Category: Lifestyle

A Weekend in Atlanta (with a TCFStyle Expo recap!)

Blogging Lifestyle Travel

When Marie Denee of The Curvy Fashionista invited me to speak on a panel at The TCFStyle Expo I was thrilled. One of my blog goals for 2017 was to do more public speaking and the TCF Expo looked like such an awesome event. I invited my sister Debbie to join me and we made it a much-needed girls’ getaway weekend. What I Wore on my Flight: cabi tee (last…

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Weekend in Raleigh: Our Kid’s First Concert

Lifestyle Music Travel

Music is something that means a lot to my family. Karl and I have attended several music festivals and I think the combination of music and roughing it has helped solidify our relationship. We regularly attend concerts and music is always playing in our home. Emerson inherited our love of music; she’s always singing, loves playing the piano, and also is regularly playing music from her kid-friendly Spotify playlists. We’ve…

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Ross-Simons: Then and Now

Lifestyle

I remember when the Ross-Simons catalog would come in the mail. I would grab it before anyone else in the family and head up to my room where I’d circle with a ball point pen all the items I would buy when I was an adult.  Oh the cocktail rings!  if I could have afforded what I loved in the Ross-Simons catalog in the ’90s I’d have a mountain of…

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On Shoes and Self-Doubt

Blogging Lifestyle

Several weeks ago, cabi reached out and asked if I’d like to attend The Scoop.  A twice-annual conference for cabi stylists, The Scoop offers trainings, an awards ceremony, and a fashion show to introduce the new season’s collection. A week after I agreed, they asked me if I’d like to be their featured influencer for the event, which would include filming a video to introduce the video of the fashion…

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cabi Conversations: A Recap [Sponsored]

Blogging Outfit Posts Summer

Last month I attended one of the coolest events I have experienced in my 10+ years of blogging. I was invited to cabi Conversations, an event where the clothing company cabi brings together female bloggers and influencers to chat with individuals from their team about being an entrepreneur, work/life balance, and how to do good with our influence. This event was hosted by Nicole Feliciano from Momtrends, the epitome of…

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Interview with Marie Denee, Founder of The Curvy Fashionista and TCF Style Expo

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All curvy and plus size women should have The Curvy Fashionista bookmarked. It’s an amazing resource for fashion and fashion news specifically for the plus size community. The woman behind The Curvy Fashionista is Marie Denee, a woman and blogger I admire. Her hard work and dedication to The Curvy Fashionista has paid off; it has become an empire with almost one million followers, been featured in numerous publications and…

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