Monthly Archives: July 2016

WCW: Article 1: Savannah Sears Icon Photography

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This is my good friend, Savannah Sears. She’s a 19 year old entrepreneur photographer located in the coastal region. She started her business , Icon Photography, at the very young age of 15. Because she is so successful,  talented, and creative I decided I wanted to interview her. Below you’ll find out what motivated her and how she started and more ๐Ÿ™‚

T:What inspired you to do photography?

S: I remember when my sister, Kayla, started doing photography when I was younger. When I saw her work, it inspired me to begin my photography career.

T:How did you get started?

S: I went to a local christian rock band show at the Shed and I brought my camera with me. I didn’t consider myself a photographer at the time but when I got home and posted the photos on Facebook, the lead singer of the band told me I should make a business out of it.

T: How long have you been doing photography?

S: Almost 6 years.

T: Do you think you would do photography forever?

S: Yes, 100%!

T: What photos are you most confident about?

S: There are two shows that I went to, Queensryche and WeirdAl Yankovic, both at the Hard Rock in Biloxi, Ms. Not only did I enjoy photographing them, but I also enjoyed the reactions of the crowd and their performances.

T: When you first started out being a photographer, people didn’t take you seriously, why?

S:Because no one considers photography or any type of art form as a real career.

T: If you have a chance to have a photo session with any famous person, who would it be?

S: Demi Lovato because she’s freaking fabulous, gorgeous, and inspirational.

Here are a few examples of her work down below! You can check out more through her social media below:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ICONPhotosMS/

Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/iconphotography1/

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Book of the week! ๐Ÿ˜Š


Live Orignal by Sadie Robertson with Beth Clark ( can be purchased on Amazon) $9.44

Guys, I am such a big fan of Sadie Robertson! I use to watch the show she was on called Duck Dynasty! She’s very inspirational and that’s what I love about her. She is literally my favorite person to watch on the show (besides Si) ๐Ÿ˜‚. This books is about her and her values in life. She opens up things about her family life,God, relationships, and principles she lives by! I read this book during my 1st semester of college and I was just so in love. I love her values, but mostly I love how she’s so positive. I’m really big on positivity and if you are you will love this book! This book is targeted to teenagers but I feel anyone any age can read this book! I really recommend this book to anyone who big on inspirational and God! Really worth buying! ๐Ÿ˜Œ

 

New Recently Bought Products๐Ÿ›


I recently went to Walgreens last week and decided to buy some products! I went to Walmart also to buy a book because I’ve been wanting to get back in the habit of reading all the time!

  1. Biore Baking Soda face wash ( can be bought at any drugstore around your area) $5.99 ; I recently ran out of face wash so it was the reason I went in Walgreens. I seen and heard nothing but good reviews about this face wash on YouTube! I also got a sample of it from Walgreens and I have to say it works and feels great on my skin! It left my face feeling very clean and smooth. All skin types should be able to use it! It’s worth the money and it smells refreshing. I would recommend trying this face wash.
  2. Maybelline Fit Me Foundation (can be purchased at any drugstore around your area) $7.99; I’m a sucker for any Maybelline product! That’s my favorite drug store brand! I had to buy a new liquid foundation because the other I have is a little to light for me! To be honest I haven’t tried my new one yet but when I do I will tell you all about it! But I know I will love it because I just love all of Maybelline’s products! ย ๐Ÿ˜Š
  3. Shea Moisture Curl Enhancing Smoothie (can be purchased at any drug store or hair store)$ 3.99; I’m so in love with this stuff! I use to have the big jar but it’s $10 and I wasn’t going to pay that much for it at the time so I bought the little bottle of it! It’s mainly for girls with natural curly hair but my hair is relaxed and it still works for me! It moisturizes my hair and leaves my hair smelling good also! It doesn’t have any sulfates in it. I would most likely recommend this product for girls with African American hair!
  4. To All the Boys I Loved Before by Jenny Han by Jenny Han $8.78; ( can be purchased at Walmart or any bookstore) If you read my last blog post about the products I’ve been recently loving you can see I read her other book called The Summer I Turned Pretty! That book was really good! I finished the whole series in like two weeks. I haven’t started to read it but I plan on to! Its based on the author about her writing love letters to all the boys she ever loved! Hopefully this book will be good but I will let you know when I finish reading it!

Well that’s it for now! Continue to watch out for whatever else I post ๐Ÿ˜Œ๐Ÿ˜‰

Getting Personal: Bullying

During my middle school years, I was a victim of being bullied. Kids at school would call me gorilla, monkey, fat nose. But they mostly bullied me about my weight. Some days I would fake like I was sick just to stay home that way I would not go to school. I went through a deep depression around this time. I would never smile, laugh, and I just wasn’t being myself. I would go straight to my room and just sleep all throughout the day.My mom started to notice how diffrent I was acting. She saw that I was depressed and sad all the time. She sat me down one day and I told her everything I was going through at school. When I told her, she cried. Seeing my mom cry broke my heart. I realized it was time for a change. Time for me to stand up for myself. Time for me to find new friends and focus on being positive. I did just that and I became better. I wasn’t as depressed. I was actually happy. The happiest I’ve been in awhile. I thank my mom for helping me be positive. She was a big help for that. If you are anyone you know is getting bullied tell someone. Tell a teacher, a counselor , or a parent. Bullying is not okay. No one deserves it. 

