WELCOME BACK!!!!!!!!!! She hearts God more than Polka Dots

Hey Loves

After weeks of being away from my blog and sharing with you, the consensus has been screaming I miss your blog. It’s truly amazing the different groups of people whom have come forward and spoken about what I considered just rambling and showing my life through pictures. Well, as the world grows louder, I will return to writing and sharing on the blog however it won’t be a fashion blog because I am more than Fashion. Yesterday when I woke up for work I paused to think how blessed I am each day I get to decide which role I want to play because I wear so many hats.

IMG_9121.JPG My favorite roles however are Mom and woman of God. . My son is my everything and God is at the forefront of everything that I do. As the world grows louder, we become more tech savvy and our minds are invaded by everything we see or partake in. As a woman of a God I have to ensure that the distractions of society does not separate me from quality time with God. Daily prayer and meditation with praise music helps to keep me focused and in wait to sense God’s will.

IMG_9122.JPG In writing this I just wanted to share that it is God’s will for me to share my pictures and words with the world. When you learn to trust God it makes a difference in your life and no matter when the world seems to be caving in, you will have an anchor, yes God will be your support. That’s right God’s love and support never changes. Turn to him for strength and support in all your endeavors.

IMG_9124.JPG So after work it was a birthday celebration for my high school friend Mourine and as women of God and business partners we all had a great time at the Mall and dinner. Being a woman of God is not boring. We all have fun looking our best and live full normal lives, we just made the choice to walk with God and surround ourselves with like minded people. We are women of God, we are created to Flourish, therefore we uplift each other because we Love God more than I love polka dots!! Welcome Back, I missed you also!!!

Love ya
Simply June ❤️

Exquisite fashion Jewelry for women by Traci Lynn Jewelry

Street Style look Elevated for the Black Celebrity Giving Award Ceremony

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Hey Loves,
It seems like yesterday that I was introduced to the lovely Miss Jasmine Crowe at an award show honoring Toya Wright for her philanthropic work in the Black Community. I can’t believe it was a year ago I vowed to work with Jasmine in giving of my time and services as a parent liaison or mental health counselor to children. Unfortunately, I had just started my PhD classes and my time was limited with my other volunteer activities with the American Red Cross and Dress for Success Atlanta. However as time would have it Jasmine is hosting her award show again and this time she is honoring Tamika Raymond and other philanthropists and organizations for their diligent work and support in our community.

20140704-041611-15371215.jpg Posed with the lovely Philanthropist Miss Jasmine Crowe
Unfortunately I missed out on most of the award ceremony (flat tire) but I still showed up and better yet I now have my schedule worked out wherein I can start giving back to our community and pouring into children who can and will grow up to be like me or achieve more than me.

20140704-041907-15547216.jpg Jasmine and some of the powerful moments of the night. I was quite impressed that Marley is also a philanthropist I can only say well done again Jasmine and congratulations to Marley.

20140704-042107-15667193.jpg Jasmine’s beautiful dress by BCBG Simply Jyune outfit from Francescas boutique- black sheer laser cut skirt and neon orange crop top belted for an elevated look away from the street style>

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20140704-042904-16144865.jpg Well if haven’t learned anything the most valuable thing I pride myself on knowing is Philanthropy~the art of giving back and pouring into others is a blessing! a feeling of accomplishment in itself.
At the end of the night I was glad I came out to support and solidify my promise to give back.
❤️Simply Jyune❤️

Giving up the title “Queen of Junk”

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Hey Loves,
As the days go by I try to eat healthier, by trying to reduce the amount of foods that include sugar, salt and wheat. To my dismay no matter how the day starts off good once I sit down to work I start craving junk food. So I have been training my mind to like fruits such as cherries, blackberries, raspberries, blueberries…..even bought a bowl made just for berries (lol). I must say I will eat them all and still crave all the junk in the pantry or refrigerator.  A bowl of ice cream and a slice of cake will do me just fine and I will read and write until the wee hours of the morning.  Lack of sleep, almost no exercise or activity and constantly eating junk while working and studying at home packed on the weight.  When my dresses got tighter, I moved up a few dress sizes I realized how curvy I had become yet my patterns was yet to change.

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I would have my almost vegan/vegetarian dish comprising of just vegetables and sometimes a bit of pasta or mashed potatoes and once in a while some seafood.

