The Past and Present me✨

Sometimes I look back past pics and I swear that I looked older then. The today me is more vibrant and outgoing. I have a little more meat on my bones and I’m loving me. I used to worry about every single thing which takes such a toll on you. One day I decided that I was going to just live and let life happen instead of trying to control it all.

You know what happened, I think I took 10 years of age off and I’m happier. I laugh more, there is not a day that goes by that I don’t have a good belly laugh. On the not so good days when I need a good cry, I do exactly that. I travel, I’m through saying I can’t because of this or that. I am contented. As nervous as I may get sometimes when embarking on new adventures I never cheat myself out of that experience. Letting go of baggage and accepting myself was such a good life lesson. So when I look aback at these pictures I say hmm what was I thinking, there is so much life to live.

And by the way it’s Friday, we made it now who else wants a cocktail? I know exactly what I’m going to have …

It’s 5 o’clock somewhere so have one for me 🥂

TBT

When I started on Instagram and blogging four years ago I had no idea where I wanted to go with it. However I let go of the uncertainty and went for it. What I knew for sure is that I love fashion and why not share it. I also knew that some days I needed some inspiration, words of encouragement, so why not be that person for people.

I still don’t have all of the answers but I like where this forum has led me. It’s not all fun and games, all days are NOT perfect.

However the one thing I know is that I can always find inspiration here when I need it. Those days when life is uncertain, when the relationship is going through a struggle, when as a mom I want to pull my hair out I can write out my struggles and channel my energy. I still don’t have all of the answers but I hope you will continue to follow along with me in this thing called 𝐋ife.

It’s almost Friday y’all💃🏾

FBF

It’s always good to look back to see how far you’ve come. I look back to that time when I did not think I’d survive divorce. When you’re in a relationship you get used to the other person being there despite the turbulence of a relationship. Back then the younger me was so strong willed and stubborn with no filter.

A relationship takes two and it is never just one person ‘s fault if it doesn’t work out.

Anywho fast forward to present day I would have never thought my ex and I would have been friends. You seriously have to go through the storms to come out on the other side. Life is so short. We see it everyday. It’s not all butterflies and roses. I committed to myself to experience this life, the good, the bad, and the ugly. When I committed to that I became amazed at how easy it is to miss the little things because I walk around trying to change things I have no control over. Live your life people let go of the old stuff, it wears on you. Once I let it go and committed to life the views changed. It’s okay to vacation alone, or take yourself to dinner. Love you.

Sometime not all relationships are forever they are an experience you are to have and learn from. The person that is meant for you will find you. Just be ready but for now take care of you. I’m having a damn good time taking care of me.

Happy Friday y’all 💕

Frustration Levels

Frustration Levels

Do you ever get to the point where your frustration makes you want to become a different person for a minute and tell a person how you really feel?  Well, that happens to me. When I was younger, I did not have a filter,  if I thought it I said it.  Now as a wiser more mature person (she laughs) I tend to think more before I speak, you know thinking about the other person’s feelings or how it may make me look if I say what I really want to.  So I keep it PC.

However every once and a while I just have to go off the rails because I feel it’s the only way to get someone to listen.  As my mother used to say, speaking nicely doesn’t sometimes work, so you have to change the behavior.

Corporate settings are a cesspool for not saying what you really think.  As an HR professional well, I have to keep somethings to myself until I leave my workplace.  When I get to this place of frustration, the gym, other things I can’t mention, and a chilled glass of wine keeps me sane.

What do you do to relieve stress and frustration?

These are my 5 frustration remedies

1 A good old fashioned girlfriend talk

2 People watching

3 A kick-ass session at the gym

4 The unmentionable (you know what I mean)

5 A glass of wine or champagne

Taking the time

Taking the time

I rarely plug out, take time to just be. I’m always in to the next thing. Sometimes I think I don’t know how to relax, to just chill.

Sometimes I think it’s because my brain seems to go nonstop. So I’m always thinking or worrying about the next thing, the next project, the next vacation.

It’s always something but, I’ve also learned that a me that is is not taking care of myself is not good for anybody.

So now I force myself to be still. That is when you can truly listen to what Is next in store. It s when I find the solutions, it’s. Also when the creativity flows.

