As I sit down to write this post so many things are swirling through my head.  I am not where I thought I would be when I was in my 30’s.  I went to college to be a psychologist, got my BA in psychology and thought about getting my doctorate as well.  I figured I would have my own practice and have a great career helping others and feeling accomplished.


Reality…I got married before I graduated, got pregnant 6 months later and became a stay at home mom.  I have never used my degree (other than on my own kids) and never got to get my doctorate.  So about a year ago after having my third child and being out of the workforce for 8 years…I started to panic.  What would I do once Grey got into school.  Who would want me when I haven’t worked in 8 years…is this going to be the rest of my life..just staying at home?


I don’t remember the exact day I decided I wanted to learn how to do my own makeup and give my makeup bag an overhaul…but little did I know it was going to change my life.  I started to watch some videos on YouTube and went and bought some products.  It really surprised me when it came so naturally to me and I realized I was pretty good at it.  Fast forward about 6 months and I was introduced to my photographer friend Michelle.  She does pinup shoots and asked me to be one of her pinups.  I did my makeup for my shoot and some of the other ladies noticed and wanted me to do their makeup.   I realized then how much fun it was to see their expressions when I show them their transformation.  I WAS HOOKED!!  I then joined Younique and started selling makeup and everything seemed to start making sense to me.

before and after

A little seed was planted by God after continuously praying for him to show me something that I could do to help women and also feel fulfilled.  Who knew that would be makeup?  I started researching makeup artistry and what I would have to do.  I have been looking at different options for about 5 months now and I finally today….SIGNED UP FOR MAKEUP SCHOOL!!!  I am so excited and so nervous to start a journey I never pictured for myself.  I have met so many amazing women already through the art of makeup, that I can’t wait to see how many more I get to meet and bless.

makeup school


I will obviously be keeping you all updated on my progress and what I am learning!!  I am so excited and I love showing my girls that you are never to old to follow your dreams, and that it is okay if dreams change along the way!!


Pin on PinterestShare on FacebookShare on Google+Tweet about this on TwitterShare on StumbleUponShare on Tumblr
Don't be selfish...share the love!

1 Comment on It’s Never Too Late!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *