newtorking

3 Do’s & 1 Don’t When Attending Networking Events πŸ€πŸΎ

Networking/Netwerking. No matter how you dress it up, networking is just another dreaded task on the ever-growing adulting checklist, especially if you're an introvert like myself. It is essential however, in growing your #brand, selling your product, or making connections within your industry. In other words, get used to it because you gotta do it!… Continue reading 3 Do’s & 1 Don’t When Attending Networking Events πŸ€πŸΎ

Fashion, Travel

Bloggers, Brunch & Boots: A #NYFW Photo Diary πŸ“ΈπŸŒ

I never really need much of a reason to visit New York City. Any excuse to not be stuck at a desk for eight hours will do! So of course when my friend Kia, blogger over at thekikistylediary.com asked me accompany her to New York to capture #NYFW street style fashion for her blog, I… Continue reading Bloggers, Brunch & Boots: A #NYFW Photo Diary πŸ“ΈπŸŒ

Reflections

‘A Time to Lose and a Time to Gain’ (Ecc 3:6) πŸ˜₯πŸ’” 3 Lessons Learned from taking L’s in 2018

If 2018 were to be summed up by using just an album title, it'd likely be called 'Wins and Losses' by Meek Mill, only at times it felt as if I took more L's than anything else. Loss in friendships, loss in advancement opportunities on the job, even loss of life (death of loved one).… Continue reading ‘A Time to Lose and a Time to Gain’ (Ecc 3:6) πŸ˜₯πŸ’” 3 Lessons Learned from taking L’s in 2018

black girl magic, Reflections, Things to Do

Stay Focused in 2019 with a D.I.Y. #VisionBoard βœ¨πŸΎ

As a hospital telephone operator, there's not much room for creativity. Deciding whether to send a page in ALL CAPS or lower case is about as far as my creative license goes. Add in that one time I was asked to decorate the bulliten board for Black History Month (which was lit by the way… Continue reading Stay Focused in 2019 with a D.I.Y. #VisionBoard βœ¨πŸΎ

Philly, Things to Do

SoirΓ©e in the Cities Girls Night Out|Philadelphia 2018 πŸ‘­#Soireeinthecities

Think back to some of your fondest girl's night out get togethers. What were some of the most important elements to ensuring that the night would be one worth remembering? A great outfit? A playlist of all of your favorite songs? A creative cocktail or two? And let's not forget, a few oh so instagram-able… Continue reading SoirΓ©e in the Cities Girls Night Out|Philadelphia 2018 πŸ‘­#Soireeinthecities

black hair, Fashion, Things to Do

Painting the Town PinkπŸ’• Luster’s #PinkTakeOver Party Bus w/ Naturally Temi & Resa B. Luster {Recap}

Growing up in a black household, there were a few haircare products I can remember that were trusted to maintain my tresses. Among them was Luster's Pink Oil Moisturizer Hair Lotion. I know y'all remember getting your hair slayed with some of this! It always made my hair feel really soft and not to mention,… Continue reading Painting the Town PinkπŸ’• Luster’s #PinkTakeOver Party Bus w/ Naturally Temi & Resa B. Luster {Recap}

Fashion, Fashion Fridays, OOTD

Athleisure Wear: Trend or Lifestyle? #fashionfridays

The first time I was introduced to the athleisure trend, I was less than impressed to say the least. Just another trend started by celebrities with access to too much money and stylists to be dressing crazy. I mean can you blame me? Heels and track pants weren't exactly created to be a match made… Continue reading Athleisure Wear: Trend or Lifestyle? #fashionfridays

Fashion, OOTD, Outfit inspiration, Philly, Things to Do

Embracing My African Roots at the 11th Annual ACANA Festival πŸ‡±πŸ‡·βœŠπŸΏ

It is my lifelong dream to one day visit my father's homeland of Liberia, West Africa. A 'sh*thole country' in the eyes of some, but beloved by many. Until the day comes, I look forward to learning as much as I can about African culture by attending events like the ACANA Festival. For the past… Continue reading Embracing My African Roots at the 11th Annual ACANA Festival πŸ‡±πŸ‡·βœŠπŸΏ

Fashion, Fashion Fridays, Food, OOTN

Rompers: The Perfect Short Girl-Friendly Outfit!πŸ’πŸΎβ€πŸ’ƒπŸΎ

If you're a height-challenged girl like myself (5ft), then you know how frustrating it can be to find clothes that fit our petite stature. I can't tell you how many jeans fit perfectly at the hips but have to be tucked under at the ankles or the amount of dress pants that drag at the… Continue reading Rompers: The Perfect Short Girl-Friendly Outfit!πŸ’πŸΎβ€πŸ’ƒπŸΎ

Fashion, Fashion Fridays, Fashionable Finds, OOTD, Outfit inspiration, Uncategorized

When Beauty Meets Pain in an Off-the-Shoulder Boohoo Dress πŸ’ƒπŸΎπŸ€¦πŸ½β€

Ever since my college days, online shopping has been my preference. Heck, as a college student with no car, staying on campus in a small town, it was virtually my only option! I would browse the pages of forever21.com from the comfort of my dorm room, fill my cart to my heart's content, and check… Continue reading When Beauty Meets Pain in an Off-the-Shoulder Boohoo Dress πŸ’ƒπŸΎπŸ€¦πŸ½β€