3 Ways to Wear All Black That Are Far From Boring – Look #1

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Happy Monday! This week, we’re gonna kick off a three day series on how to wear all black.  When all else fails, an all black ensemble is always a chic option.  Now personally, I don’t think all black is boring at all, but the key toadding visual interest is texture, texture, texture.  For my first […]

Inspired by The Grammys!

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Happy day before Friday!! Once again, I’m teaming up with Glam and Discover Card to bring you a another red carpet inspired look.  Of course, the Grammys were this past Sunday and we’ve all been buzzing about our favorite looks.  Now, you may recall that I started with a $150 budget for my Golden Globes inspired […]

Wednesday Wisdom: I Will Be Grateful…

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  The last 24 – 36 hours in Atlanta have been grueling and full of uncertainty.  When I woke up at 5am to see that the roads were still gridlocked with stranded motorists being forced to sleep in their cars in below freezing temps…children stuck at school, and even worse, stuck on schoolbuses…my heart was […]

Style Challenge: Fit Style Meets Street Style at Athleta!

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Alright y’all, the new year is in full swing. Can you believe February is only 2 days away?  That’s crazy.  Weren’t we just celebrating Christmas like last week? Anyway, with the new year comes New Year’s Resolutions, and for many of us getting fit is on that list of goals for 2014.    Those of […]

I Have a Thing for Single Sole Pointy Toe Pumps….

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They’re just so sexy, and they make your legs look great! Wouldn’t you agree? I recently picked up two new pairs of pumps that I’d been eyeing on ShoeDazzle.  I honestly don’t know why I waited so long to buy them.  They arrived last week, and they are even cuter in person (and on my […]

Pink Coat

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In case you haven’t noticed, pink coats are really having a moment.  I mean, I’m pretty sure you can’t call yourself a fashion blogger if you don’t have one…just kidding! But, I’m sure my fellow bloggers feel me.   When something is really hot in the blogiverse, and you start to see EVERYBODY with it…do […]

Go #Curly2Straight with Motions Straight Finish! (Giveaway!!!)

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Happy Friday, Ladies!!! Just when I thought I’d be back to my regular posting schedule…BAM!! Four 12 hour work days in a row….and BOOM!! I’m headed back out of town for two more weeks! Le sigh.  I won’t complain…I’m just happy to have a job.  Lol! Anyway, in the midst of my busyness, I managed […]

The Coziest Poncho Ever…

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My friends, I’m  baaaaack! I have to apologize for the unannounced blogging break.  Those of you who have been reading my blog a while know that my day job has a conference twice a year that pretty much consumes my life for 1 – 2 months.  For the past few years, I’ve reached out to […]

Inspired by the Golden Globes!

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It’s awards season!! Of course, I love seeing what everyone wears on the red carpet, but let’s be honest…when is the next time I’m gonna find myself on a red carpet wearing a formal gown? Unfortunately, no time soon. Lol!  So, when it comes to red carpet inspiration, it’s all about taking your favorite red […]

Winter Garden

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Who says you can’t wear floral prints in winter? Not I! A floral frock in deep jewel tones accessorized with leather and lace are a wintry math made in heaven, if you ask me.  You may recall this awesome dress from this post from last spring, where I wore it bare legs and a pair […]