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Get Ready With Me / AVA & VIV

This post is sponsored by Target.

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I like to think of myself as a low maintenance kind of person. It doesn’t take much time for me to get ready in the morning. If you follow my blog, then you know I’m a pretty casual kind of girl. It’s just the way I’m wired. It’s never an overthought process. Don’t believe me? Check it out. Come on…get ready with me! Read more

My Drybar Experience / Giveaway

Drybar…where have you been my entire life? I can’t believe I’ve gone this long without visiting you. And now you have this new Mudslide Treatment to give my hair the yumminess it needs. Yes, we are now officially BFF’s. I was invited out by Dry Bar to experience this new treatment and all that is wonderful of this magical place. I even created a little video! Read more

Let’s Play

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As much as I love playsuits, I’m surprised I don’t have more of them. IGIGI sent me this beautiful Charmaine jumpsuit and I’m obsessed with it. When I look at it, I see a blank canvas. One that’s easy to dress up or dress down. Not all plus size jumpsuits are versatile like that. This is one you’ll be able to play in almost anywhere.
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Minimalist Trend / 10 Navabi Favorites

Trends come and go. We know that. But, I can tell you I appreciate the trends that cater to the simplistic side of my personal style. You know I’m not one to overdo it in that department. That’s I why I totally love the plus size minimalist trend that seems to be gaining some speed. I mean, it’s always been around, but the minute spring and summer comes a long, it seems to jump out at me. Read more

5 Spring Beauty Refreshers

I know you’ve been bombarded with spring beauty products. Seriously, I feel you. When I think of transitioning out of winter into spring and even summer, I like to change things up a when it comes to my routine. In fact, there are lots of ways to refresh your beauty arsenal.  Here are five beauty refreshers to consider.  Read more

Style Trend / Tropical Prints

Tropical prints are always popular this time of the season. Actually, wrote this post around this time last year. I’ve been wanting to write about it, but I’m barely getting to it now. And the last few couple of days, I’ve been in a planning mode for a special weekend I’m helping to put together in Miami. Which means, I definitely have tropical thoughts in my heart and on my mind. So, I had to put this style trend post together. Read more

3 Ways to Revive Dry Hair

This is a sponsored collaboration with Latina Bloggers Connect and Avocados from Mexico.
I recently partnered with Avocados From Mexico for a really cool campaign. Yes, I said avocados! I’m so obsessed with them right now. Not only are they amazingly yummy, delicious, healthy, awesome, and all of the above—but they can be used for tons of beauty purposes too. Read more

Facing and Fighting Fear

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What can I say about fear and self-doubt that we don’t know already? Yes, it sucks and it’s totally normal to feel both. Come on…we wouldn’t be considered human if we didn’t.  And it never fails that these two always seem to pop up when there’s an opportunity for me to try something I’ve never done before.  Read more

Beauty Buzz / Susan Posnick COLORCOATED® Mascara

I just might have a thing for mascara. Especially, one that packs a powerful punch. I’ve always had long lashes, but lately it seems like they’ve started getting thinner. That does not make me a happy chica. In this latest Beauty Buzz, I was sent this Susan Posnick mascara to review and I have to admit I am super happy with the results! Read more

Getting Active with Tek Gear

This post is sponsored by Kohl’s.

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When was the last time you went shopping for workout gear? I’ve written about the struggle when it comes to finding plus size active wear. Yeah, it bites. Well, long gone are the days of working out in a t-shirt and sweatpants that weren’t meant for today’s active woman. I was recently introduced to Kohl’s Tek Gear collection and I am officially a fan. Read more

Live / Healthy / Strong

A few weeks ago, I posted “Let the Journey Begin to a Healthier Me,” detailing the beginning of my fitness journey. Then on Facebook, I asked if you guys were interested in me recapping what I’m up to. And some of you said yes, so here we go! Now, I’m in no way, shape, or form a medical professional. I’m only sharing what is working for me and my body. Just thought I’d throw that out there. And before we go any further, my goal, since day one is to live a healthy and strong life. It’s not and never has been about a number on the scale. Read more