Sunday Slay: Feeling Casually Elegant...

I must say I LOVED this fit. I had been thinking about this combination from the time it was suggested. One thing I really enjoy is shopping my closet. I can just reach in and try it on.

I wore this to church and felt like I was walking the runway in my driveway. Lol I can see this becoming a winning easy look for spring and the weather in Chicago was perfect for it. Spring time just right.

I had to shop for nothing and I've worn all these pieces before here. I really felt pulled together with very little effort.

My thrifted:
Cashmere wrap black and grey
Denim dress/jacket worn as a dress today
Denim hat
Pony Hair bag

Along with some blue Leggins and my staple sunday shoes. I was good to go.

Oh we made it to 36 weeks. Lets see if we can make it to 37.


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Sunday Slay: Week 35

Hello Family!

The title says it Church was really good except for trying to wake up at 6:30 a.m. for that spring forward time. This is the 1st time I've shown you all this dress but it has kept me looking pulled together with minimum effort. Did I mention for the 20,000 time that leggings are my friend. Lol simple earrings and a black jacket completed my church look.

After church and after work I live in these moo moos that I bought from Burlington Coat Factory. I have about 4 or 5. They were a low low price and I like the colors so i thought i would show you what I lounge in also.

As always all are welcom or just stop by and say Hi.

Have a grat day.


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Sunday Slay: It's a sunshiny day.

Hey family!

I hope things are going well where you are. As for me. Today was a lovely day. 1st church service the my wonderful sister took my pictures then breakfast. Oh yes, now a long nap.

The weather here in the Chi. was cool and crisp but the sun was shining brightly. Today I wanted my fit to reflect the day and my mood. I also decide to do some selfcare and get a haircut.

So today was a bright orange day.
I bought these pieces at the beginning of my pregnancy 8 monts ago. I have these pants in a shade of pink also. The dress/top is full on cotton and feels so good agnist the skin. I seem to stay hot all the time now. A light shawl topper completed the look. My earings are made from a kente cloth.

My sister has been taking my pictures lately an always makes me laugh.

I said hold on let me do my sexy walk. She responded that's not sexy. You look more like Chilly Willy the Penguin.

As always all are welcome or just say. Hello.

Off to take my 8hr nap. We are 34 weeks and 3 days. Have a good one.


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WIW: Work

Hey Family,

So most of the time I post all of my weekend or after work looks. I decided to show you all what I wear at work.

My official title is Telecommunications Installer in the I.T field. I work with phones, computers, fiber optics, cable and wire for a major university in THE Chi.

Doing my job i usually wear jeans and a nice button down or top. During my pregnancy these have become my "uniform".

So these are my "at work maternity wear" . I have the dresses in 2 or 3 colors most are denim and a few knits. Long sleeve tops as undershirts. Leggings of different colors usally black, blue and grey. And slip on gymshoes and boots. Not the most glamorous fits in the world but sometimes I have to be on the floor or in dusty Telephone Closets.

Have you ever wanted to trash something because you were just sick of wearing it? Well these are the fits. I will wind up donating them at the end of 2017 but they have served me well.

I'm literally growing everyday. I tried to do a side shot to show you how big nuggett is getting. I'll get a better one on sunday.

Have a great day everyone and thanks for reading.


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Sunday Slay: The Shaggy Faux Fur

Hey Family!

My neice recently gifted me with this Faux Fur vest and i just love how shaggy it is. I wantd the vest to be the star of the show so toned down my fit today.

I've worn everthing before. My denim top is a workhorse. My wideleg pinstripe pants a nice Afrocentric headwrap and my "church" shoes. Lol wit a contrast color of my red bag. Today I just wore a simple pair of striped blue and white earings.

Today we are 33 weeks and 3 days. I feel as if little nugget is growing so big. I have a short torso. I feel the baby everywhere. Let me just say the human body is amazing.

This will be the last wearing of these pants until after baby is born. I almost busted out of the zipper. Haha. But it's a great zipper because it held all day. Lol

Have a great onen Fam.


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Inspiration v.s. Real life

Hey Family!

So I took a trip yesterday to my OB/GYN and had a hospital tour of the family birthing room. The room was quite nice and so was the staff that I met. This is what I finally ended up wearing.

This dress is very comfortable and light weight along with a denim waterfall jacket my constant Leggins and headwrap. It was a bit of a fustrating day but my family made it better.

I liked this look but when I caught a glimpse of myself in the hospital reflective mirrors I felt as if I looked like evillene from the musical The Wiz. If you have not seen the movie musical you should really check it out.

My neice suggested I do a Beyonce pose. I tried it but if you compare side by sides I think it was an epic failure. Lol I could not even get the right finger up.

My sister on the other hand suggested I looked like a beautiful StingRay floating in the water.

All of these images had me giggling. Sometimes it is comfort and fun over fashion.

Have a great day and I invite you to laugh with me.


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Sunday Slay: Week 32...


Hey Family,

I hope you all are doing well. Me? I am ready to give little nugget her eviction notice. Thanks for asking.

On a fashion note I felt as if I was wearing a popup tent today. A cute one but a tent none the less. I decided I needed to reign in some of the volume with a lightweight denim waterfall jacket. I think it worked without compromising the top to much.

I did enjoy this look overall. Simple yet still enjoyable to wear. It was beautiful weather in the Chi. Today is a high of 68, yesterday was 72. These are almost summer temperatures.

Picture 8 is truly showing it all.


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Meet The Real Chicago...

Thanks to #45 The Chi (Chicago) has been in the news almost everday. I have had the pleasure of living & loving the Chi off and on for 40 plus years.

Do we have our difficulties? Yes we do.

Are we any better or worse than any other cities around the country or the world? No we are not.

I've been around the world and back again. I choose to call the Chi my home.
We are not victims locked in our houses all day. How would people work?.

We are a city that loves, hurts, cries, and rejoices.

I've been almost all over the city and suburbs all hours of the day and night. I am aware of the realities of the city. As all should be.

Don't believe all of #45 (President T) current Alternative Facts.

If you don't know the Chi was the only city that did not tolerate the hateful propaganda of #45 and turned him away and stood in solidarity against him. Our #44 is from the Chi also.


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Happy Valentine's Day...

If you celebrate it.

Just wanted to say. Celebrate in your own unique and fashionable way.


Sunday Slay: The Kitchen Sink

Hey Family!

I must admit that I liked all the patterns and colors that came into play. I counted 4 different patterns. Plaids, pinstripes, stripes, Checks,

I really wanted a plaid bottom but it was not in the cards. Instead I went for a subtle blue pinstripe on the pants. A pattern tie of pink and black. A striped shirt my favorite vintage reversable cape. I trided to ground everthing. With a denim shirt, hat and denim gymshoes. I carried a red bag to tie in the shoestring and bag.

From pictures 1 & 9 I replaced only the shoes because heels are a dream for me at ths point. I could see myself wearing this in the future with just the right plaid pair of pants or skirt.

As usall all are welcome. Even if this is not your style. What would you change or add too.

Thanks in advance.


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