Chapter 9 | September Plan and Goals

Hey Everyone, I am finally back from my actual and mental vacation. Chilllleee it has been so hard to get back to my norm,  when you have been having the time of your life. Last month, I had to get away from it all. I was burnt out from my job, I got sick…. it was just too much. Anyway, I went to Atlanta with my girls and now I back from the Labor Day weekend feeling a bit more refreshed and ready to start a new in September. On today’s blog post I will reflect and share my personal goals,  what’s coming to FashionLayn.com, and a brief fashion report. Fashion Note Fall season!! Yassss time to get out my sweaters, fleece, because this is my type of weather.  I am thinking about trying out a lot of leather luxe looks, in my opinion is timeless.  Also, I want to try out more neutrals look with jeans and bright neon colors for the fall season. Y’all know I love my neons and bright bold colors. On a previous post I express a few trends that I want to try out, click here  if you want to check those trends out.  TREND REPORT:  …

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5 Ways to Overcome Writer’s Block

As of lately I have been so uninspired.  I have nothing to write about. My mind has been else where and I just can’t get it together. I am experiencing writer’s block! Bloggers, Content Creator yall  know what writer’s block is. It can transpire due to timing, fear, and striving for perfection.  Now writer’s block had creeped  on me right at the end of July! Creatively I am a little exhausted.  Literally, I have been creating different flatlays hoping that would inspired something for me to write about. Hey that’s what bloggers do, we write!  However, I am burnt out and I have absolutely nothing to say. Since I have nothing to say, lol,  let talk about 5 creative ways I use to break out of writer’s block. 5 Creative Ways To Overcome Writer’s Block  Read Other Blogs: Find inspiration from your sis.  This is one of my favorite ways to overcome writer’s block. I get away from my world and read articles from others. I read fashion, inspirational, or travel blogs to help me gain some inspiration. So yes, check out your favorite bloggers, or website to get the creative juice flowing. Listen to Music: Good music always get …

Chapter 8 | August Plan and Goals

August is the summer’s Sunday.  Yes, we are in the home stretch of summer. So it is time to put all your summer plans in motion. We gotta get it all done. Anyway I survived the mercury retrograde! Girl yes! I know I made it by the grace of GOD because I have been transitioning. We are going to say transitioning instead of struggling. So many good things revealed itself in July. I relaunched my blog. The energy that I received from this relaunch is amazing.  I am feeling so good about everything, and I excited to see what’s to come this month. On today’s blog post I will reflect and share my personal goals,  what’s coming to FashionLayn.com, and a brief fashion report. Fashion Note Since we are towards the end of the summer you can definitely catch all the end of summer sales!  Awesome deals… these stores are trying to make room for the fall  inventory. This is your time to get all your summer clothes on sale for next year or for the reminder of the summer. Hot girl summer girl! For myself, I start researching and reading up on the fall trends and styles. Fall is …

Chapter 7: July Plan and Goals

Geesh, the time has flew by. Can you believe it, we are already in July? Crazy right! Anyway it is blazing hot outside. Summertime in Michigan its really hot. It goes from 0 to 100 in no time. Blazing, OKAY! I got a lot of pots on the stove this month and I hope to accomplish everything that is on my plate this July. Last month, was a workout and somethings did not goes as plan but I am still grateful for it all. I am here and this is going to be a great summer. I’m putting down my first deposit for this extravaganza trip I am planning. So I am happy, happy!  On today’s blog post I will reflect and share my personal goals,  what’s coming to FashionLayn.com, and a brief fashion report. Fashion Note As I mention before it is super hot in Detroit. My fashion focus for the month is anything that will keep me cool, Okay! I am preparing myself for vacation in August so I am trying to find anything that is inexpensive, cute, and cool! FASHION REPORT: According to July’s issue Instyle Magazine,  “Easy Breezy” flowy pieces are an instant style. It is …

