Konfessions Of A Fashionable Mind

Konfashionable Mind. “Konfessions + Fashion + Inspiration = Konfashionable Mind” This was the tagline for my blog. The definition of what my blog is about. The goal was to create beautiful, plush pictures of myself in fabulous fashion finds. The goal was to post fashion/beauty tips. The goal was to travel and document my adventures.…

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The Montell Williams Show

The infamous. Montell Williams Show. I appeared on the Montell Williams Show when I was 15 years old. The topic was about young girls and strained relationships with their mothers. How could we effectively communicate with our mothers and have better relationships moving forward. Visibly, I looked innocent and childish. I mean, technically, I was…

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Konfessions: Journey to 135

Steps on scale. Scale reads 154 pounds. I look on in horror! “Nah, Cant be…” This scale obviously hasn’t been calibrated in a long time. Steps off scale. Shakes scale. Replaces battery. Steps back on scale. Butt naked. Scale still reads 154. For the first time in my life, I’m appalled by my weight increase. I mean. Yeah…

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Positive Expression Does Wonders

I often wonder. How is it that certain people display negative expressions on their face. Not sometimes. But. At all times. Personally. When I’m angry, I smile. When I’m sad, I smile. When I’m frustrated, I smile. Until I’m behind closed doors. Then, I remove the smiley face and display my emotions. I discreetly stare at…

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Konfessions: My Name is Jade…

I’ve been challenged by my mentor and good friend to put a name to the ugly, negative parts of myself. The woman who lies. The woman who manipulates people. The woman who likes to gossip. The woman who cheats. The woman who will steal your joy. The woman who avoids important decisions to sit in…

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Black History Month: Florence Ballard

I spent most of my childhood reading my mother’s books. One of my favorite books was Dreamgirl: My Life As A Supreme. I enjoyed reading about the rise of the most successful Motown hitmakers of all time. The glamour, the glitz, the dramatics and the dance routines. Diana Ross, Mary Wilson and Florence Ballard. The Supremes! Childhood friends…

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Black History Month: Dorothy and Marilyn

I always stare at the life size picture of Marilyn Monroe on my wall. As a little girl, I thought Marilyn Monroe was a dream.   My mother enjoyed watching black and white movies and sometimes she would watch movies starring Marilyn Monroe. She was gorgeous. She was sassy. She was sexy. A BOMBSHELL. When I…

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Konfessions: I Surrender…

Every month, the women’s ministry of my church holds a Women’s Meeting. Its a time for fellowship, prayer and bonding. At the beginning of every year we usually meet to create vision boards. This year the women decided to do something different. Last month, all of the women were asked to spend time with God and allow Him to…

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What’s The Tea: Lady Camelia

Guess what I did last weekend? I braved the bitter cold and enjoyed tea with my younger sister at one of my favorite tea rooms. Lady Camelia I love to introduce all of my family and friends to this place because they know I enjoy tea rooms and tea houses. Many of my family and friends…

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My 2018 Year In Review

As the year comes to a close, I’m sharing with you my most memorable moments of 2018. It’s definitely been an eye opening year for me. January Chopped off all of my hair, marched into the hair salon and demanded a relaxer. I was so tired of my hair and its looking like there will be a…

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