Friday Favorites....

Friday, November 21, 2014

Hey oh!!! Guess who had a really great and productive and positive week??? This girl right here:) I did.

The last 2 weeks have been a complete roller coaster and I felt like it started with a plummet to the bottom and the car going off the tracks, crashing and burning. It has taken a full two weeks but I honestly feel like I am now flying a little thru the loops or Janice laughing at the fat kid who is freaking out. And if you don't know this reference just go here to see the whole thing.

Seriously, like 180 degrees thanks to all the love and support for one, an hugely to perspective. I really think this was a gift from the universe, this lay off. I had my first interview yesterday and although I don't think it's the job for me it was interesting. It was for more of a commissioned type position but it got me thinking... I can do whatever I want now. Anything. When I got divorced people used to always say "I'm so sorry" and I get that reaction. But the beauty of any big life change is you get to start over. Re-invent yourself on your terms and by your own design. Now, some people don't ever get the chance to do this, they stay in whatever place they are in. Some are happy, some not... I am happy. In fact all this week I have been thinking I am actually one lucky bitch. I really truly am, I have been so close to complete ruin so many times... I hate admitting that but it's true. I have made horrible decisions, decisions I fully committed to and saw thru to their horrible ends cause I ain't no quitter. If I am going to fuck something up I am going to fuck it up all the way. But somehow I manage to check myself or get checked and figure out how to start fixing it. So here I go again, on to the business of repairing and more importantly improving.

I have the best, best people in my life. My family... I can't say enough how they are always my biggest cheer leaders. They never let me down.  And they never make me feel like I let them down even when I feel like I do. And my friends... girls, guys, real friends, blog friends... even IG friends...  have been so wonderful. They all have been checking on me and cheering me on. They have given me resumes, critiqued my resume, bought me meals, groceries, wine, printed things, scanned things (cause my home office is shit), lifted my spirits and made me laugh. I love you all so, so much!!!

So on to some favorites...

Song... i by Kendrick Lamar because yes... I Love Myself.

Favorite fall/winter outfits...

This is pretty much my go to fall outfit and I just bought very similar boots right before I got the boot from my old job. Thank God. I live in skinny jeans, slouchy sweaters and scarves. The best part of this outfit is you can find the makings for it at any price point... even Wal-mart, and still look chic and pulled together.


My other all time favorite fall/winter accessory is the poncho. I have several and along with the wrap it is generally the first thing I reach for when it gets a little chilly. Living in Atlanta it does get cold but I'm not much of a coat person cause lugging coats around when you get to your destination just sucks. So ponchos... I love this whole look!

I want this poncho

Thanksgiving Food....

Did I mention that my brother and his family are coming on Saturday and they will be here for the whole Thanksgiving week??? I am super psyched. Also I love T-Day food such as but not limited to...

Southern Cornbread Dressing... this looks like the one I make. Pecans, bacon and leeks... food porn.

Green Bean Casserole... I'm sorry. I have to have it. Onions from a can... yummmmmm

And my favorite... Pumpkin Pie & Pumpkin Pie Martinis.....

Cause holidays are for dranking.....

Linking up with Amanda because ... duh Amanda

Sorry this is so short but I got to hustle. Next week I will be loving on my family so I may or may not be around these parts.

Cheers. Love to all and happy, happy weekend:)


  1. I'm drooling over all that food!! So happy that you had a great weekend and I'm sure that is how the rest of weeks will go too!!! Hope you have a great weekend girl!!

  2. i wish i could wear ponchos but living in the frozen tundra, they're not warm enough!!

  3. Yay for a good 2 weeks! Happy you're in a good place, and it IS pretty cool that you kind of get a fresh start. Also I feel weird when I wear panchos..maybe I just haven't found the right one?

  4. I can't wait to stuff my face with turkey and stuffing and pie pie pie. I AM SO READY!

  5. I hate hate hate wearing a winter coat. I can't escape it a lot but when I can I will.

    I can't wait for turkey.

    You can't control other people or things that happen, but you can control your reaction to them. You're kicking ass!

  6. Girl you always put so many things in your posts that I dont know where to start commenting, its so overwhelming!

    Where do you get your skinny jeans? I cant seem to find any that I love.

  7. Love those outfits you featured, glad things are looking up!

  8. When you're a good person, good people want to be around you... I'm not surprised that you have such a great support system! :)