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Blurred Lines

Outfit: Couleur + Blinde || Shoes: Steve Madden || Jewelry: Baublebar || Bag: Marc Jacobs Photography: Courtney Brown As we welcome fall the reality of that fall feeling in Louisiana is still not registering. Even though the temperature is fantastic, it’s still not sweater weather down here. Where did summer […]

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New Neutrals

Sweater and Skirt: Aria // Booties: Isola (Head over Heals) // Earrings: Park Lane// Hat: Shop Couleur+Binde It is no longer sweater weather but I would like someone to explain (please) why so many young folks are wearing oversized hoodies in 100 degree weather. You have my attention. In fact […]

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The Glow Up

I am a couple of days late in wishing all women world wide a very Happy International Women’s Day! That being said March is still Women’s History Month so we have the whole month to really dig in to our achievements and evaluate how far we have come and how […]

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Shed Your Summer Skin

Top and Bottom: Couleur + Blinde Booties: Nordstrom Rack It’s officially fall and I am powering through to level one of renewal, resurfacing, healing and moving towards happiness. I don’t know about you but it’s been a little bit confusing to navigate our current situation. It’s been a lot of […]

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New Normal

Top and bottom: Couleur+Blinde A LOT has changed since my last post in March when literally and seemingly the entire world shutdown. Some countries faster than others but either way that was the global destination…Shut it down! So what now? Terms like WFH, ASMR (autonomous sensory meridian response) basically people […]

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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 […]