5 Reasons Why You Need Basic Invite| Business Cards

This post was done in collaboration with Basic Invite – but trust, all opinions are my own. Basic Invite, a custom wedding invitation company, is far from basic! Basic Invite started in 2006 and very well know for their custom invitations. They also make announcements, stationary, and other business products; such as business cards.  When I started off blogging I remember going to an event without any business cards. I was so embarrassed. I would tell people I left them at home. 🙂 Basic Invite allows any blogger or entrepreneur to create business cards very easily. Today I will share 5 reasons why you should use Basic Invite to create your business cards now. 5 Reasons Why You Choose Basic Invite  Almost Unlimited Colors – Basic Invite allows customers to choose from over 180 different colors options. Once you select the design you can choose the color of each element on your business card.  Instant Preview – You can see an instant preview of the design business cards. Basic Invite allows customers to see a preview of the colors, fonts, and templates they choose. Custom Samples -Printed sample of actual business card can be order customers can see exactly how it will print as …

Chapter 6: June Plan and Goals

First day of June. I feel so good this morning. Summer is loading. I have so many things to look forward to this month and I am excited to share them with you. May was a great month. My eyes open and I got hip to a lot of things.  I am so grateful for May. Now we are walking through the month June. So on today’s post I will be sharing my personal goals,  what is coming to FashionLayn, and a brief fashion report Fashion Note Finally the weather is consistent. In Detroit, the weather for the last couple of days has been sunny, with rain showers. It has been 75 degrees or lower, I know how to dress that. I am so happy I am able to ditch my little jacket and be free. “Less is more”, my motto for the summer when it comes to styling FASHION REPORT:  Beachy , and bohemian theme, patterns, and prints is something you can still explore this summer. Natural patterns, fishnet and crochet look can also migrate into this summers look as well . According to June’s issue of InStyle Magazine tie-dye is still a big hit. A Tie-dye shirts is …

Chapter 5: May Plan and Goals

The time is literally flying by. Sheesh I am trying to hold on to all my edges. LOL  This time around last year I was dreading May because I had to get my wisdom teeth extraction. Well now I got so much to look forward to this month. The month of April was a total roller coaster. It was up and down, but I ended up right where I needed to be.  God really was working on me overtime,  and that I am so humble and grateful for.  Yes ladies, let get this month started on the right foot. Fashion Note I don’t have a lot of new trends, fashion alerts to post this month. As a Detroiter, we are still stuck in that in between weather. Not really knowing what to do, or how to be stylish when the weather is bipolar. One minute it is super cold, then not so warm, or then it too hot to handle. LOL  If you want to see a post on how to style yourself during the in between seasons, let me know in the comment section below. FASHION REPORT: According to May’s issue of InStyle Magazine a few style trends and …

Chapter 4: April Plan and Goals

Seriously, the month of March left me completely zapped out. I was working crazy hours at work. Like full on 12 hours days of work. On top of that finding time to take pictures. Post content. Doing so many things at once will have anyone completely drained. Also to mention I got into a minor car accident. Now this post was supposed to go up yesterday but my feelings were still hurt from the accident I had.  I was just not feeling it and it was so important for me to reflect and just relax. Well the March Madness contest at work is over and now I can get a bit of my “normal” back. My head is back in the game and I ready to tackle April on the second day. Fashion Note No new fashion trends to report this month. However, I am came across an interesting article in April’s issue of InStyle Magazine. It is titled “Does My Closet Make Me Look Fat?” by Eric Wilson. Now the title alone is interesting to me. I was looking at my closet yesterday and I came to the conclusion that I need to go on a “shopping diet”. The …

Top 10 Things I Hate About Blogging

I went to Instagram and unleashed my feeling. I even got some of y’all involved in conversation.  I did not notice how many bloggers were feeling the same way. So in today’s post I want to talk about the things that are never really discussed in blogging. The cons of blogging. Today I am listing  my top 10 things that I hate about blogging.

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