Be a rule breaker

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Be a rule breaker
My bra is showing a little in these photos, and when I was shooting these pictures in the middle of New York I remember saying to my friends Lydia and Alex ‘ Is the bra too much?’ It was only showing a tiny bit but I thought maybe this is too risqué for an outfit […]
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{STYLE} Travel Essentials

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{STYLE} Travel Essentials
Wearing: Leggings by Lysse (another version available here), One A Plus Scoop Neck Tank, Bagatelle Denim Jacket, Adidas Sneakers, Miu Miu Sunglasses  As the unlikely boss of a baby start-up, I’ve spent much of the last couple of years traveling back and forth between coasts to make magic happen. I know, all that ~bicoastal living~ I’ve […]
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{STYLE} Black Tie, Optional

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{STYLE} Black Tie, Optional
This is a fact: ever since I first started writing at Marie Claire, back in 2011, I would get emails from people asking where to shop for a plus size gown or evening dress, and no matter where they were in the country – I knew there was likely a David’s Bridal near them. It […]
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BUNDLED AND COZY

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BUNDLED AND COZY
Hi babes! It’s definitely taking a turn for the colder in California–it’s in the 40’s! And rainy! What?! That’s insanely cold for Southern California. I am excited though, that I get to bust out my coats and cold weather gear!I’m currently gravitating toward coats in moody, rich colors, and this asymmetrical zip coat from Ellos […]
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SHOPPING SPOTLIGHT: TORRID ACTIVE WEAR

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SHOPPING SPOTLIGHT: TORRID ACTIVE WEAR
[[ :: work hard slay hard top :: perforated stripe hi-lo tank ::  side stripe skinny joggers :: ]][[ ::  perforated stripe hi-lo tank :: perforated stripe workout hoodie :: colorblock workout leggings :: ]]I can’t believe I’m just finding out that Torrid launched some seriously awesome plus size active wear! While I don’t care […]
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LUXURY DENIM

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LUXURY DENIM
Luxury denim might sound a little counter intuitive–after all, denim is one of the most down-to-earth, accessible fabrics! Every once in a while, though, a brand comes along that does denim so well, wearing it is an experience, not just an outfit. People ask me all the time what my favorite denim brands are, and […]
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Learning Made Easy with LeapFrog Academy

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Learning Made Easy with LeapFrog Academy
This summer was a busy one for our family, water park, zoo, museum, play dates, you name it, we’ve done it. We also traveled quite a bit and created plenty of memories that we will cherish for years to come. In the midst of all the fun, I had to find a way for the boys […]
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Stitch Fix Plus Size Launch!

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Stitch Fix Plus Size Launch!
This post is part of an ongoing collaboration with Stitch Fix. As always, all opinions are my own! Hiiiii guys! I have some super exciting news to share! After months of keeping this on the down low, I’m so psyched that I can finally share that Stitch Fix is expanding to plus sizes! To make […]
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A DAY IN LA WITH CATHERINE’S

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A DAY IN LA WITH CATHERINE’S
A few weeks ago, I got to play tourist in my own area with Catherine’s and my fellow blogger babes Rachel of Lovely in LA, and Runa of Glam by Runa! We all headed to LA, and got ready for the day at the gorgeous PaliHouse West Hollywood. Green juices, fresh fruit, avocado toast, some […]
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VACATION STYLE

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VACATION STYLE
This post was done in collaboration with Simply Be. All statements and opinions are my own! Hello my loves! I’m very much in the spring swing of things, and definitely have vacation on the brain! I haven’t stopped looking at flights, destinations, and staycation ideas–I definitely have the travel bug! What that translates for me […]
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POWER OVER PERIODS

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POWER OVER PERIODS
Sometimes, it can feel like Mother Nature is taking over your life. Your period rolls around and you just want to lay on the couch in your sweatpants, eating all the things and doing nothing for 5 days straight! In other instances, you’re in the mood to go about your daily life and have fun, […]
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4 perfect Fall Lipsticks For Dark Skin Women

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4 perfect Fall Lipsticks For Dark Skin Women
I must admit, I love creating these lipstick posts. It’s not because of my lipstick obsession, but because I always find one or two that I have not worn in a while. Today’s post is all about Fall lipstick options that are perfect for dark skin tones.  Whether it’s Fall or not, I tend to gravitate toward darker […]
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TROPICAL ESCAPE

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TROPICAL ESCAPE
With temperatures hitting 90 degrees this weekend, I’ve been all about summer getaway inspired looks! That means color, breezy fabrics, and a little skin! What better way to inject a little color, than with a pair of teal jeans and an embroidered clutch, trimmed with multi-color pompoms?I’m ab-solutely into these Democracy “Ab”solution Ankle Skimmers from […]
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Happy Friday !

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Happy Friday !
We are officially just 2 weeks away from the beginning of school. Insert panic mode, trying to figure out everything last minute. As much as I am ready for the kiddos to get back to school, I am going to miss having them around the house. We had an amazing summer, I hope you did too. […]
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BEAT THE HEAT

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BEAT THE HEAT
Who else is super excited for the long weekend coming up?! I know I ammmmm!I thought it would be really fun to share what I’ll be wearing to survive the heat wave while still looking cute this July 4th weekend! My beat-the-heat essentials always include shorts and a tank top, but I love throwing on […]
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How to spend a romantic weekend away.

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How to spend a romantic weekend away.
This year Dan and I celebrated our 1 year wedding anniversary, and we decided we wanted to celebrate it in style with a romantic weekend away. After hours of scrolling the internet looking for Hot Tub stays in the U.K. we finally came across something that was available on our dates.  Just two hours drive […]
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4 Places to Buy Plus Size Swimwear

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4 Places to Buy Plus Size Swimwear
Finding swimwear as a plus size woman, used to be a huge effort, styles were boring, samey and frumpy. Right now there are more options than ever meaning you can actually choose a style that you love rather that what you are lumped with.  I feel like I have said this so much on here […]
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