#ESSENCEFEST My Ford Dinner and Ford Ride and Drive Experience

Ford Ride and Drive

I must start off with how Ford swooped me up in style. The new Ford EXPLORER? SEXY. A completely new type of car. NOT the EXPLORER I remember. YES. BUT, I digress… Earlier this week, I shared with you that I had the pleasure of heading out to the Essence Festival. Well, today, I wanted to share with … [Read more...]

Art Spotlight: Making a Statement with Carol Rossetti

Art Spotlight: Making a Statement with Carol Rossetti

Last week when I shared our last plus size art feature, I was asking you how it made you feel. Hearing your thoughts and feelings about this made me smile from the inside even more. So, when I stumbled across this series from Brazilian graphic designer, Carol Rosetti, which started on Facebook, I … [Read more...]

#ESSENCEFEST Recap: My Overall Essence Music Festival Thoughts and Experiences

2014 #ESSENCEFEST Recap

I sat in this space trying to figure out the BEST way to present and lay out my first time ever experiencing the amazing Essence Music Festival, attending as part of the press junket, and attending what was one of my goal events for me and the blog. I had really wanted to attend, cover, and … [Read more...]

My Summer Must Haves to Keep My Cool as I Travel

summer must haves for travel

Today, it was a dry 94 degrees. In the desert 94 degrees and will stay above 80 until after 8pm. So, trying to stay cute and keep my cool, I have realized that I have my most tried and true go tos to keep my life right and cool- especially as I have been all over the place this summer! I mean… We … [Read more...]

10 Plus Size Wear to Work Options To Play In

10 Plus Size Wear to Work Options To Play In

If it's one thing I enjoy, it's getting dressed for work! Although my work environment doesn't call for dresses and heels every day, there are days I pull out my wrap dress and pumps to get the job done! It's funny - I use to think "workplace attire" meant a boring white button up, a basic skirt or … [Read more...]

From Drab to Fab- We Have 5 ways to Accessorize Your Look!

5 Ways To Accessorize Your Look

Marie's Note: Today, I am really hyped to welcome Kim from The Natural Fashionista! On her blog she breaks a lot of fashion down and I have invited her to contribute to the blog! Sharing her tips and tricks with you here as well! Please take a read of her first post and let us know what you … [Read more...]

#ZapposStyle- What I Would Rock for Fourth of July at Zappos

#ZapposStyle- What I Would Rock for Fourth of July at Zappos

Fourth of July, a time for barbecues, pool parties, family, and amazing desserts- at least for me it always is! Add to that, I live on the west coast, about 60 miles outside of LA, so you can believe it is H-O-T.  Like desert hot. Hence why I live in maxi dresses. So, if I had the option to hang … [Read more...]

FFFWeek 2014 Recap: Full Figured Fashion Week Eloquii and Redbook Private Shopping Event

Full Figured Fashion Week Eloquii and Redbook Private Shopping Event

We are back for another FFFWeek recap, an event that will surely be missed and hopefully brought back sooner than later! By providing an arena for brands, the community, and the industry to connect, Full Figured Fashion Week holds a near and dear place to not only my heart, but to many within the … [Read more...]

My Essence Music Festival Checklist

2014 Essence Music Festival

Heyyyyyy girl hey! I am really excited about this week! You see, this weekend I will be attending the Essence Music Festival as a part of the Press Junket! I was invited to come out and attend, cover, and share with you the latest happenings each day of the event, and I am hyped for allllllllll of … [Read more...]