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Your Holiday Toy Shopping Starts Now / Giveaway (Closed)

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There I was in the store’s toy section. Walking through each aisle commenting how we never had cool toys like this when I was a kid. No, seriously…we didn’t! I had my two-year-old nephew with me as he jumped from toy to toy—wanting everything in sight. We’ve all been there right? Toys hold a power in kids unlike anything else. They have the ability to empower, educate, and inspire their young minds. Read more

Lane Bryant is Taking Over Times Square!! #PlusIsEqual

Lane Bryant #PlusIsEqual

#PlusIsEqual is Lane Bryant’s latest campaign with a powerful message! Plus size woman want to be seen and represented in the fashion industry, the media, and in the world. They started by strategically placing a mysterious ad right smack in the middle of Vogue‘s huge September issue. Then came the billboards around Manhattan and “the commercial.” And now, they are set to take over Times Square on Monday, September, 14, 2015 at 12 p.m. Read more

Celebrating 5 Years My Way! (Closed)


Curves and Chaos is officially 5 (insert confetti, champagne, and balloons here)! 2010 seems just like yesterday. Doesn’t it? I want to say time flies when you’re having fun, but I don’t think that phrase will work here. This Curves and Chaos journey has been so much more than “fun.” If you would’ve told me then, what I know today—I would have never believed you. Read more

Rediscovering Los Angeles with Jagger


I’m ready to make a confession. Please don’t judge me. I live in Los Angeles, one of the most amazing cities in the world. Instead of getting out there and exploring it, I’ve become somewhat of a hermit crab. I think there are tourists out there who’ve seen more of this city than I have. Ugh, no true Angeleno would be proud to admit that. That’s why I jumped at the chance to write this sponsored post in collaboration with the new Jagger app. I knew it was time to venture out of my apartment and reignite my love affair with the City of Angels. And this app is perfect for that!
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10 Most Popular Posts of 2014

Can you believe 2014 is almost over? I can’t! When I think about the past year and what I’ve written for you, I think about why I started this blog. My intention was to help women like me who didn’t know where to find plus-size fashion. But, as the years have flown by, this blog has evolved into something else. Read more

5 Simple Accessories to Refresh a Summer Outfit

There are million-and-one reasons to repeat an outfit. I’m guilty of wearing my favorites over and over. Whether I love the style or fit, there’s just something about those favorites that call my name the minute I reach into my closet. As we head into summer, I know you might want to change your favorites up a bit. That’s why I came up with five simple accessories to refresh any summer outfit. Read more

Be the Woman You Were Meant to Be

I’m honored to have women in my life who inspire me daily. Women who are brave, smart, fearless, genuine, loving, and just straight-up phenomenal. They are themselves, without making excuses or apologies, for that matter. When I think of them, I know they are the women they were supposed to be—through and through. Read more

Holiday Style and My Fashion Must-Haves

My eBay Collections were curated as part of my collaboration with eBay.

Now that we’re in the middle of all the hustle and bustle that is my favorite time of year, it’s time to get serious about fashion. Let’s talk about holiday style and my fashion must-haves. You know, the trends and styles that go perfectly with the hectic running around, holiday parties, and all the fabulousness that is this season. Read more

My ULTA Holiday Gift List

If you’re a beauty lover or have one on this year’s gift list, there’s no way in the world you should pass up a shopping trip at ULTA. Hello! It’s like the beauty emporium of all beauty stores. You will find whatever you need here. Unless you’ve been locked in a basement somewhere and you don’t know about them, let me be the one to introduce you. I just went shopping for a few holiday gifts and it was awesome. In fact, I’m headed back this weekend to finish up the rest of my list. Read more

My Obsession with Christmas Begins…

My eBay Collections were curated as part of my collaboration with eBay.

It’s true. I’m just a tad obsessed with Christmas. In fact, I’m listening to my holiday themed radio station, a reindeer mug filled with coffee, and my tiny Charlie Brown Christmas tree blinking in the background. I may or may not be wearing Santa slippers. Sigh…I love this time of year, more than any other. Even if it’s 70 degrees outside, you can’t crush my holiday spirit! As a kid, I used to lay under my grandma’s Christmas tree staring up at the beautiful lights and decorations. Yes, the obsession started early. Read more

Liven Up Your Office Wardrobe

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It’s true, I don’t work in an office. I sadly work from home. Yes, I kind of wish I had an office to go every day. Don’t judge me. There’s just something about it that I love. It just might be the idea of wearing career wear! If I did have to dress “professionally” I’d definitely do it with a little twist. Of course I’d have my  basics, but there are a few ways I’d liven up my office wardrobe. Read more

The Little Black Dress is the Perfect Canvas

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Fashion does not have to be frustrating. That’s my new motto. In fact, I’m doing all I can to make things easier on me, my lifestyle, and my wallet. One of the ways I’m doing that is by outfitting my wardrobe with clothing that can be styled many different ways. And there’s no other piece of clothing more versatile than the little black dress. That’s why I call it the perfect canvas. Read more