one word


Last year I was featured on Lady Go lightly’s blog as part of her mama’s got style segment. Sara, mom of two curates LGL and her blog is one of the many I love.

One of her recent posts entitled  “Taking Stock” consisted of her answering a series of one worded “questions”. I thought the idea was great and borrowed the concept.

I recently read somewhere that it is good draw inspiration from your peers; she was inspired by her friend, which in turn inspired me. Hope this brings all types of positive inspiration your way as it did for me.

Let’s go!

Making : friends in my head with all of you wonderful readers!
Cooking : African food ( because my mama told me I should do so more often)
Drinking : root beer with lots of ice. I love ice.
Reading: Say you’re one of them ( by Uwem Akpan)
Wanting: my wisdom tooth to stop hurting so that I don’t have to get it removed ( I know it will get removed)

Looking: for cool books for Neriah
Playing: Solitaire every night before I go to sleep on my iPad (it’s my thing y’all )

Wasting: time watching reality tv ( pray for me)
Wishing: My family was closer so I could see them everyday.
Enjoying: every minute of motherhood
Waiting: for October, so I can travel to Sweden
Liking: the fact that my hair is growing but not sure on how to style it ( awkward length)
Wondering: what Neriah’s first day of daycare will be like

Loving: Jesus
Hoping: that you have as much fun reading this as I did writing it.
Marveling: at how awesome God is.
Needing: to start working on this huge project very soon ( more details to come)
Smelling: home made fries and chicken ( that’s what I had for dinner)
Wearing: my Topshop “birken like” sandals EVERYDAY 
Following: IG accounts that inspire me
Noticing:  that Neriah is getting older and that I may be ready for baby number 2
Knowing: Phil 4:13
Thinking: about my upcoming trip to ATL
Bookmarking: home decorating websites
Opening: my mind
Giggling: at my daughter singing ” there’s a sweet sweet Spirit in this place… And I know that it’s the Spirit of the Lord” ( old hymn)
Feeling: tired t’was a long day

Can’t wait to read yours!

Until next time.


asos3alookin’ like my maman

Wearing white makes me nervous, I become overly paranoid and won’t accept hugs from anyone. I always think that I’m one hug away from having someone’s foundation on my clothes. Huggers need not apply when this mama’s wearing white.

I try to avoid wearing this divine shade at all cost, but nothing says summer like a white dress. I’m always talking about how I hate dresses but if you check out my last few posts…errrr I’ve been wearing an awful lot of them… yikes!

They’re growing on me, actually I think that the ease of mind that comes with not having to worry about finding a top to match a bottom is what I’m enjoying most. When I’m in a rush, a dress is always a quick solution.

I paired my “all white everything ” with yellow oxfords! Yassss to the yellow oxfords, probably my favorite pair of flats.

This dress offers tons of versatility, you can dress it up with some kitten heels and a blazer as I did last Sunday for Church or give it a casual chic flair with some flats as I’m doing in this post.

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They say that parents often pass some of their personality traits onto their children, and I’m ashamed to admit that Neriah, unbeknownst to her,  may have inherited my infatuation with shoes.

I caught her trying to put my shoes on a few times and well… That’s how it starts. Thankfully for her, mama’s been doing a little browsing on the internet in preparation for her daycare debut (more on that later) and stumbled on akid.

I’m all about kid fashion that mimics adult style ( to a certain extent)  and this company delivers just that.

The pint size shoe game on their website is so ridiculously good it makes me want to buy every single pair, but of course that won’t happen because the hubby won’t let me! Why can’t men understand the importance of owning several pairs of shoes? Why?! #FixitJesus


In other news, shopping for Neriah has become much more fun now that she is getting bigger for a number of reasons that I will now list:

a) she wears her clothes longer therefore I’m not buying new clothes every three weeks. I loved her as a newborn but toddler Neriah is so much more fun for my wallet.

b) the options are cooler (have you seen the shoes on this site)

c) we can be twins which means the possibilities for mommy N me Mondays are endless

d) please see a, b and c.

With that being said…

 I invite you to check out akidbrand.

Rest assured that I will be sharing many more cool kiddo brands with you in upcoming posts but until then, set your eyes on some of my favorite soles below.

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