Revelations of ME

Hello Lovelies!  My business/blogging journey has afforded me the opportunity to engage and build new relationships with other like minded women.  Pentene Milner of Style Me Fancy is one of those queens.  Not only is she an amazing Mom, but a wardrobe consultant, style blogger and my Melanin Movement Los Angeles sis.  Just recently, I was tagged by Pentene to participate in a blog post, sharing revelations about me and giving my readers the opportunity to find out more about other amazing women in the blogosphere!

At the end of this post, I have tagged nominees to also complete this fun blog post.  Stay with me now!

With that said, here goes!

MORE ABOUT ME:

  1. I consider myself to be a free spirited, fun loving person.  I’ve never really been a confrontational person, but when it comes to my children…look out.  The Mama Bear in me is really real! 

  2. I love the journey I am on right now.  Sometimes I think about how far along I could of been if I had begun my business and blogging journey years ago.  But then I quickly realize that all happens as it is supposed to, and in God’s time.  I’m just so happy that many of the things I yearned to do in the past are coming to fruition. God is good.

  3. I’ve experienced some things in my life that could have literally driven other people crazy and ruined their lives.  I’m working on the courage to share those things, as I’m sure my experiences might help others along in their lives.  I believe that when the time is right, God will give me the green light to share.  I’m just not ready yet, but I’m getting there!

MY THREE BEST BLOG POSTS:

52 With Braces?

The Stylish Empty Nester: Unplugged

Confidence of Style for the Woman Over 40

Toast of Life: The Adult Sleepover  (bonus post)

QUESTIONS ASKED OF ME:

What was your dream job as a kid?

Funny that as a kid, I was a free spirit (still am, but life kicked in) and really didn’t give a whole lot of thought to what my dream job would be.  I kinda thought I’d be living in a crib on the beach with a little girl and a Porsche.  Strange huh?  

How do you feel you’re using your blog to help change the world?

By letting other women know: 1) that it’s alright to be a babe at 40, 50, 60, 70… and to not let society dictate what your age means; 2) That women of a certain age have the power throw the stigma of “being an old stick in the mud” out the window! 3) To show others you can still be a refined woman, but also have a fun, youthful spirit; 4) That you can set the standard for the generations before you, as a woman who blazed of trail of style, confidence and empowerment for others. 

Do you like to follow trends or do you prefer to set them? Why or why not?

I actually do both.  There are lots of trends that I like, but I tend to mix them with timeless pieces.  The mixture of both just fit my style personality, which I consider a paradox.  Hence the name, Stylish Paradox.

What quote would you say speaks about your life right now?

“Life is too short to wake up with regrets, so, love the people who love you right, forgive the ones who don’t and believe that everything happens for a reason. If you get a chance, take it.  If it changes your life, let it.  Nobody said it’d be easy, they just promised it’d be worth it.” – Dr. Seuss

What are the top five places you would like to travel to on your bucket list?  

  1. Cape Coast, Ghana

  2. Bahia, Brazil

  3. Durban, South Africa

  4. Costa Rica

  5. Fiji

MY NOMINEES:

Karissa: This is Kris Joy

Nneka: Queen of Sleeves

Eugenia: The Age of Grace

Nicole: High Latitude Style

Paula: Dimples On My What?

Elaine: Square Pearls

Debbie: Fashion Fairy Dust

Jonet: Fabulously Chic Over 50

NOMINEES, THIS IS HOW YOU DO IT:

Thank whoever nominated you and link their blog

Tell readers 3 things about yourself

Answer the questions the blogger gave to you

Nominate 8-10 people

Notify your nominees by commenting on their blog

Ask nominees 5 questions of your choice

Share links to your best post(s)

QUESTIONS FOR MY NOMINEES:

How different was your life one year ago?

Who inspires you to be better?

In your group of friends, what role do you play?

What’s the best and worst thing about getting older?

Who is your number one fashion inspiration?

Lovelies, I hope you enjoyed this departure from the normal blog post.  I look forward to mixing it up for y’all and thanks again, Ms. P!  And before leaving this post, don’t forget to subscribe and let me know what you would like to see on Stylish Paradox!

Until next time, love and light!

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