Finding Motivation in the Strangest Places

Finding Motivation in the Strangest Places

*MARIE'S NOTE: today I welcome guest blogger Raven, a life coach whose words had touched me on the internet. I wanted her to share a bit of her story and motivation to hopefully inspire at least one of you! Please keep reading and show some love to Raven* Finding Motivation in the Strangest … [Read more...]

Plus Size Fine Art: Sculptures by ROSE-AIMEE BELANGER

by Rose-Aimee Belanger - Plus Size Fine Art on The Curvy Fashionista

In my search to bring back the plus size art, I wanted to share something fun… bringing back the plus size art sculptures that you can collect and buy and own! But even better? Plus size fine art. Today’s featured artist who brings us this is ROSE-AIMEE BELANGER. It is an amazing thing, being … [Read more...]

Happy Valentine’s Week! Talking Self Love with a New Video

Talking Self Love with a New Video

So yeah, Valentine’s Day. A day of love and light and all the romantical movie themes you can think of… for some. For others, they see it as a reminder of their singledom- a reminder of being alone and without someone to call their own. HOWEVER, today, we are going to take a different approach to … [Read more...]

Ask The Reader: If You Could Write a Love Letter to Your Favorite Part of Your Body…

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I was reading a post and was inspired. I was going to make this a post about my love letter to my body but then I thought to myself, what about YOU. What do you love about YOU? I wanted to know how you would answer: If You Could Write a love letter to your favorite part of your body, which would it … [Read more...]

How DO I Look? Striking Plus Size Poses- A How To

Plus Size Blogger Chastity Garner

How many times do you take a picture and hate it. The way you stand, the shape of whatever part you nitpick your body about? YOU know what I mean... I have my own foavortie pose too, I will not lie. So much so that my family and friends mock me when taking photos, I don't care, it is comfy for me! … [Read more...]

Curvation Redefines the #ShapeofBeauty

Curvation #ShapeofBeauty

This post brought to you by Curvation. All opinions are 100% mine. As a plus size woman, we are told by media, family, and sometimes friends the ideal of beauty. The definition of beauty. The parameters of beauty.  As plus size women, these definitions have excluded us with the exception of… wait … [Read more...]

The Original Plus Size Pin Up Girl Hilda!

The Original Plus Size Pin Up Hilda

Do you remember Hilda? Hilda was the ORIGINAL Plus Size Pin Up Girl! Last week, the internets were abuzz with the find of the original Plus Size Pin Up, Hilda! I can see why too! She stole hearts in the 1950s and has resurfaced today thanks to the Internet. Created in the 1950s by Duane … [Read more...]

Missed our #UareEnough Twitter Chat? No Worries, We have the Recap!

UareEnough Twitter Chat

#UareEnough. This message was heard loud and clear. Yesterday, myself, Girl with Curves, and Style Has No Size got together to host our very first twitter chat with #UareEnough. We wanted to talk about size diversity, accepting ourselves, and being enough. Enough as a woman, enough as a woman of … [Read more...]

Mark Your Calendars: The #UareEnough Twitter Chat

UareEnough Twitter Chat

  Society has an interesting way of pushing their ideals of beauty, ideals, and if we aren’t careful, we can fall prey to never feeling enough. When you are constantly told you aren’t thin enough, fat enough, young enough, light enough, it can affect you and society in more ways than … [Read more...]

Starting Over “A Plus Size Girls Journey Through Divorce and Self Discovery”

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[box type="shadow" ]Marie's Note: Today, I wanted to get a little deep. One of my contributors, Bonnie Lee has gone through a journey that she wanted to share... one that I feel and KNOW a few of you have experienced. She wanted to share her journey and I wanted to let those who are going through … [Read more...]