Monday, November 30, 2009

Mission: Weight loss.

Hey guys. How are you guys doing today? I'm doing well. Tired from all the Black Friday shopping I did online. I hope everyone had a good weekend. So I just wanted to inform everyone about my weight loss challenge. I recently had a baby, well back in April, and I would like to loss all that weight I gained during the pregnancy. So starting tomorrow, December 1, 2009, I will be working on my goal. I would like to lose 25 to 30 pounds by August 7, 2020, which happens to be my birthday. That will will give me 9 months to safely drop the weight. I will be posting weekly blogs on my weight loss and inform what techniques I have been using to get fit. I won’t just be working out. But I will also be working on getting healthier as well. I will be posting tomorrow about what my starting weight is and posting pictures. I will update once a month to show my achievements with my body. If you guys have any tips or tricks please leave me a comment. It would be greatly appreciate it.

Till next time!
- MizzShake <3

Kinky Twists

Hey guys! How are you today? I just wanted to stop by real quick to show you my first kinky twists. My mom wanted to work on her braiding techniques. It only took her 4 hours. So I’m pretty impressed, I will mostly let her practice on me again.

So this was the final look.

Till next time!
- MizzShake <3

Friendship Quote 11.30.09

A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and that which we take the least care of all to acquire.

- François Duc de La Rochefoucauld

Love Quote 11.30.09

Love begins with a smile, grows with a kiss, and ends with a teardrop.
- Anonymous

Sunday, November 29, 2009

Friendship Quote 11.29.09

No man can be happy without a friend, nor be sure of his friend till he is unhappy.

- Thomas Fuller

Love Quote 11.29.09

If you would be loved, love and be lovable.
- Benjamin Franklin

Urban Behavior

Good morning everyone! How are you guys going? I’m pretty good, it’s a lovely day out. Just wanted to show you the items I had mentioned in my previous blog that I got from Urban Behavior. Just like Costa  Blanca they were having a 50% off the entire store. There I picked up a pair of gloves and 2 hats. I also picked up a couple of sequin tank tops, it has a pocket on the front and its racer back. I even picked up a bunch of undies as well. It was a great day of shopping.

Till next time!
- MizzShake <3

Saturday, November 28, 2009

Friendship Quote 11.28.09

Real friendship is shown in times of trouble;

prosperity is full of friends.
- Euripedes

Costa Blanca

Good morning everyone! How are you guys going? I’m pretty good, can’t complain. Just wanted to show you the belts I picked up from Costa Blanca. It was a couple of weeks ago and they were having a 50% off the entire store sale. I only picked up 4 belts because Urban Behavior was having the same sale. I will post those items in a later blog.

Till next time!
- MizzShake <3

Love Quote 11.28.09

Where there is love there is life.
- Gandhi

Friday, November 27, 2009

My Computer Died =(

Hey guys! Just letting you know on a quick little update. My computer officially died last night. It is no longer working, so I’m taking it in to see if it can get fixed. So I won’t be posting as much. I will let you know what happens. Hopefully they will give me a new one and I can upgrade to something newer, like a Macbook.

Till next time!
- MizzShake <3

Friendship Quote 11.27.09

A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love Quote 11.27.09

If you judge people, you have no time to love them.

- Mother Theresa

Black Friday Shopping Online

Good Morning! How is everyone doing today? So today is Black Friday and I been shopping online like crazy. I ordered from Hair Sister ( ), Coastal Scent ( ), Transdesign ( )and E.L.F ( ). At hair sisters it was an extra 20% off everything including sale items. At coastal scents it was 25% off the entire site. Transdesign wasn’t having a sale but they sale China Glaze polish for $2.60 so I picked up a couple. At elf they were having 75% off the cases and elements, for that the coupon code is on the site ( EH75CE). In a future blog I will post the items I got as they come in.

