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Celebrating 80

September has a been a month of celebrating.  We kicked off the month celebrating my mom’s 80th birthday in Chicago.  She had a huge party of over a hundred guests.  It was wonderful to see everyone come out to celebrate her.  I also arranged for her first photo shoot to capture some beautiful photos of her and the girls.

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Time Out

After two full seasons of competitive gymnastics and placing top in the state for her level, Peyton has decided to take a timeout.  It’s a decision that we let her make.  We put Peyton in gymnastics because I noticed she had a natural ability.  I was right.    She was invited to try out for the team at 5 years old.  She not only made the team but was bumped up 2 more levels.  She would place first, 2nd or 3rd at all the competitions.  She was doing great.  So let me tell you why we decided to take a timeout.

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What’s In My Bag, Dr. Miracle’s Haul {Video}

This post is sponsored by Dr. Miracle’s.  Thoughts and opinions are my own.

I’m still on a high from the Dr. Miracle’s Feelin Myself Weekend during the ATL stop for OTRII just a couple of weeks ago.   Dr. Miracle’s pulled out all the stops for 3 lucky winners and their guests for an action-packed Bey & Jay weekend.  During that weekend I had the opportunity to host an amazing conversation over a VIP dinner by Chef Shaw Osbey.  We talked about our healthy hair journeys as well as self-care.  I wanted to continue the healthy hair conversation online and share my favorite Dr. Miracle’s products as well as new additions to their collection.  Check out what’s in my bag.

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Do We Still Love NYFW?

Labor Day is behind us and it’s now NYFW!  Do y’all still get hype for NYFW?  I participated in NYFW early on in my blog career going to LuckyFabb and a few private events.  It was exciting to put together outfits and run around NYC during this time.  I haven’t been back since.  Seems as if things have changed.  Today I’m pretending that this is what I would be wearing if I was at NYFW.

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New Kimono, Two Ways

Labor Day weekend is the time where I switch from full-blown summer threads to fall transition looks.  Since it’s still scorching in September you can’t go full on fall fashion just yet. In the meantime, you just need a few key pieces like my new Suakoko Betty kimono.

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