Non-Scale Victories: My First in Store Try-On in YEARS

Non- scale victories are a way to track your weight loss or fitness goals without focusing on the number on the scale. Non-scale victories can be anything from your stamina increasing, clothes fitting differently, strength increasing etc. One of my non-scale victory goals back in October was to actually go in the store and shop…

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Blog Anniversary: 4 Lessons in 5 Years

My blog anniversary just passed on December 5th. I celebrated 5 years of http://www.apyoungblog.com running. Can I just say what an amazing feeling that is? For those who aren’t bloggers and have no vested interest in blogs; this probably isn’t for you. However, if you’re a blogger you know the ups and downs that go…

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Ashley Stewart Kendall + Kylie Collection – My Thoughts

Ashley Stewart Kendall + Kylie Collection recently dropped and the plus community is talking all about it. Opinions of those in favor or against have been very vocal on social media. However, people’s distaste for the collaboration seemed to be more pervasive. Here’s the Conversation It’s no secret that Kendall and Kylie are apart of…

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15 Places to Shop Extended Sizes

If you’re a plus size woman chances are you know all too well the struggle that exists in trying to find fashionable options despite the strides in the plus fashion industry. If you’re above a size 24 then you DEFINITELY know how infinitely smaller our options are than our smaller contemporaries. Despite having limited options,…

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Curvy Spotlight: Ceceily Maraya

If you’re not new here, then you’re already familiar with the Curvy Spotlight here on my blog where I highlight women in business. If you are new here, welcome! And make yourself comfortable and prepare to dig into today’s spotlight honoree. Meet Ceiceily. Ceceily Maraya is the owner of not one but two businesses here…

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Curvy Spotlight: Apples Peaches Pears Boutique

I am always a fan of women being in business for themselves; that’s why I chose to create the Curvy Spotlight section of my blog so that I could highlight them. I am particularly fond of women who strive to create an inclusive environment for larger bodies; which is why it brings me so much…

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Fall Fashion: How to Stock your Closet without Emptying your Wallet

Every time a new season rolls around, I always get flustered with my clothing options. Things go out of style, pieces fit differently than they did in prior years, and sometimes, you just need a closet refresh. But, when you do need to stock your closet, you do not have to empty your wallet. You…

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#YouTube: AP vs. The Bodycon Dress

Follow my blog with Bloglovin If you have followed me long enough then you know my hangups about my belly! Welp, I finally challenged myself to something I never thought I would. A bodycon dress! Checkout my YouTube video and see my reaction and try on!          

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The Curvy Fashionista Style Expo Has Arrived

Hey girl hey! If you’ve been reading my blog awhile now then you know what time of the year it is! That’s right, the season for TCF Style Expo has arrived! What is TCF Style Expo? TCF Style Expo is The Curvy Fashionista Style Expo created by The Curvy Fashionista Editor and Chief herself Marie…

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#YouTube: Romper Try On Extended Sizes

Hey my plus fashionistas! I know I’ve been promising a try on for awhile; but I was dragging my feet because I was in my head about certain things. That’s neither here nor there because I have finally delivered. Checkout my video below of how I select my rompers to accommodate my extended size body!…

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