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Summer Style My Way

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Summer hasn’t even officially started, but that hasn’t stopped me from making sure I have what I’ll need on the hottest days in L.A. I feel like everyone has their own summer uniform and fashion favorites. Since, I’m all about being comfortable in any weather, I’m especially concerned about it when it’s hot out. That’s why my summer style has to have this one essential—the maxi dress. Read more

Style Trend / Longline

It looks like minimalism is going strong with the longline trend. Yes, the name pretty much describes it all—long pieces and clean lines. As you’ll see below. You may have noticed this trend started in 2014 with menswear and only a few pieces for women. But, it really has caught my attention this spring and into summer. My friend Rachel is rocking it here. Of course, I found some amazing plus size longline pieces below. From vests to tops, which one is your favorite? Read more

Beauty Buzz / RITUALS True Happiness


In this world of blogging, I love getting a chance to try out new beauty products. Especially, those that were created with purpose. RITUALS, whose collections are based on Eastern traditions, is also based on the idea that “happiness can be found in the smallest of things. We transform your everyday routines into moments of indulgence by means of beautiful and luxurious products.” I was sent their True Happiness Gift Set and I can see it making a great gift for the beauty lover in your life. Read more

Curvy Girl Travels / My Miami Beach Weekend


Can I just rewind myself back into last week? If I did, I’d be right back in that pool, basking in the Miami Beach sun (covered in sunscreen of course). Finally, after weeks of planning, my best friend Mary and eight of her closest friends traveled to Florida for her bachelorette weekend. It was definitely one to remember and I had to choose the photos that I’m going to share with you wisely. Sorry, but some bachelorette moments should just be kept to ourselves. Read more

I’m a Fit For Me FFFWeek® Blogger Ambassador! / Giveaway (Closed)

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I am really excited and honored to announce that I am an official Fit For Me Full Figured Fashion Week Blogger Ambassador! I’m coming for you New York City! So, what does that mean? It means I’ll be covering and sharing some special events for Fit For Me—the premier sponsor of FFFWeek®! You’ll even have a chance to enter a giveaway and join in on a special Facebook Chat with yours truly (details below).  Read more

Bauble Alert / Fringe Necklace

Give me all of the fringe please…fringe necklace that is. I’ve found a new jewelry trend to obsess over. And it just screams “wear me all summer!” It never fails that I’m “researching” online and I stumble across something and it totally distracts me. Just like this trend did! Read more

Turning Swimsuit Anxiety into Swimsuit Happiness

This post is sponsored by Target.

Oh…swimsuit anxiety. You’re an evil one. Even the most confident women (ahem) get that uneasy feeling when they think of summer and the fact that swimsuit season is practically here. There’s just something that goes off in your head when you know you’re about to parade around others half naked in the bright summer sun. OK, that’s just how it goes in my head. Read more

Say Hello to Summer Giveaway! (Closed)

As you all know, Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start of summer! And I’ll be out of town honoring the holiday with my best friend for her bachelorette weekend. Of course, I didn’t want to leave you guys hanging over the weekend. So, I decided to give you a chance to win a little something something with my first summer giveaway! Read more

My Personal Style Doesn’t Define Me


No, this is not a deja vu. Yes, I’ve written a few times about finding and expressing your personal style. I’ve shared my own tips and even some from my blogger amigas. And no matter what, I always stress the point of wearing what you want and what you love.  But, you should also know that how you dress and what you wear does not define who you are as a person. No matter how many times someone feels the need to remind you. Read more

10 Favorites / Plus Size Cover Ups

Don’t let the name fool you. Today’s plus size cover ups are more than just keeping your favorite swimsuit under wraps. Think of it more like a summer accessory you can’t do without. Whether you’re lounging by the pool, on your way to the beach, or just enjoying a hot summer day. I went searching online and found a few plus size cover ups that just might help make your swimsuit season on trend! Read more

Kiss Instawave Automatic Curler / Guest Post

Beauty technology is pretty amazing. We have so many gadgets today, you basically have everything you need to make getting ready a lot easier. Maya of recently visited me and I let her borrow my new Kiss Instawave Automatic Curler. Let’s just say she kinda fell in love with it. So, I asked her if she wanted to do a review and she said yes. I love this girl! Take a look at her video review below and let me know what you think in the comments section below. Will you be purchasing this “Lazy Girl” product (as Maya calls it)?

Disclosure: This product was provided for review purposes only. Any and all opinions expressed are true and Maya’s own.

Dogeared / Pouches with a Message

You might not believe it, but sometimes you can find positive messages in random places. Like on the side of pouches. Yeah, I wouldn’t think to look there either. But, in today’s world I’ll take it where I can get it. And as I was doing a little online shopping today and I came across these really cool Dogeared pouches. Read more