You’re Stronger Than You Think

A year ago my small intestines were suffocating my colon. The type of obstruction I had is common in infants and the elderly (as you have noticed, I am neither). I’ve had surgery before but this time was different. There was no planning or preparation. I had to lean on God like I’ve never done before. There were times in the hospital when I just felt so calm. It was a peace that couldn’t be explained in a situation like this and I know it was nobody but Him! I’m blessed by His love and healing power. He blessed me with an awesome support system that I couldn’t have even imagined. Some people took the time to see me while I basically slept lol. But your support meant everything to me. They usually give a recovery time of a year to recover. So today we conquered Crowders Mountain to celebrate. 

I don’t know what you’re going through but I just wanted to remind you that you’re stronger than you think. So many times we get caught up in the situation that we forget just how strong we already are. For me, I know my strength comes from God. Focus on your strength and know that your future is so bright!

My Fall Wishlist ðŸ‚

My Fall Wishlist 🍂
I’ve mentioned that fall is my favorite season before so I can’t help but dream about the cooler temperatures, apple cider drinks and college football games that will soon be upon us. Here’s a list of a few pieces I’m dreaming about for fall: 
1. Trench Coat
2. Off the Shoulders Sweater
3. Wide-legged Jeans
4. A Structured Brown Bag
5. Printed Boots
6. Sparkling Boots 😜

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Acne Studios jumper top
$395 –

French Connection wide leg blue jeans
$83 –

Just Cavalli glitter ankle boots
$475 –

How to:Wear Casual Wear


I hope you all had a great weekend! I spent Saturday helping a friend who is about to get married gather fabric swatches. We visited as many florists around the city that we could as well. By the time Sunday rolled around, I was exhausted to say the least! It was definitely a casual day for me. My version of casual is a comfy t-shirt and a pair of stretchy dark denim jeans.  My casual outfit doesn’t vary too much during the fall and winter. During those seasons, I throw on an over-sized sweater and pair it with my military boots. Sometimes, simplicity is all you need. Here are the details on my outfit:


Shirt-Forever21 Men

Sandals-Payless Shoes


Inspire and be Inspired


I hope you all have had a great weekend! On Sunday nights, I always like to prep myself for the week ahead. Sometimes, that can be a hard task though. Staying motivated and inspired can be a lot of work. I have a goal book (I’ve featured it on Snapchat before) that has photos and inspirational quotes that help to keep me inspired. As a creative person, I think it’s so important to be able to inspire yourself in order to inspire others.

I’m curious. How do you inspire yourself? Do you have a killer song you listen to? Or is it a sentimental photo you keep in your wallet. Comment below, I’d love to hear from you.

T-Shirt: Marshalls


Sandals: Old Navy



How To: Wear Gladiators

Happy Sunday!

Is it me, or does it seem like the summer is flying by? I know we have several weeks left of summer but as I’m seeing more ads for fall fashion, I’m getting a little anxious of letting summer go. I’m trying to squeeze in every last summer outfit that I can. Today I wanted to wear one of my favorite summer staples: gladiators. Gladiators are so fun to wear. I always suggest wearing gladiators with an outfit that shows some of your leg. It helps to elongate the leg line and makes you appear taller.   Here’s how I wore a pair of mine:

Romper: New York & Company

Tank Top: Marshalls

Necklace: Express

Gladiators: ShoeDazzle


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How to: Wear Summer Florals


I love wearing florals, especially during the summer season. Sometimes florals, or prints in general, can be overwhelming. If you agree with that, I always suggest to break up the print. For example, instead of wearing a fully printed dress try to wear a floral top and jeans or a solid shirt with a floral printed skirt. You get the jest of it. Don’t let florals overwhelm you! Here’s an example of how I wore a floral printed skirt this weekend. 

Skirt: Target

Shirt: Target

Shoes: Nine West