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Food

SnackTime!

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I used this shot in yesterday’s food post. With a little enhancement, the old gal came to life. Thank God for second chances.

Xoxo,
Jared Johnson

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She Needed A Re-Touch!

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Who gave u permission to rearrange me
certainly not me
who told you that it was alright to love me
certainly, certainly not me

I was not looking for no love affair
and now you wanna fix me
Was not looking for no love affair
and now you want to mold me
I was not looking for no love affair
now you wanna kiss me
Was not looking for no love affair
and now you wanna control me
hold me

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I know you’re really trying to get creative with me love
and that’s alright, but
you tried to get a little tricky turned my back
and then you slipped me a mickey.

Certainly, certainly, certainly not me
Certainly, certainly, certainly not me
Certainly, certainly, certainly not me
Certainly, certainly, certainly not me

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The world is mine
When I wake up (when I wake up)
I don’t need nobody telling me the time

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(Lyrics by Erykah Badu)

Xoxo,
Jared Johnson

Food, Love

Jazz & Japanese!

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This shot of Erykah Badu is today’s inspiration.

Fashion

I.N.S.P.O.

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The world of food blogging can be quite pretentious at times. As a blogger, you always feel the need to eat at the best restaurants, take the perfect mouth-watering shots, and seem like your food choices are always refined. Today is not one of those days. I’m sitting alone in a mall food court. Terrible holiday music is playing. And my meal is probably a bazillion calories. This entire situation would seem unworthy of any respectable blog. But yet here I am typing this post.

It’s quite refreshing to ditch the “fabulous”  blogging veil and share a real meal. None of my other food posts are fake but I don’t eat at cute downtown restaurants all the time. Sometimes I like to low brow it and get Chinese takeout from a nearby food court. The service is quick, the servers are friendly, and the food is always delicious. What more could a food lover want?

The next food post will definitely be classier -but for now- I’m reveling in this honest display of eating. Food always has a way of reflecting my true self. Sometimes I’m classy but sometimes I’m trashy…and I love it!

Happy Eating Y’all.

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Xoxo,
Jared Johnson

Food

Alone & In A Food Court.

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Sarah Paulson is an acting force to be reckoned with. Her critically acclaimed performances in the American Horror Story franchise, stage work, and starring roles in blockbuster Hollywood dramatic films have made her A-List. Paulson has perfected her craft but her style isn’t second to her gift. 

The actress has a way of keeping it classy and unpredictable when it comes to her red carpet style. And her flare for risk and edge makes her a fashion standout. Check out some of her best red carpet looks below.

Xoxo,
Jared Johnson

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Fashion

Red Carpet Lookbook: Sarah Paulson

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I don’t know much about the Golf Wang fashion line but I need to do my homework. This morning I stumbled across their Fall/Winter 2015 lookbook and was transported to Wonderland. The candy striped overalls, polka-dot shirts, and throwback velour track suits spoke to the inner child of this fashion lover. But while I may feel like an Alice, the looks are far from kiddie.

Alone or together, the various pieces could easily blend into the wardrobe of the most sophisticated style star. And the pastel colors lend themselves to the cold weather transition by brightening up the predictable black, browns, and beiges that are typically seen this time of year.

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True, the urban feel and look may not seem chic but this collection is perfect for mixing and matching. I can already visualize the above candy striped overalls paired with a Yves Saint Laurent white button down and topped with a Zara black fedora. Fashion is all about play and Golf and Wang seem to understand that . And trust, they’re playing to win.

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Xoxo,
Jared Johnson.

Fashion

Golf Wang & Wonderland.

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