The Wall Of Inspiration…

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Hello everyone, I wanted to take some time to share my latest project. When I first moved into my house, I knew I wanted to turn one bedroom into a dressing room. I accomplished that, but something was missing. When you first walk into the room, I wanted to be inspired. Hence, the wall of inspiration. I found the cutest wall decals from the dollar tree, so that was the start of it all. I stared at the wall daily, but it just wasn’t moving me.

So on that day, I decided I would go on a hunt for inspirational wall art. I found so many pieces to choose from, and it was all coming together as I envisioned it. I spent an entire day going from store to store. It was so much fun (happy dance) seeing all the beautiful pieces. For the first time in a while, I was shopping for something besides clothes… Although shopping for clothes really get me going, this project was taking me on a new high.

A few of the stores I found pieces at was Burlington, Hobby Lobby, Ross, Marshalls, HomeGoods and At Home. I was so ecstatic with the outcome, I have decided to do an inspirational wall over my bed.  I hope you love it just as much as I do. A few of the exact pieces are not available online, but I’m sharing a few that I know you will love. Now when anyone walks in the room, they will be inspired just as I am. Share some things that inspire you daily!

 

~Hugs and Kisses~

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She believed she could

She is clothed

Be brave

Life: It’s your story

Be your own kind of beautiful

Life doesn’t have to be perfect

Think like a lady

What she tackles

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cape Sweater Dress…

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Hello friends,

The excitement I felt when I put on this beautiful cape dress, I had to stop in to share. I had no idea that I would love this dress so much. As a women who loves Fashion, finding the right dress can change your entire outlook. This dress was no exception. The fit was perfect, as it hugged me in all the right places.

Lately, I’ve been doing a great deal of online shopping. It’s so easy to do, but sometimes it’s an epic fail. You just never know if the product is going to fit. Even though you may follow the size guide, there is still a chance the fit will be off. How about you, do you do more online shopping? For me, I will hold onto clothes that didn’t fit, yeah I know crazy. Whether it’s too big, or too small, I just don’t like returning anything.

Now back to our regularly scheduled program. This dress also came in black, I’m just sorry I didn’t order it. Enters my sad face, as both colors are sold out. I looked online everywhere for a dress similar, and unfortunately I couldn’t find one anywhere. I honestly found a gem with her, and everyone else must have too.

Being a petite woman, finding the right dress can sometime be challenging. I’m sure my petite woman can relate. Most of the models that are wearing the dresses are usually taller, so of course the look want be the same on me. In the words of Tim Gunn, I make it work. At the same time, I hope it doesn’t make me look frumpy.

I decided to pair the dress with my Calvin Klein boots, and my black tights. Adding my box bag, brought the entire look together. This box bag will add just the right amount of sass to any outfit. What do you think? It’s actually one of the best purchases I’ve made from Sam Moon. If you live in Houston, you really need to visit this store. The store is any girls dream. I’ll say it’s accessory heaven. All the pieces I’m wearing have been sold out online, however I’m sharing a few similar pieces I know you will love.

Until next time,

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Sweater dress here

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Calvin Klein boots

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It’s All In The Word…

 

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Happy New Year Friends,

As the new year approach, I knew I had to do something’s differently. When I look back at 2017, I realize there was no “Balance” in my life in regards to professional and personal. So yeah, that’s when it all clicked. My word for 2018, will be balance. This is probably going to be the hardest thing for me to accomplish, but I refuse not to succeed.

I spend about 50 hours a week working, and I give all of me to ensure I’m doing a great job. This is all I know, WORK! WORK! and more WORK. Well not this year. I will make time for the other things in my life that make me happy. It’s crazy, I get invited to outings often, but always seem to find a reason to opt out. The one reason I always use is, I’m tired. I thought about that long and hard, and ask myself how can you always be too tired to enjoy life, but not when you’re working.

Hence my word “BALANCE”

You know, I was having a great conversation with my mom, and she said, I need to treat my blog like my baby. No matter how tired you are, you still need to feed the baby. That really hit home for me, and solidified my word of the year balance. I purchased several planners, to help aide me in my quest to balance it all. As you know, Accountability is key, and writing everything down will ultimately keep me on task.

When I first started blogging, I knew others that worked full time and for the life of me couldn’t figure out how they balance it all. After many DM (direct messages) of me inquiring, the one thing that stood out was: Anything worth having, you will find the time to make it work no matter what. I love blogging it’s a creative outlet for me, and I want to ensure I’m providing the best content for my readers.

Lookout 2018, I’m about to take over. I plan to attend more blogger events. Do more collaborating with other bloggers. If I want my blog to really grow, I have to put the same amount of work into it, like I do with my day job. My blog is where I share my fashions, but I hope to inspire others to take risks with their fashions as I do.

Until next time,

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Statement Pearl Sleeve…

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Hello everyone, I know it’s been a minute since my last post. I still can’t believe Christmas is so close, I usually go all out this time of the year, but I’ve been working so much, haven’t had much time to do anything else. Trust me when I say, I’m pushing myself to get in the spirit of my favorite holiday. I actually finished my tree yesterday, and loved the outcome. Now it’s time to finish my dining room table.

