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Depression by Derek Lewis

A year ago, I wrote a post about my depression. I had an overwhelming response. A year later, I still run into people who tell me how much my post helped them and others they knew. I am grateful and humbled. If you missed it, the short version is that […]

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The word judgement is loaded, wouldn’t you agree? I once had a friend who is a sweet heart once ask me why do people think she is always judging them. (She is a sweet heart but does have an air of judgement about her) so I said “because of what […]

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Live As You Are Called

Only let each person lead the life that the Lord has assigned to him, and to which God has called him. This is my rule in all the churches. -1 Corinthians 7:17                      Merry Merry, A little background on the Tavarez […]

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Protect your Energy

 I love the concept of wellness. But when I think of my personal wellness I do not only think in terms of my physical health, but my emotional and mental health. We live in an age where we all say or post “Good Vibes Only,” yet we live the opposite […]

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New Year New Outlook

Dress: Tiger Print Sweater Dress from Express and Sunglasses are also from Express // Booties: Dolce Vita (old) Pictures taken by Elle Marie After surviving the “tis the season of giving,” you are soon confronted with “tis the season of restraint.” Enter New Year’s resolutions. They come in all ambitious […]

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Animal Print

Two piece: Couleur+Blinde // Shoes: BCBG from Nordstrom Rack// Jewelry: Stella & Dot and Couleur+Blinde // Clear purse: Wanderlust by Abby In the fall animal print is King. Is there anyone around you right now not wearing it? If your answer is no, then move! You are living in a […]

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Jumpsuit and Skirt: London’s Fashion Boutique Photo credit: Joshua Bourgeois There is absolutely no denying that 2019 is the year of the camo trend and by default the reigning color for it is Olive which I am obsessed with. I see it everywhere, I work out in it every other […]

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In one piece

Photo Credit: Joshua Bourgeois Jumpsuit: COULEUR + BLINDE by Anthony Ryan  // Boots: BCBG // Crossbody: Marc Jacobs Recruit Nomad Saddle bag // Coat: Jessica Simpson Denim dreams are made of this one piece jumpsuit from Couleur+Blinde x Anthony Ryan….ummmm.. have you seen him in Project Runway Allstars??? So adorably talented, and funny!!! I […]

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Fall Stripes

Photo credit: Joshua Bourgeois Dress & Hat: Couleur+Blinde //Boots: Marc Fisher //Jewelry: Stella & Dot Better late than never to say Happy Fall Y’all! It’s been a minute… I lost two sets of outfit pics which (broke my heart) and placed me way behind but that’s neither here nor there. Now I’m […]

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Heat Index Alert: Gingham

Top: Express // High Waisted Tied Linen Shorts: Express // Sneakers: Steve Madden // Crossbody Bag: Coach from Nordstrom Rack // Earrings: Francesca’s// Eyeglasses: Warby Parker This summer has been a supa hot summer!! Gingham is the hottest trend of the summer and this by far is my favorite go to look of […]