Post-Lent Lessons: 40 Days Without Meat

So, the Lenten season has come to a close. I had an amazing Easter last weekend, my older brother came back from college and surprised us in the morning before church! Hope you all had a great weekend, as well. Easter night I went to McDonalds & indulged in a chicken sandwich! I’m not a fast-food […]

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Bell Bottoms & Bodysuits

Sunday Funday, Gals! The one item that will make you perfectly on-trend for spring…flared jeans! Believe it or not, they are back and here to stay! Don’t get me wrong, I love my skinnies, but I was definitely missing the flare. Yes, ladies, the 70’s are back (*acting like I was alive then & knew […]

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Swinging into Spring

Long time no see readers! It’s my spring break, so I decided to take a “spring break” from social media and just disconnect myself form everything for a few days. I recently have been binge- buying spring and summer clothes, but it’s still COLD out! So, in my desperate need to wear my new purchases, […]

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Leopard is definitely a Neutral

Hey Readers . . . WOW, has this week been crazy, or what?! Midterms have taken over my life. Spring break can’t come soon enough. Sadly, I’m not traveling this spring, but I am starting a new job that I am so completely pumped about. God really does have a plan & it’s playing out […]

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Wrappin’ up winter, gettin’ ready for spring

This is one of my favorite outfits for “wrappin’ up winter, gettin’ ready for spring” kinda look. It is SOO beyond classic & classy! As you all know, Target is like my go-to for everything. I truly believe that walking into that store fixes all my problems…I need one within walking distance, please! I have […]

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Ditching the Dirt, Not Dishing It

Lent really just creeped up on me this year. I can’t believe Ash Wednesday is already today! Though it’s hard, fasting from things you love helps you become closer to God and helps you live a simpler life. Now, Lent isn’t all about giving up those simple pleasures. It’s a time for self reflection, an opportunity […]

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Floral Activewear

I just needed to share this sports bra & legging combo I found at Sears . . . once again! How adorable is it? A cute outfit makes me feel so much more confident in the gym—nothing wrong with that. The sides of the leggings, and the back & top of the bra, are all mesh. The front of […]

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Pink, Pink, Pink in The Gym

Like I’ve said before, having some new workout gear is honestly a wonderful motivator.  I’m usually one to buy my leggings/sports bras from TJMaxx, but I walked passed Sears at a nearby mall the other day, and I saw ADORABLE matching sets. I went back the next week to look around, and I fell in […]

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Forget the Count, Grab the Cape 

When it comes to outerwear, capes can bring a welcome dash of drama to an outfit.  Yes, I know all about the Superman and Count Dracula vibes…LOL. And yes, I know capes are not one of Donna Karan’s “seven easy pieces” essential for moving from the classroom to the boardroom.  But the flexibility and flair […]

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19 Lessons in 19 Years

There is nothing wrong with being confident.  Be comfortable in your own skin! Nobody was born confident—it’s  something we are all capable of doing. I’ve learned “It’s OKAY” to love myself. Walk into a room with your head held high, make eye contact when talking to others, & always dress to impress. Try to take advantage […]

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Fave Furry Sneakers

Wow, what a crazy past few days. School started again, and although people say “syllabus week” is easy, it’s super stressful trying to get into a routine and organize everything. I had a 7am class this morning & I thought it was going to be terrible! Turns out, I love that it was so early. Today […]

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The Forever Fashionable Faux Fur Vest

Hey, Readers! Over here in the Chicago area it’s been dark and gloomy, but that’s better than snow in my book. I have a ski trip this weekend with my best friend Dana (can’t wait to see you!) & I’m hoping it will be sunny & kinda warm. If the only snow we had were […]

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Floral Burgundy Dress

Can we just talk about Target for a second? I go into the store looking for one thing. I come out as the proud owner of aisles 2,7,& 13. I can’t help myself, I find THE best stuff there. For example: this dress and these booties! I’m obsessed with everything about this dress. The fit, length, colors, […]

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Note to Self: 2016

To be honest, 2016 flew by. I think the major reason it felt so short was because I had so much going on. Many personal milestones were met in the past 12 months. I gotta say, it was a great year! I graduated high school, finished my first college semester (with all A’s and B’s, […]

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My Christmas Attire 

That time of year has come when we see (and it seems like never-ending) tons of family and friends. The two questions I can always count on multiple people asking: How I did in school & do you have a boyfriend? I would rather just have them ask where I got my outfit. . . […]

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Leather on Leather on Leather

Sorry readers! I’ve been absent lately on the blog . . .  crazy finals. But my first semester has come to an end, and HELLO! A month & a half off school! . . . Starting a continuous cycle of work, gym, friends, shopping, & photoshoots.  Whatta life 🙂 I’ve been SOO into black leather […]

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Through the Eyes of an Alpha Female

For those of you who don’t know me, after reading this you will probably feel closer to me than ever before.  LOL. Some of you will relate, and some of you will realize we are total opposites–and that’s OK! Being an Alpha Female is pretty awesome, for the most part. I would know this because, […]

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