Happy New Year!!

Hi friends, We’ve missed y’all so much, but have been statement of purpose writing service spending a much needed reprieve away from the blog. Even a belle needs rest. We hope you enjoyed Christmas and are looking forward to the New Year! To send off 2012, we wanted to highlight our 10 best posts this year. In anticipation of 2013, we have great things coming your way. Tamika and I will be featuring more fashion posts than ever before. We will take you behind the scenes to our kitchen and show you how we get down. We are so excited to share our new adventures in Atlanta (and beyond) with you! Now, about that picture…. Homemade Eats & Treats: Spicy Chops & Tasty Garlic Spuds

We love cooking and sharing our adventures in the kitchen with you. 2012 saw a lot of different recipes…this one included. The meal was quite yummy for the tummy too!
If you don’t know by now, we’re huge fans of The Neelys’. Getting a chance to hear about their experiences in one of our fave places, the Atlanta History Center, was a dream come true. There was good food, good discussion and good fashion. Y’all see how I got dolled up for them, right?!
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This post has an interesting story behind it. We made it to Fox 6 WBRC News with this post, which led to us to having a monthly segment where we discuss all things ArtBLT! 2012 has been a year of blessings for your girls. We got the call to appear on the news 1 day prior and scrambled to make all these goodies. We were up til 2 a.m and had to be on air at 7:30 a.m. Ha! Our hard work led us to where we are today…sharing great fashion, tips and more on a monthly basis! Many thanks to our angel who saw something in us. We are forever grateful to you and will hold you in our hearts forever.
We love to travel, but who knew how much fun we’d get into while in Savannah. We fell in love with the food, culture, and most importantly, the people. Travel broadens us and awakens new things inside of us. This was a great 5-day trip where we met lovely friends.
This post was one our first forays into fashion. Here I am looking fierce in my frugal finds. Gotta love the ensemble, eh? A $300 purse for less than half the price and a dress less than $3!
This was an awesome exhibit at the Atlanta History Center! It was about the legendary Apollo Theater. The exhibit featured costumes from the likes of Michael Jackson, James Brown, Patti LaBelle, and more. We also got to see firsthand the power of social media. We met our sweet friend Brandi in person. Never underestimate the power of social media people! Moving to Atlanta has been much easier since we’ve met WONDERFUL people through blogging. Y’all don’t how much that means to us. Before I tear up, let me move to the next post.

What’s better than meeting the uber sexy actor Lance Gross? Seeing lots of indie films cell phone spy app reviews of course! The sis and I had a ball watching films about art, love, culture and more. And although you can’t see them, I was the girl that went to a film festival with 3″ heels on. Whew! There was lots of walking that day. I even broke my heel (hehe). Shoe Attack: Donald J. Pliner Interview

Mom turned us on to Donald Pliner’s shoes, BUT we turned Pliner on to ArtBLT. Meeting him was fantastic! Pliner has such a wonderful personality, makes quality shoes, and is a cool dude. Feeding my shoe obsession and doing a lil interviewing ain’t hurt nobody except for my wallet.
Birmingham Magazine is known to throw great parties and this was no exception. In addition, I got to represent ArtBLT as a judge for Birmingham’s most beautiful people. We also became good friends with one of the winners, fellow blogger and fashionista Alexis Barton of Same Chic Different Day. Christmas Wish List 2012: Presents/Stocking Stuffers for $50 or less!

Christmas might be over, but these gifts are too fab! The sis and I loved coming up with this list of great finds that won’t leave you with lint in your pockets. Most of y’all know we love supporting local businesses, small businesses and places where the staff is too sweet. This list will get you through any special event whether it’s a birthday or wedding…we promise.

What are your plans for New Year’s? We want to writing an essay hear about your resolutions and vision boards.

We hope and pray for your health and happiness in 2013. Stay beautiful and fab! See you in 2013!

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Shermika is a writer constantly in search of her next freelance gig and an ending to her short stories. She loves to plan trips, eat tasty delicacies, and tip toe in heels. She enjoys unique jewelry, good music, reading, and chic dresses.

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