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About us

The Rustic Newbie is a daily women’s vlog-blog for moms that covers beauty, wellness, motherhood and more. Join us as we discover new DIY projects, promote self-care and share tips and tricks for creating a harmonious way of life. We share a collection of ​inspiration and insights through creativity and we’re glad you are here.
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a space for support & community


The Rustic Newbie cherishes beauty, promotes wellness, and celebrates motherhood. We seek simplicity in our daily routines and focus on what really matters to create a more fulfilling and meaningful life. We embrace new systems and practices to cultivate more satisfaction, growth, and clarity within our lives. 

opportunities to reflect and express the human experience, society, and culture. 

We                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                break down barriers, create community, and live life doing what we love. The Rustic Newbie is here to support you on your journey as you evolve into the person you were always meant to be!

"Greatness can be captured in one word: lifestyle. Life is God's gift to you, style is what you make of it."
-~ Mae Jemison 

About the Author


Hi, I'm A. Europa I am a mom, artist, and educator. As a lifestyle blogger - vlogger, I aim to create a space where women can connect and inspire each other. Join me as I explore the intricacies of everyday life and share my experiences with you. Let's embark on this exciting journey together!

  • my faith: I'm currently building a relationship with Christ

  • my personality: (ENFP-T) I'm extraverted, intuitive, imaginative, and a high achiever.

  • my city: Newark! Jersey born and raised. 

  • my culture: I'm a first gen Liberian American.

  • fave dessert: cheesecake 

  • fave film: Love Jones

  • my style: depends on how I'm feeling and where I'm going but I always keep it classy.

  • fave store: Barnes & Noble. 

  • fave season: Summer, summer, summer time! It's summertime!

  • simple pleasures: natural sunlight, stationary, the arts, soft blankets, hot tea. reading, directing, film + tv, nature, my family, and my bed :)

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