Author Archives: Shannon Barber

About Shannon Barber

I am a strange little human that likes pie and shiny.

When Times are Tough…Fashion.

Hello from your most irregular Auntie folks. Yes I KNOW I said more posts but, life does things. So instead let’s talk fashion. I was talking to a Baby Bat I know and they were fairly astonished by my Gothable … Continue reading

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Poor Folks Noms- The Taco Bucket.

Hi loves. I’m doing a new thing, I’ve wanted to start posting some of my recipes and stuff but I was feeling shy. I’m hopped up on dayquil so let’s go. This series is a lot about being satiated, poor, … Continue reading

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Goth it up on A Budget

Hello my darlings! Your fave Fine Ass Old Auntie returns. We’re going to be talking about clothing and accessories that are budget friendly AND easily Gothable. First a definition of terms. Gothable- an item that can go Goth with attitude, … Continue reading

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Walk Walk Fashion Baby- Killstar and Hot Topic Review.

Hi babes! Let’s talk some fashion I’ve picked up recently. First we’ll talk Hot Topic. I have come full circle back to being a mall goth. Or my body has just decided to be chunky teenager sized and HT has … Continue reading

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Over 40 Skin Care-new goals

Hi sugar! Let’s talk about skin care. I’ve been doing some changes, seen some progress and discovered some new goals. There will be some affiliate links so watch for the *. I get some pennies if you click or buy. … Continue reading

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OH…I didn’t see you there.

Well actually I did and I am a lying ass liar. Full disclosure, I kind of lost my want to blog because I didn’t think I had anything to say. I do but it was a thing. And then the … Continue reading

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Optimism among chaos.

Hello darlings. As the partner and I are settling into our new home I’m starting to have some optimism about an increase in our quality of lived life and by extension I’ve been thinking about things I want to do … Continue reading

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Oh the Chaos.

Oh my darlings. The move aftermath keeps on going. My life/home are still fairly chaotic and y’all, I ain’t with it. Given that I’m already a very anxious constantly freaked out person, trying to get my house in some order … Continue reading

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Struggle Bus Natural- Big ole Update

Let’s talk about my hair. So this is gonna be a lowkey hair growth update and some observations because I blew out my hair and have been wearing it out. I’ve been natural for I dunno how long. I had … Continue reading

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Revisiting Contextual Fatness.

Oh y’alls. I’ve seen at least five folks who don’t know each other talking about it, so let’s talk about it. We’re gonna talk about fatness, gatekeeping of fatness, why fatness is not a single thing or experience and why … Continue reading

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