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My Simple Everyday Morning Routine

Do you have a morning routine? I find it to be really essential to have and stick to morning routine for my overall happiness. I like to feel like I am getting the best out of my day. On today’s post I am sharing my simple everyday morning routine. Let’s get inspired! Related: 4 Easy Loungewear Outfit Ideas Ring The Alarm @ 6:00 A.M. My alarm is set at 6 AM. I try very hard to stay committed to one alarm. It is so hard! Let me be honest it super hard not to hit the snooze button. I have hard time breaking away from my bed. However I have to be out my bed by 6:30 am! On a good day if I don’t hit the snooze button, I lay awake for roughly 10 minutes before I become active Next I have to pray and meditate. I am super grateful to wake up this morning so I have to give thanks to God for this morning and the day. To mention, I am wearing an affordable and comfy satin pjs from Shein. To learn more about these pjs, click here. Shein has a long list of satin jammies online. …

8 Things To Do While Being Quarantined

Is it me or I am I the only one going stir crazy being stuck at home? I know the first few weeks in March, was absolutely hard for me. I was so bored, and really going nuts trying to socially distance myself from people. Now I know in order to do our part in flattening the curve, we have to stay at home.  I am not going to lie it has been hard from time to time. I  am the master of spending my time alone; at times it is not fun. Other than working from home,  I soon start feeling like I was running out of things to do. Now it week 6 of working from home, self quarantine, and now the extended stay at home order (Sidenote: information based only in Michigan). I believe I finally found some entertaining things to while being stuck inside. One of my most favorite things to do our self portraits.   So, on today’s post I am sharing 8 interesting things to keep your time occupied during the pandemic. Related: 8 Tips On How to Work From Home 10 Things To Do While Being Quarantined Here is the time to make self …

8 Tips On How to Work From Home

Hey everyone! How have you been doing? I know for me I had to adjust to a lot of new things in a short amount of time. For the most part social distancing has me stuck at home. It has been hard because I am naturally an extrovert. Sheesh we are currently in some crazy times. With the recent outbreak of coronavirus aka “COVID-19” or  “the Rona”, it has so many people at home, either working from home, at home with kids or full blown quarantine.   Are you working from home? For me I have been working from home for almost week now. This is all new to me. It has been quite an adjustment, however I am thankful that I have the luxury to do so. I have to be honest, one day I was going stir crazy trying to get everything together and now I am starting to settle into my work space at home. On today’s post I am sharing 8 tips on how to work from and how I adjusted to it. If you are new to working from home remotely, these tips will help set you up for success. 8 Tips On How to …

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Single Life Series | 30 and Single

Hey good people. Happy Valentines Day! How you feeling? I know I feeling good, just showing myself with some extra love today. Now, I would never thought I would still be a single woman. I had my life mapped out so differently, mmkay! I knew for sure I was going to be married by 25 so forth and so forth. Well I am off my so call plan for 5 years. I am 30 years old and I am single. Prefect combination, right?! Surprisingly, I feel okay about. I am riding the wave. Just continuing on with my life. On today’s post I am sharing my personal thoughts on my single life and dating as a millennial.Also, I am going to tell you why I think I am still single! Let’s go. The Single Life So, I am single like $1 dollar bill, okay. If you would have told me that I would be going on decade as a single woman, chilllleeee I would not believe you. “Welp believe it, sis.” I am 30 and there are no new prospects or no dating what so ever. (Lol, well I do have a crush on someone.) However, if I heard wedding …

January First…

Happy 2020 sis! Did you doing anything fun for the New Year? Well I spent my new year with the parents. It was snowing and I was too lazy to make the trip to city, where it’s litty lol. So I just was those specials on the tube and brought in the New Years with sparking wine, lol. Well is day 1 of 365 days, and I am feeling so fresh and clean. I get to start my year off fresh and put my best foot forward. You get to wipe the slate clean. I get why everyone loves to celebrate New Years. On today’s post I am sharing my personal goals, latest fashion report and trends, and brief blog note. I am super motivated this year and I can’t wait to share. Fashion Note We are in a new decade, my good sis . I was thinking to myself that I want to elevate my sense of fashion. I don’t want to do or WEAR the same thing from yesterday. I going to swipe some things out of my wardrobe. This month I am turning 30 and I want to transform/ and step up my wardrobe. Take a few …

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 …

Turning 29: Lessons I Learned in My Twenties

So today is my 29th birthday… I am so thankful to see another birthday.  I have one more year to the BIG 3-0. To be really honest, I am kinda scared of getting older.  Simply I am afraid of the unknown and becoming irrelevant.  I recently was saying this in a previous post, simply discussing my plans as a 29 years old and so forth. To change my thoughts on the fear, I decided it would be best to focus and admire my growth. Growth in life is key. I am not the same girl I use to be, and I am so thankful. Instead of getting hyped up for about premature thoughts on getting older…. I am going to embrace my life, my age, and admire my growth! To admire my growth here are 29 things I have learned in my 20s. You can’t pour from an empty glass: I learned in order to be my best self, I have to make sure I take time to take care of myself. While working and blogging I learn that I had to invest more time for self and mental care. So every day now I take 10 minutes or more …

Sweater Weather

New Hair, New Sweater, New Look… who is this ?I am feeling myself.  Lol I decided to take the casual approach last weekend. I enjoy being creative when it comes to fashion but somethings I appreciate my simple looks. To be honest this really how I dress all the time.  Everyday look !! Finally it is chilly enough in Detroit to rock a sweater. This weekend it was about 53 degrees… so me and mom took to the street of Downtown Detroit and walk up and down Gratiot Ave. We check out the local stores, and the record shop and enjoyed each others company.  Sidenote: If you are ever in Detroit, you have to visit Eastern Market to see all the local vendors and shops, and dope murals. It is IG worthy lol. Days like this I really cherish the most. Days that I get to have fun with my mom. My mom is real MVP because she definitely believes and me and all my dreams This will be day I will always remember !! FashionLayn Outfit Deets.. Again, I was going for the casual look. This outfit is literally what I wear every weekend. It is my everyday look. …

Side Effects of Being Loner

Let me tell y’all something. I have always been by myself. I am the only child… no siblings. Never had that many friends and the boyfriend department, don’t even ask- he just don’t exist on the this planet.  I can say that I switch back and forth from being introvert and extrovert.  I had to take a step back from the fashion and address some things that have been heavy on my heart. I know I am not alone in this category. I am super lonely and I am trying to figure out how I can get myself out of this hole I made for myself. A loner is person that chooses not to interact with people.  Let me add my spin to it…. I do classify myself as loner however I pick and choose when I want to interact with people.  Some days I do and some days I want to spend time with myself. I come from a long line of people that are loners in my family. My daddy, grandpa, and whole host of uncles that like to be by themselves. I got it honest  However, being a loner has been super heavy on me lately.  I …

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