Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Sisters Are The Best




Today my little sister was my photographer for my "blog-shoot," it was too funny. I enjoyed posing to the sound of my little sister's encouraging words, "work it, now strut, strut, strut..." LOL, it was too cute! I'm not sure what she has been watching lately or if its just her unique character but it was a great experience. She actually has a good eye for photography being she is only 9 years old.






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What I Wore:
  • Top  - Mossimo

  • Vest - New York & Co.

  • Belt - Wet Seal

  • Watch - Toy Watch

  • Boots - Steve Madden

Monday, October 4, 2010

The Good Life


Life is for Living


Loving


Laughter


Joy


Peace



Freedom



Happiness




What I Wore:
  • Ghana African Sundress
  • Bamboo Studded Sandals
  • Jessica Simpson Messenger Bag

Monday, September 13, 2010

Woman Work




Woman Work

I've got the children to tend
The clothes to mend
The floor to mop
The food to shop
Then the chicken to fry
Then baby to dry
I got company to feed
The garden to weed
I've got the shirts to press
The tots to dress
The cane to be cut
I gotta clean up this hut
Then see about the sick
And the cotton to pick.

Shine on me, sunshine
Rain on me, rain
Fall softly, dewdrops
And cool my brow again.

Storm, blow me from here
With your fiercest winds
Let me float across the sky
'Tis I can rest again.

Fall gently, snowflakes
Cover me with white
Cold icy kisses and
Let me rest tonight.

Sun, rain, curving sky
Mountain, oceans, leaf and stone
Star shine, moon glow
You're all that I can call my own

~ Maya Angelou ~








What I wore:

  • H&M: Shirt
  • Maxi Dress: Forever 21
  • Clogs: Jessica Simpson
  • Wooden Bangles: Charlotte Russe
  • African Beads: Ghana
  • Stone Necklace: Wet Seal
  • Weaved Belt: Nobody Jones

Sunday, September 12, 2010

Fall Must Haves

 
 
Now is the time to revamp your wardrobe and give your beauty routine a mini-makeover. Sultry smokey eyes, bold cheeks and deep red lips are back. These are a few of falls must haves! Check out the list below for more:
 

  • Sexy hair is big hair - Go big or go home!

  • Snake accessories

  • Statement stone jewelry

  • Corduroy shorts

  • Leather knee high boots

  • Structured leather jackets

  • Knitted infinity scarf/ scarves

  • Leopard prints

  • Military Inspired pieces

  • Skinny's and Jeggings
Don't be afraid to play with different textures and patterns when putting together your look.
 
 
 
 
 
 

What I Wore:
  • Old Navy Vest
  • Wet Seal Ribbed Tank
  • Old Navy Jeggings
  • Charlotte Russe Belt
  • Jessica Simpson Bag
  • Jessica Simpson Gladiators
  • Wooden Bangles Charlotte Russe
  • Necklace African Beads ~ Ghana 

Friday, August 27, 2010

Beauty 101




Its Important to Stay Ready so you don't have to get ready. In this post I'm providing you with a few beauty rituals or trends that you can easily incorporate into your daily schedule to always stay fresh, beautiful, chic and ready!


  • Bronze ~ Be a bronzed beauty all year round. Find the perfect hue for you! Don't overdo it, your face and neck should match. (I picked a beautiful blush in format by MAC - this is a great bronzer for all skin types so I would definitely check it out if you've been searching for the right bronzer).

  • Keep an eyeshadow compact handy that includes earthy nudes and browns. These colors will work with any color scheme.

  • Use a color gloss once per month to add shine to your hair! Semi permanent colors are great to add shine and to liven up dull locks.

  • Use hair accessories that suit your style. Headbands are great for summer because they keep your hair pulled back out of your face.

  • For lips go with a subtle gloss to keep your look pulled together throughout the day. My favorite gloss is Viva Glam VI from MAC I love the color of this gloss!!

  • Flirt with color! Be adventurous, don't be afraid to try bright vibrant hues on your nails and toes. Blues, nudes and reds are popular colors at the moment.







What I Wore:
  • H&M Military Khaki Jacket
  • DIY Cutoffs ~ Seven All Mankind
  • Jessica Simpson Clogs
  • Louis Vuitton Speedy 35

Thursday, August 19, 2010

I Won't Complain



I've had some good days



I've had some hills to climb



I've had some weary days



And some sleepless nights



But when I look around



And I think things over



All of my good days



Outweigh my bad days



I won't complain



  



Sometimes the clouds are low



I can hardly see the road



I ask a question, Lord



Lord, why so much pain?



