Happy Halloween! 

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   I worked on Halloween so I celebrated over the weekend by going to a pumpkin patch. I had so much fun! At the pumpkin patch they not only had pumpkins but there was a corn maze, farm animals and apple cider. I’ll be honest, at first it felt awkward being that there were a lot of families there. I went with my sister and husband….and no kids. As I waited for a funnel cake surrounded by kids in costume, I realized that it’s okay to do something childlike every now and then. I think we all can agree that “adulting” can be hard and tiresome at times. When was the last time you did something childlike? Maybe it was playing a board game, building a fort in the living room or visiting a farm? 

I encourage you to try to find joy in the little things. Here are a few pictures from this past weekend: 


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How to: Rock a LBD 

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I hope your week is off to an awesome start. Over the weekend I went to a friend’s Engamenet Party. I rarely wear black. When I was younger, I thought I had to overcompensate with my personality and what I wore just to stand out. I’ll be honest, I thought there was nothing special about my personality. So I was loud when I should’ve been quiet. I showed aggressiveness when I should’ve shown self-control. I tried to dress a certain way to signify that I was special. Rather than just letting my personality do the work for me. As I’ve gotten older I know without a shadow of a doubt that there’s tons of special things about me. Yes, I’m an introvert by nature but I’m not weak, timid or quiet. Now I know that there’s great strength in having self-control. I know when I need to speak up and when I need to let God vindicate me. 

I don’t feel the need to overcompensate with my personality anymore. I know that wearing black doesn’t make me blend in at all. I don’t need to dress a certain way just to show people I’m special. So when I was drawn to this LBD, I realized how much I have changed. So whoever you are, know that you don’t have to act a certain way. You don’t have to dress or look a certain way; just be yourself.

Dress: Forever21

Heels: Target 

Necklace: H&M


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Fall Fashion: Date Outfit

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I hope you all are having a fantastic week so far! Is it just me or is the month of October just flying by? October tends to be a busy month for me. Between work and my wedding anniversary, we have a number number of birthdays and family celebrations. So whenever I get a chance to relax with my husband, I try to take advantage of it. After church we had a “day date”. Here’s what I wore:

Hat: Old Navy

Shirt: Target

Loafers: Old Navy

Pants: Forever21

Jacket: Forever21

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Nashville Vacation

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I hope you all have been doing well! In my last post I shared with you all that I was heading up to Nashville, TN to celebrate our wedding anniversary. We truly had a blast! I snapped some pictures along our vacation and wanted to share them with you.

This photo was taken when we first got to Nashville. The shirt is from makemechic.com.

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We try to stay open to different types of music. We explored the Country Music Hall of Fame Museum and learned a lot!

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This wall was right behind our hotel. I thought it was so cute and quirky.

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This was one of my favorite outfits for sure. The shirt is from makemechic.com. While I snagged this skirt at Target from The Who What Wear line. The boots are from Aldo. The hat is from Old Navy. 


A local artist created this image and I thought it was too pretty not to take a photo.

 

 

 

Faux Suede Skirt

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Happy Friday! I’m so elated that today is Friday. We’re going to Nashville, TN to celebrate our wedding anniversary this weekend and I think a little bit of pre-celebration calls for a mini skirt. A sassy faux suede mini skirt like this one. Follow the celebration on Snapchat: DeneaGM 

Faux Suede Skirt: H&M

Shirt: Ross

Boots: Aldo

Purse: Forever21

New Beginnings

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I hope this post finds you well. I’m so excited for fall. The cool breeze is finally here and I can’t wait to indulge in pumpkin patches, cider and scarves. This season isn’t just a symbol for these things though. To me, when the seasons change it also is a symbol for new beginnings. The new season signifies something new on the horizon. Yes, I know that fall comes every year but it’s a new year. Fall 2016 has never been here before. Which means you have a fresh start. I don’t like to wait for New Years Eve to make new goals. I like to revisit the goals I set for myself often and this is the perfect time to do that.

So whoever you are and whatever you’re going through, let this season be a fresh start for you. Maybe it’s a new job, relationship or a skill you’re going to diligently learn. I wish you good luck and I know that you’re going to “knock it out of the park.”

Dress: Old Navy

Shoes: Christian Siriano for Payless

Hat: Forever21

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