Yellow & Green Collection Piece #5: NewLook 6544 Ankara Pencil Skirt

This post is long over due and I know - this collection has gone on forever but we are literally at the end of it. This skirt is one of the last two pieces in the collection that I will share before I recap my experience making a collection. I took a minute to actually…

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Third Times A Charm: McCalls’ M6649 Striped Button Down Shirt + How To Create A Pocket Band

So let me tell you something about this here pattern. First and foremost, it is the very first pattern I ever owned. My older sister Nelly bought me a class on how to alter blouse patterns on Craftsy (now named Blueprint) and the class came with McCall's M6649 button down shirt pattern. I was so…

Yellow & Green Collection Piece #2: McCall’s 7129 Wrap Skirt

Hey friends! Today I have the pleasure of sharing with you the  second piece of my collection. It's this McCall's 7129 wrap skirt in view C that I made with this lovely floral fabric I bought in Thailand to match my bell sleeved top in my last post. It was my first time making a…

You’re Right…But Your Delivery Sucks!

So let's get real for a moment about something I am currently battling with and praying about ya'll.... My husband is someone who is always open to feedback from me (or anyone) but recently, I noticed that whenever I gave feedback, it turned into a larger discussion about me and my delivery. My initial reaction…

The Professional Glow Up: Don’t Take It Personal

Working in a fast-paced, technical environment with professionals that have 10+ years of experience over you in the industry can present you with a piping hot plate of egos with a generous side of corporate politics. What’s crazy is the lengths people would go to be your personal enemy of progress but that is neither…

#GrazeUSA: I Received A Free Graze Box + A Gift For You!

If you aren't familiar with Graze, it is a weekly snack subscription service that sends 8 different snack samples based on your taste bud preferences and dietary restrictions to your door. In one of my recent perfume purchases, I was gifted a promo code to receive a free 4-sampler Graze box if I signed-up for their…