EQUINOX | '18 + LINK UP

5:00:00 AM
Can you feel it in there air?  Okay, so this song has absolutely NOTHING to do with this post, just the first one to come to mind when I started writing this.  But GUYS!!!  It's officially SPRING!!!  There is not one person that exists on this Earth that is happier than I right now, I promise you!  Even though there aren't any signs of budding trees or flower blooms in MI right now, I know that it's right around the corner and I welcome it!

FIT DETAILS
dress (floral embellished dress, avail in black too) + shoes (vintage): justfab
belt + earrings (both vintage): f21
bracelet (carpe diem): sole and style

This past weekend was definitely busy with my daughters 11th birthday, but I knew that once we were done on Sunday celebrating that I had to get dolled up in this beautiful dress from JustFab and shoot some Spring shots!  This has to be one of the most prettiest dresses that I own for everyday wear and its the EPITOME of Spring.  It reminds me of what Lizzie from Lizzie in Lace would wear (even though I think she would dress it up so much prettier than I).  


I wanted to keep my jewelry minimal but memorable for this outfit.  Adding these drop earring from my stash and this oh so pretty Carpe Diem bracelet from Sole and Style add that extra "oomph" that this dress needed. I also have this thing with dresses and empire waists, I almost ALWAYS have to add something around it to not make me look "weird" y'all.  I'm pretty sure it's all in my mind and it could be overkill, but I love this simple floral belt around it.


A day late and a complete #unusualTuesdaypost, but how's the weather in your neck of the woods on this Spring Equinox 2018?  I checked our weather and I'm pretty sure that it's going to be cold enough to snow today, but hey, it's Spring!  I hope to see your links to your posts below and I will see you guys soon!




PLAYING NO MORE GAMES w/ BEST CHOICE PRODUCTS

5:00:00 AM
New Year, New Me? 🤷🏾‍♀️ More like New mindset, New Body!  I've been putting off a post like this for ages simply because of how disappointed I am with myself for 1, giving in to temptation and 2, not committing to my fitness goals.  I started the year off PERFECT, and like the most of us, didn't follow through.  But hopefully with the help of this Adjustable Incline Bench from Best Choice Products, I can get back on track in no time!
this post is sponsored by Best Choice Products, but all views and opinions are of my own

I'm a straight hermit in the Winter, so going to the gym was completely impossible (in my mind) and having something this portable that I could collapse down and store in closet was KEY for me!  I was a little intimidated when I opened the package (simply because I really have no excuses now), but this was fairly easy to assemble.  Very easy instruction to follow.


Here are the specs of the Adjustable Incline Bench from Best Choice Products!



  • Heavy duty carbon steel frame with powder coat finish
  • Thick foam cushion and support bar
  • 12 different heigh adjustments
  • Adjustable leg rollers
  • Weight Capacity: 330 lbs. 
    DIMENSIONS:
  • Lowest Setting: 56"(L) x 23.75"(W) x 50.5"(H)
  • Floor to seat 9"-2.5"
  • Highest setting: 66"(L) x 23.75"(W) x 45.5"(H)
  • Floor to seat 26"-3"
  • Seat: 38.5"(L) x 10.5"(W) x 2"(H)
  • Weight Capacity: 330 lbs.
  • Weight: 33 lbs.
    SPECIFICATIONS:
  • Color: Black
  • Material: Steel 
  • Assembly required (with instructions)


  • I did some research and I found a few new exercises that I can do with this Incline Bench and of course I filmed a video about it!  I am pretty excited to see what results I can achieve with the assist from my new Incline Bench from Best Choice Products!  I will make sure to post an update soon and give a more thorough review on this bench, so keep an eye out!


    WHAT I'M HERE TO DO + LINK UP

    5:00:00 AM
    This statement has NEVER been truer!  I know I'm guilty of showing up somewhere with the sheer intent of just showing off my outfit!  House of Rehab got it all the right with this tee AND has brought back my love for slogan tees!  For a while, I though that I was getting too "up there in age" to wear them, but hell, this one speaks too near and dear to my heart to just look over.  I've also worn a couple of their 1st model slogan sweatshirts back in the day (Fashion Killah here (God forgive these fits AND photos 😩).  I still wear them to this day and everyone still loves them!

    FIT DETAILS
    shirt: house of rehab, waiting on this one to arrive
    pants: choies, fan of these and these || shoes: lola shoetique
    bag: justfab, loving this one and this one || head wrap: target, totally feeling this and this too 

    At this very moment, I am (im)patiently awaiting the arrival of The Recipe shirt from House of Rehab.  It's showing to be delivered to my apartment complex but it is totally not in my hands!  Good ol' United States Postal Service for you.  I am not looking forward to this FOREVER phone call that I am going to have with them, but I want my shirt, dang it!


    When putting this outfit together, every fashion scenario went through my head: skirt w/ boots, skirt with flats or tennis shoes, high waist jeans (because in reality, that's all I wear), and so on and so forth.  Then I remembered these orange pants in my closet.  These were featured a few years ago and have been just hanging in my closet since then.  I know that they are keepers because they never go out with the "time to Spring clean" clothing but I must say that I've totally neglected them over the years. Not any more!


    I attempted to start back with my weekly linkup last week, but I think Inlinkz was having some major issues. I couldn't get it to act right to save my life!  Hopefully this week will be the return and there aren't any issues for you guys to link up!  Hope everyone has a great Monday!






    THESE BOOTS WERE MADE FOR WALKING...

    5:00:00 AM
    "...And that's just what I'll do!  One of these days these boots are gonna walk all over you!"  These boots TOTALLY deserved that intro, don't you think?  I've been totally OBSESSING over these GAWJUS™ walkers and every time I wear them, I get tons of compliments!  They are OTK boots, but can be slouched a little to wear as knee highs.

    FIT DETAILS
    top: champs sports || boots: cara from justfab

    Not to try and outshine my boots, I dressed them with this Men's sweater that I wore as a dress (the first time, It has totally shrank up since then).  My husband came home with this sweater in his size and I tried it on and fell in LOVE!  The funny thing is that he already knew what to do from there, he said "I'll go back and get you one in your size!" 😂  Since they were on sale, I got both colors that were available! 


    I was too stoked this week when I went out scouting for new shooting locations and found this gem!  I believe it's an abandoned building (or they may be about to start construction on it) with this parking structure attached to it.  I absolutely LOVE not so pretty backdrops when shooting most times.  I've been looking for abandoned churches and other structures to try.  This one also has an upper deck to it that I can't wait to shoot on.  It was too icy today and I wasn't trying to transform into Frozone!

    linking up with these beauties this week!


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