Plus Size Art: Susan Ruiter Paintings

Plus Size Art: Susan Ruiter Paintings featured on the Curvy Fashionista

I do love showcasing various works of plus size art. Showing us plus size women in lights that the media fail to celebrate us in. Over the past few months, ever since we started showcasing plus size art on the blog, your response and replies have been moving and overwhelming, that I have to continue … [Read more...]

How I Live on Purpose

How I live on Purpose

I'm sharing how I live on purpose in support of my friend Dr. Danielle Dowling and her new book The Soul Sessions, a 5-week guide to crafting greater joy and making big things happen. Get a wee, free sample here ! When I was asked to participate, I knew that I wanted to do so. Over the past few … [Read more...]

Art Spotlight on Victoria Evans and Her Plus Size Artwork

Art Spotlight on Victoria Evans and her Plus Size Artwork

It all started with a meme. I caught a look at this meme somewhere on FB I think or Instagram and I was going to share but wanted to know more about this artist. The artist who fashioned this plus size artwork that was to motivate and inspire. So immediately I had to dig a bit deeper to learn more … [Read more...]

His Two Cents: Honesty- WHEN and HOW to Give it? We need to know.

CIty CHic Lady Stark

Hello again, over these last few months I've had the pleasure of hitting some topics close to my heart. Your responses have been awesome! Thank you. Today, I want to talk about honesty, sharing our thoughts about and with you, and when to express it. In relationships, we all want to be … [Read more...]

Introducing Vanity Fair’s “Women Who Do” Campaign

Vanity Fair Lingerie- For Women Who Do Campaign

Today, I have really cool news to share! You know, I do love a great bra, but even more than that- I LOVE a great and empowering message.  Are you familiar with Vanity Fair Lingerie? Well, today, they are kicking off their nationwide “Women Who Do” initiative and The Curvy Fashionista has been … [Read more...]

Save the Date: Miss Plus USA Competition Hits Seattle- Will You Be There?

The Curvy Fashionista as Social Media Ambassador for 1st Annual Miss Plus USA Competition

I am really excited about this. Really honored to be a part of this epic event in Seattle! Have you heard of the Miss Plus USA Competition? This inaugural event, August 13-16th, is sure to wow and I am hyped to be able to share with you all the deets! In addition to this, I will be there as the … [Read more...]

FFFWeek 2014 Recap: Just My Size Blogger Breakfast + Survey Results Revealed

FFFWeek 2014 Recap: Just My Size Blogger Breakfast

For almost every FFFWeek I can remember, Just My Size has been an excitedly participating partner and sponsor of the week’s events! This year, they were a sponsor of my Social Media Panel, and this year they came back with their Blogger Breakfast, celebrating 30 years! The Just My Size Blogger … [Read more...]

HIS 2 CENTS: Loving Your Body and the Frustration

HIS 2 CENTS- Loving Your Body and the Frustration

NOTE FROM MARIE: I was having a conversation with a guy friend of mine who has quite a way with words and in our conversation, he was sharing with me what he thought of plus size women and immediately I knew that I had to have him share with you, what some men are thinking about US. SO,  I realized … [Read more...]

My Love EVERY Body Post- Better Late than Never and My BUM

My Love EVERY Body Post

I have been going through a few changes as a woman lately. How I see/love myself, how I love, how I receive love, how I process things and just, life. Sure, at times we may all put on a smile and a laugh paired with the cutest of outfits, but inside, do you really love you? DO you really know WHO … [Read more...]