30 Facts About Me

  1. What is your name? Tah’shiana
  2. How old are you? 19 years old
  3. Who is your favorite movie actress? Dakota Fanning
  4. Who is your favorite movie actor? I have 2 sadly! Lol. It would have to be Denzel Washington and Samuel L. Jackson
  5. Who is your favorite comedian? Kevin Hart
  6. ย Who is your favorite historical figure (been dead for at least 100 years)? Harriet Tubman
  7. ย Who is your favorite woman of all time? My mama
  8. What is the worst song you have ever heard? Friday by Rebecca Black
  9. What was the last movie you saw? A Walk To Remember
  10. What was the last book you read? The Summer I Turned Pretty
  11. What was the last computer game you played? Sims 4
  12. What is your favorite movie? Ugh, I have so damn many….hmmm currently would have to be A Walk To Remember
  13. What is your favorite book? 50 Shades of Grey
  14. What is your favorite song? Say Goodbye by Chris Brown
  15. Zodiac Sign? Capricorn
  16. My best Friend? I have friends but not a best friend! Lol /.
  17. What color underwear am I wearing? Baby blue
  18. Favorite Food? Mac and Cheese baby!
  19. Current relationship status? I’m single!
  20. Favorite Store? hmmm Ulta ( I love makeup) lol
  21. My celebrity crush? Chris Brown
  22. Number of kids i want? Two
  23. Do I ever want to get married? yes I do! One day.
  24. Favorite holiday? Christmas
  25. How many tattoos? One
  26. How many piercings? Five
  27. Favorite show at the moment? Shameless
  28. What’s your shoe size? 12! Yes I have big feet lol
  29. Favorite color? Purple
  30. How many siblings do you have? Two sisters

Fashionย 


I’m so obsessed with sundresses ! I love to wear them mostly during the summer! They’re so easy to dress up. When I’m just feeling lazy and don’t feel like wearing any shorts or a shirt that day, I throw a sundress on! I recently purchased this dress from Rebdolls.com! They go from a small to 5x! How freaking amazing is that?! Any girl, any size can rock this dress! Rebdolls can be kinda pricey and some stuff are cheap! But I just had to get this sundress! Shipping is pretty fast also! If you have any questions leave them below! ๐Ÿ˜Š

Products I’ve been loving lately ๐Ÿ˜

  1. Too Faced Sugar Pop Palette: $36.00 ( can be purchase at Sephora)I’ve been loving the palette! Especially for the summer time! The colors are pigmented and bright! I’m a big fan of Too Faced makeup products so I just had to get this palette for the summer. If you’re looking for bright eyeshadow this is the one to get! ๐Ÿ˜Š
  2. The Summer I Turned Pretty Trilogy: $10.19 ( can be purchased at Walmart, any book store possibly) I was such a bookworm during my years of high school and when I went to college I didn’t read as much at all. So I wanted to get back to reading during the summer. When I was in Walmart looking in the book section I stumbled upon this book! It seemed really good from when I read the 1st couple of pages. I recently finished this book a few weeks ago and I have to say this was worth my money! If your into romance and drama you will love this book! It’s worth reading!
  3. Escada agua del sol perfume:$20.00 ( can be purchased at Sephora, Ulta, any department store possibly) omg this perfume smells so good! It smells like paradise and all kinds of fruit. My friend had some so I just had to purchase my own! ย It’s good to wear during the summer time. If you love fruity smells on your body this is the perfume to get! ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜Š
  4. Sephora lipgloss 18 Ultra Violet: $12.00 ( can be purchase at Sephora) (Well obviously, lol) I’m a big fan of different colors and shades of pink and purple! When I was looking around in Sephora I wanted to find a lipgloss that goes with my skin tone! So as I swatching the different colors of lipglosses on my hand, I fell in love with this particular color! It’s great for the spring and summer time. The gloss isn’t as thick ( I hate really sticky thick lipglosses) and the color shows up pigmented as well!
  5. The Kylie Lipkit (Kourt K, Purple, can be purchased on kyliecosmetics.com): $29.00 I would always say I would never buy the Kylie Lip Kit….but sadly I gave up and did, lol. It also comes with a lip liner. I wanted to see what the hype was about and I have to say it’s a good matte lipstick! It’s not not to dry on the lips! That’s what I love most about it! Now the dislike, is the price. It’s pretty expensive and if you want something similar to it , I would purchase a similar color from NYX or Colourpop! You would only spend about 5 or 6 dollars! I also hate the shipping price! 8 dollars! 8 fucking dollars for shipping! Come on now! Now that’s ridiculous, but I wanted to give these a try.I will not be purchasing anymore until she lowers her prices.
  6. Kylie Metallic Lipstick (Kymagesty, can be purchased on kyliecosmetics.com) : $18.00 if you read above you can see I purchased a Kylie lipkit. I bought this because I wanted to try something different and I have to say I love this color on me. At first I was skeptical about it and I was like omg I shouldn’t have bought this color. But I actually can pull it off and I feel really confident wearing it. I love how it feels on my lips and it doesn’t over dry! If you love blue and sparkles, I would purchase this ! Or if u want something cheaper try Colourpop! I didn’t mention up above but I got these Kylie products around the time she restocks. She sells out fast, so I would purchase them at the exact time she restocks. Just a heads up!

I hope you enjoyed reading about what products I’ve been loving lately! If you have any questions leave comments below! ๐Ÿ˜€

Favorite Makeup Product


So I went to Walgreens a month ago and I decided to buy some BB cream for my face! So I wanted to give the CoverGirl Clean Matte a try! Omg, y’all this stuff is the shit! Especially for oily skin! The coverage and consistency is the bomb ( do people still say the bomb? ๐Ÿ˜‚) . It’s covers all blemishes and keeps the shine off your face! It’s very light weight, doesn’t feel heavy at all in the face. It’ll also last long throughout the day! It’s the best BB cream I ever used! I’m in the color dark! You can get this BB cream at any drugstore or Walmart! It’s worth the money and its non-expensive! I used Maybellines at one point it worked a little but the CoverGirl Clean Matte works for me the best! Hope this helps the girls that deal with oily skin. ๐Ÿ˜Œ