How to Survive a Long Distance Relationship!

As creepy as it sounds, when he is not looking I am watching him.  I watch him walk away and can’t help but stare at his cute butt as he unconsciously struts his stuff. I watch him when he interacts … Continue reading

Easy Veterans Day Brunch

I am lucky to have all my family together on this day of remembrance!  I couldn’t help but treat them to a lovely family brunch of chicken and waffles. This is a slightly different twist to your momma’s recipe.  Check … Continue reading

A Glass of Water

I had a wonderful weekend and I will post more about it later this week.  I wanted this post to focus on my one-on-one interaction with my best friend, lover, and boyfriend Jason Wood.  Our relationship came to be by accident. … Continue reading

Parent’s First Day of School

(This is dedicated to all adults with a child they are raising) I’m staring at my daughter today. She is such a beauty, unique style; I can stare at her forever. I admire her spirit so much. I am truly … Continue reading

Be Careful What You Wish For…

I had a different topic to write about, but then decided that since this was stuck in my brain; this was a perfect place to start. First, let me introduce myself…Hi my name is Mercia Cummings. I am a Mom … Continue reading

Winter Storm and PJs

ink inside out-anna castillo-Motherhood-Winter Storm and PJs-January 2014

Okay… so what a glorious day!  Snowed in and loving it!  Confession: Yesterday I got everything done…except the workout!  BOO!  I wanted to ensure I got what I needed done for work before bed after cleaning up the house.  I … Continue reading

Feeling Good

ink inside out-anna castillo-Motherhood-Feeling Good-January 2014

It has been 9 months since I decided to start this blog and I am so grateful for the support.  This past week was pretty interesting.  I learned a lot about people.  Some things good, some bad.  The military has … Continue reading

Not in My Family! Innocence Gone?

ink inside out-anna castillo-Motherhood-Not In My Family-September 2013

Believe it or not it could happen to you too! I knew this time would come sooner than later.  (deep breath)  For almost two years I have tried my best to continue life with a smile on my face…joking and … Continue reading

Go! Go! Stop!

ink inside out-anna castillo-beauty-go! go! stop!-June 2013

This weekend I decided to take time for me. With all the demands of my work life and business I needed a moment to reconnect!  I live on a lake now and I must say…I now realize what I have … Continue reading

What is the definition of Motherhood?

inkinsideout-anna castillo-motherhood-motherhood-may-2013

On behalf of Anna Castillo and the INK… Cosmetics LLC team, I just want to drop a quick line to welcome you to our NEW inkinsideout.com blog!  Along with our new launch, we are also focusing on product development, scheduling, … Continue reading