Till next time!
- MizzShake <3

Thursday, November 26, 2009

Friendship Quote 11.26.09

How can sincerity be a condition of friendship? A taste for truth at any cost is a passion which spares nothing.

- Albert Camus

Love Quote 11.26.09

Truly loving another means letting go of all expectations. It means full acceptance, even celebration of another's personhood.

- Karen Casey

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

We Created The Pose!

Hey guys! Just wanted to show you some more pics from the Christmas this year. We had a great time, too bad it was on a Thursday night though. I can't wait till next years one though.

Till next time!

- MizzShake

Friendship Quote 11.25.09

Friendship is a strong and habitual inclination in two persons to promote the good and happiness of one another.

- Eustace Budgell

Love Quote 11.25.09

Relationships--of all kinds--are like sand held in your hand. Held loosely, with an open hand, the sand remains where it is. The minute you close your hand and squeeze tightly to hold on, the sand trickles through your fingers. You may hold onto some of it, but most will be spilled. A relationship is like that. Held loosely, with respect and freedom for the other person, it is likely to remain intact. But hold too tightly, too possessively, and the relationship slips away and is lost.

- Kaleel Jamison

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Nancy's 23rd Birthday Party

Hey guys! So yesterday was my girl Nany’s 23rd birthday. So on Friday night we and a bunch of friends celebrated all night long. We had our own private room that we never used, only to get drinks. But I wanted to share with you what I wore and a few pictures.

The Birthday Girl & I

My Boo & I

Dancing the night away =)

Natal & I

Till next time!

Friendship Quote 11.24.09

My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.

- Aristotle

Love Quote 11.24.09

We all want to fall in love. Why? Because that experience makes us feel completely alive. Where every sense is heightened, every emotion is magnified, our everyday reality is shattered and we are flying into the heavens. It may only last a moment, an hour, an afternoon. But that doesn't diminish its value. Because we are left with memories that we treasure for the rest of our lives.

- Unknown

Monday, November 23, 2009

Friendship Quote 11.23.09

Forsake not an old friend, for a new one does not compare with him.

- Apocrypha - Ecclesiasticus 9:10

Love Quote 11.23.09

If I could reach up and hold a star for every time you've made me smile, the entire evening sky would be in the palm of my hand.

- Unknown

Forever21: Earrings

Hey guys! How’s your day going? I’m doing pretty good. Just wanted to show you a few more items I picked up from Forever 21. I picked up 4 new earrings. I’m loving how they look. Very cute and pretty. But I got to go, just wanted to share with you.

Till next time!
- MizzShake <3

Sunday, November 22, 2009

Love Quote 11.22.10

If you think there are no new frontiers, watch a boy ring the front doorbell on his first date.
- Olin Miller

Saturday, November 21, 2009

Friendship Quote 11.21.09

Those will be thy best friends, not to whom thou hast done good, but who have done good to thee.
- Tacitus

Love Quote 11.21.09

Real love stories never have endings.
- Richard Bach

Friday, November 20, 2009

Shaw Christmas Party

Hey guys! Just wanted to show you the look I wore to my cousin’s work Christmas party. I just loved my look. I wore a sequin dress I got from H&M this summer with liquid tights I got from Forever21. I also wore pink heels I got from Payless shoes. To complete the look I used my 88 palette and added Ardell Claudia lashes. Well now I’m off to get ready for my girl’s birthday party.

Till next time!
- MizzShake <3

Friendship Quote 11.20.09

Let me tell you I am better acquainted with you for a long absence, as men are with themselves for a long affliciton: absence does but hold off a friend, to make one see him the truer.
- Alexander Pope

Love Quote 11.20.09

Love is not affectionate feeling, but a steady wish for the loved person's ultimate good as far as it can be obtained.
- C.S. Lewis

Forever21: Necklaces

Hey guys! What’s good? Just here relaxing, taking a break from all this moving. So I wanted to show you a few necklaces I picked up a from Forever21. I picked up 3 different owl ones, and 2 feather charm ones. I love how my owl ones look with everything. And the feather charm ones are soo pretty. I just love off my new accessories. I can’t wait to wear them out.

