That Blog Life

I Just Deleted Over 20,000 Spam Comments!

I’ve just deleted over 20,000 spam comments from my blog. I think it was actually over 24k but I didn’t make a note of the exact number so I won’t accidentally make false claims but it was definitely over 20k. That was a lot of spam and a ridiculous amount of trackbacks. It was not a fun process at all but it’s something I’ve procrastinated over dealing with for some time.

Hair, Skin and Beauty

My Current YouTube Faves

Hello and welcome back to my channel. Before we get started, hit the like button, comment and subscribe! Between all the YouTube I’ve been watching and my kids pretending to be YouTubers, there has been a lot of liking and subscribing going on in my house.

Detangling, Hair, Kids Hair

Wash Day Notes: Wash And Go?

I’ve been battling the detangling demons with my kids for a while, specifically with my eldest. We’ve found our groove, moving from protective style to protective style. It’s been great. She’s even taking some responsibility for her hair. It seems that I’m clearly heavy handed because she brushes her hair just fine by herself. Not as thorough as me but she’s only 8. HOWEVER…

Hair Products (DIY)

DIY: Almond Butter Hair Mask

Almonds are good for your hair. I wrote about some benefits not too long ago. Many haircare products that you buy contain Almond Oil. But what about Almond Butter? I knew it existed so why weren’t the hair community making a fuss about it. Soon after that thought, I went onto Google set out on a mission to find a way to incorporate this version of Almond into my routine. I found an Almond Butter recipe a few years ago. It seemed legit, so when  I saw Almond Butter for sale a few weeks later at Aldi or Lidl AND on…

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That Blog Life

Re-Reading My Blog (First Month)

By the time this post goes live, I will have been blogging for over 4 years. That’s a long time and it has flown by so fast, especially this last year. I was at a bit of a loose end with blog stuff so I decided to read some old posts. First thing to note, my intention was to re-read, edit, spruce up all of my blog to date. At the time of writing this, that would have been 46 months worth of blog content. In reality, that was a much bigger task than I could’ve anticipated. Way, way bigger!…

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That Blog Life

That Blog Life: Why We Blog

I can’t speak for everyone but I blog because it makes me happy. I do not make a penny from this. In fact, at times, it’s been quite an expensive hobby with the add ons to the website, security features, domain registrations, buying products to test and what not. But no matter what, I keep writing.

Hair

Who Needs Hair Anyway?

Hi. Yay to my first post!! Woo! Hello out there?! Anyone… So that girl above is me. First picture is me with my fro before I took the plunge. The 2nd and 3rd photo are what happened next. And in the 3rd, you can even see the shine off my now perfectly bald head, that’s how smooth I went. It’s quite an odd sensation doing a wet shave on your head. Because it means everything is gone. After months of psyching myself up for this, it’s done. I’m not disappointed. I’m feeling myself right now. Right now, I feel good,…

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