Publish or Perish

Publish or Perish. Thats a pretty common tagline in the scientific research industry. I think the same could be said for businesses run on social media, as well as real life. There are HUNDREDS of brands who make a living publishing to Social Media, including this...

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Balance is Key

 I truly believe that you can make a living off of whatever sets your soul on fire. For me, its making things shiny with the best, most high quality stones in the entire world. Here's the secret- you can't just like it.  You have to LIVE it. Every single waking moment...

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Rodeo Fame Runway with Cara Ashley

Meet our Fashion contributor Cara Miller. Cara has a passion for the western industry and the fashion that encompasses the western world. She owned her own modeling agency until just recently selling it in order to focus her talents on being behind the camera and...

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Cheyenne Frontier Days Fashion Show

Fashion, business and rodeo are all elements that contribute to a  successful business for Desperado Depot owner, Devon Von Krosigk. Devon established Desperado Depot as an online business in September 2017. A few months later she opened her own store in downtown...

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The Definition Of Success

Definition of success for English Language Learners : the fact of getting or achieving wealth, respect, or fame : the correct or desired result of an attempt : someone or something that is successful : a person or thing that succeeds “If I can get my work into the...

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Do Not Tell Me Dreams Don’t Come True

I’ve been contemplating all day how to put this into words, and I am stumped. The first photo was taken in January of 2015, we set up our “booth” at the Rolling M Youth Rodeo Series that took place at the Champions Center in Springfield Ohio. My mom was watching it...

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“Chillin It” with Cole Swindell

Written By: Shannon Geddes Cole Swindell is one of the most recognized young country music stars today.  In 2013, Cole independently released his debut single, “Chillin’ It”, once the song began to climb the charts Warner Music Nashville signed a record deal with...

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Glen Templeton Releases “Hip To Be County”

Single Ascends to No. 1 Broadcast Download on CDTex Charts, Acoustic Video Premieres on Country Rebel NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Country crooner Glen Templeton recently released his new single “Hip To Be Country” exclusively to Texas Radio. The single ascended to the No. 1...

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The Horse That Built Me. (And, My Empire). 

 East Bound Jet was not pretty.  She was rough- in that ‘Are you going to work me or feed me? Hurry up and decide’ kind of way. She never ran to the gate to greet me.  We didn’t have a ‘My Friend Flicka’ kind of bond.  She was a gift to me in 2011. At the time she was...

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Don’t Be Afraid of New Arenas

Rhinestone Lipgloss is a western brand, thats easy to see.  But unlike most western brands, you can find us in many different arenas- from Fit Models and Blushing Brides, to walking across the Miss America stage, we have been there. I think one of the worst things a...

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Fun in the Sun with Bright Colored Eye Shadows

I know many of you are like me and right about now I’m thinking about summer time, bright colors, shorts and flip flops. I’m already day dreaming of summer make up “looks” that I can’t wait to trying out. On my off time and I’m not always proud to say I find myself...

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Traveling is Part of Life

Traveling is part of life. Some people travel for special occasions such as vacations or yearly visits with family, some travel fairly regularly for work, and then there are people like my husband and I, who travel for a living- about 65,000 miles a year is what we...

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When a Business Becomes More Than That

Two weeks ago, if you would have told me to leave my phone unattended for an hour, I would not have been capable of it.  What if a customer messaged with a question? What if someone commented on a post and I didn’t answer right away? What if the opportunity for a...

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Learning to Trust and Accept Help

One of the hardest things I’ve had to learn to handle lately is the fact that I can no longer single handedly carry the weight of Rhinestone Lipgloss.  Not having any children, letting someone else into the world of RL is as close I will come to handing a child to a...

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Down Time is Golden

“I wish I could have a job like yours but I don't know anything about starting a business”, “It must be so nice to run things on your own schedule but I’m not good at organizing my time”, “I would love to be better at social media but I don't know how”.  Well, WHAT...

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Christmas Lips

One of my favorite holidays is Christmas not only because I love to celebrate Jesus’s birthday and I enjoy every minute of gift giving, but I also love it because I get to rock a bold lips all month long!!! It’s the one month you can wear red lipstick everyday if you...

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The Holidays Are Upon Us

This is my favorite time of year in the north from November 15th to December 25th! In our small, rodeo capital of the world town, Cody WY, we are busy getting ready to celebrate and we have weekends full of plans and events and just great community activities all...

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