Los Angeles

An Afternoon with Maurices

When I first started this blog in 2008, I remember searching online for plus size brands to feature or shop from. That’s when I found Maurices, a fashion retailer specializing in women’s fashion in a range of sizes. Back then, they had a very small plus size collection. Today, they offer so many more options, including activewear and swimwear. They recently invited me to attend a spring event they were hosting in Downtown L.A., of course I had to go!

The Art of Pampering with Ziba Beauty

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Last week I had the rare treat of being pampered by Ziba Beauty. Ziba prides itself on bringing authentic Eastern beauty to the modern world. They offer a wide range of spa services, such as manicures, pedicures, eyebrow threading, brow lift massage and brow shaping at reasonable prices. Ziba Beauty has given itself a brand new look, complete with a fresh and modern renovation and I had the chance to experience it all.

Curvy Girl Travels / Packing for L.A.

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It’s no secret that I love to travel. Just check out my #CurvyGirlTravels hash tag on Instagram or Twitter and see where I’ve been. I’m always at some blogger event. For example, next week, is the inaugural We All Grow Summit and I’m so honored to be speaking on a panel. But, there will be no traveling for me! Because it’s based here in Los Angeles! The lovely ladies over #WeAllGrow asked me to put together some tips on packing for The City of Angels.

Rediscovering Los Angeles with Jagger

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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!

A Night with Katy Perry

There’s just something about Katy Perry’s songs. They’re so catchy. You hear them once and they’re just stuck in your head all day. “I got the eye of the tiger, a fighter, dancing through the fire Cause I am a champion and you’re gonna hear me roar…” Yeah, that was me days after CoverGirl invited me to attend her Los Angeles concert. And to make the night cooler, I even got the chance to meet her!

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