Plugging out is not a bad thing it’s a necessary thing.

Watches For Her: Minimalist Design, Maximum Style

Watches For Her: Minimalist Design, Maximum Style

A Jord Watch say elegance and style, it has great workmanship and is a gift you should be proud to share. Jord watches are refined I can’t tell you how much I will treasure this watch because I feel it will always be a part of my wardrobe. This is why I feel like. Jord Watch is the perfect gift for her. It is a piece that will stand the test of time. It is a gift that she will enjoy.

I also enjoy the fact the watches can be engraved. I don’t about you but I’m a sentimental kind of person. Engraving allows me to add a personal touch to a gift which makes it extra special. It also makes the receiver of the gift feel special. It also shows that the gift was chosen especially for the recipient. Thought was put into the selection. So why not a Nord watch for her? I know I would certainly choose a Jord Watch. The unique feature of these wooden watches set you apart from the pack. So if you are thinking of a gift for her choose Jord. The Jord watch has so many feature and so many styles to choose from.

If she’s not. Girly, girl then choose from the men’s line. If she’s like me I go for uniqueness before a traditional watch this is why I live the one that I selected. So many styles, so many options. The fact that wood watches can be so unique and versatile really intrigues me. I would have never thought these watches were made from wood. I’d like think I’ve discovered a gem. So are you in to experience your own Jord Watch?

Follow the directions👇🏽

unique men’s watch

http://www.jordwatches.com/series/dover/ebony-and-rosewood/#bstylebeauty

men’s watch

https://www.jordwatches.com/shop/men/#bstylebeauty

engraved watches

https://www.jordwatches.com/watch-engraving/#bstylebeauty

skeleton watches

https://www.jordwatches.com/shop/women/#bstylebeauty

My Favorite New Accessory A Unique Wood Watch by JORD..

My Favorite New Accessory A Unique Wood Watch by JORD..

I like my watches to be like my style… UNIQUE✨
Accessories pull a whole look together. By carefully selecting the pieces that go into your look the finished product looks like a masterpiece. Selecting this one of a kind wood watch from JORD adds the finishing touch to my style.  A JORD watch represents me because my style is sometimes classic and at other times modern.

This watch fits both styles; it is refinement at its best.  Since having my new JORD watch, I have received many compliments as well as questions.  That is a very nice watch one person said.  Another said I’ve never seen anything like it.  Another asked what kind is it and where did you get it.  The fact that people notice something without me having to say something speaks volumes. When I receive compliments like this, I know that I have made the right choice, my JORD watch and I will be companions for a long time.

My choice of Rosewood and Ebony suits me as I go about my day in which I wear my many hats
This timepiece is elegant as well as edgy. I can wear it in the boardroom as well as to just chill with friends. Jord watches use wood from all over the world to create these extraordinary finishes that the various wood hues give.

The craftsmanship is superb which brings me to the look of it. Well crafted and sophisticated, it is a watch that will compliment any style and be a staple in my accessory drawer.

Join the #jordwatch movement by signing up for my giveaway to receive $100 off the purchase price of a Jord Watch of your choosing.

Click the link below to enter the drawing

Giveaway Link👇🏽

https://www.woodwatches.com/g/bstylebeauty

Take a look at all of the watch collections offered by Jord Watches as well as their engraving services.

unique men’s watch

http://www.jordwatches.com/series/dover/ebony-and-rosewood/#bstylebeauty

men’s watch

https://www.jordwatches.com/shop/men/#bstylebeauty

engraved watches

https://www.jordwatches.com/watch-engraving/#bstylebeauty

skeleton watches

https://www.jordwatches.com/shop/women/#bstylebeauty

Good Luck!

⛅️ daze

⛅️ daze

In Arizona we consistently have sunny days.

We’re predictable like that. Whether it’s hot or a little chilly you can always count on sunny days.

Every once and a while we get clouds.

I personally love them it breaks up the monotony. Some however, freak out when there is a little rainy and the sun is not out.

I say enjoy it all.

By the way my lip color is 🔥

@atomicbeautycosmetics

The color is Tropicana

Happy weekend💋

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