Shades of brown| Leopard Print and Suede

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Hello beauties,

Welcome to the new month of March. I pray that it’s filled of joy and prosperity. Before we get to the outfit of the day, allow me to put you up to a challenge, if you are up for it. I know it’s sometimes difficult and overwhelming to work on our daily and big goals, but it doesn’t have to be. With some planning, a lot of discipline, affirmations, and prayers, we can get a step closer to our dreams everyday. So here’s a tip I want to share with you.

Starting today, make a list of the things you’d like to accomplish this month and then make another list of 5 things you need to do every day in order to reach your goals. Make sure you’re making this second list every night before going to bed. Prepare yourself for the day to come. This list is crucial and should be different from your normal daily to-do list. Every day, start with the most difficult or most time-consuming tasks and cross them, one by one, off your list. If by the end of the day, you didn’t cross everything off the list, it’s fine. Tomorrow is another day. Add it to the following day’s list, and make sure you tackle it first and keep going. Start today and feel free to update me on your progress. I’d be happy to be your accountability partner, if you so wish. You got this! We got this! I’m rooting for you!

Now onto the fashion. 🙂

Even though I actually shot this outfit during autumn, I will have no problem wearing it now. The skirt is beautiful, lightweight and breathable and so is the blouse. I fell in love with the texture and the colors of the skirt. It’s unique, beautiful and soft to the feel. I love the high slit and the overall design. I think it’s one of those unique pieces that brings life to your wardrobe; and I love how this eclectic look turned out with the animal prints and mesh details sleeves top. I find mixing patterns, textures, and colors fun and bold; and I’m sure we’re going to be seeing a lot of that this Spring.

Speaking of Spring, are you all ready for Spring fashion? The weather has been fairly nice these past couple days here in the Midwest, and we are to believe that Spring might be peeking out earlier than expected. I’m definitely not complaining, and I’m looking forward to it. What do you think of this outfit? Would you wear it?

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Top: Similar HERE or HERE | Skirt: Fashion Nova (Sold-Out) | Boots: HERE or HERE| Hat: HERE or HERE | Bag: HERE

As always, thank you for visiting my blog. I hope you have a wonderful month of March.

Love & Light,

Edwige

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Going with the flow | Yellow Polka Dot Dress

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October is officially here! What are you the most excited about? Halloween or Thanksgiving? Saying goodbye to another month yet, and welcoming my birth month in awe! I might be sounding redundant, but how time is flying is just astonishing. October is a month near and dear to my heart, but October 2020 is the beginning of a new decade for me, and I’m not going to lie, I’ve been having all sort of feelings… but the most predominant one is the feeling of gratitude! 

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One thing I have come to master this last couple of years is just going with the flow… This mindset has earned me some much needed peace. When people ask me about Fall fashion, I tell them it’s coming eventually, but right now I’m just taking advantage of this Indian Summer and just enjoying the last days of warmth. In other words, I’m going with the flow and making summer last as long as Mother Nature allows me to. The testimony to that might be this one-shoulder polka dot yellow dress that may be screaming Summer (in October), but that’s what I got for you today and I sure hope you don’t mind. 😉

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This is another Target find and I must say, Target is being on top of their game with these cute and stylish pieces; and, as a bonus, I can’t complain about the prices either. When polka dot meets pockets and yellow, it creates a fun and feminine look and that’s exactly the vibe I got from this dress in these Streets of Omaha, NE! 

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What do you think of this casual look? Are y’all still sporting summer looks like I am? Or is it already getting chilly in your neck of a wood?
As always, thank you for stopping by! Happy October!

XOXO,

Edwige

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You’re not alone| Olive Midi Dress

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Today, I want to share a few words of encouragement with anyone in a waiting season.

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As a believer myself, I’d like to remind you that as you’re going through your waiting season, you aren’t just waiting around doing nothing.

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As you anticipate God’s or the universe’s’ intervention, continue walking in prayer and obedience as you carry out your daily business, even when things or circumstances don’t seem to be going your way.

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Let me remind you that you’re not alone. Everyone you know or see is facing a delay in some area or another. Yes, you may look around and see people enjoying their blessings… the blessings you desire or think you deserve.

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You may think you’re the only one struggling with a particular issue. You may think you’re the only one the Father hasn’t provided for… But truth be told, those thoughts of humiliation and defeat come from a place of unfaithfulness or from your enemy who’s always trying to isolate and destroy you (1 Pet. 5:8-9)

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This is just a reminder for both you and myself that we’re not alone, and that what God has for us is for us; and it won’t pass us by! Yes, hear me right, what God has for you is for you; and it won’t pass you by!

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Dress: HERE or HERE| Shoes: HERE or HERE | Bag: Sold out – Similar HERE & HERE | Hat: Similar HERE & HERE | Sunglasses: HERE or HERE

Thank you for coming to my “Ted Talk” 🙂 Please share this with someone who needs it.

Love & Light,

Edwige

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Happy Mother’s Day

To all you beautiful moms and mothers-to-be, I wish you a glorious Mother’s Day and please allow me to share this beautiful poem with you.

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✨DON’T FORGET…

When God created woman, He was working late on the 6th day…
An angel came by and asked. “Why spend so much time on her?”

The Lord answered: “Have you seen all the specifications I have to meet to shape her?”
She must function in all kinds of situations. She must be able to embrace several kids at the same time; have a hug that can heal anything from a bruised knee to a broken heart. She must do all these with only two hands. She cures herself when sick and can work 18 hours a day.”

The Angel was impressed!
“Just two hands… Impossible! And this is the standard model?”
The Angel came closer and touched the woman. “… but you have made her so soft, Lord.”

