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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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Hannah Read / Fashion Blogger 

These last couple of weeks have been crazy, school starting, health issues, everything that could go wrong has gone wrong. But I always relish the opportunity to shoot portraits, it is such a lovely distraction from stressful things. It’s such a good creative outlet.

Recently, I started working with Fashion Blogger, Hannah Read, you can check out her site here: xoxoblissfullybrunette.com

It has been such a joy shooting with Hannah and I can’t wait to collab more! Here are some photos from our most recent shoot at a cute little Theater in Seattle!

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I am so thankful for all the people who have reached out to me recently wanting to take pictures. Photography is my passion and I would LOVE love love to be able to do it full time.

If anyone would like to shoot please contact me through my website or any form of social media!

Xoxo,

Ruby Marie

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7 Must See Christmas Movies // Blogmas Day 11

Happy Blogmas Day 11 everyone!! I’m sorry for not posting for yesterday, it was a very busy day.

Today I thought I’d share 7 Christmas movies you need to watch this season.

  • Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer

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  • White Christmas

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  • The Polar Express

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  • Miracle on 34th Sreet

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  • A Christmas Carol

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  • It’s a Wonderful Life

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  • A Christmas Story

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What are your favorite Christmas movies? Comment down below &I let me know!


xoxo,

Ruby Marie

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Christmas Wishlist 2016 // Blogmas Day 6

Happy Blogmas Day 6! Today I thought I would share my Christmas list. I had to watch so many videos and read a lot of blog posts to compile this list.

I don’t expect to receive all of these things, I just think it gives people ideas for gifts for others, or ideas for what they want to see other’s Christmas lists!

My Christmas List 2016:


 


…..really anything by Lush


….you can even find lots of Theo Chocolate in the Nutrition Department at Fred Meyer

So, that concludes my Christmas List! Comment & let me know what’s on your Christmas List this year! Happy Holidays❄️☃️🎄

Xoxo,

Ruby Marie