Your Words, My Story- Part Deux

I haven’t wrote anything in so long, but in honor of Taylor Swift’s 1989 Tour coming to Chicago next weekend, I thought it was THE PERFECT TIME to complete the To Be Continued part of the poem below, “Your Words, My Story.”

Unlike the last poem where I meshed lyrics from 28 different songs on different albums, I only used lyrics off of her 1989 album in celebration of this tour!

I ended the first poem with….THAT’S WHERE THE STORY ENDS (FOR NOW)…Because I knew the story wasn’t over…

THANKS for the inspiration TAYLOR…can’t wait to rock out to these lyrics LIVE on Sunday!

Your Words, My Story- Part Deux

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Your Words, My Story

Is it me or does it seem like Taylor Swift seems to be EVERYWHERE these days?!  As a TSwift fan, I’m personally loving it!  I have had her new album, 1989, on repeat since the day it was released.

Taylor is currently on the cover of this month’s Lucky magazine and throughout the article I realized what a revolution she has gone through.  One thing that has remained the same is that she continues to put out good albums.

I was feeling nostalgic so I went back through all of her albums.  And from there I was inspired to write a poem using only song lyrics from her records.  A total of 28 different songs were used to create the poem below.

Your Words, My Story


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Simply Stylist VIP Gift Bag GIVEAWAY

I am so beyond excited about this contest.  It’s the first giveaway that I’ve had on my blog and it’s so good that I honestly don’t think I’ll ever be able to top it!

The winner of this giveaway will be gifted with a Simply Stylist VIP Gift Bag that all of the VIP attendees received at the Chicago conference.  I honestly had so much fun going through my bag and discovering all the goodies and I sure hope the winner of this giveaway will have just as much fun as I did!

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Simply Stylist

Last Saturday I attended the Simply Stylist Conference held at the Dana Hotel in Chicago. I’d like to say that the day was amazing, wonderful, or marvelous but to put it SIMPLY that would just not give the day the justice it deserves; because, truthfully, no matter how great of an adjective I would choose, it SIMPLY cannot sum up the day that I had!

For those of you that do not know about Simply Stylist, I encourage you to check out their website to learn more. Currently they host annual conferences in LA, NYC and Chicago as well as monthly sessions in LA. They are “all about bridging the gap between individuals, tastemakers and brands in the fashion and beauty space.” I said “currently” above because based on some recent interviews I’ve read, Sarah Boyd, owner of Simply Stylist has some exciting plans on the horizon. And I for one, cannot wait to watch them unfold!



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A Person of Excellence

A few months ago I scheduled a personal day for today.  I had no plans and I still don’t; and can I just say that feels terrific?!  Some people may see taking a day off for no reason as a waste of a vacation day, but usually when I’m taking a day off it’s for others- such as traveling home to see family for holidays, etc.  So, why not use one of my days for myself and take a ME DAY?


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Wedding Bell Special

Do you have anyone special in your life getting married soon?

If so, then you have to check out Kate Spade’s wedding special.  They have items up to 75% off.  The sale ends at 11:59PM on July 17th though…so check it out fast if you want in on the bargain.

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“ONE KIND WORD can change someone’s entire day.”

Last week I was completely stuck in my head.  Questioning everything about my life; the decisions I have made thus far and I was really just not feeling too hopeful about my future.

I was snapped out of my own thoughts when I was standing in the elevator one morning at work and a girl from another company riding the elevator complimented my shoes.

“I like your shoes.”

“Oh, thank you so much.”


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