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⁣TGIF: Remembering the moments I took for granted!
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I remember when Tito (@titocee2000) was taking this picture, someone was in the background trying to talk to us at the same time. I was so mad like can’t you see we are busy? 😂😂😂😂😂
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Now I wish I can be in a waterfall somewhere tropical and someone will be in my space again 😂😂
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Did you find it challenging to create in quarantine? I know I did!
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Being creative at home is challenging for me because I am the type that always wants to go outside. I am learning to change that thought process and making use of the resources available to me.
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Now with everything opening back up, I am hoping to go outside soon (safely) and do what I love doing best which is creating.
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Enjoying the beach is one of my favorite hobbies 🌴🌴🌞🌞
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The beaches in San Diego were PACKED. It’s almost like California forgot about covid 😅 but I distanced myself from the crowds and enjoyed the water safely.
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Fun fact I used to be a city bum. Now I chase both city and beaches but the beach is my go to.
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Outfit post from my picnic and city escape last weekend. I don’t do enough of these and I always get questions about my clothes.
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These dresses are from @asos and I got them for about $30 each on sale. I usually wait till clothes go on sale or better still wait till stores have additional xzy% off sale prices so I am assured of the best deal before shopping.
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Buying clothes full price is so 2013.
Jk if you have the dough then by all means. I still refuse to buy clothes full price 😭
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Music by @veshbeats x @dmj.alao
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Has your city/country opened back up?
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I was out this weekend and I noticed in Chicago, everything has basically opened back up. I even got an email from my “you know what” waxing place that they are open so I guess everyone is open open now!
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Summertime might not be dead afterall but remember to wear masks and practice social distancing while out and about!
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Happy Monday!
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Black woman
You are beautiful
You are enough
Your struggles don’t define you
You are a force
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Celebrate a black woman today and like @theufuoma said, gift her an all expense paid trip to the Maldives in 2021 today! I am accepting gifts so pull up #morphexjamescharles
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- Take only memories, leave only footprints “Funke” Slippers by my childhood friend @mayanthonyng
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#beautifulbeach #travel #travelphotography #summer #sun #photographer #instalike #beachtrip #instabeach #beautiful #nature #shore #picoftheday #photooftheday #beachlife #photography #landscape #sunset #beachtime #blueocean #beach #beachgram #ocean #sea
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Last trip before everything officially went to shit. Things I have been doing to keep busy:
Sleep
Watching Anime
Sleep
Hulu, Netflix
More sleep
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I don’t think I have gotten this much rest ever! I am also thankful for the workers and healthcare professionals on the front lines. No one chooses their line of work thinking they will deal with a pandemic but here we are and they keep pushing. Thank you 🙏🏽
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ART AT HOME
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I had some flowers and fruits from a few weeks ago that were drying up and I decided to cut them up and make it art.
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Tips for taking pictures indoors
1. Have a vision. It makes the process faster. I look at IG & Pinterest for inspiration.
2. Always use extra lighting eg a ring light.
3. Add eye catching elements from your surroundings.
4. Use a backdrop that pops but is not too busy.
5. Use a wide angle lens
6. Last but not least, HAVE FUN!!!!
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I wonder if we will be able to enjoy food festivals like we did few months ago.
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#instafood #foodaholic #foodblogger #foodie_features #instafoodie #foodphotography #foodporn #foods #foodiesofinstagram #foodgasm #foodielife #foodforfoodies #foodoftheday #foodlover #yummyinmytummy #foodcoma #yummy #foodie #foodofinsta #foodpics #foodies #food #tasty #foodstagram #foody #homemade #foodexplorer #photography #yum #foodbeast
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I have a sweet tooth and I am currently craving ice cream and pasteries!
Double tap if you can relate!
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#cupcakes #pastry #candydessert #instafood #delicious #sweetfood #cheesecake #pastrylove #instadessert #instasweet #instadesserts #macarons #dessert #cake #foods #chocolatecake #bake #lovesweets #instasweets #sweetssweets #dessertstagram #food #yummy #sweets #sweet #chouxpastry #strawberrys #theblondekitchen #foodie #foodporn
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America’s true independence day is Juneteenth but I digress 💅🏾
I am not mad at getting Friday off though. I was supposed to be in Jamaica this weekend but covid had other plans.
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I plan to spend the long weekend by exploring cities outside of Chicago and enjoying a picnic on a lavender field in Wisconsin.
How are you spending your long weekend?
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So many people have asked me where I get my strength and energy from. I get it from life and life lessons.
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I observe things that happen around me and these things give me strength. The strength to know that everything happens for a reason and somethings in life cannot be reversed. The strength to also know that human beings are fragile so it’s best to live your life to the fullest.
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Life makes me feel so fulfilled regardless of any curveballs and I am thankful for the strength to continue living and smiling!
Happy Saturday and what is everyone doing this weekend? I will be running some errands and cleaning my apartment.
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