5 Quick Tips for Holiday Budgeting | Real Talk Column

Is it too early to talk about the holiday? Well I think it is a great time to talk about the holiday season and budgeting for it. This time may be a lot different due to the pandemic however, is that going to stop us from over spending? Due to the pandemic I have been over spending and I want to get myself back on task. Budgeting! I know it sounds hard but with my quick tips, and some dedication you will be ready for the holiday! In today’s post I am sharing 5 quick holiday budget tips that help keep my finances inline. Related: Money Talk: How to Budget for the Holiday Season? I have had some financial struggles in my past. Over spending has definitely plague me, especially during the holiday season. It comes every year and every year it seem like it was hard and harder for me to buy gifts or contribute during the holiday. So I sit myself down and get to business. Why was I always broke during the holiday? Well I notice that was over spending. I was budgeting but not giving my money name, so I would over spend. In order to budget …

November First…

Happy November good people! Wow the time has flew so fast. On the contrary, I honestly can say I am looking forward to the holidays these year. It may be a new experience but at this point I have made it this far. I refuse to let anything steal my joy. On today’s post I am reflecting, sharing my personal goals, latest fashion style & trends, and a brief blog note for the month of  November. Lets get into it! Overall, for the month of November I want to focus on not taking everything so seriously. I need to enjoy my life and embrace the holiday with open arm. Thus, I look forward to living more, enjoying all the good, and not staying in the bad too long. What are you looking forward to this month? Related: October First… Fashion Note To switch gears lets get into fashion! For the month of November, is getting colder and time to focus some of mu attention on affordable outerwear. Shearling, long maxi jackets, and sporty outerwear is on the fall-to winter radar. I really want to find an affordable Shearling Coat. All the things I am super excited to style. On the …

Chartreuse Faux Leather Jacket

What is your favorite color? My favorite color of the moment is Chartreuse and olive tones for the fall season. As of right now, chartreuse and yellow-green tones has been on my radar for quite sometimes. I got hip to this color after reading how this is the IT color for the upcoming season in Cosmo mag. Anyway, I had to get in front of you guys and share my thoughts on my new chartreuse faux leather jacket. On today’s post I am sharing my thoughts on my faux leather jacket and all the other greenish pieces I am loving. Related: Maxi Skirt for the Fall FashionLayn Outfit Deets New Jacket Alert! I don’t why but I love outerwear. Fall is my favorite season because I get to wear interesting jackets and such. So, yes I got my hands on another faux leather jacket from Shein. The jacket has to be by far my favorite jacket I purchase from them. The style, cut, and fit is amazing. The jacket features 2 pockets in the front with a silver zipper. There are others silver hardware pieces on the sleeves. Omg the color the jacket is so nice. The jacket is available …

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How I Stay Safe During the Pandemic?

This post is sponsored by The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Spread Hope, Not COVID is my new motto living in Michigan. My home state, as well as the entire country and the world has been devastated by this pandemic. It was so crazy how we all were living our best lives, for it all to come to a total stand still. Our lifestyle has changed and now we have to go everywhere with a mask on, as well as keep our distance from one another.  Well, I would rather be totally uncomfortable wearing a mask than to have to be in the hospital on a ventilator. In today’s post I am sharing how I have been keeping myself and others SAFE during the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition, I’m also sharing other ways we can make sure we are doing our part for ourselves and everyone else. Listen…. COVID-19 has definitely turned our world upside down. It’s our new reality and we have to make sure we are doing what we need to make sure we stay safe. We cannot afford to go back. I have been doing many things to ensure that I maintain my physical and …

Brandon Blackwood ESR Canvas Bag| Black Owned Spotlight

Do you like wearing clothes that make a statement? The ESR canvas bag has a great message, and I am here for it all! Black people EVERYWHERE our tired of constant mistreatment. To have to constantly remind folks that systemic racism does exist, and it needs to end. Offend times as Black woman I feel ignored however if my voice is unheard, I will wear loud and proud on my clothes, and accessories. Brandon Blackwood, a Jamaican/ Chinese designer, created bag that is functional, practical, and makes a HUGE statement. Brandon Blackwood is a huge contemporary leather goods line. To learn more about the designer , click here. Selling which I am all for supporting a brand or business that wants to see the end of racial injustice and systematic oppression. On today’s post I am sharing my thought on this ESR canvas bag and how you can educate and help the Black Lives Matter & EndSARS movement! Let get into. Related: Legendary Rootz T-Shirt Review | Black Owned Spotlight  This is little 20 inch ESR canvas bag with a loud and clear message. In silver hardware it reads, END SYSTEMATIC RACISM. It may be small but it packs a …

How To Stop Overthinking and Find Peace.

Are you a victim of overthinking? We all do it. It could be worrying about something, fear, anxiety, or self-doubt. I have mention it so many times before, but I am an overthinker. Every time I think I have it master. It comes back to haunt me. Sheesh, I can make a mole hill and turn it into a mountain. Next thing I know I am in continuous loop of thoughts, that it hard to get out. In the past I have mention my tips before in regards to overthinking as a highly sensitive person. On today’s post I am sharing my tips to help with overthinking and activities that will help with inner peace. Related: 10 Simple Ways to Stop Overthinking  Overthinking can be a few different actions. First, we are over analyzing something until we are paralyze from making a decision. Second, we can be regretting something that can cause us to over think. Next, worrying about the future or in other words, “what if’s”. Lastly, a continuous loop of thinking of one events. Thus, ultimately causes us to have negative emotions and reactions. How can we stio this? 5 Helpful Tips To Stop Overthinking Awareness: Biggest thing …

October First…

Is it me or is this year getting crazier and crazier the closer we get to the end? The time is going by so fast but it seems like the year is becoming more bizarre. Well, I am hoping that the fourth quarter of the year, brings us bit more peace. On today’s post I am reflecting, sharing my personal goals, latest fashion style & trends, and a brief blog note for the month of  October. Lets get into it! I have mention it so many time before, but this year has definitely been an emotional one. We are dealing with a lot however, I am praying that this month can bring us some joy, and laughter. Even though, we are still socially distancing we can still have fun and enjoy our lives. Take a load off, and stop being so serious. Overall, for the month of October I want to focus on not taking everything so seriously. I need to enjoy my life. Life is so fragile, and I have to remind myself constantly that we only get one, so live it up. Thus, I look forward to living more, enjoying all the good, and not staying in the …

Affirmation For the Anxious-Like Me :)

“I can get through whatever life throws at me”

 


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