A Nigerian Event In Three Days = His & Her Emergency Outfits

I would like to preface this post by saying my sewing posts will be a little different going forward. I typically explain how I make my garments but I want to make things simpler and only discuss the inspiration behind what I sew. I honestly find more creative joy when sharing with you how the…

The Professional Glow Up: Don’t Freak Out, It’s Only Your First Week

Walking into work during my first week was amazingly unreal. I was shocked at how quickly the time passed from accepting my offer to actually starting, yet excited for all that I was about to learn. I work in tech so my work environment is very laid back with really smart people that are always…

**New Series Alert**: Introducing “The Professional Glow Up”

Can I start off by saying I am so thankful for all the love that I received on my final post of my "Le Struggles of Le Unemployed" series?! Like, you all had your girl feeling all types of fuzzies and good feelings inside with all the messages of encouragement and affirming my purpose of…

#DiscoverDallas: Not Your Average Tex-Mex At José Restaurant Dallas

Photos by Create & Pray (Me) Since moving to Dallas, I think I've had the most Tex-Mex in my entire life and although I like the food, I feel like a lot of Tex-Mex restaurants taste the same and hardly ever stand out. At least, not until I visited José Restaurant in Dallas. My husband…

Le Struggles Of Le Unemployed: Le Struggle Has FINALLY Come To An End!

It is so crazy that I am even writing this post and announcing that I have a job!!! Like your girl is FINALLY EMPLOYED and all I can say is...BUT. GOD!!! It hasn't been long since I started being open about my season of unemployment but it isn't reflective of how long the season actually…

Le Struggles of Le Unemployed: Great Advice, Dead-End Results

There have been many times during my unemployment where I've read articles and self-help posts on how to apply for jobs or what to do for resumés and cover letters in hopes of unlocking the "secret" to landing a job in my desired field. Some were helpful while others...mmm....not so much...and are border line impractical.…

Cheers To Sewing Fails And Husbands Who Wear Them Anyway

So after making my yellow off the shoulder top and having much success, I admit to getting a bit big headed to the point where I oversimplified other sewing projects I have yet to try. I appreciate the confidence that the project gave me but it was too much and I needed some humbling and…