LifeStyle Feature | Marie Young of GoodLooknOut

I’m really excited about today’s post because it’s another installment of my LifeStyle Features here on WNJ! I met this blogger at an event in D.C. 2 (or so) years ago. I remember thinking to myself, “she’s the cutest pregnant woman…ever!” I soon realized that her warm personality and sweet spirit matched her outer beauty. Marie,… 

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Wardrobe Wednesday | My Transitional September Wardrobe

So it’s really October 1st, huh? The weather doesn’t feel like October 1st, but I’ll take your word for it. Although I didn’t post as many outfits as I would have liked last month, the ones I did post were pretty good. There was actually a common thread throughout my September style; transitional wardrobe items. There… 

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5 Reasons Why I Love Audiobooks

WNJ Inspires | 5 Reasons Why I Love Audiobooks

I’ve always enjoyed reading books, but the older I get the more I realize I don’t make the time to actually sit down and read anymore. I have great intentions when it comes to reading books, really. But there’s something stopping me from sitting still long enough to indulge in a good read. If it’s… 

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Personal Style Monday | Simple OOTD + an ASOS Giveaway

Happy Monday! How was your weekend? Mine was pretty low key. The highlight was spending  Saturday afternoon and evening with my little sis. She and I went to the movies to see The Maze Runner and to my surprise, I really enjoyed the movie! The story line was well put together and easy to follow, and… 

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OPRAH’S LIFE YOU WANT WEEKEND IN D.C., PART III – Final Moments & My Takeaways

Happy Friday! Today is the last recap of my experience at Oprah’s Life You Want Weekend in D.C. Day two, also my favorite day, was filled with a lot. Not only did we hear the trailblazers speak, but we were also schooled by Oprah. She had us complete three workbook activities; my favorite was entitled See Your Life Today…. 

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Thrifty Thursday Spotlight – Patrice J. Williams of Looking Fly on a Dime

Hello there and happy Thrifty Thursday! Today I’m taking a break from my Oprah’s Life You Want recap to introduce you to one of my favorite thrifty bloggers! Patrice J. Williams is the blogger behind Looking Fly on a Dime and I’ve been a follower since I stared blogging. Her blog covers all things thrift related,… 

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Oprah’s Life You Want Weekend in D.C., Part II – Trailblazers in Full Effect

Day 2 of The Life You Want Weekend in D.C. was my favorite. Not only did we complete workbook activities taught by Oprah (more of that in Part III), but we also had the opportunity to be inspired by the stories of 4 amazing trailblazers. The trailblazers included Elizabeth Gilbert, Iyanla Vanzant, Pastor Rob Bell, and Mark… 

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Event Recap – Oprah’s Life You Want Weekend in D.C., Part I

I’m still on a high from Oprah’s Life You Want Weekend tour stop in Washington, D.C. this past weekend. As I mentioned in this post, I was blessed to have the opportunity to cover the event as media. I was expecting the event to be thought provoking, powerful and of course enjoyable.  To say that the… 

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The Fashion of Goodwill – Greater Washington Goodwill Fashion Show 2014

Whenever there’s an event involving thrifting, a good cause, and a breath taking venue, I’m there. Thursday nights Greater Washington Goodwill Gala & Fashion Show was exactly that! This is my 3rd year attending and I must say, this year was my favorite! The event took place at the new Marriott Marquis on Massachusetts Avenue in Washington, D.C. –… 

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