Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Who's going to help... The Help

Wazzup lovelies... I didn't mean to leave you all hangin' but I am seriously still recuperating from all of my BORN day festivities!!!! Not to mention working a government 9-5, She-EO of my own business, twitter, facebook, blogging, tumblr 101, and most of all being a Mom, Friend, Daughter, and Wife can be overwhelming at times. (Not complaining because I wouldn't trade it for the world) but it wouldn't hurt if I had a clone or some XTRA HANDS!!!! I find myself always going the extra mile to see someone else smile. :)) I'm ALWAYS supporting & helping others but lately I have to ask myself... who's going to HELP THE HELP????


Speaking of The HELP... Last Sunday, I was suppose to meet up with Socialite Nikka from Oh Nikka as I had read on her blog earlier that week that DL Winfrey of Pretty Girls Rock Dresses was having a meet up at Atlantic Station to see the movie: The Help and to wear pretty dresses. We were told to buy our tickets in advance but "busy body" me never took the time to purchase my ticket online & thought I would just show up & buy my ticket the day of. So, my bestie & I put on our "pretty dresses" and excitedly headed to Atlantic Station & when we approached the ticket window the screen read: SOLD OUT~Kicking myself because I had ran around all weekend long for everybody and their mama and didn't take out 5 minutes of my time to purchase my tickets online. *Disobedience = Disappointed*

All dressed & no where to GO!

Taking pic's & thinking where I can go on a Sunday Afternoon...


Not sure where these StEpS may lead me :))


Although, I wasn't a happy camper I was determined not to let that spoil my afternoon. So, I went & got my girls and we made a trip to our favorite book store...

I didn't wear this dress for NOTHING... may as well strut in Barnes & Noble

Look what greets me when I walk into the BOOK STORE!!!! *_*

Contemplating... if I will buy the book or wait to see the Movie at a later date

My Baby Girl got the book of her choice: Fences by August Wilson




What I Wore:
The total FIT from the dress, shoes, to the accessories were all purchased at: - Macy's
SN: You will notice that most of my outfits & shoes are from Macy's - That's where my Mother makes her living... YES, my Mother works there and I reap all the perks & beneFITS!

Note to you: When you don’t see me tweet or blog on a regular just know that my life is SUPER busy as I am continuously running here and there, taking care of work, kids, hubby, family, friends, my dog & etc. So, please be patience with me… God isn’t finish with me yet!
Note to Self: I have been putting other people needs & wants consistently before my own. It’s time for me to create some time and space for myself. This way I will have a sense of peace, balance, and wholeness.
Starting today, I pledge to HELP… The HELP by doing & spending more time with The Help… MYSELF!
Please be sure to check out the pictures of the ladies that attended the Movie Outing on Oh Nikka Blog Post at: Thanks, for the Help  

23 comments:

  1. Pretty dress! Love the colour! Perfect with the shosies and ur hair!

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  2. You look gorgeous in that dress! I love it! Your hair is really cute too! I am planning on going to see "the help" this weekend. I heard that it is an amazing movie and I cant wait to see it.

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  3. You have such a good attitude it really is true you gotta carve out time for your self!

    Totally in love with your pretty purple dress! It definition pays to have a mom that works at Macy's =)

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  4. YOu look perfect in purple.
    Everyone is saying how good that movie was! So did you get the book?

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  5. Awe you look too cute BOO!! That dress is gorg and I am so mad about your mom working at my favorite store! Can a sista get tha hook up or what!! lol I heard that movie was really good and I actually went to the mall to see it on my day off because online they listed it playing at 9:30am and that worked out perfect for me. Dropped daughter off at school and made my way to the mall. Got there and the movie didn't start until 1pm. I was heated! I couldn't go to the 1pm show so I didn't get to see it. I agree 100% that ALL mothers and wives should have some "ME" time!! Kiah

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  6. You look so beautiful in purple, and so does your baby girl.
    So much beauty in a book store, ahhhhhhhhhhhh
    Much love.
    XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

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  7. Hey Lynn!!! That purple is tooooooo cute and the lighter tones remind me of my shoes! Your outfit, heels and makeup are really classic and elegant, you look beautiful :-). I wouldn't waste that outfit either!

    I totally agree on the "me" time and helping "The Help", I don't have any kids and my schedule is crazy so I can only imagine how you must feel. I've heard so many good things about the movie so I will definitely be checking it out- make sure you see it too!!

    -Lea

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  8. I love purple and the dress looks amazing. Taking me time is so important I had to learn how to it.

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  9. Wow that dress looks absolutely marvelous on you! I definitely think that you should start taking more time for yourself, and writing on here so I can check back and read it! :)

    Naz
    xox

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  10. Inez, no sweetie... I did not invest in the book. Hopefully, I can set some time aside to see it this weekend!

    Kiah, Now that absolutely SUCK!!!! @_@

    Naz, will do... that's the plan (ME TIME). Thanks for stopping by my blog!

    I'm sending all of you a (((BIG HUG)))... Thanks for ALL the LOVELY comments you all really make me smile! :))

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  11. I saw 'The Help' last week and loved it. Now I really want to read the book. I actually was in Barnes & Noble today and almost bought it but decided that I'd wait and see if I could find it used.
    -Meagan
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  12. Gorgeous! I love that dress...very pretty on you. I love your hair too!

    And your daughter is so cute!

    I actually saw the movie and loved it. I've heard people say they were upset when they left out...but ya know...

    All in all, it was very good.

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  13. Awww sorry to hear about you missing the show mama. The great thing is your looked gorgeous! haha, even if it was just for the bookstore.

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  14. love the dress purple is my favorite color~MEESH

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  15. Nice dress!

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  16. You look lovely in the dress. Glad you let others see it.

    As far as The Help, I may be the only person not interested in the movie or the book. :(

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  17. u look gorgeous! love the dress and the color is beautiful!!
    xx

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  18. What a wonderful post. I love the topic of taking time for you. You look gorgeous in this beautiful purple dress.

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  19. I love your outfit, you look so nice, the dress is so awesome, the color, the length, the shape are perfect, you look good and I love your shoes! Your blog is lovely and I'm a new follower! Hope you'll like my blog and follow back!

    Pop Culture&Fashion Magic

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  20. Great post! I can totally relate. I too planned to see it at Atlantic Station last weekend and missed it.
    -Sonya

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  21. I heard nothing but rave reviews for this movie and book! I need go see this and read it!


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