Game Day Tips

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Game Day tips for Mercedes Benz Stadium: Arrive several hours ahead of the game so you can enjoy the fan activities and also find parking. Parking is usual double if not triple what it usually is during the week. We parked across from the CNN Center and parking was 40.00. So, that’s an average depending on the game.

Next, save a little time to explore Atlanta. The CNN Center, Ga Aquarium and Centennial Park are all favorites of mine. And, what trip to Atlanta wouldn’t be complete without visiting The Varsity? Be sure to stop by one of Atlanta’s Most Memorial Landmarks.

So, here’s a little throwback to the SEC Championship! I chose this look because I was cold, I knew I would be doing a lot of walking and I also wanted to be cute/comfy. So, what did I do? I decided to give my feet a break and opt for a casual/cute look. 

I have a ton of Free People sweaters. They are my investment pieces because they last a long time and they’re warm! I paired a blue Free People sweater with a hat, jeggings and my black fur mules. My two favorite companies for leggings are: Hue and Agnes and Dora. They have so many varieties and they’re made well. You will see me in a fresh pair mules when it cools off because I absolutely wear these shoes out! The best 30 dollars I have ever spent, honestly! 

So, how do you develop a signature Game Day style? Wear what makes you feel like yourself… For the warmer games, skip the foundation. Accent your eyes and lips. Curl or straighten your hair in a way that it will best adapt to the humidity. Set your makeup. Trust me, in the south it’s important to wear a good makeup setting spray. 

Don’t invest in so much team logo apparel, instead buy items that are the same colors as your favorite team so you can wear them longer. And, find a clear bag that you love carrying. There are so many varieties of clear bags, find one that will go well with a lot of outfits. 

 

Teaming up with Mint Julep Boutique!

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If you know me well, you know that I am not afraid to wear colorful makeup, clothing, accessories or shoes. I love to accent chic looks with a pop of color and today I’m bringing you the dress that y’all have been loving and I adore it! So, here’s why color is great for the summer months. Depending upon your skins undertones, there are certain colors that make your skin look vibrant, dewy and youthful. I recently had a chance to collaborate with Mint Julep Boutique again and when I saw this dress, I knew I had to share it. This maxi dress compliments a variety of skin tones and hair colors. I paired my dress with a cute pair of sandals and yellow fringe earrings. When the dress is already a statement piece, simple but fun accessories are all you need. So, you may be wondering how you can purchase both items, well here’s the link:

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Maxi Dress

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So, be sure to head on over to Shop the mint to see all of their fabulous clothes and be sure to use my code: Anita15 for a discount!

 

True Beauty…

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707BB0BF-C12A-4D66-A79A-8B1D143D8584This isn’t a fashion post, it’s a real life post. Social media is a blessing and it’s a curse at times. In reality, there are way too many people doubting themselves and striving to obtain things they see other people with on the internet. Everyone wants to be flawless, have the biggest house, finest car and nicest wardrobe. But, what do all of those things matter if you’re empty inside? The truth is, I’m not flawless and I don’t strive to be. I have physical scars and my skin isn’t perfect. I live my truth. I love who I am.

There are some people who always define others by what they do for a living and then the other half of people constantly try to minimize what people do. You know, the ones who never pay attention when you tell them what you do? So, if you listen to society, you’ll never measure up. I know that I am not solely who I spent many years in undergraduate and graduate school to become(a therapist). I am much more. Degrees are avenues to help us reach more people, but they should never define us. At the end of the day, I want to be an woman that is known for being real.

Whether I have 1 follower or 30k followers, I want to be someone who reminds people they don’t have to fit into a mold to be beautiful. We live in a world that constantly wants us to scream who we are and what we do for a living, but at the end of the day it’s who we are on the inside that matters. I challenge you, if you’re reading this…

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Look in the mirror every morning and know you are worthy of love and worthy of all the things God has for you simply because you are His precious prize. Don’t allow the world to determine who you are. Keep your eyes set on the one who matters most. Our worth is found in our Father whose love never changes. You, my friend are loved, treasured and set apart… You are beautiful the way God made you and never let anyone tell you otherwise.