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What Really Goes With A Mardi Gras King Cake Latte? Small City Chronicles!

What Really Goes With A Mardi Gras King Cake Latte?
What Really Goes With A Mardi Gras King Cake Latte? Small City Chronicles!

When I think of Mardi Gras, anything I think of Louisiana, Mainly New Orleans.
You know the small town that has beignets, hot coffee, gumbo, and everyone gathering in the streets to throw purple and gold beads.

How I Style My Accessories And Scarfs For Bad Hair Days!


Judge My Style Yellow Scarf : How I Style My Accessories And Scarfs For Bad Hair Days!

Ok, for some reason, it has been raining and very foggy down here in my neck of the woods. And I am having a hard time keeping my hair and style on point due to the bad weather. But, being the hairstylist, I am finding cute ways to style up my look has become my mission. 

A Post About Louisiana Town: Food Stay And Babbling


Tangie Bell sharing a tour of her road trip and stay at Sams Town Hotel


A Post About  Louisiana Town: Food Stay And Babbling
 Do you try new things when on a road trip or vacation? Is it just me, or do you eat more sweets and treats than on a typical day when riding in the car for long hours?  That just may- be my excuse for my bad behavior while traveling.

Come Thrift With Me: 3 Hours Thrift Snooping Around Southern Louisiana!

Took a road trip to Shreveport Bossier City Louisiana so I could thrift snoop and shop at Kings Antiques and More. Thrift Snooping
 Come Thrift With Me: 3 Hours Thrift Snooping Around Southern Louisiana!

A post about thrifting somewhere in Shreveport Bossier City, Louisiana. 

So, last week I took a road trip with my family to be in a wedding. Which I must add was absolutely beautiful and heartwarming.

Midnight Food Diary: Making New Orleans Style Voodoo Shrimp Po Boy Subs!

deep frying shrimp to make new orleans style voodoo po boys. midnight food diary

It's a post about cooking and eating late nights. :)

What are you doing at 12 A.M

Most reasonable people already know not to feed the gremlins after midnight, right?
Ok, according to the famous movie The Gremlins, I learned not to feed those little furballs past the midnight hour.

Why? Because they will pop and become small little evil creatures except

How I Dress Comfy And Stylish While Road Tripping + More Nonsense

Judge My Style: Tangie Bell sharing tips on how she dress comfy and stylish on a road trip.
How I Dress Comfy And Stylish While Road Tripping + More Nonsense
The one post where it is cool to judge my style. 
When taking a road trip dressing comfy and stylish can quickly turn into a chore? And since I can't 
speak 

Packing My Beauty Essentials For A Turn Around Road Trip!

Tangie Bell is taking a road trip and these are the items she will be taking along in her beauty bag: eyelashes, eyelash glue, fenty make-up
Packing My Beauty Essentials For A Turn Around Road Trip! 

The time has come to hit the road jack and not look back. LOL, just kidding. I may be hitting the road soon, but I will be back. So, I am jumping onto the blog 

Weekending: Mirror Selfies, Thrifting + Chatting Growing Older With My Daughters

Tangie Bell taking mirror selfies with her daughters, shopping at the clothing stores.
Weekending: Mirror Selfies, Thrifting + Chatting Growing Older With My Daughters 

Thrift Snooping: Skipping Sunday Church Service To Shop Secondhand

Thrift With Style: Shopping Sunday For Secondhand Outfits And Accessories to Wear and Style
Thrift Snooping: Skipping Sunday Church Service To Shop Secondhand 
When it comes to snooping around the thrift stores, I am your go-to gal. I hate to admit this, but I woke up late for church so, I've decided 

New Snacking Habits For 2020

Tangie Bell buying new things to try and snack on for breakfast, lunch and dinner
That blog post about a few bits of food.
Happy Weekend Ya'll I thought I would jump onto the blog and share a few of my new snacking habits for 2020. Although I do not eat healthy all the time, I do realize I need to pick up some late-night snacks for myself to enjoy instead of eating chips and candy all the time. As I am getting older, I want to 

Judge My Style: I Tried Wedding Guest Dresses On Today!

Trying on Pink dresses at Zara in Dallas Texas. Sometimes I Shop. #JudgeMyStyle
Judge My Style: I Tried Wedding Guest Dresses On Today!

Today I visited Zara in Dallas, Texas, to try on wedding guest dresses. Let's just say this was a very interesting try-on day, to say the least. :) 

I Had To Share These 5 New Beauty Finds That Look Amazing On Older Women!

Trying on 5 beauty items that look good on older women. Look good and feel good
 I Had To Share These 5 New Beauty Finds That Look Amazing On Older Women! 
 I am just a small town gal who loves to wear makeup that looks amazing on my face. Since I am older, now, I am always looking for things that make me look and feel beautiful. So, when I do 

The Joy Of Starting Over Again And Again And Again!

Tangie Bell at Urban Donut Spot in Dallas Texas: Featured in The Joyful List
The Joy Of Starting Over Again And Again And Again!

It's only January 6th, and I have already cried at least once thus far. Can you believe how fast 2020 is moving, and I am still making plans and moves at work and in my private family life? So, this weekend I had to stop, drop, and roll myself back on track. By all means, it is never too late to start over again and again and again, right? 

My Second-Hand OOTD: Bohemian Mixed With A 70's Vibe And A Dash Of Cowgirl!

Judge My Style: My Second-Hand OOTD: Bohemian Mixed With A 70's Vibe And A Dash Of Cowgirl!    Good, Golly Miss. Molly, I Think I Finally Got It. And I can not wait to share this week's second-hand outfit that has been inspired with a bohemian twist with a 70's vibe and a dash of cowgirl clacking. WOW! I can not believe I actually pulled this one-off
My Second-Hand OOTD: Bohemian Mixed With A 70's Vibe And A Dash Of Cowgirl!

Good, Golly Miss. Molly, I Think I Finally Got It. And I can not wait to share this week's second-hand outfit that has been inspired with a bohemian twist a 70's vibe and a dash of cowgirl clacking. WOW! I can not believe I actually pulled this one-off.
I must admit you may want to put on your specs so you can judge today's style. Please let me know if you are rocking with this mix-matched outfit today?

Where To Find A 60 Year Old Homemade Burger Joint In Texas!

60 year old burger joint in Northwest Texas Keller's Drive In Northwest Dallas Texas.

Where To Find A 60 Year Old Homemade Burger Joint In Texas!

I guess it is true a person should never judge a book by it's cover. And this little local hole in the wall has made a believer out of me. In today's city diaries, I am taking yall to a place where you can get a 60-year-old burger for 2 dollars. It's big, and it is unbelievable filling to even the hungriest person coming to the dinner table. Oh, and did I mention its a 

Midweek Recap



Oh, hey friends Happy New Year, and welcome to my midweek recap. Who else is grateful that we made it over and through barrels of 2019? I know I am jumping for joy, and I started my week off by doing a few things that made me happy other than working and going home. #inspoforthesoul