Orange You Happy

2015,April 13
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Philosophy blouse: c/o Marshalls Pencil skirt: c/o Marshalls BCBGeneration heels: DSW Cork clutch: Just Fab Location: NoDa (Charlotte) Photography: Lindsay Wynne Photography   I have had the best shopping luck lately!  Take this look for instance.  I found this blouse and skirt at Marshalls a couple of weeks ago.  I tried this blouse on with jeans and with this skirt, and while it looks great with both, with this skirt you get the perfect outfit.  Why is it perfect, you ask?  When I was thinking of what to write about this look, I thought this could be a great date night look.  Then I thought office to happy hour look. Read More ...

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Glacier Gray

2015,April 6
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Blouse: c/o Marshalls Jeans: c/o Marshalls Zigi Soho heels: c/o Off Broadway Shoe Warehouse Clutch: c/o Marshalls Necklace: c/o Rocksbox Betsey Johnson earrings: Belk Location: Plaza Midwood (Charlotte) Photography: Maya Elious    I was a little too excited to do some spring shopping recently.  Spring has easily become my favorite season.  I had two specific things that were at the top of my shopping list – jeans and tops.  Was I successful?  Check and check.  Don't you love when that happens?  And when I tell you that I love the looks I put together (also see Oh, Happy Day post), I mean I LOVE them, so don't say that I Read More ...

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Nautical Stripes

2015,March 30
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Dress: c/o Marshalls Blazer: The Limited Heels: Payless Handbag: c/o Marshalls Belt: The Limited Location: Plaza Midwood (Charlotte) Photography: Maya Elious   When I was little my Mom would always buy me and my sister new dresses for Easter.  As an adult, I cannot tell you the last time I bought myself a new Easter dress, if ever.  This year I will spend Easter weekend in Atlanta visiting friends, so I want to wear a dress that's easy for packing, that I can dress up for church, and that I can dress down for the rest of the day (and that will be comfortable for my drive back to Charlotte). Read More ...

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2015,March 26
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  Back at the end of 2014 I learned about a company called ClassPass.  What's ClassPass you ask?  Only one of the best concepts to ever hit the workout scene.  ClassPass is a monthly membership to the best boutique fitness classes in your city!  For $79-99 per month depending on your city ($79 per month for Charlotte), you get unlimited classes to studios in the ClassPass network, but you can only visit a particular studio up to 3 times in a monthly cycle.  That means you can mix it up and not get in a rut of doing the same workout day after day and week after week.  There are tons Read More ...

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Oh, Happy Day!

2015,March 23
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Theory blouse: c/o Marshalls Rockstar jeans: Old Navy Steve Madden sandals: c/o Marshalls Necklace: c/o Belk Betsey Johnson earrings: Belk Bracelet: c/o Versona Accessories Cork handbag: Just Fab Location: Plaza Midwood (Charlotte) Photography: Maya Elious   The day I took these photos had to be the most perfect day ever.  Or at least this year.  The sun was shining, the temperature was in the mid-70s, and a nice, cool breeze was blowing.  My photographer and I hung out in the Plaza Midwood area of Charlotte where people were out walking their dogs, riding bicycles, having lunch outside, and strolling in and out of local shops.  I couldn't resist stopping at the King Read More ...

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Ladies’ Night By Mary Kay Andrews

2015,March 19
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Imagine that you're a full-time blogger on the rise.  Imagine that your husband has quit his job to work for your blog and brand handling the business aspect of the blog leaving you to focus on the content for the blog.  Now, imagine that the two of you separate and the next time you log in to your blog dashboard you find that your user name and password no longer work.  You call tech support and they inform you that the domain owner, your husband, has removed that user name from having access to the dashboard.  What do you do?   This is the setup in Ladies' Night by Mary Read More ...

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BET’s The Game – Episode 808 (Season 8 Finale)

2015,March 4
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Here's the recap of BET's The Game Episode 808 (Season 8 Finale): Tasha tells Blue that he has a big game tomorrow and it's showtime.  Tasha asks Jason if he's excited about the big game tomorrow.  Tasha tells him that Chardonnay is gone and went back to Fresno.  She tells him that once again he's run away her best friend.   Jason goes over plays with Blue and asks him how he's feeling.  Blue says not too good and he thinks Malik is trying to smash his girl.  He says he has a gut feeling.  Jason says Malik is an honest, upstanding dude.  Blue says he slept with the owners Read More ...

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Red Carpet + VIP Screening of Brotherly Love Starring Keke Palmer & Quincy Brown

2015,March 3
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Sunday, March 1, I had the opportunity to work the Red Carpet at the VIP Screening of Brotherly Love starring Keke Palmer, Quincy Brown, Romeo Miller, Cory Hardrict, Macy Gray, and more.  Lead stars Keke Palmer and Quincy Brown walked the red carpet prior to the screening of the movie and held a question and answer session immediately following the movie.  Romeo Miller was scheduled to attend, but had a dental emergency related to recently removed wisdom teeth.  Cast member Chris Jarell was also in attendance.    Home Depot's Retool Your School initiative sponsored the screening, which was held in Charlotte at Studio Movie Grill at the Epicentre.  Retool Your Read More ...

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What’s Making Me Happy

2015,March 2
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  Can you believe that it is already March?  This year is flying by and spring is just around the corner (I'm keeping my fingers crossed that spring temperatures come with it) and I cannot wait.  The thought of spring just makes me so happy, so I thought that I would share a few things that I'm loving and a few things that are making me happy right now.   This A. Bellucci leather tote courtesy of Marshalls.  I had been looking for the perfect white handbag and this is it!  It's made of genuine leather, so I know it will hold up when I put all of my stuff in Read More ...

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BET’s The Game – Episode 807

2015,February 25
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Here's this week's recap of BET's The Game Episode 807: Malik tells Jason to pop a pill one hour before sex and Kelly will think he's swinging a Louisville Slugger.  Jason says one of his sex rules is no pills.  He says they've never had problems in the bedroom.  Malik says Kelly is a very sexual woman and Jason doesn't know who Kelly has been getting it in with.  Jason accepts the pill. Tasha tells Blue he is sizzling on the field and he needs someone in his corner to make sure he's sizzling off the field too.  He says he was looking for a bigger management company.  Tasha says she Read More ...

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