Blogger Lessons: Humility is Key

When I sat down to write this post, it started out being something totally other than what I’m about to say. But when something becomes a reoccurring thought or topic in my life during discussion; I feel like it’s the universe telling me to speak on it. So, here I am speaking on it. As…

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Review: Elf,BH, Black Radiance,Milani O My!

Hey blogger baes and followers! If you’ve read any of my previous posts, then you will know that I am not a big makeup person. If you haven’t read any of my previous posts; well now you’re all caught up. I popped my makeup cherry not too long ago; I even signed up for the…

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APY’s Recap: The Curvy Fashionista Style Expo 2017

*ALL PHOTOS ARE COURTESY OF NICK DUPREE OF ROYAL VISIONZ UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED* So just a few months ago I announced I would be in attendance at The Curvy Fashionista Style Expo. After much anticipation, this past weekend that time arrived! Let me tell all ya’ll who did not attend: ALL THAT ANTICIPATION WAS WORTH…

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Plus Size Blogging: Why I’m Necessary

This weekend I had the amazing opportunity to attend The Curvy Fashionista’s Style Expo!┬áIt was an AH-MAZING weekend full of plus size women who came to slay not only in style but in confidence. I got to network with the cream of the crop of the plus size community and it was more than I…

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Sit Down: Why I’m Not Here for Your Fat Girl Fetishization

* while some of the things in this article apply to all women; right now I’m speaking specifically to my experience as a fat woman.* When I was younger, I remember being the chubby one out the group always. For a long time I felt like the only guys who were interested in me were…

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Fresh Fridays: All About the Denim

It’s Fri-YAY so of course you know that means it’s my favorite day of the week. No more work, had a family movie date, I can kick back and relax a bit and of course ladies, it’s FRESH FRIDAYS! In honor of all the laid back vibes that roll in with Friday, today’s looks are…

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Save Your Faux Concern: 4 Reasons I’m Not Here for Your Internet Shame

Recently I was having a conversation with a friend and they told me that an old male friend of mine had quite a mouthful to say about body positive women and their ways. Now, what was intriguing to me is that this person was a man I used to date; which means clearly he has…

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Sunday Swag: 1950’s Retro

If there’s anything I’m thankful to my dad for; it’s definitely my love of old black and white movies! As a kid, I used to snuggle up and watch AMC (way before the days of Walking Dead) with my dad almost daily. Joan Crawford and Bette Davis are two of my favorite actresses. You know…

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Sunday Swag: Chevron Maxi

It’s Sunnnnday! That means the weekend is quickly coming to a close! And if you’re a working fatshionista like me, that also means you’re probably headed into work tomorrow. But never fear, Sunday also means I get to bring you guys my ‘Sunday Swag’. Today’s look is brought to you by eShakti: I’ve owned this…

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Breaking All the Rules

It was a hot summer day as it usually is in Atlanta during the summer months! I had a lunch date with my mama and sister at Tin Lizzie’s and a gathering to attend afterward with family and friends. Though I wanted to be cute I also wanted to be [say it with me now]…

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