Hey there dolls! I hope October is treating you all super well!! 🧡
This month has been all over the place for me, up and down, with my daughter‘s birthday being on the 28th and her not being here has been really difficult and distracting me from my normal day to day life.
I have gotten a ton of messages on my Instagram about my favorite October fashion, beauty and home decor. I started thinking what better than an October Favorites Roundup!!
Hey friends! You love affordable skincare as much as I do (yay for healthy skin!) Not only do I HIGHLY recommend all of these products but I also believe that skincare should be affordable, great quality products available for us girls! Every chance I get to write an Amazon post for you, sis I get SO EXCITED! 😁
I have been someone who is very sensitive to other people’s feelings and emotions. When I was in middle school I felt like the weight of everyone’s problems sat on my shoulders! My husband on the other hand is the complete opposite, which frustrated me.
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Hey beauty! You know I am always looking for the BEST affordable fashion pieces for you! Sis, I found some more on Amazon! I hope you love everything as much as I do! AND, there is so much more to come!!
Hey there friends! One of the most requested messages I receive from you is for an Amazon fashion post for A LOT of different categories. After searching through Amazon and a few days later, here is the widely requested post!
One thing that is HIGHLY requested from you babes, is my Amazon Storefront, so the GREAT news is finally here! Above is a link to my idea lists. Just so you know gf’s, the Fall Fashion 2020 idea list is GOOD! Shall we jump right in?!
This Women’s Turtleneck Sweaters Long Sleeve Solid Loose Knitted Pullover Top is NOT going to stay in stock V long!
Obsessing over this cable knit, lantern sleeve sweater! This just screams all the fall things, sis!
This is such a GOOD DUPE for a V expensive leopard print sweater and the quality of this version is literally JUST AS GOOD!!
Buffalo plaid is A HUGE FASHION STAPLE every single fall! It’s also a great transitioning piece!
The cut of this top is super trendy this season! I am absolutely obsessed with every part of it!
This is similar to the top above!
I suggest getting this sweater in EVERY color!!
This sweater is super edgy! It is a total vibe and I am HERE for it!
Also, this top is a great basic!
This is such a hot look for fall 2020! Might as well get it at an affordable price, gf!
This sweater is so fun! It also comes in other patterns & colors!
Everyone is so excited over this dress! & I know you are too!
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After 28 years of life’s experiences under my belt, and most of the experiences some individuals never even experience within an entire lifetime!
With that in mind, I thought it would be fun and helpful to put together a list of 28 things I’ve learned in 28 years. I hope, no matter what stage of life you find yourself, my words will bring you some positivity and love.
God is real.
Listen more than you speak. For most people, they care more about being right or winning an argument. Don’t be this person.
Think for yourself. Educate yourself, and then make an informed decision or stance on the subject.
Fears need to be overcome. You are so strong, in fact, you have no idea how strong you actually are. But through overcoming fears and difficulties, you will truly see yourself.
Being nice is attractive and really cool. Honestly! Being mean is just straight up not cute. It also doesn’t make you look, appear, or seem cool, at all. In fact it makes you appear that you have a low emotional intelligence.
Grief sucks. It sucks a lot. And there is no two people who grieve the same. If you find yourself in a season of loss, know that however you are dealing with it, as long as you are not causing harm, is absolutely perfect. You are doing great!
Some battles aren’t worth fighting. Pick and choose your battles wisely.
Seek wisdom, not just knowledge. There is a huge difference between knowing academia and obtaining wisdom. Knowledge will help you succeed in your career field, wisdom will help guide you throughout your life.
Share the wisdom you’ve learned with your children. The greatest wisdom I have ever obtained without first hand experience is from my Grandmother Anne. These memories I cherish and am so grateful for!
Love your body. This is the only body you are ever going to have. No matter how much I wish I was 5’10 and not barely 5’3 it it just simply never going to happen. Accept your curves, or lack thereof. Love all of you, so others can love you too.
Makeup can change your mood. I can be in the worst mood ever, throw some makeup on and I feel like an entirely new woman!
Set goals. Then set micro goals to achieve your big ones. The only way to accomplish a huge dream of yours, is by making bite size goals of how to best get there.
Rules are meant to be broken. I am not endorsing breaking the law AT ALL, but there are some rules in life, i.e. don’t eat dessert before dinner, don’t stay up late, etc., that are not going to harm anyone or yourself. So girlfriend, go do it!
Be healthy, don’t obsess over it. I have seen many of my friends become all consumed by diets and workouts. I have learned that diet and exercise in order to FEEL your best, and BE your best.
Be confident. And don’t apologize for it!
Positivity is key.
Let the haters be your motivation. If someone says you can’t do this or that, use that fire inside of you as fuel to accomplish whatever you set out to do.
Gossip is lame. I never gained a single thing by talking about others. Not one thing.
You don’t have to be in your later years of life to experience regrets. There is quite a bit of things I didn’t do because of whatever reason, embarrassment, pride, listening to the haters say I couldn’t do x, y, or z.
The earlier you realize you cannot please everyone the better.
Most people will give you unsolicited advice. Be kind, and keep on keeping on!
People make time for the people they choose to make time for. It’s unfortunate, but it’s true.
Setting boundaries is a necessity. There comes an age where you get to decide how much others know about you, even your parents. You decide the boundaries in which you let them in, or keep them out.
Support other women. Be apart of supporting other women, not talking bad about them whether in person OR on social media.
Learn to say no.
Keep an open minded.
Look inside yourself often. Figure out why you believe what you do, question yourself. That’s the only way to achieve real change within yourself.
Love with your whole heart. You have no idea how much time you or someone you love has here on Earth. Heaven is real and at any moment you could find that someone you love has left this temporary, fallen world for the eternal, beautiful one.
Whatever you fear happening in your life the MOST, might actually happen to you. And after some time passes, you realize you are stronger, you know what really matters in life!
2. Give grace to yourself and others. Everyone is doing their best even if, from where you are, it doesn’t look that way. Things are not always what they appear. Be light!
3. To remember who is in complete control (aka God), and to practice gratitude. It can always be worse!
4. Focus on what is around you. What are you in charge of? Who is relying on you to maintain that inner strength? The fighter? The warrior? I can make a difference in my home, to my children, allow yourself to reflect and even sit in your feelings. Sometimes you can’t deal with a situation properly and efficiently if you don’t really know what the situation is.
5. Lastly, turn the news and the TV in general off, whenever you need to. You may feel guilty or worse yet, anxious because you don’t know 24/7 what is changing, etc. Unplug. Take a walk or go for a run and get yourself out of your fears.