But he knows what's best for me



Although my weary eyes



They can't see



So I'll just say thank you Lord



I won't complain



The Lord



Has been so good to me



He's been good to me



More than this old world or you could ever be



He's been so good



To me




He dried all of my tears away



Turned my midnights into day



So I'll just say thank you Lord



I've been lied on



But thank you Lord



I've been talked about



But thank you Lord



I've been misunderstood



But thank you Lord



You might be sick



Body reeking with pain



But thank you Lord



The bills are due



Don't know where the money coming from



But thank you Lord



Thank you Lord



Thank you Lord



I want



I want to thank God



God



God



God



Has been so good to me



He's been good to me



More than this old world or you could ever be



He's been so good



He's been so good



He's been so good



So good



So good



So good



So good



To me



He dried all of my tears away



Turned my midnight into day
 
~ Paul Jones Lyrics - I Won't Complain ~
 
 
~ Exodus 15: 22-25 ~
 
So Moses brought Israel from the Red Sea; then they went out into the Wilderness of Shur. And they went three days in the wilderness and found no water. Now when they came to Marah, they could not drink the waters of Marah, for they were bitter. Therefore the name of it was called Marah. And the people complained against Moses, saying, "What shall we drink?"
So he cried out to the Lord, and the Lord showed him a tree. When he cast it into the waters, the waters were made sweet. There He made a statute and an ordinance for them, and there He tested them.
 

No matter what your circumstances don't give up, don't complain! Simply let go and let God have his way!! He is in Control. It is important to be thankful rather than sit around and murmur. The Lord is faithful; He is trustworthy; He is a provider; therefore be THANKFUL!!!





What I wore:

  • Romper: Soho find

  • Belt: Soho find

  • Gladiators/Caged In: Jessica Simpson

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Thursday, August 12, 2010

Hide the Leather

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo




So it happened again and I went ballistic!!! Jackson chewed up my brand new, only worn once Jessica Simpson Gladiators. My feelings were so hurt. HE MUST GO!!! I couldn't believe my eyes as I entered the room.

Jackson took off scared for his lift, rightfully so; and maintenance found him and turned him into the front office. I got a message that my puppy was located in the main office and the human society was called. My first thoughts were Let them take him!

I work too hard for this dog to tear my belongings up.

So I went to Macy's and explained the situation and the representative was cool enough to exchange them as a defective shoe. I LOVE MACY's!!!

Thank you for taking care of me and allowing Jackson to have a place to stay.

Just a forewarning, If you have dogs of any sort be sure to HIDE the LEATHER!!!


What I Wore:

  • Shirt: JCPenny

  • Belt: Nobody Jones

  • Shorts: Seven for all Mankind

  • Clogs: Jessica Simpson




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Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Phenomenal Woman




Phenomenal Woman

Pretty woman wonder where m secret lies.
I'm not cute or built to suit a fashion model's size
But when I start to tell them,
They think I'm telling lies.
I say,
It's in the reach of my arms,
The span of my lips
I'm a woman
Phenomenally.
Phenomenal woman,
That's me.

I walk into a room
just as cool as you please,
And to a man,
he fellows stand or
Fall down on their knees.
Then they swarm around me,
A hive of honey bees
I say,
It's the fire in my eyes,
And the flash of my teeth,
The swing in my waist,
And the joy in my feet.
I'm a woman.
Phenomenally,
Phenomenal woman,
That's me.

Men themselves have wondered
What they see in me.
They try so much
But they can't touch
My inner mystery.
When i try to show them
They say they still can't see.
I say,
it's in the arch of my back,
The sun of my smile,
The ride of by breasts,
The grace of my style,
I'm a woman
Phenomenally.
Phenomenal woman,
That's me.

Now you understand
just why my head's not bowed.
i don't shout or jump about
Or have to talk real loud.
When you see me passing
It ought to make you proud.
I say,
It's the click of my heals,
the bend of my hair,
the palm of my hand,
The need for my care.
'Cause I'm a woman
Phenomenally
Phenomenal woman,
That's me.

~ Maya Angelou




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The quality of my first outfit of the day video didn't come out too great shot from my camera. I will use the webcam next time. I hope you guys enjoyed this post. Leave me a comment and let me know what your thoughts are. Also check out my channel on youtube http://www.youtube.com/user/1BeautifulFlo
  • Blazer: Ann Taylor
  • Clutch: Aldo
  • Booties: Steve Madden
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