Book Reviews, Fashion

Body Positive Book Review: Yes, You Can Wear That

I’ve been following Abby Hoy, @ThePennyDarling, on Instagram for several years. It’s easy to fall in love with her page and draw inspiration from it. Hoy’s content is positive, joyful, colorful, and loaded with musical theatre humor. Plus, her philosophy of style is absolutely in line with my own… unapologetically wear what makes you happy… Continue reading Body Positive Book Review: Yes, You Can Wear That

Fashion

Five Plus Size Fashion Trends That Should Just Die Already

I really, REALLY appreciate the Plus Size fashion industry. I love that there are brands out there, trying to create an inclusive space for all bodies to feel beautiful and worthy. I know that sometimes our bodies are hard to work with and that designers don't exactly know what to do with us. I also… Continue reading Five Plus Size Fashion Trends That Should Just Die Already

Fashion

What Makes You Beautiful

They say that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Honestly though, it's hard to FEEL beautiful in a world where everything around you is yelling what is beautiful and what is not. How can we compete with a set of rules that tell us that thin is beautiful... perfection is beautiful... polished is… Continue reading What Makes You Beautiful

Fandom, Other Stuff

Bounce To The Beat Of Your Own Drum

Have you watched Vivo on Netflix? The latest film from Sony Pictures Animation is a vibrant, sweet, and at times sad (why do cartoons always gotta do that to me?!) tale of a little kinkajou on a journey to deliver an important song from Havana to Miami. Plus, it features an incredible, upbeat score, penned… Continue reading Bounce To The Beat Of Your Own Drum

Book Reviews

Body Positive Book Review: What We Don’t Talk About When We Talk About Fat

Sandwiched between layers of fiction, I love reading books that challenge my thinking about the world. I learn so much from the experiences of others and seeing the world through someone else's eyes. I love being able to gain empathy and insight into worlds that are quite different than my own. However, I also love… Continue reading Body Positive Book Review: What We Don’t Talk About When We Talk About Fat