Archive for May, 2014

Wednesday Wisdom: My Mission in Life is Not Merely to Survive…

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Tweet Maya Angelou passed away today at 86, so I thought why not celebrate the life and talent one of my personal all-time favorite writers with today’s Wednesday Wisdom.   I think this particular quote sums up Angelou’s life perfectly.  If her mission in life was to “thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, […]

And My Love Affair With Target Continues with This Printed Skirt…

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Tweet Old Oxford Shirt (similar) | Merona Skirt (Target, $22.99) | Zara Pumps (old, similar) | Sole Society Bag (sold out, similar) | Kenneth Cole Sunnies via Marshall’s (similar) | Charming Charlie Necklace (on clearance in store, also love this one) Dear Target, This is why I walk in to buy toilet paper and toothpaste, […]

Gillette Venus + The Fashionista Next Door: Top 5 Leg Baring Must Haves For Summer!

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Tweet This post is brought to you by Gillette® Venus®.  All opinions are my own, and always honest. It’s leg baring season, ladies.  As you’ve probably noticed, I’ve been showing a lotta leg in my recent posts, and all that leg action means my razor has been working overtime.  You guys know that my legs […]

A Classic White Button Up…

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Tweet Forever 21 Men’s Shirt (old, similar here, here, and here) | GAP Jeans (available lighter wash and high waisted versions, or similar at Old Navy) | J. Renee Bazuka Pumps ($59.95, DSW) | JustFab “Industry” Bag ($39.95) | BaubleBar Opal Galactic Earrings ($38) | Lips: Maybelline Color Elixir in ‘Signature Scarlet’ Admittedly, I am a sucker for prints and […]

Red Stripe…

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Tweet Forever 21 Dress (sold out, love this floral pleated fit & flare for only $18) | Old ShoeDazzle Sandals (similar and gorgeous) | JustFab “Industry” Satchel ($39.95) | Necklace via Buffalo Exchange | Old Cuff  Bracelet via Macy’s (similar) No time to ramble today.  Woke up late, and I have to sign into work in 10 […]

Reviving My Third Day Hair with Frizz Ease…

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Tweet Happy day-before-Friday!! So, this is my second #DownFor30 post with Frizz Ease.  Continuing our conversation from last week, the challenge with wearing my hair down every day is lack of time for styling, especially a few days after I’ve washed my hair when my hair starts to get super frizzy.  That’s when I usually […]

Warm Weather Leather…

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Tweet Warm weather leather has been a big trend for the past few years, but let’s be honest…this is a regional trend.  Lol.  The window of opportunity for warm weather leather in Atlanta is super short.  In April and early May, you can get away with it because the weather is warm, but you’ve still […]

Wednesday Wisdom: I’ve Got 99 Problems and 86 of Them Are Completely Made Up…

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Tweet This quote just made me chuckle.  You guys don’t know this about me…but Fab and my mom will tell you, I am one of those people that completely stresses out about every. little. thing.  Literally, I am always stressed…I’m kind of a control freak…ya know, I don’t like feeling out of control of any […]

Saturday Brunch at Folk Art

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Tweet Saturday, Fab and I met up with some friends for brunch.  This is starting to become our Saturday ritual, actually.  Ooooh! maybe we should start a brunch club, and I can write about all my fave spots in Atlanta here on the blog?  That would drive Fab CRAZY.  Lol!  He hates when I take pictures […]

My Yellow Striped Pumps Are Back in Stock at DSW!

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Tweet So, as I was browsing DSW’s website in preparation for my $250 DSW gift card giveaway (ends Sunday!), I stumbled upon my J. Renee ‘Bazuka’ yellow striped bow-back pumps…they were back in stock in all three colors! Whaaaat? I got super excited because 1) I didn’t get the black and white before they sold out […]

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