I AM NOT SORRY… for being me. What does that mean you ask?
I am not sorry for:
Being the best Mom that I know how to be; having open and honest communication with my son
Being a hopeless romantic; loving with my entire heart and putting my all into my relationsship
Working hard to have the things that we need and want but not always being in love with having to go to work
Standing up for the things that I believe are correct
Wanting a new “life experience” & hoping to move to the West Coast
Loving my family but knowing that it is time to “live” for me
For doing 90% of my shopping at thrift stores and online boutiques & closet sales – I just cannot seem to want to pay full price for clothing and accessories. You just get so much more for your money
For being ME – I have come to love myself which allows me to love unconditionally
Tonight I had a movie date with my son to see Penguins of Madagascar. I wanted to be comfortable and relaxed so I opted for a graphic sweatshirt & jeans with the black jacket and silver scarf. The movie was great. Below are options on styling the outfit for a easy, breezy early evening outing.
Graphic Tee – Forever 21
Teal Faux Leather Jacket – Forever 21
Black Faux Leather Jacket – Forever 21
Black Skinny Jeans – Forever 21
Lace up boots – Bee Fly
Accessories – from cloest sales and gifted
Purple and Silver Scarves – thrifted
I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE COLORS!!! A weekend date night is a great time to wear colors to express your true self. Pairing the colors with black and white accent pieces are a great way to make a bold statement!
Today I stepped out to The Shopaholic Suite event that was hosted by Kim of Curvy CEO in Silver Spring, MD. The event was amazing – you do not know what you missed out on, if you were not there! Not only did I get to find some statement pieces for my wardrobe, but I met some really amazing people – More about the event in the next post.
Since I was stepping out to a shopping event, I wanted to be super comfortable so I chose to be Curvy & Twisted:
Oh, how how I LOVE animal prints! I love the way that they can be the main statement piece of your outfit or the best supporting accessory. Animal prints have been around as long as I can remember and it does not seem that they are going any where any time soon.
I am trying to decide which type of animal print shoe I need for the fall. Which one should I add to my wardrobe?
I know there is much discussion over to do the BIG CHOP or not. I have been natural for 2 years and during my transition period I got so tired of trying to deal with the 2 textures – the new growth of natural hair and the old relaxed, straggly hair that was just hanging out on my ends. I was hard to create a decent hair style with these 2 textures so one day I cut about 80% of the relaxer off but I was scared to cut it any shorter. About two weeks went by and I decided why not – so I did! It was the best thing I ever did for my hair. Finally getting rid of all of the relaxer made me feel free! I wanted to shout from the mountain top that all of the creamy crack was gone.
Everyone has to do what is best for them but for me it was the BIG CHOP all the way!
My name is Yani and I am brand new to the blogging scene. I am starting this blog to share my thoughts on natural hair, being curvaceous, finding style bargains in thrift stores or flea markets, weight loss (or lack there of), my love of food, which could be the problem with the weight loss and just my random thoughts on anything that may pop into my mind.
I currently reside in Capitol Heights, MD. I am the mother of just one 10 year old boy who is the love of my life. I am recently engaged so I will not be offering any dating advice but I may give my thoughts on how to keep a relationship going.
I am a very simple woman that likes to keep as many “coins” in my pocket as possible. So I will share some of my frugal ways with you in hopes to keep the “coins” in your pocket too.
So sit back, relax, read, make comments and please share this blog with your friends!