Lovely You: Faith, Family, Fashion

Leafy Chic {Style Post}

Leafy Chic {Style Post} #styleinspiration #ootd #chic #prints #neutrals #style post#

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Top: Marshalls | Tank: Rue21 | Pants: Kenneth Cole | Heels: Nine West | Purse (gifted): Express | Necklace: Lovely You Boutique

Style Tip: Printed tops are fun! Not sure what to wear with yours; try matching a bottom with the color of the print as seen above. For a bolder look; choose a bottom that is a complimentary color of the top. Checkout my Color Combination Post here!

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Let’s Write Life {The “Choose Happiness” Project}

Let’s Write Life {“Choose Happiness” Project} #inspiration #happiness #journaling #encouragement

LetsWriteLifeRecently I had the opportunity to speak with Inspirational Speaker and Visionary of “Let’s Write Life”, Latonia Francois, about her work and upcoming projects! In speaking with her, I could literally feel her passion and enthusiasm about her work! Her coined phrase, “Your Best Story, Is Your Life Story” speaks to using specific and unique journaling techniques to empower People, Business Owners,…

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Braid Twist Combo Style #SummerHairChallenge {Week 8 & 9}

Braid Twist Combo Style #SummerHairChallenge {Week 8 & 9} #teamnatural #twists #braids


The ever SO talented stylist NaTasha McKnight from “Natural Looks Hair Studio and Boutique” hooked my hair up again with a braided updo! I love this style because its protective and still versatile. The twist in the front can be pinned up or untwisted for a twistout look. I always have a great hair experience when I visit Tasha. If you are looking for a hair salon in the Raleigh NC area, I…

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Golden Wishes

I always notice that when I’m on the hunt to find something specific; ie a dress for a wedding or new skinnies, I can never find exactly what I’m looking for. On the other hand, when I simply go to browse ( which I do more often than not ), I end up…


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Casually Polished

As I’ve mentioned in the past, sometimes it’s just a few pieces in your wardrobe that make you always look polished and complete. Case in point: when I went to visit my good friend Rachel on her family’s panoramic wrap around deck on the Upper West Side,…


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Contend for the Faith {Lovely You Devotional Series}

Contend for the #Faith {Lovely You #Devotional Series} #inspiration #encouragement #fightthegoodfight


Week 28: Contend for the Faith {Previous Weeks}

Jude 1:3
“…contend for the faith which was once for all handed down to the saints [the faith which is that sum of Christian belief which was delivered verbally to the holy people of God].”

According to Merriam-Webster, the word “contend” means to strive in opposition or against difficulties; struggle. Therefore, to contend for the faith means that…

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I’m in Love…Big Frame Glasses {Firmoo Product Review + Giveaway}

I’m in Love…Big Frame #Glasses {#Style Post + @Firmoo Product Review + #Giveaway}

firmoo1Big Frame Glasses…Yes! Several months ago, in one of my “Lovely Lately” posts, I mentioned that I was loving Big Frame Glasses. Well, I finally got a pair! Thanks to Firmoo, a global online optical store, who contacted me and offered a complimentary pair of glasses to review. Firmoo’s Aim is “Vision & Fashion the Frugal Way”! They specialize in all things vision related from prescription glassest…

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It’s A Wash-N-Go - Week 7 {#SummerHairCare}

It’s A Wash-N-Go - Week 7 {#SummerHairCare} #naturalhair #washngo #kinkycurly #teamnatural

What’s a Wash-N-Go anyway? Well it’s definitely not a Wash and Go in the literal sense, meaning you just wash your hair and that’s it…without putting any hair product on it! Believe me, I tried that and it was a dry disaster afro mess!

A great Wash-N-Go includes washing and conditioning your hair. Then it includes applying products that will add additional moisture and that will seal in the…

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