No Thank You to the Politics of Blogging

These last few days have been pretty trying if I do say so myself. I under went a thyroidectomy 4 days ago to treat a rather large goiter that was growing in my neck. I have talked about my health pretty openly on this blog so in case you ever want to catch up; simply…

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Dear Torrid- Representation Does Indeed Matter

This past weekend, I had an event to attend in Atlanta. I was really undecided on what to wear when it dawned on me that a little black dress is always fashionable at almost any event. I wasn’t sure where to begin looking when I remembered that Torrid had a section on their website literally…

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Curvy Spotlight: All Things Fashion And Beauty Mixer

This past Sunday I had the pleasure of meeting with some of the who’s who of Atlanta’s fashion and beauty scene. A month ago when I first saw Mo McKenzie’s post about her upcoming mixer I was immediately intrigued. After reaching out to Mo and responding to her call for Fashion bloggers, I was invited…

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Follow the Yellow Brick Road: Self Esteem After Rape

As the idea began to formulate in my mind how to address this topic; I found myself trying to decide between sexual assault or rape. I don’t know why I was so caught up on which word to use; perhaps because it makes me cringe to say either or. I don’t talk about my rape…

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Date Nights & Amazon Fashion

This past weekend had the potential to absolutely suck. I had plans to go to something really dope on Saturday, and just like that on Friday there was an inflammation flare up from Hades. Thank God for a window of reprieve and a husband who loves me. We made up for it with a quick…

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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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It’s A Different World: Society Plus Making a Difference for the Super Plus Size Woman

I remember when there was a time that I didn’t love fashion because I felt like fashion didn’t love me. Or rather, fashion designers didn’t love women who looked like me. That was such an isolating feeling growing up in a society that told me I wasn’t pretty enough because my skin was brown and…

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Sit Down Silly: Why I’m not Here for the Usher Fat Girl Shaming Debacle

Unless you’ve been under the proverbial rock; you’ve heard by now about Usher and the Great Herpes Scandal. It’s not really called that but it might as well be with the Cosby like allegations that are rolling out after an alleged settlement came to the light that Usher settled with the bridesmaid of his ex-wife…

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Curvy Spotlight: Shapely Apparel Co.

Being new to the fashion blogging scene in comparison to some women; I understand what it’s like to be working super hard and wondering if anyone is noticing. Shout out to all the lovely ladies who comment and like and send messages! Your engagement with my blog means a lot! Coming from that place of…

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What I Wore: My Looks for TCF Style Expo

So now that its already been a week since the fabulous experience that was the TCF Style Expo here in Atlanta (take me back seriously!); I’m ready to sit down and give full deets on Β my wardrobe for the weekend. I will be honest and tell ya’ll that a lot of thought went into what…

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