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  • I heard it’s #nationaldrinkwineday. I thought that was everyday 🤔. I said I would keep wine to the weekends but since it’s a holiday.... 🥂. I also want to take a poll, how often do you have a drink? Daily, weekly, social or never? 📷 @kaynjames
  • Yesterday I had the honor of speaking at @trust_your_strength first mama mixer.  The founder @alena0916 even presented a few mother’s including myself a Supermom award.  Hearing all the stories from these ladies I don’t feel worthy because I don’t know if I would have the strength to go through what they’ve been through.  Alena herself deserves all the awards.  She put on this amazing event and is passionate about supporting nicu moms of color. She deserves all the awards. Thanks for having me! PS, I’m not short, these ladies are extra tall 😆.
  • Be your own Valentine and make sure you show yourself some love! Whether you’re celebrating with a partner or not, loving yourself is the most important. ❤️
  • Put together a quick & easy Valentine board inspired by @rosalynndaniels.  She made a dessert board and since I’m on a charcuterie board kick, this is perfect. 
What’s included: 
Flowers from Mr. Grapes, choc strawberries (bought the dip cup of chocolate), blueberry muffins (jiffy mix), bowl of choc covered pretzels, and Hershey kisses.  The box of chocolates are from the dollar tree. I put some little lip balms I bought for them on the board. #charchuterie
  • My main gals on Galentine’s Day! They are both out of school tomorrow so i need to figure out what we’re going to do 🤔. Outfit dets on the blog.
  • Happy Galentine’s Day! I’ve been blessed to have some amazing women in my life! From my OG besties to my blogger boos and all of you that show love on the daily! Love you all! #blackgirlmagic #galentinesday 📷 @kaynjames
  • My 3 dates for Valentine’s Day! I’m trying to do better at telling my family and friends that I love them more and followed with kisses and hugs.  Those words weren’t used a lot when I was growing up so it’s something I have to be mindful of.  Praise God for breaking generational patterns. Links to our outfits on the blog, link in profile. 📷 @kaynjames #blacklove #blackfamily #dadgang
  • Because I ❤️ my @supermomculture mamas, We’re having a V Day sale! Save 14% off all items! Link in profile! #supermomculture
  • Happy Love week! Make sure you show love to your girls this week! Linked up with these beautiful ladies for some #galentines love! My dress was $13 from H&M 
@charmsie @annisalimara @naturally_curla @justkelseyjanae 📷 @kaynjames
  • Dining room is done ☑️. I have a bay window and hanging curtains can be a challenge but I found an easy solution.  Here’s a quick look on the process and my 🍑 😆. Link to this curtain rod and all items in the room > https://heytrina.com/new-dining-room/
  • Y’all! This is my baby! How did this happen?! She’ll be 10 in July (going on 17). She swears she’s already a teenager and should get a phone. No ma’am! Stay my baby 😓. Also, get into this blazer tho! Link in profile. #fashionkids
Chi-town Mamanista Marshalls Nail Polish Weekend Style

Weekend Chicago Style

May 14, 2012
I wanted to say Happy Mother’s Day again to you ladies!  I hope you had a great one!
Just I suspected (and checking the weather) Chicago was pretty cool and rainy compared to Atlanta.  It was 80 when we left Atlanta and low 60s in Chicago!  Don’t you hate packing for a whole other season?

For the cool weather Peyton is wearing a cardigan by Imoga from Gilt Groupe, tank from H & M.  Levi Bootcut jeans from Marshall.  Leopard mary janes from Target.

While in Chicago, my BBF and I took our girls to get there toes done.  Peyton surprised me and did really well and sat there like a big girl!  Yes that is an blue extension in her hair.  It came with her happy meal.

I can’t wait to take Peyton in the future to get her nails done.  Now maybe I can enjoy a pedicure instead of rushing.  Do you take the kids to the nail shop?

  • April
    May 14, 2012 at 4:50 am

    Adorable !!!

  • donna
    May 14, 2012 at 12:01 pm

    Happy Mother’s day. Okay, I want a butterfly seat next time I get my mani/pedi. LOL!

  • Corie
    May 14, 2012 at 12:34 pm

    How cute! I hope you had a wonderful Mother’s Day!

  • Nellie
    May 14, 2012 at 12:47 pm

    I have two boys, but I totally would if I had a girl!!

  • Lacy in the Sky with Diapers
    May 14, 2012 at 12:49 pm

    So excited that you went to Chi town!! Oh how I love it there!! 🙂 I am pretty much dying over P getting that pedicure!!

  • Ask Nia B
    May 14, 2012 at 1:01 pm

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  • Ask Nia B
    May 14, 2012 at 1:06 pm

    How adorable! My daughter is only 9 months, but i most certainly will be taking her once she gets older! What’s the name of the place you guys went to?

    http://www.askniab.com

  • Mrs. Collins
    May 14, 2012 at 1:43 pm

    So cute!

    I prefer not to bring Madison with me. She’s only been once and she ended up getting a mani and pedi as well.

  • Jenny Moyett
    May 14, 2012 at 3:06 pm

    She looks so cute!! Hope you had a great mother’s day!

  • Nikesha
    May 14, 2012 at 4:40 pm

    Cute!!! I take Reagan to the nail shop with me also. I usually leave off the mani. As long as I have plenty of snacks and beverages she does pretty good, lol.

  • Cam | Bibs and Baubles
    May 14, 2012 at 5:42 pm

    how cute is she with her blue hair!!! Love it.

  • Aisha G of HartlynKids
    May 14, 2012 at 6:57 pm

    I don’t take my little one but I would take her to one that catered to kids just for fun. I said I would wait until she is 3 to explore that… Don’t know why I chose that age – it’s arbitrary

  • Jill
    May 14, 2012 at 7:05 pm

    Scarlett got a mani and pedi with me on Sat…our little mother’s day treat!

    love the extension:)

  • Rhonda
    May 14, 2012 at 9:26 pm

    I cannot wait til Nadia is old enough!! So cool!

  • Rose's Daughter
    May 15, 2012 at 2:59 pm

    OMG that is too cute!!! This is one of the things I’m going to miss about not having a girl!!

  • melifaif
    May 15, 2012 at 5:24 pm

    Bwahahaha!!! Layla got the same extension. 🙂 Too cute. I love the mini chairs. I have taken Layla one time with me. We need to go back, we are way over due. ha!

  • Reign Martin
    May 17, 2012 at 2:02 am

    Peyton is absolutely adorable! So glad that I found your blog!

    xoxo

    Reign
    http://www.koutureign.com

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