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Style

Khaki Trench + Navy Silk

by Kira

  Guess who turned thirty-four over the weekend? Yup, your favorite Philly Jawn is officially in her mid thirties. There is so much left to process from year thirty-three that I’m sure it’ll take me til the end of the month to finish reflecting but as far as I’m concerned, my new year started Saturday.…

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3 Ways to Wear a Tee for Fall

by Kira

Nothing gets my fashion wheels turning like a challenge and recently Jamelia Blackman-Sonny, lifestyle blogger at jbsinspires , presented me with a good one. She asked me to style a t-shirt three ways for the season and y’all know your girl couldn’t resist! I decided to create a look for church, date night, and weekend…

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Culture

Brunch: Sabrina’s Cafe

by Kira

I’m not sure when but at some point within the last few years the hipster community decided brunch was a thing – a thing for all of us to suddenly take part in every weekend. I’ll be the first to admit, the idea of brunch has always been foreign to me, I mean it’s simple,…

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Yes We Did: Obama Farewell

by Kira

Well folks, today it hit me. To quote Kevin McCall’s verse from Deuces, “like Tina did Ike in the limo it finally hit me”… the Obama family has left the White House. President Obama served two terms, so we all knew this day was coming but I think many of us hoped time would somehow slow…

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Life

Mental Health Awareness: Depression

by Kira

Live long enough and we all will experience times where life knocks us down. Something we experience, be it a loss or trauma, a failed relationship or business venture, could cause us to slip into depression. Depression is defined as a) feelings of severe despondency & dejection; b) a mental condition characterized by feelings of severe despondency…

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Mental Health Awarness: Anxiety

by Kira

In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month I’ll be devoting the remaining Wednesday’s of this month to the shedding light on four distinct disorders with Anxiety being this week’s focus. Anxiety is defined as: 1. a feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease, typically about an imminent event or something with an uncertain outcome; 2. (Psych) a…

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