Happy Friday everyone! Is it me or did April fly by. In a blink of an eye we are now in May. Wow!! So how are you doing? Are you working from home? Are you still under a stay-at- home? For myself, I am still working from home and Michigan has extended the stay at home order. Overall, I am okay with it all. I am thankful that I have the option to work from home, and happy that I have more time to myself- it’s kinda of a blessing in disguise. On today’s post I am reflecting, sharing my personal goals, latest fashion style & trends, and a brief blog note for the month of May.
During the stay at home, I have been able to take time out to redecorate my home, save more money, eat a little better, and get close to my mom. Like I said it has been blessing. I make more time to pray and meditate during all of this. I need it because this new normal at times has me stressed out or super tired. Overall, it has been somewhat taxing at times, but I am looking forward and open to May. The new month, better weather, and more positivity! Even though we are engulf in a pandemic, I refuse to let it steal my joy.
Related: April First
Let’s talk about fashion! So what is your go to fashion while working from home? My go to fashion lounge sets, over-sized shirts, and my trusty dusty headscarf. Now, I want to switch it up, it starting to get a little warmer. So I feel like I can pull off a plan dress with long cardigan. Or maybe animal print biker shorts with over-sized tee. It so many cozy and stylish work from options. Since I am working from home I want to share more easy ways to style yourself at home.
To switch gears a little bit, spring to summer fashion. It is May, if is not already, it significantly warmer. I want to put for some effort, wearing and showing how I style myself during the spring to summer transitional months. Stay tuned I will giving yall the looks. Lets get into this fashion report
According to May issue of InStyle Magazine & Harper Bazaar
- bright blue monochromatic looks
- embrace knit dresses/ crochet & pair it with shoulder bag
- boho blouses or prints
- basket look- woven accessories
- braided/ strap sandals
- pair your neutrals with a pop of red
- stay at home look- easy slip dresses, silk pajamas, jump suits, lounge wear
- water color prints
- ruching textures
- wearable arts
- tie front cardigan
What style and/or trends are looking forward to trying?
Last month, I was so in my head about blogging. I was being hard on myself about everything I was posting. Like I stated before, I was having a hard time figure out what to topics to discuss during the pandemic. So, some days I was really productive when it came to blogging, then it was days when I was not. So I went back to basic, I gain inspiration through other content creator, and Pinterest. I think I finally made it out of funk, and I ready to get back to really blogging, and creating content this month.
On the flip side, During this time I was able to revisit my business plan, and get center in finding my true audience as a blogger. I have to remember that I can’t do it all, and I can’t please all. To add, I have been able to reach out to brands, and pitch ideas- that is awesome. Overall, in the month May I want to still focus on fashion, bringing you all spring to summer/ stay at home looks, stay true to my brand, and continue to push out helpful content .
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Personal Note & Goals
On the personal side of things, April was another hard month for me. I was under pressure from my job, working long hours and not making more time for myself. Another added, I have been super hard on myself , and in my head as blogger. Feeling like I have to always be productive, and creating something. I was under pressure and creating more and more pressure. To add, I was having boy troubles. That can bring everything to a head really quick! So unhealthy right.
The wake up…
So it was a MUST I take a step back and reevaluate some things. Work was always going to be there, so I am trying to figure out ways to readjust my schedule to work with my highly demanding job in the mortgage field.
Then, I had to get out of my own way ( out my head) as blogger, get back to basic. I went back to time when I would just get inspired by other content creators, and really figure out my core values are. Pinterest really help me out of my funk. Like I said I took a step back.
With the boy troubles…….. lol he since then apologize. We are good for now. Let me add, he is not my boyfriend- he is just guy that has my attention and he is kinda cute lol. Save this for another time.
Overall, I have been working on my, myself, and I am redecorating my home! Getting back to prayer, meditating, and reading my confident woman devotional. I wan to do all I can to make I am calm and at 100%. I must say redecorating my space has lit a fire under me. I can’t wait to show y’all my space. A home series is definitely coming. I refuse to let myself get in my way.
In May My Goals Are…
- Give myself time to pray and meditate in the morning
- Exercise for 20-30 minutes for 3 days out of the week
- Commit to healthier morning routine- Like pray, continue to stretch, and waking up on time (stop snoozing)
- Drink 64 oz of water daily
- Take 30 minutes to myself to do nothing
Location: Detroit, MI
Photographer: Me, Myself, & I
HOW WAS LAST MONTH FOR YOU? WHAT ARE YOU LOOKING FORWARD TO THIS MONTH? WHAT ARE YOUR MAY GOALS?
Share with me in the comment section. Let’s talk about sis!! I hope the month of May is an amazing month for you.
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