Rest In Fashion or Rise From The Dead

10.28.2013


This is a favorite shirt of mine.  I like it because it combines two of my favorite things. Stripes and sequence. Although I've had this item for a few years now I hate to part with it. So when one day I was being careless with a pair of scissors a terrible accident happened. I unknowingly cut a hole in it. :(


I didn't want to let  my shirt go, but had to make the decision. Let it go in the trash or become the mad seamstress and bring it back to life by repairing it.  I chose to repair it. And it had to be discreet, so sewing it closed was out. I opted to glue it with fabric glue.




Voila! And it lives to be worn another day. 


Til next time

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A Mani for a cure

10.22.2013

This is the mani I will be rocking for the rest of the month in support of breast cancer awareness. Why didn't I think of this sooner? Yep, October has almost come to a close. 





Til next time

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Soul Anchored

10.21.2013

I had the need to create something. So last night I painted this anchor.  I had plans to add the affirmation "Hope anchors the soul", but then another idea came to mind. 


I had this really cool soul sticker. And wanted to use it.  It started off white but, I painted it turquoise.  It also has glitter so it has texture to it. I just wish it was a little bigger.


A song that I'm very fond of came to mind and so I added this. 



And voila! I'm not sure where I'll hang it but I love it.


  Here is the song that partly inspired me. Enjoy.



Til next time

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A bag from Target

10.17.2013

I need this bag in my life.  I'm on the job search and need a bag that says professional.  I think this is it.

Target bag $39.99

Til' next time

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Thought: Purpose For The Day

10.17.2013

I woke up this morning, thank you Jesus, with the feeling of purpose.  Merriam Webster defines purpose as follows

: the reason why something is done or used : the aim or intention of something
: the feeling of being determined to do or achieve something
: the aim or goal of a person : what a person is trying to do, become, etc.
Although each definition applies to what I want to say, for me, definition number two hit how I feel on the nose exactly.  I woke up this morning feeling determined to achieve.   For some, you haven't achieved anything if it isn't something big. And you don't have purpose unless your saving the world, etc. But today, for me, it was the many little things. I woke up this morning and fulfilled my purpose for the day.  

So what brought on this feeling of purpose? Someone telling me like it T I is.  It's funny the things that resonate with you and changes things. It was almost like a ah moment.  

It is not my purpose to save the world, but it is my purpose to be a great mother.
It is not my purpose to save the world, but it is my purpose to share with you all.
It is not my purpose to save the world, but it is my purpose to be the best me I can be.
It is not my purpose to save the world, but it is my purpose to not quit. 

Til next time

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Just A Quote

10.16.2013

The truth is not always beautiful, nor beautiful words the truth.
-Lao Tzu

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Books: What I'm Reading Now

10.11.2013

So another thing about fall that I love is cuddling up with a good book. I don't know why but more often than not I end up with a book that takes place in an earlier time period.  Civil rights movement, slavery, and some time current.  They also are often Christian based fiction. I don't know, that's just what seems to hook me in. Although this time around moments in history, humor and love stories have been the theme. So here is what I've been reading.

I love this writing team.  Their books are always humorous, witty, and they always have a great message in the end. 

This was my first read by this author and it took me a while to get into it.  But once I got into I was in. This book was full of surprises and history. Also a love story. 

I've read all her books up to this one and I have enjoyed each and every one of them.  I love the way you can pick up on a story from one of her last books, and it's like you just read it yesterday. So even though the last book of her's that I read was summer of 2012, I was able to pick up this book and everything just came pouring back.

I just began reading the last book this week, but I also have these two book on my to read list.



Have you been reading anything good lately? Do tell, I'm always looking to broaden my horizons.

Til' next time

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Not Committed: Tattoos Vol 2

10.11.2013

Well in my last Not Committed: Tattoo post I told you that I had more ideas. Today I wanted to share a different placement of a tattoo if I ever were to get one. 



I would get a shoulder tattoo, I think wearing them with off the shoulder tops looks soo girly.  And I felt a little more girly while wearing this one.  Still more to come.

Til' next time.


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Shopping: Nai's Funky Finds

10.08.2013

Loving my jewelry picks from Nai's Funky Finds. Especially the cross earrings. Thank you Nai.  Check her out. 


Til' next time.

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Life: Couponin

10.08.2013


So I can't help but notice that my grocery bill has been increasing as of lately.  So to help keep cost down I've decided to get into the couponin game.  I've visited sites like coupon.com and clipped a few so far.  I plan on hitting the store tomorrow. I'm curious to see how big of a difference it makes.  

P.S. I don't believe that couponin is a word, but I'm using it anyway. lol

Do you coupon? Any tips?

Til' next time

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Faithful Friday

10.04.2013



So grateful for the Lords faithfulness. His mercies are new every morning, yet He is the same yesterday, today, and forever more.  Isn't that amazing!


Have a great weekend! Til' next time

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Small Haul: JCP

10.03.2013

A small haul from JCP.  I had a $10 off coupon that I couldn't let go to waste. So here are a few pieces that I picked up.

I love this skirt. And can't wait to wear it. It reminds me of a kaleidoscope


And I found some reasonable faux leather leggings. They look great on me.


Last but not least I been on the look out for a denim top. I like this one cause you can wear the sleeves up or down. 


Well that's all folks.  Til' next time.

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Not Committed: Tattoos

10.02.2013



What you are looking at is my foot. And a faux tattoo of a rose. I have mixed feelings about tattoos.  Some I see are beautiful and then there are some that are just ugly and look all over the place.  I also have my opinions of women and tattoos.  Some are cute and look classy. And then again some go over board to the point that it looks over done and mannish.  Sorry tattoo lovers but I had to say it. 




Although I'm not totally against tattoos, I think it's your body and you have to live with it. I, myself wouldn't go the permanent route, I would do as I've done above and apply faux tattoos.  Just to spice things up a bit. I chose the foot because I like the way the tattoo is displayed with a cute shoe. I have some other ideas that I will share in another post. I didn't want to apply to many at once. But I thought this would be fun. 




Is there anything that you like the look of, but don't want to commit to permanently, so you go the faux route? 

Til' next post,

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October is it you

10.01.2013

Ok, so it is so. October is here. And no chill in the air. No fallen leaves, stylish jackets or sweaters. Fall in Arizona sucks. lol.  Fall is my favorite season and I can't experience it the way that it should be.  So here I sit in 83 degree weather, wishing for a chill in the air. Hope we get a drop in temperatures soon.  


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