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I don’t cook much chicken unless I am grilling/jerking chicken for a barbecue, however I will eat chicken when I am dining out and not certain as to what I should eat.
wwwwwooooooooooowwwweeeeeeee lately my allergies have been all out of sorts limiting my exposure to the sun, most foods gives me a tingly reaction in the back of my throat and I am learning to read labels as most packaged items contain more than you would think for shelf life. This Spring I was sick repeatedly only to find the culprit was not 100% natural juice as the label mentioned.

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I will never drink another naked drink in my life, it is poisonous to my body when I wanted to eat better I thought it would help me instead it made me truly sick for over 3 weeks, urgent care and doctor visits. I♡me too much to ever poison my body…..on that note I had a food allergy test done and to my amazement my body was full of toxins as I was poisoning and shocking my body on a daily basis. Foods that should be good for me was of high intolerance by my body.  My vegan/vegetarian meals would have to change and so would my snacks.  Uh oh Food Management….I am giving up my title I am no longer the Queen of junk!!

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My fruits are neatly sliced up for juicing or smoothies and they are quite tasty/delicious but I can’t have some of them either so the types of fruits and vegetables I use will be different going forward after today. This detox homemade fruit/vegetable drink:
celery, orange, apple, ginger, beet, cucumber, and carrots. Gives a full day worth of vitamins and minerals to one’s body and helps to remove some toxins from ones body.

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As much as I love these fruits and vegetables and the wonderful concoction derived from their mix

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I must remove those to which my allergic reaction are medically high and are an intolerance by my body such as: beets, oranges, lemons, and apples. Beets were supposed to help improve my low iron condition since I have never eaten red meat my entire life……oh well at least I tried. It hurts mentally to make such a big change in my diet and having to be conscientious of labels however I understand life is too short to live hurting from poor food choices. ****So long to intolerant foods and junk!!

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The weight has started to lift it’s ugly heads since I have been more careful in what I put in my tabernacle. ..I am allergic to lemon so there will be no lemon pepper wings, no lemons in my water and no lemon cake!!!
Shoes: Vince Caputo
Bag: Fendi
Gold Jewelry: Traci Lynn Fashion Jewelry
Dress: Gifted
Lip color:cream sugar by Mary Kay

thanks for stopping by and loving on my blog….pay attention to food labels they are very deceptive.

Always
Simply Jyune….muahhh!!

♡Simply Jyune♡

One day multiple events in a single dress…..

20140401-074649.jpg On one particular Saturday I realized I had quite a few events in which I was expected to show up….that’s a bit much but Its my best to be in demand and stay visible in this lucrative market. So after being sick all week I dragged myself out and about. The best part was being able to drag my friend Danetta with me all day. For this event filled day with the weather breaking into beautiful Spring weather I wore a Peter Pan style collar dress made of jersey material in a soft grey hue with an off white collar. To dress it up I added a wide gold metal belt , paired it with a safe black pumps and added a colorful golf bag for a splash of color….

20140401-075439.jpg At church: women’s ministry brunch, got some goodies and some nuggets to help in my spiritual walk

20140401-080146.jpg The 2nd event: the grand opening of FLYCHIXboutique in the Edgewood area of Atlanta. Spotted with Danetta and Ebonie Ward (boutique owner) received a bag of goodies and just had to purchase a new black skirt. >

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20140401-090723.jpg</a Early dinner at my favorite Mexican Restaurant El Azteca, Buckhead >

20140401-092740.jpg</a So much fun in one dress going from event to event.
Simply Jyune multi event ensemble
Jersey Peter Pan collar dress- J. crew
Gold metal belt- Bebe
Black pumps- Fendi>
Mona Lisa Pearl Jewelry
Traci Lynn Fashion Jewelry
Golf Bag- Christian Dior
My last event included shoe shopping from Platform Addicts by Khadijiha Rowe as if I need another pair of pink shoes but who can resist a sale? To justify this is a blush pump it is not pink and its a bit lighter than the others as well as its suede while the others are patent leather.

