Entrepreneurship – Is it for You?

If you’re on social media of any sort, then entrepreneurship is all the buzz these days. Everywhere you look, there’s an ad being sponsored that guarantees all the successful tools to being a boss for a nominal fee of [insert fee here]. There are smiling faces plastered with hashtags of #BossBabe #entrepreneur surfacing everywhere. There…

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Atlanta Events: Fat Women of Color Take Up Space

I can almost bet my bottom dollar that when you read this title you scratched your head with wonderment. Don’t fret! I’m here to explain it all! But in order to get the Take Up Space event we need to take it to the creator and give you a little background. Allow me to introduce…

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Recap: Phat Girl Fresh presents Lifestyled Honors 2019

If you are not new here, then Lifestyle Honors is not a new phrase and you know exactly what I’m bout to get into here! However, if you are new and aren’t familiar; you could checkout last year’s article or you can just continue reading. To make a long story short, Lifestyled Honors was a…

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Dear Fat Girl: Stop Asking for Acceptance

I’ve been thinking about how to write this for months. It’s a topic that pops into my head quite often, especially when I find myself scrolling social media or having conversations with my fat friends. I started not to write about it because I didn’t want to not be able to articulate thoroughly what I…

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Unpacking my Abelism- How My Disability Taught Me

Ableism is defined by the Merriam-Webster dictionary as: “discrimination or prejudice against individuals with disabilities”. While that definition may seem neat and succinct; ableism behavior is so much deeper than that. Beyond the most obvious forms of prejudice such as believing people with disabilities aren’t capable of living life; there is the subtle aspects of…

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Plus on a Budget – Amazon Fashion

If there is one thing I love it is finding plus size clothing for cheap! Nothing makes a purchase more sweet than when the final price doesn’t make me shed tears! And that’s exactly how I felt when I purchased the Kancystore Women Short Sleeve Plus Size Long Maxi Dress with Pockets Loose Casual T-Shirt…

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Breaking the Myth of Beach Body

As a child, my mom used to bring us to this man made beach/lake in Naugatuck, CT called Hop Brook Lake. I spent a good chunk of every summer there splashing around and having a blast and never really giving much thought to a “beach body” because I was a kid and doing what kids…

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Let’s Chat: Fat Phobia & Size Privilege

I was scrolling through Instagram trying to decide why I bother to utilize the app when I stumbled upon the following post: Going from a size 28 to 18 has given me a tiny glimpse into how fat phobia has affected me my whole life. Here’s an example: . First, for those of you who…

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Instagram Woes: Algorithms, Shadow Banning, Bad Hashtags

Sigh. I hesitated to even write a blog post about Instagram shenanigans. I firmly believe that aside from it being a social media platform; if you’re a blogger or digital influencer, Instagram should really only be a tool for marketing and not your sole bread and butter. The problem is, a lot of self proclaimed…

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Youtube: Pink Glam Look Tutorial

I know it’s been awhile since I’ve posted a YouTube video here! With good reason though; my tutorials have had a MAJOR growth spurt! I plan to share more of my beauty tutorials and reviews on the blog but make sure you subscribe to my YouTube channel as well!   Products used: E.L.F Poreless Primer…

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