. Well, I have come to accept that this is me. I will most likely never be that girl that I had hoped to be, but to be honest, I'm not really interested in being her. I may be a hot mess, but I am a happy and content hot mess. 

I want Messy Buns and Roses to be my place on the internet where I can be unapologetically myself. The name for this new blog came to be one night while I was getting ready for bed. I had my hair up in a big messy bun (a signal to everyone around me that I am done with the day and to leave me alone) and I was reminiscing about my first tattoo, a pink rose on my wrist. I was planning my next tattoo (a story for another time), and the name for the blog kind of hit me.

My hope for this blog is that it will reflect where I am currently in my life. I'm a woman in my mid-twenties that has A LOT to say about A LOT of things. I'll still feature fun beauty themed posts from time to time (because I still love that stuff), but I'll also be sharing my thoughts on the things that are happening in my life and things that I am passionate about.

See you all soon. Xo


  1. Congrats darling!
    I'm so looking forward to sharing your new blogging journey and reading your refreshing, down to earth and honest posts!
    Thankyou for inspiring me to share more of myself in my posts!
    Lots of love

  2. Thank you for your support Emma! It means the world to me. I am very excited to get back into writing. Xx