Advice · Competition · Former Feature Friday · Talent

Former Feature Friday: Diana Reed, pt 2

Welcome to Former Feature Friday! It’s time for Part Two with Miss Iowa 2007, and her thoughts on being Miss Iowa might surprise you 🙂

Advice · Competition · Talent

Will You Accept This Rose?

The Bachelor and Miss America – more closely related than you think. And it has nothing to do with Chris Harrison.

Advice · Competition · Former Feature Friday · Talent

Former Feature Friday: Diana Reed, pt 1

Welcome to the inaugural Former Feature Friday! She certainly left her mark at Miss America, and I couldn’t think of anyone better to kick things off!

Competition · Miss USA 2017

MISS USA Recap + What They Got Right (and horribly wrong)

Kára McCullough was crowned Miss USA 2017 during a 3-hour telecast that was largely uneventful and free of scandal (a rarity it seems in today’s pageant scene!) No one fell. No one flubbed her answer. No one crowned the wrong girl or messed up names. But there’s still plenty to talk about – namely what Miss USA is doing right, and wrong, in one of the nation’s most prestigious and well-loved pageant systems.

Competition · Interview · Paperwork · Platform · Talent

Crowning Countdown!

How close are we to crowning state titleholders?! Closer than you may think…

Advice · Competition

What Your Pageant Coach Should (Or Shouldn’t!) Do For You

Is your mentor or coach effective? Run him or her through this quick test to find out!

Advice · Competition

Did He Put A Ring On It?

Ah, the topic of boyfriends. Yikes. This can be a touchy or controversial subject for people competing in pageants. I mean, competing is a big part of your life, but not the ONLY part. And you can’t put your whole life on hold during your pageant competition years, right?! I recently celebrated my eight-year wedding…… Continue reading Did He Put A Ring On It?