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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…

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My Fitness Accessories Favorites

Working out on a daily basis isn’t the easiest thing to do. We all know it’s hard. Getting my butt to the gym would be a lot easier if I had a little help in the accessories department. That might sound a little weird to some of you, but if I love my workout gear then there’s no stopping me. I’ll take the motivation where I can get it guys. And as a Shopbop partner,…

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How to Style Denim on Denim

Styling denim on denim can be a little tricky for some people. It shouldn’t be. For some reason, it’s not always a look that a lot of people go for. I don’t know why it’s not worn more often. I look at it like the “LBD”— sort of a blank canvas. There are lots of ways to add your own personal touch to make the look your own. I put together a list over on…

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Los Angeles Celebrate Your Curves with FABLife

This one is for all of my curvy Los Angeles ladies. FABLife, the fun daytime talk show featuring Chrissy Teigen, Joe Zee, Lauren Makk and Leah Ashley are taping a very special “Celebrate Your Curves” show on March 8, 2016 and you’re invited! According to FABLife, the special episode will be devoted entirely to “Curvy Girls” with a special audience full of “curvy” women. From fashion tips to beauty secrets and more this special episode…

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Shades of Blue

It’s no secret that my personal style is all about comfort. It always has been and always will be. You can look it as either playing it safe or being my true self when it comes to getting dressed every day. I’m going to go with the second one. Just so you know, the clothes in my closet are here for no one else, but me. This just means I dress how I want. If…

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NYFW Beauty Runway Nails

New York Fashion Week may officially be over, but that doesn’t mean we have to stop talking about it. Especially, for the beauty lovers out there. I found out what was on the model’s nails for 6 runway shows: Lela Rose, Ryan Roche, J.Mendel, Milly, Ulla Johnson, and Carmen Marc Vavlo. I have some exclusive behind-the-scenes NYFW beauty photos courtesy of Beauty.com and Kiss Nails. Take a look at what’s in store for fall nails. LELA…

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Lace Please

I have lace on the brain guys. Ever since I laid eyes on the stunning Beyonce in her white lace gown at the GRAMMYs, I just can’t stop thinking about it. Turns out she wore a bridal gown from Inbal Dror’s Fall 2016 collection—like only she can. So, I went online and searched for a few plus size lace dresses that stood out to me. Take a look below and let me know which one…