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What I can say is I had a blast……. After being sick all week it was great to be out and finally enjoy a meal. Though having multiple events in one day can be extremely exhausting, I have learned that being comfortable in your attire will definitely make your events more pleasant So when you are dressed for any event make sure you are comfortably dressed so that you can make the most out of your event. Until next time just remember you can transform a simple outfit with your accessories add a belt or fashion jewelry

Thanks for stopping by

Simply Jyune ❤️💃y>

Mental Health Awareness- 10 Ways to Boost Mental Health and Relieve Stress

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Hello Loves,
It’s the end to the week and a start to the weekend. Was it a great week? Or is it the start to a great weekend? well it depends on your mental health status!! The way we do things and our behaviors are shaped by our mental health status. Healthy minds create healthy thoughts and shapes our behaviors accordingly. Therefore if you are mentally well then by all means you will feel better physically, contribute more to society and maintain healthy behaviors. It is important to acknowledge or recognize when someone around us has a mental health problem as early detection and treatment can save them from further treacherous behaviors. The simplest of things or events may push someone to the edge or so close that they develop anxiety attacks, panic attacks, sleeplessness, sweat, irregular body temperature, withdrawal from others, incoherent speech, salad talk, attraction to dangerous behaviors. Mental health education and awareness should be taught in school to everyone, as well as posters should be everywhere to encourage maintaining good mental health. After all it is vital to our success in life so many shortcomings can be attributed to a break down or shift in routine without any source of support.

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Mental health and Counseling knows no color so no matter what your ethnicity there is counseling available for you. Even more so the diversity of today’s society will even afford you a mental health counselor of the same skin or online counseling service without face to face interaction.
10 Ways to Boost Mental Health and Relieve Stress
1. Be open and accepting that things will not always be perfect.
2. Create an awesome team of people as your friends/source of support.
3. Maintain healthy loving relationships-everyone needs love.
4. Talk about issues or situations which are bothersome.
5. Know and understand the limitations of your fears.
6. Eat foods which promote health and wellness.
7. Incorporate at least 30 minutes of exercise in your day (walk is good).
8. Get enough sleep- believe it or not insufficient sleep impacts functioning.
9. Create balance in your life and work.
10. Be aware and avoid stressful situations, seek help at the time of the onset or shortly afterwards.

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Ensemble:-looking good means feeling good
Jersey sweater dress~ BCBG Generation
Blue faux fur vest~ Designer Consigns Atlanta
Blue pointed heel boots~ Charles David
Blue bow purse~ Kate Spade
Silver San Tropez jewelry~ Traci Lynn Fashion jewelry
Lip gloss~ Lip gloss by MAC
It is certainly true that when you are feeling good then you are going to look good as good mental health is wealth so create healthy friendships and remember having a friend means being a friend.

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Spotted at Footprints Cafe in Lawrenceville GA, Sunday Evening Jazz with Radio Dj Rene Miller
Let’s focus on increasing mental health awareness in our communities…….thanks for stopping by

🙂 Simply Jyune 🙂
Your fashionable School Psychologist and Blogger

Sleazy & Zino’s Bar & Bistro or Brawl & Bistro grand opening

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Hey Loves,
A few weeks ago I was invited to the grand opening for the newly opened bar & bistro owned by Stevie J & Benzino, with the host listed as The Garner PR firm . I quickly rsvp’d because Garner PR is well known of as being punctual, on schedule and to host great events. Finally came the big night I skipped cooking dinner with the assumption that I would eat at the new Sleazy & Zino’s bar & bistro…..

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Red carpet started at 8pm, however no one seemed red carpet ready in scantily clothed outfits and it was reserved for the celebrity cast of Love & Hip Hop Atlanta (LHHA). After signing a taping release (crazy but yes)…I went indoors and to my dismay it was like a hole in the wall joint, the small space for about 200 people seated was now accommodating about 500 standing and camera men/women everywhere. Jam packed in a room filled with wanna be’s, baby mamas, exes, potentials and local celebrities. Stevie J constantly making his rest face and screaming I love you Joseline…… what man wouldn’t love a woman that lets him walk all over her, mentally, physically, emotionally and financially abuse her while she makes money for him. Momma Dee and her entourage showed up and congratulated the duo on their venture.

