What I Wore – The American Dream

2014,July 3
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I Am The American Dream tee (c/o Marshalls) | CYNTHIA Cynthia Rowley White Jeans (c/o Belk) | Guess Sandals (c/o Marshalls) Anne Klein Handbag (c/o Marshalls) | Earrings (Tiffany & Co.)   Happy Birthday, America!  *throws the confetti*  There's nothing like the 4th of July, the World Cup, and events like that to bring out our patriotism.  We really are blessed to live in this great country.  *cues "Proud To Be An American"*   I found this great tee at Marshalls last summer and I think it's the perfect shirt to wear on Independence Day.  I mean, what exactly is "the American Dream?"  Most people think of it as being married, having 2.5 Read More ...

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What I Wore – Summer Concert

2014,June 26
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Today Was A Good Day Tee (c/o Marshalls) | Lucky Brand Camo Shorts (c/o Marshalls) | Guess Sandals (c/o Marshalls) Clutch (Target) | Snake Ring (Old Navy) | Watch (c/o Timex)   This summer I'm heading to Atlanta to see Beyoncé and Jay-Z in the On The Run Tour!  I.  Can't.  Wait.  If you remember, I saw Beyoncé last summer during The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour.  This will be my third time seeing Beyoncé in concert and I get just as excited each time.  This will be my first time seeing Jay-Z so I'm pretty excited about seeing them together.   Ever since we bought the concert tickets during the presale, I've been thinking Read More ...

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Dr. Travis Stork For Crest Pro-Health

2014,June 25
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Saturday I had the opportunity to attend the Shape Magazine Diva Dash at Riverbend Farm in Midland, NC.  Thanks to Crest and Crest Pro-Health I had the pleasure of meeting and interviewing Dr. Travis Stork from the TV Show The Doctors.  Dr. Stork has partnered with Crest to discuss how oral care is an important part of your overall health.  So, I sat down with Dr. Stork to ask him a few questions about oral care and the new Crest Pro-Health Tartar Protection.   As a person with diabetes, can you tell me the importance of good oral care for people with the disease?   Although we're still learning how Read More ...

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What I Wore – Summer Party

2014,June 19
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crown & ivy Paradise Found Tie Back Strappy Printed Dress (c/o Belk) | Sandals (c/o Marshalls) | Ralph Lauren Clutch (c/o Marshalls) Pearl Necklace (The Limited) | Bracelets (The Limited) | Bow Ring (Old Navy)   Memorial Day Unofficial Start of Summer Party.  Summer Block Party.  Fourth of July.  Family Reunion.  Labor Day End of Summer Party. There are so many reasons to have a party during the summer.  People usually look for any excuse to fire up the grill, slice the watermelon, make homemade ice cream, break out the deck of cards and board games, set up the volleyball and badminton net, put on swimsuits, and invite family, neighbors, and friends over for a good Read More ...

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What I Wore – Sunday Brunch + $75 Belk Gift Card Giveaway

2014,June 16
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crown and ivy Seaside Striped Skater Dress (c/o Belk) | Belt (The Limited) | Ralph Lauren Clutch (c/o Marshalls) | Necklace (The Limited) Cynthia Rowley Bracelet (c/o Belk) | Bow Ring (Old Navy) | Nine West Sandals (c/o Marshalls)   The perfect Sunday for me is going to an early morning church service and then meeting up with family and/or friends for brunch.  Brunch has easily because one of the most popular meals of the day, because brunch really means you can take many of your favorite foods and have them together in one meal – chicken and waffle, fish and grits, bacon, fruit, potatoes, croissants, muffins, and so much more.   Brunch on Sundays should Read More ...

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What’s In My Bag – Weekend Getaway

2014,June 13
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Green Ralph Lauren Tote (c/o Marshalls) | Steve Madden Flat Sandals (c/o Marshalls) | Steve Madden Sunglasses (c/o Marshalls) The Fault In Our Stars (c/o Marshalls) | Journal (c/o Marshalls) | Duracell Battery (c/o Marshalls) Chipins (c/o Marshalls) | OPI Nail Polish (c/o Marshalls)   Whether I'm catching a flight or packing up the car for a road trip, I always pack a "carry-on bag" with some easy-to-get-to essentials.  I'm going to show you What's In My Weekend Getaway Bag, but, first, the bag itself – a green Ralph Lauren Leighton Shopper Tote.  A nice, green bag has been on my wish list for a couple of months and with this bag not only do you Read More ...

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What I Wore – Weekend Getaway

2014,June 12
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crown & ivy Paradise Found Solid Ruffle Bandeaux Top (c/o Belk) | crown & ivy Seersucker Clean Ankle Pant (c/o Belk) | Cynthia Rowley Navy Bracelet (c/o Belk) | Floral Heels (Payless) | Ralph Lauren Tote (c/o Marshalls) Love Necklace (Old Navy) | Bow Bracelet and Ring (Old Navy)   All I want to do during the summer is take weekend getaways.  Whether it's catching a flight to Puerto Rico or hitting the road to Atlanta, I'm all about travel during the summer.  The perfect weekend getaway means no agenda, no itinerary, and no alarm clocks.  It's about getting away from the normal Monday through Friday life, relaxing, and going with the flow.   Whenever I fly, Read More ...

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What I Wore – Summer Street Festival

2014,June 5
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Cities Tee (c/o Marshalls) | Skirt (INC/Macy's – old) | Sandals (Steve Madden c/o Marshalls) Crossbody Bag (Franco Sarto/Marshalls) | Necklace (Target) | Sunglasses (Steve Madden c/o Marshalls)   This look is exactly what I imagine that I will wear to one of the upcoming summer street festivals – either the Taste of Charlotte or if I can get away to Atlanta later this summer, I might wear it to the Atlanta Street Food Festival in July.  If you're in the Atlanta area, you must check out this festival.  My AKA line sister, Alisha, is the co-creator of this festival and several others, and it's been a huge success in the past.   I Read More ...

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What I Wore – Zoya Nude Nail Polish

2014,June 3
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By no means am I a beauty blogger or beauty expert.  My beauty routine is pretty simple and I stick with what I like.  However, when I'm given the opportunity to try something new (particularly for free), I'm game.  Recently I receive a Klout perk from People magazine.  I've started receiving People in the mail for x number of months (I can't remember if it's 3 or 6 months) and they made me a People VIP.  As a VIP I received a "box" from People and one of the items in the box was a bottle of Zoya nail polish in a nude color called Rue.   I tested it Read More ...

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Gameday Runway Necklaces

2014,May 29
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My fellow sports and fashion bloggers at Gameday Runway recently opened a new online boutique called the Trendzone Boutique and they sent me one of the featured pieces - the gold football necklace.  If you're like me and wear your heart on your sleeve when it comes to your favorite team or sport, then you will want to wear one of their necklaces around your neck.     All of their current designs come in gold and silver:   Gold Longhorn Necklace   SIlver Red Wolf Necklace   Gold Razorback Necklace   SIlver Elephant Necklace   Gold Baseball Necklace   These necklaces are so me.  It's a cute accessory to add not just Read More ...

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