• Fashion

    Maintaining Natural Hair in Miami Vacation

    Hey ladies and gents!! Your girl has been busy at work trying to give yall consistent content. I mentioned before that I had Marley twists installed a week before my anniversary vacation. But unfortunately, I had to take them out because they were too heavy. So I took this as an opportunity to provide content on how I was maintain my natural hair in my Miami vacation. Yes, y’all!! I wore my natural hair in the hot, humidity weather in Miami. This involved various ways and hacks to care for my hair with low maintenance so I could still enjoy my…

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    Trauma to Triumph: We Were Taken (Part 2)

    I hope you guys enjoyed the Mother’s Day weekend. It was quite eventful for me. Well as promised I have a new video for you guys. Look at your girl being consistent!! For some of you who are new, I am sharing my testimony as I get unready. I got inspiration from the Church Face series at my church as I take my “church face” off and share something very personal from my life. If you have not seen part one yet, here is the link. I was also told that my skin looks great and was asked about my skincare…

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    Yalana Allen Featured on Be Your Own Kind Podcast

    Hey everyone!!! I hope your day is going well so far. I had to let y’all know that I’ve been featured on another podcast! Yes, I know…another one!! I was asked to be a part of another podcast shortly after my episode from The Happy Joy was released. It was an honor to be a special guest and I’m starting to get the hang of this podcast thing. Lol!! Yalana Allen Featured on Be Your Own Kind Podcast Just to give you a brief description of the podcast, Be Your Own Kind was created by Renita Betts. She uses her platform…

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    How to Look Chic In Green for St. Patrick’s Day

    St. Patrick’s Day is approaching this month. I don’t normally celebrate the holiday but I love to participate in dressing the part. Plus I love the color green!! Okay, okay!! I love colors but green gives my melanin skin a special glow. So I decided to show ways on how to look chic in green for St. Patrick’s Day. You will not see leprechauns or four leaf clovers in any of these looks. I just think it can look borderline cheesy. Instead, you will see how to look chic in several shades of green from subtlety to bright and vibrant to…

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    Edgy Valentine’s Day Look

    Like I mentioned before, hubby and I do not go all out for Valentine’s Day but we love to celebrate it. We normally eat in, watch a movie, and eat our favorite dessert. However, this year I am suddenly in the mood to go out. But we decided to make a tradition to do a fun activity. This year is Sunday brunch and axe throwing. So I decided to take a different route and created an edgy look that gives Valentine’s Day vibes. As much as I love to wear a dress, I always try to find different ways to look…

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    All White Loungewear Under $50

    Y’all know I love to wear color all year round. However, white is my favorite color to wear during winter. But since it’s not a lot of places to go, I figure I would create an all white look that is perfect for home and running errands. Of course, I’m talking about loungewear. I’m trying add more loungewear into my collection since I’m home more often and do not want to wear jeans or pajamas. All white is the perfect color for those who do not care for colors. Plus the color can boost your mood better than black. I’ve found…

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    Affordable Valentine’s Day Gift Guide for Her and Him

    We are less than a month away from Valentine’s Day. I know you’re thinking, “I spent so much money for my loved one for Christmas!!” Well have no fear! I came bearing an affordable gift guide that won’t break the bank but are still very thoughtful. Hubby and I do not go all out on Valentine’s Day but we still celebrate it because it’s fun to eat heart shaped pancakes and cookies. Plus pink is my favorite color so that always gives me an excuse to wear the Valentine’s themed color. Anywho, I love gifts but I also like to budget…

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    The Best New Year’s Eve Outfit Ever!!

    I’ve had so much fun sharing posts on my blog on different ways to wear sequins. Doing this kind of content has really brought me into the Christmas spirit more than ever. If this is your first time visiting my blog, here and here are my previous posts on how I styled a sequin dress and skirt. Last, but certainly not least, is my demonstration on how I style a pair of sequin pants. This is the best New Year’s Eve outfit ever!!! I know you’re wondering, how is this possibly the best New Year’s Eve outfit ever? The sequin pants…

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    How to Style a Sequin Skirt

    Sequins is one of my favorite fabrics to wear during the Christmas season. If you are a new subscriber to my blog, click here to see the perfect little black dress a plus size blogger and I wore for the holidays. I had so much fun creating content featuring sequins that I decided to post a couple more options for the month. This time, I will demonstrate how to style a sequin skirt by dressing it down. Selected was this sequin skirt from H&M paired with an oversized hoodie. Well, it’s not actually oversized, but I bought it in a size…

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    The Little Black Dress for The Holidays

    It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…everywhere you go!! Happy Hump Day!!! Christmas will look a little different withCovid-19 still in affect. Even though I’m a firm believer being careful and following precautions to ensure everyone’s safety, it does not mean we cannot live. With that being said, December is here and it’s officially time to start picking out looks for the holiday events. The little black dress is a go to staple for women to wear for the holidays. However, sequins add more glam to any look. It is also one of my favorite fabrics to wear during Christmas…