Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Memo 058: May Flowers

To: All
From: Me
Date: May 1, 2013
Subject: First Day of May 
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I am literally taken aback at the speed at which these months fly by!

Especially when May sneaks up on me. It's my birthday month and it has become a check in point with myself. The more I question where I am in life, the more that I realize that I am exactly where I am supposed to be.

Instead of beating myself up about what I haven't done since last May, I'll reflect here on what I have done:

  • Traveled to Barcelona, Rome, Paris and the Dominican Republic
  • Experienced the best and worst (yes both!) 5-month reflection period of my entire life
  • Started this awesome blog called The Werk! Place
  • Conducted my first media coverage at the MIM Rocks Fashion Show
  • Took a wine tour in Napa Valley
  • Served as a Bridesmaid in my BFFs wedding
  • Witnessed one of my favorite linesisters/friend get married
  • Hosted my first baby shower
  • Started a new job (same company) with an awesome schedule
  • Took ski lessons in Lake Tahoe
  • Went to my first Phoenix Sun's Game
  • Created my 2nd Vision Board
  • Finally, closed the door to some feelings that should have left long ago.
  • More importantly, I've grown. 

Happy Birthday month to me and to all you other May babies out there...


Dress: River Island
Photography: Brent Gates
Harness: ASOS
Photography: Brent Gates
Photography: Brent Gates
Bag: Flea Market Find
Photography: Brent Gates
Photography: Brent Gates

Photography: Brent Gates
Cuffs: Oregon Boutique,  Rings: Belle Noel and Banana Republic, Sandals: Paloma Barcelo
Photography: Brent Gates
Harness: ASOS
Photography: Brent Gates
Photography: Brent Gates
Links:

River Island Dress - Similar here and here
ASOS Harness - Similar here 
Straw Bag - Similar here
Double Cuff - Similar here
Belle Noel Ring - Similar here
Banana Republic Ring - Similar here
Paloma Barcelo Sandals - No Longer Available


10 comments:

  1. You have accomplished some really great things. Love the dress.

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  2. So gorgeous.. cant wait to see what you will wear for your bday!

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  3. You just gave a simple dress some edge with the harness. Nice look!

    And, yes, making a list of what you have accomplished/done within the past year is definitely a smart move.

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  4. You look gorgeous! I love this outfit. The dress is so gorgeous with the harness.

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  5. You bring it everytime... I admire your style and can tell you have a good sense of humor. Thank you for sharing through your awesome blog and enjoy your birthday month!!! :)

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  6. you're awesome! your list of what you've accomplished is super similar to mines too! love the outfit. if you don't mind me asking, what sorority are you apart of?

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    1. No, I don't mind. Delta Sigma Theta.

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    2. Oh nice! I am part of Sigma Gamma Rho! passing some BGLO love your way :)

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  7. Love the list and what a reflection...very inspiring. Beautiful

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