Muscles and Mascara

Now what?

You have kicked the unhealthy habit(s) to the curb! You hit a stride and found a comfortable routine.  You know the drill and you are keeping to your uncompromising promise to exercise at least twice a week.  Food choices, by comparison, are lights out better than ever.  Gone are the days of binge eating or… Continue reading Now what?

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Good GRIEF

Grief is a sneaky little sucker. It comes packing a rainbow of emotions ranging from neon bright to the darkest of dark. Grief is terribly uncomfortable. Any person who has experienced true grief I believe would agree and testify that it's a bizarre chain reaction experience.  Grief is weird because it gets all balled up… Continue reading Good GRIEF

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All Good Vibes in Alabama

Who knew that my last minute $7 Target T-shirt purchase would carry me through the Summer?!? What a needle in the hat stack find!   Who knew that this T-shirt would define my Summer and wardrobe. I paired this sleeveless crew neck tee with Roxy shorts, denim cut offs, white skinny jeans or cotton chino… Continue reading All Good Vibes in Alabama

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Hangin in the Caymans

The vacation scene on Grand Cayman is highly underrated. Yall it's a straight-up playground for ambitious ocean lovers and vacationers alike. My only question is what took me so long? Grand Cayman has options galore.  Activities out the wazoo, such as water sports, colorful art, scenic ocean life, dining, wining or of course rest and… Continue reading Hangin in the Caymans

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Have friends will travel

Traveling with friends can be risky move! It's only my opinion but I think it takes a special kind of chemistry to travel with friends, and all of the little ones and teenagers in tow! But, thanks to Mr. Chicken Fry and his 27 year friendship with these guys...our family vacation hit the MARK! Once upon… Continue reading Have friends will travel

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In your dreams

One morning last week I woke up mad.  Y'all, I was seriously angry, like hotter than a match mad, AT MY HUSBAND! (aka Mr. Chicken Fry) I had a dream.  In this dream, things between us weren't going so well.  I was very upset. In actuality, I was in our bed in what I call… Continue reading In your dreams

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What to expect when you’re working out?

The second the doctor confirmed what the home pregnancy test had already revealed, I flew out of the office to the nearest book store to purchase the ever so coveted "What to expect when you're expecting!"  This was way way back in the day, circa 2002, before I had a smart phone and Amazon Prime. … Continue reading What to expect when you’re working out?

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About the elections…

A quick word about the US elections. This is not the end of the world as we know it! No matter what side of the fence you are on...these elections don't define who you are as a person! Listen up hot stuff...tomorrow when you wake up...you will still be you!  You will still be beautiful,… Continue reading About the elections…

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FIT Friday

Hay hay hay…it’s Thursday. Welcome to the second edition of a new FRIDAY... YES I know it's Thursday....it's early this week because I had an epic fail last week while in Cancun...but more about that tomorrow morning. Speaking of...don't you dare miss tomorrow's tell all from Cancun...a travel diary of sorts.  I have 20 plus… Continue reading FIT Friday

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Workout (a new series)

Good morning friends! I hope you're September is off to a fine fresh start. As the fall calendar begins to fill up make sure to SHARPIE, which is permanent marker,  in time for self-care! Find your mojo girl and Make time for a walk, jog or workout.  I fully grasp that you're juggling work, kids, home,… Continue reading Workout (a new series)