Fall into Change

The season of change is arriving, at least that’s how I always view fall. The leaves are changing color, days will get shorter, and the weather begins to cool down. Well, sort of, because I live in Georgia and summer weather tends to exist well into November as far as I’m concerned. This season always…

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Recap: TCF Style Expo 2018

Heeeeey A-Team! I am so excited to come here today and share all of the awesomeness that was The Curvy Fashionista Style Expo 2018. Just a brief fyi, TCF Style Expo was a vision brought to life by Marie Denee, the owner and creator of The Curvy Fashionista BlogΒ  back in 2015. Since then, it…

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Navigating Society in an Obese Body

I recognize that the word ‘obese’ can be a trigger for many people; so if you need to exit because of that, I completely understand. As for the rest of you who decide to stay, have a seat, get comfortable; class is in session. For a long portion of my life, I was resistant to…

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I’m Allowed To Love This Body

The title might seem misleading, so let me clarify by saying I’m talking to myself. Why would I do that? Because sometimes I need reminders. I spent a good portion of my life being taught my body type was not worthy of love. That in order to love it I must pummel it, sculpt it…

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Curve Girl Review: Shirt Dress

If there’s one thing I love about fashion, it’s how fabulous something so simple can be. That’s why the minute I saw the formal shirt dress on Curve Girl’s I just knew I had to have it. I have a love for simplistic and classy looks with a little bit of umph tied in. I…

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TCF Style Expo 2018: I’m a Speaker

Well I guess there’s no secret in what this blog post is about! And let me tell y’all how absolutely excited I am. A year ago when I first attended TCF Style Expo, I never would’ve imagined that one day I’d have a platform at this event to speak passionately about something I care about.…

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Life After Thirties: Facing My Insecurities

I remember my twenties like it was yesterday [queues melodramatic music]. Ok, so maybe my twenties wasn’t that long ago; but with all that’s happened in the last few years, my body certainly feels like it.   In my twenties I felt like I had an unlimited reserve of energy and youthfulness, even with having…

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My Truth About Being Body Positive

I remember the first time I heard the phrase “body positive” (bopo for short). I remember thinking to myself that it was sort of an awesome way to describe what I had been teaching myself for years. Social media has obviously created a larger than life platform for the message of self love and body…

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Redefining My Style w/ Curve Girl

I remember there was a time when I truly believed that being fat meant I couldn’t be beautiful or stylish. Every narrative ever spun to me as a child growing up overweight was: “Don’t you want to lose weight so you can be prettier?” And for a long time beauty and weight were synonymous to…

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Review: Tara Lynn Boutique

Hello beautiful A-Team! Things have been incredibly busy these days so I am so glad to actually have the opportunity to sit down for a quick second to bring you some new content. A couple of weeks ago, a small boutique located in Utah reached out to me on social media and asked me if…

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