I'm Destinee and this is where I share my life, my work, and my heart. As a multi-passionate creative, you'll find a little bit of everything I love here: my photography, my writing, and my advocacy for mental health and social justice. I may not be for everyone, but I hope that you'll feel welcomed, encouraged, and inspired from this online space. 

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Cyber Monday 2020 Round Up

Here you’ll find some of this year’s Cyber Monday deals on a few of my favorite things, as well as things on my own wishlist. Two years ago, I created full gift guides on my blog and you can still reference them because I think they’re still applicable! This post will be specifically things that […]

Lifestyle

2020 Cyber Monday Roundup by Destinee Stark // My Favorite Things // Fashion - Beauty - Home - Lifestyle

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The Only Christmas Tree You’ll Ever Need

We are a little over a week into November, and if you’re like me – it’s already Christmas season at your house! My tree went up on November 1st and I usually leave it up until the last snow (March-ish). Judge on. I searched for years for the perfect Christmas tree. I wanted one that […]

Home

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Cuties was disturbing on Purpose

The internet is absolutely losing their bananas, their marbles, and their minds over the new French film, Cuties. It came to the U.S. Netflix market fairly recently. Many people were upset about it, almost immediately. The angry, internet mobs claim that it’s promoting pedophilia and that Netflix should be the next grave in Cemetery Cancel […]

Activism

Netflix's Film "Cuties" was disturbing, and it was disturbing on purpose. A lesson on the importance of context written by Destinee Stark, social justice activist and writer.

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Toxic Positivity Never Saved Anyone From Suicide

…but TOGETHER we can change that. Today is World Suicide Prevention Day. I’m here to remind you that the people experiencing suicidal thoughts are probably the ones you least expect. If we want to change that, we need to have an honest conversation about suicide and mental health. There are many things we need to […]

Mental Health

Toxic Positivity Never Saved Anyone from Suicide by Destinee Stark

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250+ Ohio Businesses to Support that are Black-Owned

UPDATE 10/22/2020: Come follow the Instagram account I created featuring some of these Black-owned businesses in a more visual way. My hope is to follow all of them that are on Instagram, but it will just take some time to follow everyone. This account and this post are 100% volunteer, so it will take some […]

Business

250+ Ohio Businesses to Support that are Black-Owned by Destinee Stark

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