Category Archives: Fashion

You Need These Jeans

You Need These Jeans

I know how hard it can be to find the perfect pair of plus size jeans. Do they gap in the back? Does the waist band hit my tummy in weird place? Are they long enough? Wait– How does my butt look? The list goes on and on lol… Nothing makes me more excited than when I find the perfect pair of plus size jeans. Jeans are a wardrobe essential and I love having a pair that I can slide on easily and dress up or down depending on the occasion. Last weekend I met my girlfriends for brunch at Freemans, a restaurant hidden away down a chic little alley on the lower east side. Brunch always turns into a…

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My Week in Seven Minutes: Episode 1

The response I got on my “Want to Quit Your Job?” post was so amazing, I love hearing your stories and seeing where you are on your journey to live the live you want. I started a new series on my YouTube channel called “My Week in Seven” where I give you a glimpse inside what a week in my life looks like. This week is definitely a behind the scenes into my work-life balance (or my attempt to have work-life balance). Many of you know that I’m the co-founder of theCURVYcon, a convention for body positive women, bloggers, youtubers and celebrities. We do panels, a pop-up shop with amazing brands who sell size 10-32 and the most amazing swag…

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How to Prevent Chub Rub this Summer

I can remember the first time I walked into a CVS drug store and found Monistat® Chafing Relief Powder Gel® in the feminine care aisle. I rushed back to my apartment, slid my shapewear shorts off from under my dress and applied the powder gel to my inner thighs under my dress. Walking around from my bedroom to my kitchen I squealed with delight— my life had just changed. Monistat® Chafing Relief Powder Gel® has been a summer staple for me ever since. I brought it along with me for a travel adventure to Miami with my bff, Chastity from GarnerStyle. Do you have any summer adventures planned yet? Here are a few ways I used Monistat® Chafing Relief Powder Gel®…

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How to Shop Amazon Prime Day 2017

So what exactly is Amazon Prime Day? Good question– Prime Day is basically a 30-hour sale exclusively for the Prime customers. As a Prime customer, we pay for an annual membership that gives us discounts on items, access to free TV and film streaming and free next-day and same-day delivery for those essentials that we needed immediately. You’re probably thinking, “wait a minute, CeCe do I have to PAY for these Prime Day deals?”  NOPE! – you can sign up for a free 30-day trial, meaning access to those Prime perks weeks after Prime Day! Prime Day is Overwhelming– What Should I Look For? I’m glad you asked! I’ve been filling my cart since last night. Today I’ll share with you my favorite discounted finds…

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Want to Quit Your Job? Read This First.

It was 8am on a crisp November Monday. I stepped off of the elevators on the 41st floor of my corporate office in Manhattan’s financial district. As I sat down at my desk, one task zoomed to the top of my to-do list– print my resignation letter and quit my job. I felt a healthy mix of sadness, anxiety and relief. I did things the right way, giving more than 30 days notice, offering to train my replacement. etc. My boss threw me an awesome goodbye party and then, boom four weeks later I was instantly self employed, my own boss, a creative entrepreneur. That was almost three years ago and I’ve been supporting myself on my own terms ever since. Do you…

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9 Plus Size Swimsuits You’ll Fall in Love With 2017

The time has come to pick out plus size swimwear for 2017. This year I am so excited, because there’s a lot of cute stuff out there… Because I’ve been traveling so much, its been easy for me to test out a bunch of swimwear and today I’m sharing my favorite plus size bathing suits, cover ups, sun glasses and more… ready to see what I’vfound for you? Keep reading! Life in Plastic… it’s Fantastic! When I discovered this plus size replica of Barbie’s iconic swimsuit, I knew I had to have it! I ordered it online and it didn’t disappoint. This swimsuit goes up to a 5X. I ordered this swimsuit in my dress size and the only reason…

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What’s in my Bag? Memorial Day Edition

What are you doing for Memorial Day? One of my friends is having an epic cookout in Philadelphia this weekend, so there’s a turkey burger with my name on it! Of course, I’m already planning my outfits and this summer I’m all about stay cool, chic and sweet. I’m all about pulling together simple combinations of products and accessories so that I feel fabulous all day even if I’m in the summer heat for long periods of time. So, today I’ve got some outfit inspiration for you along with the items I keep in my bag to keep my look fresh all summer long. Here’s what’s in my bag: Memorial Day Edition… What’s in my Bag: My favorite Lippie (or…

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Stylish Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Mother’s Day is around the corner! First of all, I’m becoming more sensitive to the fact that Mother’s Day isn’t a happy holiday for everyone. If Mother’s Day is a hard day for you, I recommend scooping up the book Things I Wish I Knew Before my Mom died. Also, be sure to reach out to your friends who may be a little blue on Mother’s Day. If you’re still trying to find the perfect gift for your Mom, I’ve pulled together a round up of my favorite products that would make awesome, stylish Mother’s Day presents. From the iconic Kardashian Aviators to my favorite delicious perfume, I’ve got you covered. Each product can arrive in time for Mother’s Day!…

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