Daniel Fast Preparation + Channeling My Inner 'Jenny from the Block'

Happy Sunday, LOVES!

It was cold & rainy in Dallas this weekend.

Hubby had drill (he's an ARMY reservist), so ladies weekend, it was.
Kendall spent the holidays with her grandparents on her mom's side, so it's been a month or so since we last saw her. She was definitely missed this Christmas.

I spent the better part of the day on Saturday doing laundry and cleaning.
Later on, we headed to a birthday party, attended Saturday service, and met up with some friends for dinner after church.

Our church starts a 21-day Daniel Fast tomorrow, so I did a little grocery shopping today. I used to REALLY dread this fast because I am the ultimate carnivore and have a serious sweet tooth. But over time, I've changed my perspective on fasting and kind of look forward to this particular fast. Partly because a simple 'Daniel Fast' search on Pinterest has expanded our meal options. But also because it's a great opportunity for clean eating and to essentially deny myself of things that sometimes hold me back from a growing relationship with the Lord.

In those days, I, Daniel, had been mourning for three entire weeks. I did not eat any tasty food, nor did meat or wine enter my mouth, nor did I use any ointment at all until the entire three weeks were completed. Daniel 10:2-3

If you're interested in joining me, check out my Daniel Fast Pinterest board for some great recipe ideas!


I wasn't planning to snap any OOTD pics today.
But I happened to walk by a mirror on my way out the door earlier and laughed at myself.
Because suddenly I started singing....

...Don't be fooled by the rocks that I got
I'm still, I'm still Jenny for the Block...


Doesn't this outfit SCREAM Jenny from the Block!?
haha! I feel so...urban. ;)

.:: Details ::.
military jacket: thrifted ($8!)
baseball tee: GOD CAN
jeans: GAP Outlet
sneakers: Classic Chucks
hair scarf: Old Navy
arm candy: Michael Kors & Charming Charlie

Hope you too had a great weekend!

Linking up with:
Sunday Funday @ The Foley Fam
Sunday Style Link-Up @ Lily Among Thorns
Sunday Style @ Plane Pretty
#YoloMondays @ Still Being Molly
Thrifters Anonymous @ Color Blind
Monday Mingle @ Glamamom
Sami @ Weekend Update


  1. Love your outfit! Jenny from the block and all! Now I'm singing it :) TOTALLY interested in this Daniel fast! Good luck! Following your Pinterest boards and looking for some inspiration and motivation. THANKS for linkin up to my Sunday FUNday partay! XOXO

    Kristine from The Foley Fam {unedited} Blog

  2. Cuuuuute outfit! I really like your top. =) And this is so cool, because my family and I are starting a 21 day Daniel fast tomorrow too!! It's not with our church, just something we do at the beginning of every year. It's neat to know that other people do it too! =)

  3. My Church is doing the Daniel Fast. It is some intense stuff with amazing results if you really seek God. I love the outfit and pray your fast goes well.

  4. great find on that trendy army jacket- I've been looking for one at the thrift stores for months!


  5. I like your style! Visiting from lilyamongthornsblog.


  6. The GOD CAN shirt will help you with the Daniel Fast! :) Sounds like a great idea! Thanks for linking up!

    With Love,

  7. I love the shirt and the jacket. Super cute! I'm stopping by from Thrifter's Anonymous. Love the blog!


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