Till next time!
- MizzShake <3

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Friendship Quote 11.19.09

My friends are my estate.
- Emily Dickinson

Love Quote 11.19.09

How did it happen that their lips came together? How does it happen that birds sing, that snow melts, that the rose unfolds, that the dawn whitens behind the stark shapes of threes on the quivering summit of the hill? A kiss, and all was said.
- Victor Hugo

Forever21: Hair Accessories

Hey guys! Just coming at you again with another haul. This time it was from Forever 21. I had ordered a bunch of things online and received these in the past 2 weeks. I’m breaking it down into 3 categories: hair, rings, earrings and necklaces. That I will be posting over the next couple of days. So I picked up a few things for my hair. I picked up 2 flower hair clips and a flower head band. I really like how they look in my hair so far. I can’t wait to get more hair accessories to put into my natural hair.

Till next time!
- MizzShake <3

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Haul Time: Forever21

Heys! It’s been a busy weekend. I’ve been moving and doing a bit of shopping. I had to stop by Forever21, I’m just loving their items right now. I didn't do any crazy shopping there because I was waiting for my order to come in from online shopping. So I only picked up a few items. I picked up some liquid tights and 4 packs of headband. Each pack had 5, and they were only $1.50 each. I will update later about the items I ordered online.

Till next time!
- MizzShake <3

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Love Quote 11.17.09

Love is a gross exaggeration of the difference between one person and everybody else.

- George Bernard Shaw

Friendship Quote 11.17.09

Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.

- Helen Keller


Hey guys! I’m still moving and packing and such. But today was a great day. I got my digital cable set up. So that means I finally have BET. I haven’t had that channel in years, so hopefully it won’t be a waste of money. Now I can get the chance to catch up on my favourite tv series: House, Criminal Minds, NCIS, CSI, True Blood and ANTM. I’m very excited, I missed watching my shows. Time to get back on track with what’s happening in them. Well I’m gone for now.

Till next time!
- MizzShake <3

Friendship Quote 11.16.09

I do not want a friend who smiles when I smile, who weeps when I weep, for my shadow in the pool can do better than that.
- Confucius

Love Quote 11.16.09

Absence is to love as wind is to fire; It extinguishes the small and kindles the great.
- Roger de Bussy-Rabutin

Sunday, November 15, 2009

Saturday, November 14, 2009

Moving takes so long...

Hey guys! Just coming at you guys with a quick update on my moving status. So originally I was suppose to move on the Monday that just passed but the place wasn’t ready. But I have good news, I get to move in today. So far I have moved all my furniture from my mom’s house to the new place and picked up my couches. I’m not worried about bringing my clothes over right away, cause I still will be at my mom’s 5 days a week to bring my younger siblings to school. But I’m so excited about moving. Hopefully by tomorrow I will have all the unpacking and cleaning done. I still haven’t found a dining table I like yet though, so that’s all I need to get and I will be all done with those type of things. Well I got to get back to packing now. So I will update again when I have unpacked everything and gotten the place more put together.

Till next time!
- MizzShake <3

First Mac Purchase =)

Hey guys! I’m in such a great mood right now. I bought my first items from MAC last night. You don’t even know how exciting it was. Before I was like it’s only makeup; it’s not special. But last night changed everything. I was able to get 2 items from the Style Black collection. I picked up the mattene lipstick in Night Violet, the Glimmerglass in Blackfire and a lip pencil in Vino. I’m so excited to wear these colors. I think it’s going to look great on my skin tone. I already feel like going back tomorrow and picking up some items from the Dsquared collection as well. Well I hope that the will still have a few items left at the nearest location to me. I will let you know how that turns out for me.

