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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Mental Health: Relinquishing the Grind Now Rest Later Theory

My entire childhood my parents instilled a healthy work ethic in me. Whether it was being vigorous and attentive in my chores or putting forth maximum effort in my school work; they ensured I put forth my best. I carried that work ethic into every job I ever took right into adulthood. I applied this…

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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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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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Curvy Spotlight: Bodied by Jamie

It’s been awhile since we’ve had a Curvy Spotlight on the blog, so it’s for that reason I’m really excited to introduce you guys to Jamecia. Jamecia a.k.a Jamie, is the proud owner of Bodied by Jamie. I had the pleasure of being present for her company’s launch party recently and it was there that…

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Curvy Spotlight: Mecharis Dolls

You ever scroll thru your Facebook page and find yourself pleasantly surprised that your friend’s list is producing great content? That’s how I felt when my buddy Nae began posting handmade custom dolls. I was so impressed by the detail and the diversity of her options I decided it was time to get the scoop!…

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Curvy Spotlight: Richee Luxe

Whenever I’m perusing Instagram, I’m usually doing so on a prayer and with my fingers crossed that I don’t stumble upon anything I don’t want to see. As it so happens, sometimes I do just that and get fortunate enough to come across things that intrigue me. That’s exactly what happened when I stumbled upon…

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Curvy Spotlight: Liv & Kiss

As a plus-size consumer, there is nothing I love more than having options. For a LONG time it seemed like fashionable plus wear was limited and too expensive. Suddenly, boutiques began to pop up everywhere and stores large and small alike began to carry up to 3x. And that was great…for a moment. Until I…

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Curvy Spotlight: StyleHaus Boutique

1.What is your name? Marie “Red” Messias 2.What is your business name? StyleHaus Boutique 3.What motivated you to open up your online clothing boutique? My passion for shopping, personal styling and all things relating to fashion motivated my desire to launch my online boutique. 4.What has it been like starting your own business? It’s been…

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