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Musings // About Me. About You.

I saw a lovely post on The Chronicled blog late last year, and I thought to myself…what a wonderful idea! It’s so true: our blog readers know so much more about us than we know about you all! So to bring in 2013, let’s…

January 8, 2013
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Musings // My Christmas

My immediate family isn’t really committed to Christmas. We celebrated a lot more when my brothers and I were younger, but then as we got older, our parents just…stopped. The “reason” is that Jesus wasn’t born on Christmas Day…ok, I think we all know…

December 26, 2012
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Obsessed // November 2012 // Let’s Sparkle

All photos pinned onto my “Obsessed” Pinterest board! With holiday season in full swing, last month I couldn’t help but be drawn to anything shiny, sparkly  and glittery  Most of my new purchases lately have been sequined or gilded, and I’m looking forward to using shiny,…

December 3, 2012
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Feisty Fashion Feature // Amanda of Done n Done

Our latest feature is Amanda, a fashion blogger and international relations student from Sweden!!! Yep, The Feisty House has gone international, and I couldn’t be happier to share Amanda’s wonderful style with you all. I love Amanda’s hats! I wish I could wear hats…

November 1, 2012
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Obsessed // October 2012

…sneaker wedges! These are in my Dorothy Perkins online shopping cart. …bold, comfy dresses for walks through the city. [source] …classy ways to store jewelry. These glass bowls are perfect! [source] …printed pants like these from Asos. …sexy sweats. [source] …cute looks for lazy…

October 31, 2012
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Musings // On "Before and Afro"

Today I was reading Get Off My Internets (a website that highlights the ridiculous side of blogging) and came across a story on Michelle Joni of the blog Before and Afro. In a nutshell, Michelle is a White woman who started wearing an afro…

October 23, 2012
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ENTREPRENEURSHIP | Why I love A Beautiful Mess

A Beautiful Mess was one of the first blogs I ever started reading. For the last couple years, I’ve read that blog EVERY DAY. I truly admire Elsie and Emma. These girls WORK! As female entrepreneurs, they are so inspiring. They have their own…

October 2, 2012
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Your New Style Icon // Miroslava Duma

    Sources: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 Miroslava Duma has been an editor of Harpers Bazaar in Russia and contributes to numerous fashion magazines. The pint-sized, fashion-forward socialite is most recently the founder of Buro 24/7, a Russian fashion blog. I fell in love with Miroslava after seeing her…

October 2, 2012
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WEEKLY WORD // Be the Change

Source This quote is a paraphrase (sentiment, really) of a quote from Ghandi: “If we could change ourselves, the tendencies in the world would also change. As a man changes his own nature, so does the attitude of the world change towards him. ……

September 21, 2012
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Musings // On IBFCON…

I’ve been away for a while, but I’ve been so busy! I was in New York practically all of last week. Q and I arrived on Monday for Labor Day, and then I spent Tuesday and Wednesday at the Independent Fashion Bloggers Conference. Photo…

September 10, 2012
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WEEKLY WORD // Our Insecurities

Our Insecurities “I will praise You because I have been remarkably and wonderfully made.” ~ Psalm 139:14 Oh boy, where to start. It isn’t easy to talk about our insecurities, is it? Many of us refuse to acknowledge we even have them. But in…

August 24, 2012
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WEEKLY WORD // Jesus’ Business Advice

Jesus’ Business Advice “Listen, I am sending you out like sheep among wolves. So be as clever as snakes and as innocent as doves.” ~Matthew 10:16, New Century Version When Jesus gives the above advice to his disciples, He is warning them about the…

July 23, 2012
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WEEKLY WORD // A Blessed Inconvenience

A Blessed Inconvenience “Then the King will say to those on His right, ‘Come, you who are blessed by My Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world. For I was hungry and you gave Me something to eat;…

July 2, 2012
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ENTREPRENEURSHIP | How to Be More Professional

  Source Whether you work for yourself or for someone else, there are two things that will get you far in business: gratefulness and professionalism. Even if you’re just starting out in your career, conducting yourself in a professional manner is so important. Professionalism…

June 27, 2012
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WEEKLY WORD // Be a Better Friend

Be a better friend.  No one has greater love than this, that someone would lay down his life for his friends.  – John 15:13 As I’ve gotten older, I feel it’s been harder for me to maintain my friendships (my friends would never admit…

June 25, 2012