it wasn’t until a couple of days ago i was made aware that the Atlanta Magazine had awarded the superlative for “Hip Style Blog” in their December issue. when i found out about the possible mention back in November i thought it was just that-a mention. to my surprise i was told that i had actually made the “Best of Atlanta” list.
i am thrilled to get any recognition but a real life print magazine that just celebrated their 50th birthday, even more RAD!
so here is the scanned front of magazine and my spot on the page,
breast of atlanta
thanks Kareem for helping with the graphic setup!
and since i was so incredibly sick for and around Christmas i wanted to share some classy images from our Classy Christmas VINO party hosted by my roommate and i on December 16. thinking this party is where someone got everyone so so sick, since my friends were also ill a day or so later-opps .!. nonetheless we mingled, nibbled, laughed and got merry with some whites and reds.
got the house all shiny and tidy for the shindig!
my sweety even brought over some balloons!
they gravitated around the light and cast off bits of red, so festive!
myself, roommate and friend Mallory all smiles after a glass or three
one of my bff’s, jamey turned into james this night-classy guy!
Harmony and I hanging out in my bedroom
too many prom dates to choose, went for my two favs!
and pose!
wearing an EBV [vintage] dress
AA socks
Corso Como heels
have some wine with that CHEEZZE!
also wanted to snap some photos of the lovely Elizabeth and her eclectic outfit, she had henna tattoos on her hands-too bad i didn’t get a close-up!
i believe this is [mostly] vintage w//F21 heels
always adore her mix of colors, patterns and styles!
hosting potlucks & events seems to be my thing and i usually get carried away making foodies, this time was no different. i made stuffed feta mushrooms and a spinach artichoke fondue recipe i found via the Melting Pot. the mushrooms i free-styled because you can’t really go wrong with bread crumbs, shrooms, feta and seassoning… and the fondue was so easy, and it had everyone coming back for seconds, here it is:

    3oz. chopped cooked spinach

    3oz. chopped artichoke hearts

    1 spoon of minced garlic

    8oz. shredded cheddar cheese

    5 turns of cracked black pepper

    for dipping:

    cubed bread- french/rye/pumpernickel

    vegetables – coliflower/carrots/celery/broccoli

serves 4 so i multiplied everything x3 i believe, made a ton!
and lastly,
wanted to share my stingy santa gift i went home with from a friends holiday party,
magical right????
i plan to paint the frame and then hang it someone very visible in my apartment!
well that sums up some of my December happenings but the best is yet to come-
NEW YEARS EVE photos, stay tuned!

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  • Reply
    Savannah Marie
    January 5, 2011 at 11:28 pm

    lovely, as always!

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    payley jean
    January 6, 2011 at 6:00 am

    congrats girl!!!

  • Reply
    January 6, 2011 at 1:59 pm

    Great pictures and congratualtions with the recognition!

    I wish you a very happy 2011!

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    Victoria Loraine
    January 6, 2011 at 3:57 pm

    your making me miss my long locks! :( your a natural beaut.

    Always read your posts,

    V x

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    Amber Blue Bird
    January 6, 2011 at 6:16 pm

    congrats on the magazine feature, thats awesome

  • Reply
    January 6, 2011 at 9:21 pm

    hello there long time no see, congrats on the feature and this outfit is so lovely on you!!

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    chelsea jade
    January 6, 2011 at 10:29 pm

    i thoroughly dig your digs!

    all that purple unicorn needs is someone to ride it.

    chelsea jade.

  • Reply
    January 6, 2011 at 11:38 pm

    thanks for the kind words, this award meant a ton to me :))

    @Victoria Loraine – these photos actually made ME miss my long hair, since it’s now short – oh well, we can always grow back out!

    @chelsea jade – too funny!


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    Marisa Noelle
    January 7, 2011 at 1:18 am

    I just stumbled across your blog and absolutely adore your style! How darling is your dress!! You are gorgeous. Definitely following now:)

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    Vivian & Victoria
    January 7, 2011 at 1:40 am

    your pictures are so lovely! i especially like the one with the red balloons on the ceiling and the light making weirs shadows
    xx victoria

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    Vintage and Cake
    January 7, 2011 at 1:43 am

    wow I love how you all dress, you have same quirky dressed mates your vintage dress BTW xxx
    Congrats on the feature you should be really proud xxxx

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    January 8, 2011 at 8:47 pm

    High fives and congratulations! Also, that unicorn painting is beyond epic.

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    Jazzy E (hivennn)
    January 11, 2011 at 2:23 pm

    love these! x hivennn. p.s enter my giveaway?

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