So, I’m coming today to share the cutest sweater that is a must have. From the ruffle sleeves, to the pearl embellishments. This sweater will keep you stylish and warm all at the same time. I decided to pair it with denim jeans, and my nude OTK boots. Added a pop of red with the earrings, and opted for my newest black bag to complete the look. Are you loving the statement sleeve trend? This girl is definitely here for it… Until next time hugs and kisses.

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It’s All About The Wrap Dress…

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Can you believe it’s November 7th already? If you remember in my last post, I shared that Christmas is my favorite holiday. So guess what we are getting that much closer. Now that we’ve gotten that out the way, let’s talk about this cute black and white wrap dress. As women when you find a piece that’s very flattering like this dress, you must share it with everyone. Wrap dresses are petite friendly, and as a women standing 4’9 it just “WORKS”.

I purchased this dress from MetroStyle and this is the second piece I’ve purchased from them, and I’ve been very happy with the company so far. Although the dress is traditionally in color (black and white) can you see the design in it? Ladies, next time you’re out shopping, pick you up a wrap dress and thank me later. Wrap dresses have a way of hiding any lumps and bumps that you might not want showing. The material on the dress is soft to the touch. You can take this dress from work to a date night. You can even add a moto jacket for a more street style.

I decided to pair the dress with my white booties, the ones I have recently fallen in love with. I told you these boots will be in heavy rotation. I could have gone with a black bag, but I opted for a pop of pink, and I loved the look. In keeping with the color pink, my Austin earrings were a must. When these earrings came out, I knew I had to have every color. I told you all I’m so predictable when I find things I really like. Must have all colors. Hope you all have a wonderful day.

Until next time!

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Bag: Coach (old)

Earrings: Charming Charlie

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White Boot Trend…

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Hello everyone, I’m coming to you sharing my new love of the white boot trend. What’s funny is my mother said, if white boots were not trending you wouldn’t wear them. Well guess what she’s right! I don’t think I have ever own any white shoes. The look just never interest me. Wow… how time has changed, because they are the BOMB. I found these cute white boots from Target, yes Target. I feel they can be paired with almost anything. I opted for a cute dress that gave me a 70’s feel. So what do you think of this new white boot trend? FYI: I will be doing a three blog posts sharing my new found favorite.

Until next time,

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Single and Alone When All Your Friends Are In Relationships…

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This is probably the hardest post I will ever make, but here we go… It’s been six years since my last serious relationship, and at first I thought I was okay with that. Well lately I’ve been yearning to find someone to spend the rest of my life with. It’s that empty feeling, I feel sometimes. “Hard to face though” Now don’t get me wrong, I’ve gone on dates, but it never amounted to anything. Through this time, it has allowed me to work on me, so I can be the best I can be to my future King! I don’t want a man just for the sake of saying I have a man. My goal is, and has always been to have a man that will complete me.

In my quest for working on me I have also refrain from sexual intimacy. I know what you may be thinking, six years is a very long time, and OH it REALLY is. Well I suppose I put more focus on other things in my life that make me happy, and time just flew by. Trust me, I would love the opportunity to have the kind of intimacy that doesn’t end with my clothes off though. That’s very hard to find these days. I refuse to compromise myself just for that moment. I was asked by a friend don’t you like sex, my answer was of course I do. But… there is more to life than just the act itself. Can you Stimulate my mind?

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As I look back on how long it’s been, I said know way it’s been that long (trust me it really has) where did the time go. However, I don’t want to wait another six years. But, when I think about it, I have zero tolerance  for BS with men. Side note: it just might end up being another six years, but I hope not. Most of the men, I’ve come across lately don’t want to take the time to get to know you. What’s up with that?? I have people say you attract what you give out, what does that really mean? I carry myself like a lady, that deserves and want more.

The fact that I haven’t been in a relationship has also brought me closer to God, and the love I have for him is one that can’t be shaken. I pray daily, but I don’t ask God to send me a man. When it’s my time, it will happen and only then. Being single and alone doesn’t have to be a death sentence. I know that’s a hard pill to swallow, especially when you may see so many of your friends in successful relationships. And who likes being a third wheel, or the only single person at gatherings? So guess what, I will just continue attended events that don’t require a date. Now at the end of the day, I would be lying if I didn’t say I was a bit envious of those in happy relationship, but my time will come. Am I the only person left in this world thats single, I do feel that way sometime. You just never know what your friends or others have gone through that got them to that level of happiness. Focusing on YOU is key!

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As adults we have to make hard choices, and that means looking deep inside yourself to re-evaluate and regroup. I’m loving the WOMAN I’m becoming in this time though, and my King will love me too. In the end, I don’t need a lot to make me happy. So in essence, I do have a very fulfilling relationship, and it’s with the almighty God, he never lets me down. He accepts me with my flaws and all. He doesn’t judge me. He loves me unconditionally. He brings me the joy that I need, not what I want. I have always had faith, and believed in God, but during this time my relationship with him has truly evolved.

 If you are facing a similar situation, take this time to mediate and pray and know you are not alone. I say to all Women, don’t compromise who you are to be with a man just to say you have a man. YOU deserve more, and who doesn’t love a great love story. And always remember, being alone doesn’t mean lonely.
Until next time, have a great day!

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