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Sneak Peek Lane Bryant Summer 2016 Lookbook

If you’re cold right now and day dreaming of summer, then you’re going to love all of the brightness I’m about to share with you. You can thank the Lane Bryant Summer 2016 Lookbook. It was sent over to me yesterday and I am loving a lot of these pieces. What else is new? I’m here for all of the flowy and boho-inspired styles. Again..what else is new? As you’ll see below they really jumped…

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Hola…It’s Me…

Sorry, the title of this post is a bad play on Adele’s hit song. I couldn’t help it. “Hola!” is written across my chest and I do kind of love her. I’m waiting for her to be my best friend by the way. Just putting it out there. Anyways…I’m so easily distracted. Saying hello is one of the easiest ways to start communicating with others. No matter how much technology and social media changes, there’s always time…

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MDMflow Lip Crush

Pucker up and get ready for your new lip crush—MDMflow. Inspired by 90’s Hip Hop culture, this London-based premium beauty brand is the creation of Florence Adepoju. The cruelty-free and handmade lipsticks come in some seriously bold and fun shades, including Vamp (which I need in my life ASAP). I can’t get enough of the gold tubes it comes in. And I love how each of these hot shades has a little story of how it was inspired. I…

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Breaking Rules with Leota

We all know that fashion rules no longer apply. If you’re living by them, feel free to release yourself from these unrealistic standards. As plus size women, we have been told more than once that we shouldn’t wear stripes. Blah…blah…blah…seriously? All I have to say is, give me all of the stripes please. Leota, a premium fashion brand focused on designing “Feminine, Sophisticated, and Effortless” pieces reached out and offered to send me one of…

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Curvy Girl Travels Desert Adventure

If there’s one thing I love more than writing, it’s the freedom of being able to travel. Ask my dad and he’ll tell you the story about this little 2-year-old, yelling “let’s dooooh” whenever someone grabbed their keys. He said I was always trying to leave. Which I did a couple of times…but that’s a whole different story. Well, I can say that things haven’t changed much. Whenever I have an opportunity to travel I…

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6 Years Later | Blogaversary Giveaway (Closed)

This is my first post of 2016! We all know I don’t make new year’s resolutions. It’s just not my thing. I try to live my life day to day. Every morning I wake up, I have another chance to accomplish any goal I put in front of myself. But, there is one thing I have been doing every January for the past six years, it’s celebrating my blog’s birthday (AKA blogaversary)! Since 2010, I have…

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Style Inspiration | New Year’s Eve

I know what it’s like to have no idea what to wear on New Year’s Eve. I’ve been there many times and I can tell you it’s frustrating. If that’s where you’re at right now, considering it’s only a day away, I want to offer you a little style inspiration courtesy of a few of my blogger amigas. They’re out there posting their New Year’s Eve style on Instagram. Take a look at the outfits…

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My Favorite Blog Posts of 2015

When I look back on this past year, I can’t help but really reflect on my personal growth. Where have I been as a person? What have I learned? How will I use that to better my life? Turns out, 2015 has been a year unlike any other. I’ve learned a few things and started a journey or two. And like the blogger I am, I decided to share with you on this blog—through a few…

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Sequin Obsession | $50 and Under

Oh sequins…why do I love you so much? It has clearly become a little bit of an obsession. Especially, when I’m online searching for anything covered in sequins. I do this for you guys…I swear. I am definitely going to blame the holidays on this one. Even though we all know you can wear them anytime of the year. Yes, you can! If you’re a lover of all things sparkly, but don’t want to spend…

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Last-Minute Christmas Shopping for My Mom

Sponsored by JCPenney Mom…if you’re reading this post, please stop right now. I know you’re probably still reading this, so I’m going to do my best to make sure you’ll be surprised when you open your gifts on Christmas. True story guys…I have been asking my mom to send me a list of the things she might want or need and to this day she refuses to send one over. She just replies…”surprise me.” So,…

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Christmas Casual

It’s no surprise that I love to dress as comfy as possible. Even when the holidays roll around I make sure that my festive outfits always reflect my personal style—which is pretty much comfy casual. I’ll even take my sequined pieces there if it calls for it. Like I did with this latest outfit from Lane Bryant, that I will probably wear on Christmas Eve with the family. I appreciate the fact that sequins come…

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Last-Minute Christmas Shopping Tips

Sponsored by Kmart. Believe me. I’ve been there. Last-minute Christmas shopping can be crazy stressful. It’s OK! It happens to the best of us. I commend those who had their shopping done months ago (insert side-eye here). If that’s not you, I’m here with some helpful shopping tips for you guys. With only a few days left until the most joyful day of the year, it’s time to get shopping! Be Organized and Do Your Research…