Archive for October, 2007

Temporis enim vicissitudo

October 23, 2007

Yup, it’s time for a change and in a B I G way. I really feel like the Corporate world just isn’t me; not in the least. There is still this huge part of me who is a business-minded Fashionista that wants to open and run her chic boutique and screw working for others. She also wants to go back to school to get her MBA and she kicks herself for not staying an extra yr for a Master’s in Merchandising/Textiles, BUT she had to get out of Tallahassee, quick, fast and in a hurry…

I digress. I really need to get on it, like for real. I need to pull out my business plan that I wrote up for a college project and update it. Was talking to my boy who is such the entrepreneur and so on his grind and is so inspiring because he works hard for what he wants, sets goals and achieves them. I was whining about work and how I want to retire; what, don’t laugh, I’ve been working since I was 14, I’m tired of this mess.

Anyways, I was whining and was like, “when can I retire?”
he says, “when we are both rich.”
I laugh, I’m like, “uh, when’s that?”
He says, “when your boutique is on and poppin and I can do a special piece on it in my mag.”

I love that he has so much ambition. I’ve known him for years and each year he is just on the come up; smart man. But he isn’t the first one to bring up the whole boutique thing to me in the recent months. As you all know, I hated my job as a recruiter b/c of the company in which I worked. While looking for jobs, a couple of my friends asked if I would be interested in going back into fashion, somehow. But that’s just it, that is the magic word; ‘somehow’.

I am not interested in design, I def do NOT want to go back to retail management, I am not freshly graduated with this bright, sunny outlook of what could be; I’ve been out of school for 5 yrs now and have yet to establish a career path…blah

I’m not sure I know what to do, but there are two definite things I’m going to do; 1. Pray Until Something Happens and 2. Get my business plan back out and begin work on it, pronto!

*B* will be the owner of the boutique she has always wanted; just in time for Nate’s magazine launch. Gotta love friends who keep you inspired and focused.



My Lipgloss be poppin!

October 22, 2007

Found this over @ Robin’s Blog and how cute! I guess it’s sorta-kinda semi accurate lol! So, what flavor of lip gloss are you?!

You Are Raspberry Chocolate Lip Gloss

You tend to approach life as a fun game – being playful at every turn.
You’re a flirt with flair, and your the type most likely to surprise your date.

But you’re popularity doesn’t stop with guys… you’ve got a great group of girlfriends too!
You’re fresh, aggressive, and more than a little sassy. The tangy taste of raspberry and watermelon goes great on your lips.

Found it!!!

October 22, 2007

Remember my post on how I SO needed this dress Ashanti was wearing well, I sent the dress to my good friend Fashion Kitty to track down also. Well it so happens that I checked my email Saturday afternoon and someone named Lauren found the EXACT dress!!! It’s by LaRock, which I adore immensely, but alas, since I don’t have my 33% discount from managing at Nordstrom, do not purchase this line anymore haha! AND my friend from work got an email over the weekend from Intermix, where this dress can be purchased for a whopping $298 + tax and shipping

So now I am contemplating how I can finagle purchasing this dress without feeling INSANE for spending that much on a JERSEY knit frock with FABULOUS sequins!!! I NEED this dress! I am hoping I can find it in the light heathered grey that I want, but if not I will settle for the black version because it is equally just as fabulous! Thanks Lauren and Erica for helping me find my dress!!! Besos to you ladies!!!

My homey Fashion Kitty LaRok’s! haha! She’s the one who found it for me!!! Yippeeee!!!


I’m down with OPB (other people’s blogs)

October 16, 2007

Since I have NOTHING to say today but I’ve signed into Blogger like 50, 11 times I might as well post something! So check out what these other blogs are talking bout:

  • Help me and Fashion Kitty find the dress I want!
  • Check out what Kesh and Kanye are saying – I love that they have blogs now!!!
  • You need to be reading Robin’s blog! Both her personal and Hip Hop blog
  • Click to see Fall’s fabulous trend of high collared coats at I Like Her Style! and where you can find one!
  • The ever-fabulous K Dukes never disappoints with her witty writing
  • And finally, go Shake Your Beauty over at Tia’s blog and get your weekly dose of fabulous fabulousness for all things beauty for us brown chicks!

Happy reading peoples!!!!!!

Blogger’s block

October 16, 2007

Nothing is really on my mind that I can formulate into a blog posting so, I will be back momentarily…

In my head/heart

October 16, 2007

I woke up mad early this morning with all these thoughts and words swirling around my head, flipped open my laptop and wrote this down…

The day I met you was filled with so much –
Excitement, anticipation, nervousness, but
All of that was non existant when
You kissed me when I kissed you
Nothing else mattered in the world except, us

Wrapped up in your arms, looking into your eyes
Looking into mine, seeking, searching, peering into –
My heart, but you already had it because
You were my Sunshine

Then I hit send and closed my laptop and haven’t checked that email all day…

Water or Frutopia?