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20140206-222721.jpgAfterwards the 757 Band played and the fighting, mimicking and bickering started in the VIP area. Joseline the baddest puta and others were rumored to be fighting or getting loud, other disturbances were supposedly caused by Momma Dee, Shay Johnson, Karlie Redd, Benzino’s current beau and possibly Erica. At this time I am ready to exit , as it’stotally not my style and not what I expected from the Garner PR agency, however I understand business is business so I exit to the left where I saw Kandi Buruss sneaking in, a few fans wanted a picture she hurriedly declined….smh Fans make celebrities elevate despite their talent yet they seldom appease the fans. Proceeded to exit out the back door as the cast is fighting in one area and the dudes are having a meal in the center of the spot, no waiters or waitresses in sight to take orders and only one barmaid serving at the bar.

20140206-224019.jpg Mostly everyone who came out appeared to be uncomfortably standing around no food, no beverages, no tapas yet they seemed content just standing around watching the taping that they could later watch on TV. Quite absurd as the grand opening turned out to be a taping for season 3 of the wack so not reality show . Areas of the establishment appear to still be a work in progress, need to be revisited by the electrician for the location or a thorough cleaning from Mimi Faust’s cleaning business.

20140206-224916.jpg the ice sculpture however was a beautiful sculpture, nothing unusual but the only thing memorable.

20140206-225159.jpg Sporting my Stunner necklace an oldie yet goodie

20140206-225346.jpg My Emerald Director, Soror, business partner and friend Danetta Hicks sporting Tri-me necklace

20140206-225629.jpg It could have been a better event however it wasn’t staged or setup properly for the grand opening of a restaurant despite taping activity. It was actually more of what it was set up for just like a Bistro & Brawl instead of a Bistro and Bar.

20140206-230039.jpg my simple ensemble highlighted by my accessories

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Long sleeve zip neck tunic~ Zara
Hounds tooth hose~ The Limited
Green suede/ leather cuff wedge heel boots~ Balenciaga
Green lip color~ Color U Cosmetics
Black quilted barrel bag~ Chanel
Bling jewelry~ Traci Lynn Fashion Jewelry

The highlight of my night was my Lady fingers bracelet fresh out of the 2014 Spring/Summer jewelry Catalog…..sexy and exotic, the attention grabbing bling glove I will be rocking it for the season. What fashionable woman doesn’t want one?

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20140206-234808.jpg my lady fingers are talking for me

20140206-235619.jpg and as I exit my boots talk for me…..would I go there again, I just might try them on a regular night if I have no plans and I’m in the area.
Thanks for stopping by you are my favorite Loves
🙂 Simply Jyune 🙂

A splash of Polka Dot……..

Hey Loves,

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Do you love Polka Dots? Well polka dots should be every girls best friend, they are made of various size dots and you can dress them up or dress them down. Overall polka dots are fun designs. They blend well with almost any color and will transform a basic outfit into a glamorous fashionista outfit. This week I was home all day on Wednesday working then I remembered I had a dinner date with my son and his friend. School had been out and their extracurricular activities had ended so I had to hurriedly throw an outfit together. I reached for a polka dot skirt, a polka dot dress, a polka dot sweater, and a polka dot blouse, which means I was in a polka dot mood ahhhhhhh yes!!!!! this lady loves polka dots. I had to wear something polka dot with but a few minutes to spare I threw together a splash of polka dot put my hair in a ballerina bunand ran off to spend quality time with the teens.

20140118-110751.jpg A simple yet quick meal, Thai coconut shrimp and bang bang shrimp for appetizers then Blackened Tilapia with mango salsa served up with grilled vegetables for a meal complete with water. Yes, I skipped dessert and I passed on the wine. Afterwards I dropped the teens to youth church and went off to an online conference in a splash of polka dot feeling confident and pretty!!!!

Simply Jyune’s splash of polka dot ensemble:

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Pearl & Bling Fashion jewelry- Traci Lynn Fashion Jewelry
Black platform zipped bootie- Steve Madden
Black leggings- Michael Kors
Polka dot blouse- Fancy Qube
Black layered vest – h&m
Fuchsia blazer- f21
Herring fuchsia clutch- Steven
Hair-ballerina bun
Lip color- MAC

Simply styling a polka dot layer with your winter layers can transform your entire outfit with a splash of polka dot.

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Happiness can be a splash of polka dot to brighten your day.

Thanks for stopping by stay tuned for more ways to style your polka dot .

🙂 Simply Jyune 🙂