Non traditional Holiday Gifts to Really Impress

Contributed by: Brittany Everyday Thoughts This year make sure the heaping pile of gifts under the tree really impress by implementing some of these non traditional holiday gift ideas. When it comes to Holiday gift giving, the options can seem endless, and yet too often you are left with no ideas for the people on…

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We Have a Winner!

My very first “Follower Appreciation Giveaway” on Instagram was a success! Today a winner was announced. Check it out below!    

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Appreciation Giveaway!

I had to take a moment a few days ago and truly revel in the smallest accomplishments in my blogging career. It really is quite the journey to build a brand that will eventually become a source of income. People can be fickle, or super dedicated to other bloggers, or just plain not interested at…

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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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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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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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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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Allow Me to Introduce Myself…

What’s good to whoever may be reading this !? My name is Jared and I am a big and tall African American male that loves fashion and shopping for clothes.Β  I am also a father of three so I have to be frugal when it comes to what I spend my money on but still…

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Poppin’ My Ipsy Cherry: My First Glam Bag

So it’s no secret that I am super late to the makeup game. Growing up my mama did not wear anything outside of lipstick; and by default that’s how I became. I would fool around with mascara once in awhile but I never had any real interest in makeup. As I’ve gotten older, I’d say…

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Fresh Fridays: Retro Vibes

Hey hey hey! It’s our favorite day of the week- Fresh Fridays! Except I am anything but fresh and I say that in the spirit of honesty! But that’s neither here nor their because you are here for the clothes. Today’s looks are all heavily inspired by the 50’s vibes in some way shape or…

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