“She is soft.” said the Lord.
“But I have made her strong. You can’t imagine what she can endure and overcome.”

“Can she think?” The Angel asked…

The Lord answered. “Not only she can think, she can reason and negotiate.”

The Angel touched her cheeks… “Lord, it seems this creation is leaking! You have put too many burdens on her.”

“She is not leaking… it is a tear.” The Lord corrected the Angel.

“What is it for? Asked the Angel.

The Lord said. “Tears are her way of expressing her grief, her doubts, her love, her loneliness, her suffering and her pride.”

This made a big impression on the Angel.

“Lord, you are a genius! You thought of everything. A woman is indeed marvelous!

The Lord said. “Indeed she is.
She has strength that amazes a man.
She can handle trouble and carry heavy burdens.
She holds happiness, love and opinions.
She smiles when she feels likes screaming. She sings when she feels like crying, cries when happy and laughs when afraid.
She fights for what she believes in.
Her love is unconditional.

The Angel asked. “So she is a perfect being?”
The Lord replied. “No. She has just one drawback. She often forgets what she is worth.”

DON’T FORGET who you are and your worth, no matter the opinions of others. You are seen and heard. — Happy Mother’s Day! ✨

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Covid-19 Mental Health Reminder |7 Mental Health Tips to help you stay sane in the midst of this Pandemic.

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Can you believe it’s May already? The last few months have been interesting, to say the least, but if you’re reading this I’m assuming that you’re alive and well and I hope you are staying safe and healthy.

We’re all going through an uncertain time, and the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting all of us one way or another. Even though social distancing is becoming our new normal day by day, let’s not forget that it can take a toll on our mental health; and we must do our part to stay sane and healthy.

There’s a lot going on in the world… there’s no doubt about that; and while we can’t control the virus and the other things, we do have the ability to control how we respond to certain things. if you’re feeling overwhelmed in this disquieting and untranquil time, please don’t underestimate the power of turning off the news, unfollowing certain people, or simply distancing yourself from any negativity. It’s important to always protect your inner peace and happiness!

Here are seven mental health tips to help you stay sane in the midst of this Pandemic:

1 – Get Dressed – Do your hair/makeup even if you’re not going out

Working from home or staying home 24/7 with no plans to go out doesn’t necessary require you to dress up and looking your best around the house. However in very chaotic times like this one, getting dressed up (even if it’s in comfort clothes) or doing your hair and makeup may help you feel less in a rut and be happier and more productive around the house.

Fix your hair, do your makeup, wear something that feels flattering or has a hint of glamour. It feels better to approach each day with a ‘Girl Boss!’ or ‘Get it, girl!’ attitude. It doesn’t matter if you’re only working from your couch; you deserve to feel strong and beautiful! It really affects your whole outlook.

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2 – Eat or try new healthy recipes

Situations like self-isolation or quarantine most likely call for constant trips to the refrigerator. Who can blame you…? However, keep in mind that the more trips you make to the refrigerator, the more likely you are to gain a lot of weight at the end of this quarantine. This being said, instead of reaching for the quickest (and most likely unhealthy) snack, try to cook a variety of healthy food. Eating healthy is a great mind booster and we all know all the other benefits. Consider Pinterest, Youtube, food TV channels, recipe books… your best friends if you’d like to take this time to try new recipes.
You can even make this a fun social distancing challenge with your friends and love ones. 😉

3- Get Some fresh air

Even though we are asked to stay home in order to help in flattening the curve when it comes to the Coronavirus, getting some much needed fresh air every now and then may help in keeping our sanity. Let’s be honest here, we all need some fresh air after being stuck in the house, playing the different type of roles to kids from parent to math, history, art, or gym teacher! 😀

Getting some fresh air (even with your mask and gloves on) will help not feel so cooped up or “stuck” in the house… even if it’s just standing on the balcony or by the window for a few minutes.

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4 – Be Creative

This is a perfect time to make a great use of your creative mind. Some of us are literally been forced to stay home, but this can be a blessing in disguise to people who often complain about not having enough time in the day to work on that side hustle or start that business. Use this time efficiently to work on that project you’ve been putting off for so long or start working on finding your calling or purpose in this life. Remember that potential has no limit and you can reach every goal you set out to achieve. Go for it! Have a spine! Strike your own path! Walk to the beat of your own drum; and have fun!

5 – Stay connected

A lot of things may have been canceled, but love, joy, kindness, compassion… and all those nice things that come from the inside of us are not canceled. If you feel like connecting with someone or a loved one, pick up the phone and make that call. Video chatting like zoom or facetime are some of the quick and efficient ways you can connect with someone without feeling so much of the self-isolation situation.

6 – Unplug

Everyone, everywhere, is talking about the virus. Every news outlet is reminding us about the virus and it’s damages every second. Turn off your devices and get some well-deserved rest or alone time. Read a book, take a long bath, do your nails… Do just about anything to get your mind relaxed; and remember, the number of Recovered outweighs by far the one of Deaths in all reported cases here at home and all around the world! 😉 There’s still hope yet, so stay positive, do your part, and rest. Newsflash: Doing your part includes taking good care of yourself! Indulge in that self care. Self care is very important for our mental health.

7 – Reach out

Although our world is in distress right now, there’s a beautiful thing happening. The coronavirus pandemic has brought a lot of people and things together. People, communities and countries all over the world are coming together to focus on one common problem. Which means we are in this together. Mental health is always an important subject, and even more so in this disquieting time, so please reach out to a friend, a loved one or call a mental health help hotline or visit this mental health hotline numbers and ressources to seek help. Also remember to check in with your friends and family. We’re in this together. Be kind and spread love!

Love & Light,

Edwige

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