October 11, 2007

Bare with me, if you will as I explain. Say you go to your fridge and there is a sugar-laden, bad-for-you Frutopia and your Brita pitcher filled to the brim with clean, crisp, good-for-you water. Which do you choose?

So I was talking to my boy about puffy, dark circles and how he can get rid of them. (‘no homo’ as guys say, hey, we all gotta take care of ourselves!) I suggested number one, that he drink plenty of water; Water is good for you, good for your health and well being. Well he then went on to say how he only drinks water, A. after too much drinking and B. if it’s a last resort. This is where it gets interesting. He comes up with an analogy on Frutopia and water and how it relates, in his mind, to women. Enjoy the following IM convo betwixt us:

Him: man i drink water
Him: when im too drunk
Him: besides that
Him: all i drink is juice
Him: and soda
Me: see
Him: and redbull
Me: all i drink is water, green tea and when i go out alcohol
Him: man
Him: i be mad when theres only water to drink
Him: that shyt be like a last resort
Him: like fuck
Him: i guess i’ll drink some of this
colorless flavorless liquid
Him: but
water is like a 4 or 5 chick
Him: she
good for u
Him: and will hold u down
Him: but u want that dime piece
Me: LOL what!
Him: that exotic chick
Him: thas gonna brake your heart
Him: u wan that fruitopia chick
Him: not water
Him: water
always there
Him: frutopia is limited
Me: wth
Him: lol
Me: fine drink your sugary liquids
Him: no
Him: help me
Him: i neeed water
Him: water
Me: but really though, in your analogy of comparing women to water and frutopia, LOL, why would u want a bangin chick thats ultimately going to break your heart when you could have that girl who’s always going to be there no matter what?
Him: cuz
Him: fruitopia taste good
Him: even
though its bad for u
Him: that join is
bangin on the way down
Me: lol and
Him: i dunno
Him: water is aiight
Him: i’ll drink it when i have to
Him: but best believe if i have some fruitopia
Him: im a miss it
Me: hhahahahahahaahahahahaha
Him: when its not around
Him: and think about it
Him: even though its not good
Him: and i’ll drink water
Him: cuz its always there
Him: but deep down inside
Him: im imaginin water is fruitopia
Him: smh

So there you have it. Ladies, are you your man’s water or his Frutopia??? Fellas, is this how you really feel??


It’s finally FALL!!!

October 11, 2007

YAY!!! It’s finally the crisp, cool, bright fall day that I have been waiting for! All this weirdo 90 degree weather in October threw me off a bit, but today it’s officially Fall in VA! That means I got to pull out my fav boots from last year and rock them with my cute black dress and bracelet-length, cropped swing coat! Oh how I love Fall and all the layering that you can do because of the fabulous weather!!!


October 11, 2007

IGNORE the person wearing this magnificent dress and lets focus on the sheer FABULOUSNESS that is that dress! That dress! was made for ME!!! It has *B* stamped ALL over it! Whoever this dress is made by had me in mind, fo sho!!!! They knew that I love to show off my assets (why not flaunt it if you got it, right!) and how I LOVE a nice short, thigh skimming hemline! as well as all.those.damn.SEQUINS!!!!! Bottom line, this dress must be mine! MINE!!! It’s so damn perfect for my upcoming weekend in SoBe!!! oooooooh yeah!!!!!!

My So-Called Life

October 3, 2007

Ummmm, who didn’t want Jordan Catalano to be their boyfriend?! Who loved the match of Angela and Jordan together??? Who couldn’t wait for her to ditch class and go makeout with him under the bleachers?!?! LOL!!!

I LOVED this show! I used to sneak and watch it on MTV because I knew my mom wouldn’t approve. Why? I don’t know, I guess because it dealt with ‘adult’ things that an eighth grader shouldn’t be exposed to, maybe? Anyways, this show quickly became one of my favorites; so much so that when I found out it still came on on Noggin at 5 AM, I set my DVR to record each show! LOL!!!!! I’m not even kidding!

That lovely shade of red that Angela dyed her hair has been my inspiration for YEARS! Those of you who know me know I love to change up my hair, especially the color! That red, that vibrant, brilliant red has enthralled me ever since I was a wee 8th grader lol!

Anyways, I am all too thrilled to find out that the DVD series will be released on October 30 with a book too! I am SO pre ordering from Amazon! What about you? Did you love this show as much as I???