Motherhood is hard, makeup doesn't have to be.
I simplify makeup for busy moms.

CMA Recap

Oh Country Music Awards, how I love you. So I was clearly pumped about the CMA’s last night. It is like my Christmas for real. My girl Carrie and cutie pie Brad Paisley hosted again and I just think they do a fantastic job. love.them.
Things I would like to discuss:

1.Reba Mcentire sang If I were a boy, by Beyonce. Was this completely random to anyone else? And does that woman age? Answer is no.

2. Did anyone else think that Carrie’s pink dress with the roses was a little PinkLouLou-esque. Of course I totally loved it. Miss ShopDandy told me she thinks it might be a Milly…

3. Taylor Swift’s weird mouthing of “what?” after she performed Back to December. I have been googling this all morning but haven’t found much yet. Possible theories include that she was surprised by the standing ovation she received, but I swear I thought she looked offended or something? If anyone has deets on this please catch me up to speed!

4. I am happy for Miranda Lambert, it was clearly her night and she deserves all those awards. Rock it girl. And how cute was she with her little fiancé Blake Shelton?

5. Why is it that Carrie has not ever been nominated for CMA Entertainer of the year? That girl runs that town it seems like. Don’t get me wrong, I love love Brad Paisley and he totally deserves to win too, but I find it odd she has never been nominated? Hm, anyways, I found this video on youtube and loved it. Not necessarily this whole “being snubbed” message, because frankly I think the girl has won buckets of awards and is happy with that, but I just loved all of the footage of her past performances. And at the end I think she just seems so sweet and sincere when she says

“If I can show people that there is a God, and you need to know him, then I have done my job…”
Stay classy Carrie, we love you.
Man I sound like a crazy whack job. I prefer to think I am a loyal fan, not a psycho stalker. 😉 watch the video, I promise you will love it. I mean seriously there ARE worse ways to spend 10 minutes of your time am I right?
Have a great day ladies!

  1. Erin says:

    I am so sad that I missed it! Brad Paisely got entertainer of the year? WHAT? Definately would not have guessed that one.

  2. Kasey Lynne says:

    LOVE the video!!
    Carrie is a DOLL!!! Can I have her hair please?!?!?

  3. -Sam I Am- says:

    I love Carrie, she's an Oklahoma girl so I can't help but love her. Plus I agree, she is just so classy. Love love love!

    I saw Miranda Lambert in concert a few weeks ago. Girl puts on an AMAZING SHOW!!!! And I love that she's got curves and doesn't seem to be bothered she's not a size 0000.

    I just love powerful woman! Thanks for sharing all this 🙂

  4. Emma says:

    I saw Taylor mouth "what" at the end of the song too and it seriously scared me for a minute – i thought something really bad was going on or something. Wonder what that was about?

    and I LOVED carries pink dress and mirandas white dress

    once again my favorite award show has come and gone *sigh*

  5. LivKit says:

    No Reba doesnt age, and that song yes si random. The pink dress was too cute and I wondered about the "What" moment too.. The video was amazing, I cried twice, haha Im too emotional, Thanks for posting!

  6. CMae says:

    I see you didn't post any pics of Carrie's dresses!! I only found one site that actually had pictures and it wouldn't let me right click them lol so I just took pictures with my cell from my computer LOL Dork I know but like you said, just a loyal Carrie Fan! 🙂

  7. Morgan says:

    Just a fan. You're totally not a stalker.

    I love some Reba and I love some Carrie. Both Oklahoma gals. And good ol' Blake Shelton from OK.

    Miranda and Blake are suuuper cute. I bet they will have a super fun wedding!

  8. Beth says:

    3. i agree. i was sure they would be talking about that one on the news this morning.

    and Carrie looked gorgeous as always…i loved ALL her looks.

    and is Kellie Pickler sporting a new baby bump?

  9. Katy says:

    I love Carrie and I am a pretty big fan. I have seen her perform live and it was UNBELIEVABLE. Not a note missed, or pitch off. I was unaware that she hadn't EVER been nominated for CMA EOY. That blows my mind and makes absolutely no sense. Maybe it is because she is an American Idol winner? Do they look down on that?
    xo
    Katy

  10. Jess says:

    Aaahhhh Carrie! GIRL is FAB-U-LOSS! End of story.
    I loved all of her wardrobe changes last night and as usual she tore up the stage! I was TICKELED PINK for Miranda and all her winnings and I loved how her and Blake both one best male/female vocal award! They have both been in the shadows of other names! BUT…I want the name of Mirandas stylist for both her performance AND CMA dress, that person should be fired. Eggggh.

  11. Mighty Burns says:

    aw man I didn't watch it, but Rebas song does sound random.. and no that fire cracker will be around a long time! Whats a Milley? And girl is so sweet but for me she has become so big time it is hard to believe she hasnt been put up for one? what the deal??

  12. Erica says:

    Taylor's friend( a part of her band) tweeted mins after it She did get a standing ovation last night; they just didn't cut to the people when it happened.
    That Reba thing was very random, and i tell you that as a girl that grow up in a town close to were she is from.
    Got to love Carrie she was awesome, the purple dress that she had on during Mama's Song WOW!As an follow Oklahoma Girl.Saw her a few weeks ago, she is awesome live.

  13. The Conway's says:

    I loved the CMAS last night…so fun!
    What about the odd markings/bruises on Jennifer Nettles arm??
    Was I the only one that noticed a sparkly ring on Lady A's, Hillary's finger??

  14. That was the best 10 minutes I've spent all day! Such an awesome video and YES she should be on that list I'm disappointed in them now! Team Carrie!

  15. star says:

    I love Carrie! I was so mad she didn't win anything! She looked stunning, and I loved everything she wore! Pink Lou Lou, I just noticed you and Carrie look alike!

  16. Ashley says:

    I was super disappointed that Carrie didn't get an EOTY nomination! She's fantastic and my absolute favorite! Loved this video!

  17. Jessica says:

    Okay, now I really feel out of the loop! I forgot the awards were on last night! I love the CMA's, and I love Carrie hosting with Brad Paisley!

    I hope entertainer of the year catches up to her amazing talent.

  18. Brittney says:

    loved this video you posted! Carrie is my girl- LOVE her.

  19. Love Lace says:

    I grew up about 25 miles from Carrie, but I didn't know her. She seems to be such a sweet girl and I love her music! Oh, and how could I forget her hair…I would LOVE to have that hair!!! Wish I would've gotten to see her when she was in concert in Oklahoma recently!

  20. Whitney says:

    Love the video and I love Carrie Underwood!

  21. Abby says:

    AMEN! Poor Carrie! So unfair!

  22. Hailey says:

    Love Love Love the video.

    I am so glad everyone else is so obsessed with Carrie as I am.

  23. Ooooh, number three is interesting- I'm gonna have to dig around a little, cause now I'm curious!

leave a comment

share

share

share

share

share

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

sign up
back to top

lExington, KY

easy makeup for
busy moms

want to stay up to date on all the things?

studio

wildwood

back to top

Created with Showit 5
© 2018 Blanc+Blush Photography
 Design by Jessica Gingrich Creative

1904 ansley way
dallas, texas

photography
& design studio

want love letters in your inbox?

THANKS SO MUCH! YOU'RE ALL SIGNED UP!

hello

Let's Chat

Send

Message

Phone

Email

Name

@AllisonJJENKS

follow me here!

Thank you!

Your message has been sent. We'll contact you shortly

Empowering ambitious stylists to create 
six-figure bridal beauty businesses.

back to website

blog categories

baby

at home

hair and makeup

skincare

COLLAB WITH ME

Shop my faVS

gift guides