Weekend Wear – Sheer Dress

| Dress – F21 | Faux Suede Jacket – F21 | Jeans – Oldnavy | Wedges – Nine West | It wasn’t too long ago that I was sharing this post about being lady-like and wearing proper undergarments.  Here I am now showing off my undergarments in public, again! If you follow me on Instagram then you know that I started indulging in the sheer dress trend last June.  I tested the waters by wearing this crochet dress to a South Beach event without the slip, check it out here. Grown Folks Clothes When I first saw the sheer dress trend I knew it wasn’t for me.  I mean really, where the heck would I wear a sheer dress? Over time it grew on me and before I knew I had collected a few that were just sitting in my closet waiting to be worn. Of course, living in Miami…

Weekend Wear: $5 Thrift Store Find

| Dress – Thrifted | Sandals – Payless | Spotting a Gem Thrift stores hold so many hidden treasures.  I can’t tell you the countless affordable, high quality and unique items I’ve scored from thrift stores.  My latest fantastic find was this $5 maxi dress.  Can you believe it? I spotted it at the Goodwill on the returns rack after I came out the dressing room. It was just hanging there all by its self.  I couldn’t believe that someone had passed up this dress, let alone donated it.  Of course, the same thing can be said about all of the items I’ve donated, lol. I once donated my unworn wedding dress, tags still attached (long story). Dramatic Maxi Dresses This was my first time thrifting a maxi dress and it turned out to be an amazing score.  I have an absolute love for dramatic maxi dresses and this one…

5 Ways to Jump Start Your New Year Goals

I am not one to make resolutions for the New Year, instead, I set specific goals and accomplishments.  The first half of this year is dedicated to my health/wellness, home/physical environment and personal growth/development, check out my six-month plan here.  Goal-setting is just one part of the process.  Now it’s time to put everything into action. Below are a few old habits that have helped me focus in the past and few new ones I plan to take on. Keep a Journal –  I’ve been journaling since I was 17 and each New Year I start with a fresh journal.  As a child, I wasn’t encouraged to express my feelings. Journaling became my way to release and process my thoughts and feelings. Writing has got me through some really difficult times.  Journaling definitely helps me stay focused and balanced.  It’s also the perfect way to keep up with my progress…

You guys did miss me! Thank you for all the comments and emails I received on my last post.  Y’all are the best. New Job, Who Dis? In my last post, I mentioned I started a new job over the summer.  My new position is very fast-paced and keeps me…

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