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I Can’t Write About Something I Don’t Love 

      Around Christmas time I attempted Blogmas, and before that I’ve attempted to blog consistently for a over a year now, but every time I just can’t seem to stick with it. It would honestly pain me to write posts about nails and candles (although I do love candles) and all this materialistic crap that I wasn’t even interested in myself. But I did it because it’s what I thought people would want to read, and I did it because it’s what all of the big, popular bloggers did. 

     They have aesthetic, they have catchy posts about fashion and makeup and stuff that I just wish I could get into, but when I tried to do this, I was just a sub par version of their content. I can’t write about something I don’t love, about things I’m not passionate about. That’s not why I started a blog. Truth be told, I actually started a blog several years ago anonymously at the advice of a counselor to get my jumbled, self hating, depressed thoughts out & that was when I fell in love with the blogging world. 

     But not the blogging world I tried to be a part of when I started itsrubymarie because itsrubymarie is NOT a fashion blog, not a lifestyle blog, in the sense of cute aesthetic posts about dinner parties and such as I’ve tried to make it. No…That’s not what I’m passionate about. 

     I’m passionate about photography, about expressing myself in an artistic way, about mental health advocacy, about being a voice for those things that people don’t want to hear about. I’m passionate about Jesus and about people…And that, that is what I want to write about. From now on, that is what itsrubymarie will be about. 

Disclaimer: I know many of my followers probably follow itsrubymarie because of what it has been in the past, but I ask you to take a chance at this new journey & open your eyes to what I have to say (…or write) as it is truly what is closest to my heart. Also, this is no hate towards fashion & lifestyle bloggers, that’s just not me but I think y’all are amazing & wish I could look that cute all the time! 😉 

Thank you for reading, expect new posts soon & of course tons of pictures still. 


Xoxox, 

Ruby Marie 

Shoot me an email at rubyymarie.contact@gmail.com 

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5 Teas to Fall in Love With This Winter // Blogmas Day 8 

Happy Blogmas Day 8! I’m so sorry about missing yesterday’s post, I have the worst cold & combined with finals I was exhausted!

…But today is my last final, just a photography presentation! So I had lots of time to get together this list of the best teas for wintertime! 
I hope you enjoy & be sure to comment which one is your favorite!

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This tea is spicy & delicious, it basically screams Christmas in a mug!

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This tea will is packed with vitamins and antioxidants. Not only will it help you to stay healthy this winter, but Green tea is also great for your skin and hair!

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This tea is great at helping you to relax during stressful times!

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I love this tea because it puts me right to sleep. Tea is a much better choice than sleeping medicines!

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This tea smells absolutely amazing, my mom loves to drink it with a bit of honey!

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Because every tea lover needs a cute mug! My mom found this at Starbucks & got it for me since I have a slight mermaid obsession🙈 Ahhh I love it! #MermaidsAreReal 😉


That concludes my list of teas for winter! If you have any teas you love comment & let me know! I’m always looking for more great teas to try!

Xoxo,

Ruby Marie