2018 Planner Lineup

Let the planning commence! I am officially back on my game (after a depressing loss for my Steelers). Well, I haven’t stopped planning, but I haven’t been sharing much on the blog since my Christmas set up in my traveler’s notebook. We’re halfway through January so what better time to share my planning systems for 2018. 2017 I had a lot of planners that I was planning to use, but ultimately I didn’t end the year with any of them. I feel like I’ve finally found planner peace with my current planner. Enough rambling, let’s get to it.

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Sound Off: Sincerely, A Depressed Steelers Fan

For those new to my blog, hi my name is Lakia and I’m a die hard Steelers fan. I know, who cares. Hell, I do. For those that have been readers here and there, one time or another you’ve come across football related posts. I’m no stranger to sharing how much of a Steelers fan I am. Well, a football fan in general. Continue reading “Sound Off: Sincerely, A Depressed Steelers Fan”

After Christmas Clearance Haul

Happy New Year!

I am officially back to blogging after taking a break. I failed at Blogmas this year from being sick to being busy to simply not feeling it. I just needed a BREAK! I am back and refreshed and what better way to kick off 2018 than to get all the holiday leftovers OVER with a clearance haul. Let’s get to it!

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Christmas is for Giving

MERRY CHRISTMAS EVE and we’re now up to Day 24 of Blogmas. Yes, there will be a post tomorrow on Christmas Day and I encourage you to check out all the previous posts of BLOGMAS! I wanted to update you all with the finished product of the gifts I’ll be giving to a local nursing home and to the homeless.

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5 Dollar Tree Last Minute Gift Ideas

It’s Day 23 of Blogmas (yes I know I’m behind) and I know there’s some people still out there trying to figure out last minute gifts. I searched high and low for a quick and easy solutions and Pinterest has plenty of ideas that will work with items from the Dollar Tree. I thought I’d pick a few key items and share some that I found that will take you minutes to create. These ideas are great especially if you have limited time to whip something together, are on a budget, or have multiples to give out. Let’s get to it.

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Winter Coats

Day 21 of Blogmas. Let’s play catch up and get back to it. For all those that have been reading and leaving comments, I thank you. This year has been quite a whirlwind for Chaotic Critic, but I’m going to continue to share what I love. I hope you all enjoy and take something away to incorporate into your life. Whether it’s a DIY, planning, or an inspirational post, enjoy! To all new readers, welcome. Moving on to today’s post, I want to talk winter coats. It’s getting pretty cold here in the tri-state and I have plenty of coats to interchange that I wanted to share. I mean, it is the first official day of Winter.

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Chaotic Visions | Cocoa Twins

Black girl magic on deck with this edition of Chaotic Visions and Day 18 of BLOGMAS!  This is the final installment of 2017 and I am beyond happy to have shared the amazing stories of 9 phenomenal female entrepreneurs. I mean, who doesn’t love an all female cast! When I came up with the idea of Chaotic Visions in December of 2016 my purpose was to simply share the stories of women and their brands and what crazy idea they had to create them. Thankfully and successfully, in my opinion, I’ve been able to do just that.

This last go round for the year features Jamesha Bazemore of Cocoa Twins. As a planner girl, I’ve seen Jamesha’s designs on both Facebook and Instagram. I mean, plenty of people sell products. What makes Cocoa Twins so unique are the black faces that are on them. Hence why I said, BLACK GIRL MAGIC ON DECK! It’s not often you see a backpack with a black girl, a happy young brown girl on the front with bright colors and Afro puffs. Yes, there’s something for the boys as well. Still, this innovative collection is one that needs more shine. Let’s get to it!

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