Personal Style | Wearing Burgundy and White

In my last outfit post I wore burgundy and black, but today I’m switching things up and styling burgundy and white. It’s no secret that I’m a big fan of re-purposing certain wardrobe items. So when it came to this outfit, I had no problem restyling these pants! Since the weather isn’t that cold yet, the lightweight… 

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Know Your Worth - Erika Akwo

#WNJInspired | Know Your Worth: Who Are You Video

Have you ever looked in the mirror and didn’t recognize the person looking back? Have you ever asked yourself “who am I?” I’m sure if you take a moment to be honest with yourself, you’ve been there. I know I have. Thankfully, I can now look in the mirror and smile at the woman I’ve… 

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#WNJInspired | 11 Things You Should do Everyday to Live a Better Life

I’m big on having daily routines and adapting positive habits. Doing this has helped make my life better and not to mention, less stressful. Sure, life doesn’t always go the way we plan. But it’s still nice to practice good habits and set routines. It makes the day run so much smoother. All year I’ve been… 

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Personal Style | Wearing Burgundy and Black in Ellicott City

My little sister told me that burgundy was the color of the season. So I guess you can say this outfit is “on trend”, right? This isn’t my first time wearing burgundy and black, but it is the first time I’m pairing the colors together this season. I’ve had these pants for quite sometime and… 

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#WNJBeauty | 4 Carol’s Daughter Products Perfect for Fall and Winter

I’ve been a fan of Carol’s Daughter products for a while now. Late last year my good friend and I won a $100 Carol’s Daughter giveaway. So of course, I went crazy! I ordered my favorite items, as well as some other items I’d been wanting to try. After that experience I kept using my favorites… 

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#WNJDrives | 2017 Mitsubishi Mirage G4 SE

As you know, I had the pleasure of test driving several cars over the summer. The 2017 Mitsubishi Mirage G4 SE is the last car I tested during Summer 2017 and to my surprise, I enjoyed driving it! My first reaction was, “WOW. That’s a small car.” I wasn’t sure how I felt about the size, but… 

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Personal Style | Wearing All Black + 3 Ways to Simplify Your Wardrobe

From adopting a minimal sense of style to emptying out several overflowing closets and drawers in our home, I’ve been on a quest to find ways to simplify my wardrobe. It hasn’t been easy because I still LOVE a good shopping or thrifting trip. However I’ve become much more aware of the clothes I already own. I’ve also… 

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#WNJInspired | 5 Things to do at Night to Prepare for the Next Day

If you subscribe to my newsletter you probably remember me saying that this summer was “a wild one”. I can honestly say that I’ve gone through just about every emotion there is over the past 3 months. Despite the wild and craziness of the season, my saving grace has been my evening and morning routines. Having set… 

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#WNJDrives | 2017 Hyundai Elantra Eco

A few months back I test drove the 2017 Hyundai Elantra Eco for a week. When the cute and compact car pulled up I was all smiles. From its red exterior to the sleek body, I was ready to hop in and start driving! Once inside I was equally impressed with the cream interior, huge touchscreen and spacious… 

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