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Me, Myself, and Baseball

To know me is to love me. And to really know me, is to know my love for sports—especially baseball. Some might say I’m a little too passionate, but that’s neither here nor there. I might not write about it here on my blog that often, but it’s a part of who I am. It has been since like…forever. My hubby and I are even proud season ticket holders for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Yes, the…

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Blogging Tips Embracing Individuality as a Blogger

If you’re reading this, you’re either a blogger or you’re thinking about starting your first blog. And in case you didn’t know, I’ve been in this blogging game since 2008. That’s eight years of my life in front of my computer, which is actually like 16 in blogger years. I’ve seen this industry grow beyond anything I could’ve ever imagined. In the beginning, if you would’ve told me bloggers were going to make six figures and…

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A Spring Kind of Feeling

Birds are chirping and flowers are blooming. It’s officially spring guys! Do you know what else that means? It means it’s time to put the dreaded spring cleaning on hold and get your wardrobe in order. For me that means finding dresses, sandals, and accessories I can mix and match. Pieces that will pull double and even triple duty this season. I recently partnered with Kohl’s to share a look with you that can be…

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Style Trend White Swimsuits

Yes, it’s time to start thinking swimsuits. I have few I’m dying to wear, but I’m also looking to add one or two more for the upcoming season. One swimwear trend that caught my eye are white swimsuits. I searched high and low online and found 13 plus size swimsuits that are bright white and ready to be rocked. You’ll find cutouts and mesh in one and two pieces. Whether you want to show more…

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Marina Rinaldi Spring/Summer 2016 Preview

When it comes to plus size fashion, I think a lot of people tend to forget that luxury designers are part of the industry. A brand like Marina Rinaldi, which has been around since 1980, is designing sophisticated yet modern designs for the curvy woman. I was invited to a special spring/summer preview at their Beverly Hills boutique and I was in love with so many pieces. As you’ll see below, this italian brand is…

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Say Bye-Bye to Thigh Chafing

Sponsored by Bandelettes®. I will admit that I’ve been through the worst of the worst when it comes to thigh chafing. Especially,  when I wear my favorite dresses or skirts. In fact, I’ve actually dealt with intense pain and even scabbing. Believe me, it is not something I want to go through again. And it doesn’t matter what size you are, it is a lot more common than you think. Well, what if I told…

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Stepping Into Spring

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by searsStyle. Any and all opinions are my own. My mom has always been a conscious shopper—always. Especially when we were growing up. She’s the ultimate deal hunter. So it was no surprise that she would always shop at places like Sears, for everything from our back-to-school clothes to classic white undershirts for my dad. Seriously, finding what we needed was never a problem. This seems to be the same…

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My Blushington Experience

It’s time for real talk guys. I’m no makeup pro by any means. I was that teenager whose mom didn’t allow her to wear makeup until she was a senior in high school. So I did what any teen would do, I snuck it on at school then took it off before I got home. And that was just lipstick and powder. In fact, I really never had anyone teach me how to wear it.…

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Style Trend Going Green

There are a lot of reasons to wear green. Maybe it’s your favorite color and you just want to celebrate spring. Maybe you’re all about honoring St. Patrick’s Day. Or maybe you don’t need a reason at all to wear it. I think that’s my favorite reason. And since green is one of my favorite eye-catching colors, I had to go searching online for a few plus size styles. Well, 17 to be exact. All in a few…

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Curvy Girl Travels Around & About San Diego

Being a native from Southern California is a true blessing. I can’t imagine another place I’d rather be from. I mean, where else can you visit the beaches, mountains, and the desert in one day? I’m serious. I can say that I’ve actually done this. And it’s all thanks to Kia and their latest Ride & Drive event that started in San Diego of all places. I had a chance to test drive the all…

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Latina Style Wars I’m in Latina Magazine!

I like to think I have my own special relationship with Latina Magazine. I’ve been a reader since it’s launch and have been around through all of it’s changes. It has transformed so much over the years. So, when they asked me to be a part of their Latina Style Wars feature, I didn’t hesitate to say yes! Are you kidding me? I was honored to share my plus size style with their readers. If…

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Get Your Penney’s Worth with JCPenney

Sponsored by JCPenney. I am one of those people who knows the worth of every single penny. I can thank my mom and dad for that. There’s no way around it either. The hubby and I work really hard for every cent, so we make it count. I think that’s why I’m so impressed with JCPenney’s new promotional offer—”Penney Days.” They are offering select items available for just a penny. Yes, you read that right…a…