About / Contact

thatswhatsup, JackieHi!  I’m Jackie, an “everyday girl.”

Email: thatswhatsupblogger@gmail.com

Fashion

As a former teacher and now stay-at-home mom of young twins, I have fashionable and functional style down pat! I don’t want to be in sweats all day, but I also don’t want to wear clothes that need constant readjusting.  Who has time for that?  Be on the lookout for my Style Tip Tuesday and Wardrobe Wednesday posts!

Style Tip Tuesday: Pineapple Chic H&M tee
Style Tip Tuesday: Pineapple Chic

Beauty

I also love makeup.  I think it’s fun and interesting, but I don’t have all the time in the world for primping.  I know I am not alone in this!  I like to share simple makeup ideas that will make you look and feel like a queen, as well as review makeup and beauty products so you don’t have to put much thought into what you should purchase.  I also love to find high-performance drugstore makeup items that can be used in place of high end, designer products.

8 Drugstore Beauty Products Worth Repurchasing

Lifestyle

I love sharing tips on how to organize and decorate your home.  This section is still a work in progress, as we are still adding furniture to our home and renovating our walk-in closets.  I can’t wait to share before and after photos with you!

I also find joy in sharing ways to love yourself and stay inspired and motivated, especially now that we live in a constantly plugged-in world!

Valentine's Day Décor

Why I Blog

I have loved makeup and fashion since my preteen years.  I knew I would someday express that love to the world!  Enter this blog.  But before creating it in February 2016, I completed my undergraduate studies with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and a Minor in Music.  I had to do a lot of writing as a part of my studies, and I really learned to enjoy it.

I then went on to obtain a Master of Science Degree in Teaching, and I started out my career teaching 4th grade before moving up to 5th.

During my 6th year of teaching, I discovered I was expecting twins!  My husband and I decided that on many levels, it was best that I stay home and raise the girls, especially during their younger years.

 After the girls’ 2nd birthday, I realized I was really ready for some adult interaction and that I needed to stimulate my mind and expend my creative energies.  Blogging is the perfect outlet for that and allows me to continue writing, which is something I love.

I really want to share my realistic ideas with the busy woman…the everyday girl!  Subscribe to my blog for 1-2 posts per week on what’s up regarding how to be stylish, functional, chic, and smart as an everyday girl.

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