First of February

Happy Monday! Oh wee I am so happy to be out of January. Was it just me or was January the longest month ever? From developing a dairy allergy to having a amazing birthday. January was overwhelming but a lot of good came out of it.

Anyway, I am looking forward to having a better time in February. Black History Month and celebrating love! It going to be lit-putting it into the universe. Manifesting! In today’s post, I am reflecting, sharing my personal goals, latest fashion style & trends, and a brief blog note. Lets get into it!

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Personal Note/Goals

Trying something different… let’s reflect first!

Yess, I made it to February. I am so glad to be out of January. I have definitely been on a rough roller coaster. If you follow me on Instagram, click here, I shared on my stories that I develop an allergy to dairy. I am lactose intolerant. Nooo!

At the beginning of this year, rapidly I started off getting really sick after eating one of my favorite foods. Cheese bread. I thought maybe it was just bad order. So, maybe I should avoid getting food deliver. Next I got sick off some of my mom’s cooking. Wait what! How Sway? In the midst of all of this I was having eczema break out all over my body. I was itching all over… I haven’t had this since I was a little girl.

At first I thought everything was making me sick until I went to the doctor and they explain everything. Ahhh … It was the dairy in the foods I was eating. Long story short, I have been dairy free for 2 weeks and I don’t know what to eat. LOL ! My goal this month is definitely to find more way to prepare my food without dairy ingredients. That means I have to cook more meals, less eating out. Prepare dairy free meal every week to sustain me through the work week. I made chicken fried rice, next is a big pot of Chicken Tortilla soup. Of course with no dairy! What are your goals for the month of February?

In February My goals are….
  1. Give myself time to pray and meditate in the morning and at night.
  2. Prepare dairy free meals to sustain me during the work week. Meal prep on Sundays.
  3. Stick to blogging plan.
  4. Commit to buying from 1-2 black owned business or donate to organization that benefits the Black community, or the underprivileged once a month.
  5. Say no- stand up for myself.
  6. Remember to be kind to myself, Giving myself grace.
Side note: Let me know if you want me to share dairy free meals, let me know in the comment section
My favorite perfume to wear is Coco Chanel Mademoiselle. What you favorite perfume to wear, especially for Valentine’s ?

Blog Note

YOU: What’s coming to the blog, in February ? ME: Whole lot of LOVE, and Black vibes!

Next, as you all know January was rough for me personally and my blog definitely suffered. Well Im actively working myself out of January slump, and I have some great content plan for the month of February.

February is the month of l’amour. Yes to love. If you know me, I am all about self- love. I am going to be getting a little bit personal. Let’s talk about life when it comes to love and relationship. On the flip we can’t forget February being the month of Black History! All year but All month long we celebrate extra hard the many contributions of Blacks of over world. Black business to Black inventors… really Black anything we celebrate. February is going to be lit !

On the blog, stay tuned for a Black Owed Spotlight Guide of places you can shop at all year around, especially for Valentine’s Day. *wink wink* Yes, I found more places you can shop Black. All the tea is being spilled !

Related: Telfar Handbag | Black Owned Spotlight

Brief Blog Fashion Blurb…

You know I can’t forget about Fashion…… its my thing LOL

In addition, I will be sharing fashion affordable finds, and simple ways to style yourself for the month of February! Stay tuned for Romancing, Warm, Casual and Cute looks on the blog! I want to focus on this month on what to wear that is not so traditional when it comes to Valentine’s day. In other world other color options outside of the reds, pinks, and wine color.

Lastly, Real Talk Column and my favorite series is making a comeback in February. Single Life Series!! Listen, you all show out when I share my stories on being single. I am going to sharing my stories about Dating apps. Definitely going to have talk about some REAL things. For example coping with the winter blues during a pandemic. Also, how therapy is helping with issues when it comes to dating and having relationships with men. That is something I want to discuss more in depth about ! So yess stay tuned!

Overall, I am truly excited about this month. Make sure you are following me on my on Facebook and Instagram so you can stay updated on things that are coming to blog, or other products I am loving. Please let me know in the comment section some content you would like to see on FashionLayn. Remember, To be among the first to know about what’s going on FashionLayn and giveaways, make sure you sign up to my newsletter.

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Photographer: Alayna Bell, ME !


HOW WAS LAST MONTH FOR YOU? WHAT ARE YOU LOOKING FORWARD TO THIS MONTH? WHAT ARE YOUR FEBRUARY GOALS?

Share with me in the comment section. Let’s talk about sis!! I hope the month of February is an amazing month for you.

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