Dear Ally, What Are You Still Waiting For?

August 15, 2014

Dear 24 Year Old, Size 8, Ally- I want you to stop cancelling vacations because you believe you are too fat and do not deserve to have fun.  Stop referring to yourself as a “fat ass” or “fat girl”. The baby weight is a natural part of your new status as a mother and does […]

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Body Love Live by Mary Lambert

March 17, 2014

I don’t think there is anything more to say.

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The Reality of Photoshop

February 16, 2014

We live in a society that is becoming increasing vocal and distrustful about the images we see. I’m so proud of us.

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Lisa: Effortless Mama Style

February 4, 2014

Post babies, I became compulsively aware and jealous of something I called “mom style.” Which was a term I bestowed upon ultra stylish moms who moved about society looking effortlessly chic and trendy, while I labored through my days frumpy and milk stained. Lisa Pellegrini Penzone is on point. She’s an athlete, photographer, working Italian […]

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Some Friday Fan-Girling: Fat Girl Dances

January 31, 2014

This is Whitney of the 107.5 KZL morning show Jared & Katie in Greensboro North Carolina, in a series Whitney calls, Fat Girl Dancing. I originally cringed at the title, andwas afraid it might be derogatory or demeaning or being used as a gimmick, so I purposefully didn’t click play on this video for two […]

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Emmie: Authentically Stylish

January 21, 2014

One of the biggest perks of running the Curvy Girl Guide is meeting some absolutely jaw dropping curvy fashionistas, and then getting to share them directly with you. I mean, what’s more inspiring than tangible beauty tips, tricks and pictures as it relates to your actual body? Move over Vogue, we got this. I was […]

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We Can’t Stop… Obsessing About Our Bodies

January 1, 2014

I could introduce this, but I think the creators do it best. By the end? I cheered. Now get me a sledge hammer! “Phat Miley doesn’t advocate living a deliberately unhealthy lifestyle of gluttony, but uses the overzealous images of indulging in both healthy and unhealthy foods as a tongue-in-cheek method of illustrating the need […]

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Curvy Icon Infatuation: Instagram Edition

December 16, 2013

I have a voyeuristic love affair with Instagram. Unlike twitter, which often feels cold and limited to brevity, Instagram gives me an intimate front row seat to captured moments of your day. From what you ate to what you wore, I’m provided with a feed full of shared ideas and creativity. It’s become my go-to […]

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Curvy Girl Makeover: Tamara

September 30, 2013

Last week, I headed to Seattle. The land of fresh seafood, Chihuly, coffee and Tamara. This is Tamara. I thought selecting a recipient for a Curvy Girl Makeover would be easier the second time around. It wasn’t. Not even a little. I want to dress you all. All of you. But, this time I could […]

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