Till next time!
- MizzShake <3

Friendship Quote 11.14.09

We call that person who has lost his father, an orphan; and a widower that man who has lost his wife. But that man who had known the immense unhappiness of losing friend, by what name do we call him? Here every language is silent and holds its peace in impotence.
- Joseph Roux

Order Came In:

Hey guys! I been wanting one of those 88 eye shadow palettes for a long time now. And my order finally came in last night. I was so excited to receive it. I ordered mine from They were about $20.00 each. I know that I don’t need 2 palettes, but they aren’t completely the same. I will probably use one till it’s empty then switch to the next one. It took 2 weeks to get to me, which I was kinda stressing about because my cousin had ordered a few days after me and received hers’ in like 4 days. I’m thinking that happened because she had a bigger order, well I’m not sure. I’m not really complaining. I’m just happy that it finally got to me. The customer service was really good as well. They were able to keep my mind at ease when I thought my package had been lost. I will order from them again in the new year. They have a ton of stuff for nail art and I want to give those items a try.

Till next time!
- MizzShake <3

Love Quote 11.14.09

How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love
- Albert Einstein

Friday, November 13, 2009

New Hair Product: Ion Extreme Moisture Nurturing Cream

Good morning everyone. How are you guys doing this beautiful morning? So I have picked up another hair product that I wanted to give a try. This time it’s the Ion Extreme Moisture Nuturing Cream. On my last trip to Sally’s I was looking for products that would help bring back moisture into my hair and I was recommended to try this one out. She has personally been using for the last few months and it has worked on her dry and damaged hair. It truly does look like it brings back your natural moisture and shine. She told me that I should use it once a week to deep condition my hair. And that it would help my hair greatly. She swears by this product. On the product label it says it will help to protect your hair from heat damage. It also helps with manageability and detangles. It will help seal in moisture and bring your hair to a healthy shine. I plan on using this product for the next 6 weeks on every Thursday. I think that will give me enough time to figure out if it is something I should be using on my type of hair.

Till next time!
- MizzShake <3

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Friendship Quote 11.12.09

In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
- Martin Luther King Jr.

Deep Conditioning

Hey everyone! How’s your night going? Mine is going pretty good, I just finished deep conditioning my hair. This time around I used Ion Extreme Moisture Nurturing Crème. I’m planning on letting this soak into my hair over night and then rinse it out in the morning. I applied a good amount of product to my hair and combed it through with a big tooth comb to get it on evenly. I really like how this product smells. It reminds me of candy, I can’t think of which one, but it smells really nice and sweet. I also like it cause it’s thick and creamy. I can’t give you an in-depth review yet but so far I’m liking it. If you have tried this product let me know what you think and how it worked for you.

Till next time!
- MizzShake <3

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Friendship Quote 11.11.09

Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art... It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival.
- C.S. Lewis

Love Quote 11.11.09

Our hours in love have wings; in absence, crutches.
- Colley Cibber

New Hair Product: Luster's Renutriets Slick Stick

Hey everyone. So I was recently at Sally’s again and picked up another hair product. When I was there I had asked for a product that I could use on my ends when I was untwisting my hair and the lady recommended: Luster’s Renutrients Slick Stick. It’s a lightweight styling wax. It’s suppose to be really good for twists, pony tails and tapered cuts. It should sculpt and smooth edges. As well it should define and hold the style. She said it will help add moisture to my ends and help them from breaking off as well. So with my next twist out, I will be trying it to see how it works on my ends.

Till next time!
- MizzShake <3

Tuesday, November 10, 2009


Hey guys! As you guys know from a previous blog I have never worn false lashes before. The ones I used were the Ardell's #105 in black. I think I have gotten the hang of putting them on myself. I'm pretty happy how they turned out. The only thing is that the next time I put them on, I will start from the outside and work my way in. For me I had to use a 10x magnification mirror to see what I was doing. This worked way better for me then looking in my normal bathroom mirror. To place them on I used my fingers and it worked fine for me. If you have any suggestions on how to apply them easier let me know.

