Marshall Nash Fall 14′ Collection

Marshall Nash

 Discomfort.You know the feeling when you decide to put on a outfit that looks so good on you but while you are receiving compliments all you could think about is going home and changing. Well not with Marshall Nash Fall 14′  collection.I got the pleasure of playing dress up while my photographer/husband did a mini photoshoot in our new home.

Marshall Nash

After wearing the matching boucle’ “Party Queen” Sweatsuit and the “Soiree Sashay” dress I would best describe the collection as a sexy comfort; two items that I would take from day to night and never fret . The sweatsuit could be dressed with heels or sneakers and also comes in gray and black; the dress slides on like a slip but with added sexy details such as the extended neckline and the zipped racer back.

Check out the rest of the Marshall Nash collection by clicking here.

FleaMarket Flip


Fleamarket flip

Yesterday my hubbae and I took a trip to the Starlight Drive-in, a outside theatre that becomes what the website describes as a good ol’ “swap meet” on the weekends. Still exploring our neighborhood we decided to take the 20 minute walk up Moreland Ave with the intentions to browse and not to buy.  However, when we set our eyes on the first appealing piece of furniture I immediately placed us on the HGTV tv show Flea Market Flip. A segment where teams of two search to find three pieces of furniture at the flea market to up-cycle and sell at another market for profit. The team that makes the most wins. We played around with a couple ideas from finds we saw but with the notion that we could come back. That was until the last hour we discovered a pair of distressed wooden bar stools. Tempted but not sold we were about to walk away until the seller said,”It is the last  hour, I can give it to you for $10.00.” And suddenly we were walking up the dusty road with stools over our shoulder. Can not wait to see the finished results.

Fleamarket flip

Flea Market Flip Tips:

1. End of the day equals end of the day deals: Sellers want to sell. So the last hour they will go further down in prices to get rid of the merchandise.

2.  You can always bargain: If the seller say $150 counteract with $100. You will be surprised what the answer could be.

3. Make them sweat: If a seller is acting as if a bargain is not in the cards. Walk away for a few, they will more than likely come down on the price.



Catch full episodes on or on Netflix.

At home workout

PRO: Mouth watering food places I never knew existed like Chick-fil-a, Papadaux, and American Deli.

Cons: Im gaining weight!

I’m not on the verge of rolling down the stairs but indulging on my honeymoon for two weeks then settling in my new home state of Atlanta, Georgia I think I have managed to gain some of the pounds I diligently lost throughout the year. What is even more of a bummer is my $25.00 a year membership from 24Hour Fitness is insignificant because there is not one within 20 mile radius, making the need to exercise daily a mission. Therefore I have to rely on my neighborhood runs with  20 minute workouts to keep me right throughout the majority of the week. Here are a couple that have helped my buns reach the peak of steel when I could not hit the gym


I know the instructors hairstyle reflects the date of this video but I like it because it is basic Pilates. Keeps me stretched and toned until I can hit the gym for the weight training. Read More

Youtube Inspirations

Lately I just want everything around me to be positive. Inspired with purpose, meaning, and happiness. YouTube has really been one of my friends that has helped me. Here are a couple of videos that I have watched, some repeatedly, learned and loved. To view more Read More

Nasty Gal lace and my custom headpiece

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I wore this beautiful cream lace dress for my bridal shower and my headpiece my lovely friend made to compliment my reception dress. I love them both equally!  The NastyGal dress has so many unique details that if was not a soft solid color you would think it was to busy to wear.  I envisioned an epic shoot in Paris. somewhere in the nook of one of those massive historical sites like the Lourve or Notre Dame but since the cold weather did not permit a outside shoot and I settled for snapshots in my favorite part of our temporary apartment.

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Married in London

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Life has vastly changed since I last posted.Since April I have become a Mrs., left my job of thirteen years, and moved from California to Atlanta. The road has been a little bumpy with a few road blocks but for the most part some amazing moments has took place. One of the best has to be becoming Mrs. Elder and beginning our lives together with a two week trip to Europe. Go to our blog to view more.