Archive | February, 2013

Womanista Birthday: A Few Things I’ve Learned By 30

30th birthday

Happy Monday, womanistas! it’s my birthday today! (woop! Cue the 50 cent song! “…go shawty, it’s your birthday…”) I’ve made it through 30 years of life with some successes and stumbles, lots of love and lessons.  So my fellow, fabulous womanistas, I wanted to reflect on a few truths in my life to celebrate this […]

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Womanista Beauty: Spring Makeup Inspiration


As Spring approaches, I usually try to freshen up my makeup bag with some new colors or tools, toss out some old mascara, clean my brushes thoroughly, and get back to basics – a “spring cleaning” for my makeup, if you will. But first, I need to get inspired by some gorge looks for spring […]

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What I’m Loving This Week (Birthday Edition!)

margerum uber syrah

A Wintry Escape: womanistas, it’s officially my birthday week!! I turn THIRTY (30!!) a week from today and my husband and I will be celebrating on a snowy mountain. I can’t wait to click into my skis and sail down the slopes (but let’s be honest, I’m WAY more excited for a little apres ski […]

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Womanista Fashion: Cold Weather Chic

Womanista Cold Weather Chic 4

Sweater: Sacai (old) similar here, Blouse: Equipment, Leather Pants: Current/Elliot (These fit like a DREAM! This “Merlot” color is sold out, but JBrand has a similar pair here), Booties: Christian Louboutin, Bracelets: J. Crew, Tiffany + Co., Watch: Rolex, Earrings: Erickson Beamon Photo Credit: Skip Hopkins xo, the Womanista

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Womanista Decor: A Table for Two

Valentines Day tablescape

This Valentine’s Day my husband and I will actually be in the same city (hooray!) so we’ve decided to have a low-key celebration at home. Sometimes having a little quiet time together is better than braving the crowds, the pre-fixe menus, and the forced romance on Valentine’s Day. But even though we are staying in, […]

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Womanista Holiday: Valentine’s Day Plans with the Girls!

Valentine's Day Candy Bar

I am a very lucky gal. I have a husband who I adore (who is smokin’ hot, wonderfully kind, generous, funny, & an all around fabulous guy!) So for me, Valentine’s day is an opportunity to celebrate our relationship. But on the flip side, it’s fairly unusual that we actually get to BE TOGETHER on […]

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