Till next time!
- MizzShake <3

Twist Out Again

Hey guys. I have attempted to another twist out. This time around while i was untwisting them I used my Luster's Renurturing Slick Stick on my ends. I liked how it helped with my dry ends and left it moisturized. The only thing I didn't like about this twist out is that I did the twists/Bantu knots too big this time. It was real spaced out and it was slightly harder to get the look I wanted. For the look I put my hair up to the side. I  used hair pins to do this, but you could use something else: headbands or hair combs. To add a little something to it I used my butterfly clips. I got these from H&M, they were $4.00 or so. In the future I will be trying to do this look again with smaller twists to get different type of look. Tell me what you think and if you have any suggestions.

Till next time!
- MizzShake <3

Friendship Quote 11.10.09

The only way to have a friend is to be one.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love Quote 11.10.09

Love is needing to be loved.
- John Lennon

Monday, November 9, 2009

First Deep Conditioning Treatment!

Hey guys! How are you doing this beautiful night? Today I did my first deep conditioning treatment. I started off by washing my hair with the Silk Elements Luxury Moisturizing Shampoo. I washed my hair twice with that and then followed it with the Silk Elements Luxury Moisturizing Conditioner. For that I only did it one time and rinsed it out completely. After towel drying my hair slightly I added a liberal amount of Mega Cholesterol Conditioning Treatment; this is also by Silk Elements. With a big tooth comb, I combed it evenly through out my hair, making sure that all the ends where covered with the products. Then I put on a treatment cap and let it sit in my hair for about 2 hours. During that time I watched tv and did laundry. When it came to rinse it out, you could barely tell that I had put in any product in my hair due to the fact that my hair was so dry. So I took my time to make sure I rinsed out all the product. After that I towel dried my hair and put it into twists/Bantu knots. While separating my hair I used the Silk Elements Herbal Hair & Scalp Moisturizing Treatment. I made sure to put it on the whole section I was twisting and the ends. I plan on doing this deep conditioning treatment every Monday for about the next 6 weeks to see how it affects my hair.

Till next time!
- MizzShake <3

Friendship Quote 11.09.09

Those will be thy best friends, not to whom thou hast done good, but who have done good to thee.
- Tacitus

Love Quote 11.09.09

Mortal lovers must not try to remain at the first step; for lasting passion is the dream of a harlot and from it we wake in despair.
- C.S. Lewis

Sunday, November 8, 2009

Love Quote 11.08.09

If we discovered that we only had five minutes left to say all that we wanted to say, every telephone booth would be occupied by people calling other people to stammer that they loved them.
- Christopher Morley

Friendship Quote 11.08.09

Sweet i sthe scene where genial friendship plays the pleasing game of interchanging praise.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

Saturday, November 7, 2009

Friendship Quote 11.07.09

A friend is one before whom you may think aloud.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love Quote 11.07.09

There can be no deep disappointment where there is no deep love.
- Martin Luther King Jr.

First Twist Out

Hey guys! So last night I decided to take my braids out. It was time for a change. I decided to try and do a twist out. But when I twist my hair the end ends dont stay, so I turned them into Bantu knots. I slept with them in over night. I took them out today, and this is the look I got. Tell me what you think and if you have any hair suggestions let me know.

Till next time!
- MizzShake <3

Friday, November 6, 2009

New Hair Product: Silk Elements Mega Cholesterol Conditioning Treatment

Hey yall! So I bought another Silk Elements hair product. It's the Mega Cholesterol Conditioning Treatment. It's infused with silk protien, moisturizer and panthenol pro-vitamin B5. It's suppose to rehydrate dry, brittle hair; as well as repair damaged and over-processed hair. It should add body to the hair, and leave it soft and silk to the touch. I plan on using this product once a week for about a month. Once I have given it a try I will get back to you with my opinion on this item. If you have tried it let me know what you think, how it worked for you.

Till next time!
- MizzShake <3