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The Illusion of Influencing

Here I sit on the sofa, poised with my computer in my lap, setting out to write "scheduled content." I know that in order to gain an audience, one must consistently create content that is engaging and exciting. A content creator must discuss fascinating topics that haven't been covered by every other blogger already. Each… Continue reading The Illusion of Influencing

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You’re Making My Dreams Come True

When my students challenged me back in 2014 to post an #OOTD (Outfit of the Day) to my social accounts each day, I never realized it was going to become a whole thing. I mean, it was a joke to me... just something I did to be funny. But then, people started paying attention, asking… Continue reading You’re Making My Dreams Come True

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

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Here’s to Two Years!

Two years ago today, Forty Fat and Fabulous was launched! What once felt like an absurd idea... a thing my friends kept encouraging me to do, but I was quite terrified to begin... has become a passionate source of pride. I mean, may never have national recognition or followers in the thousands, but this little… Continue reading Here’s to Two Years!

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Trying New Things: Big Fig Mattress

Sleep is a wonderful thing, isn't it? I mean, I love taking a nap, but nothing beats curling up in bed at the end of a long day. One of the best ways we can take care of ourselves is to ensure that we get restful, and renewing, sleep each night. But, finding the perfect… Continue reading Trying New Things: Big Fig Mattress