Beauty Chat with FabEllis

I’m no beauty expert, but I do love trying and sharing my latest product faves every now and then with my family, friends and WNJ readers. I mean what female do you know who doesn’t like trying new beauty products? Today I have the pleasure of introducing you to someone who I call a beauty expert –… 

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Curves Rock Fashion Weekend Fashion Show Recap – Showcasing Plus Size Women in a Positive Light

This past weekend I had the pleasure of attending the Curves Rock Fashion Weekend Fashion Show. This was my 2nd time attending the show; my 1st time was 2 years ago, thanks to the tickets I won from The Curvy CEO! This years show was held in my hometown of Baltimore, Maryland at the Hyatt… 

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Summer Blogger Love

Personal Style Monday – Mid Summer Review & Showing Some Blogger Love

Happy Monday! In lieu of an outfit post today, I want to do a quick mid-summer review on my #summerwithnic features, as well as show some (more) blogger love by showing off my favorite link from last weeks Personal Style Monday. If you haven’t noticed, I’ve been having SO much fun with these blogger features and I’m so happy… 

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Thrifty Thursday – The Newest Addition to My Thrifted Summer Wardrobe

Today’s outfit includes the newest addition to my thrifted summer wardrobe; a $3 orange ruffled dress. As I’m typing this post, I have to chuckle. Normally I don’t purchase dresses (this style) that are too big for me. However when I saw this orange dress hanging on the rack at the Columbia (Maryland) Goodwill, that… 

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Style + Lifestyle Feature: Alison of Get Your Pretty On

Hey, hey! Today I’m introducing you to another featured blogger for the #summerwithnic series! While I’ve never met this blogger in person, I can assure that Alison of Get Your Pretty On  is one of the sweetest bloggers I’ve worked with and met via-internet. Her kindspirit and great style come across in all her posts, and… 

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WNJ Inspires – What’s on My Bucket List

Every year around this time, I start thinking about my birthday. Born on August 11th, I’m said to be outgoing, self-assured and have a tremendous zest for life. All those are traits of a Leo and I suppose I agree with them. Well today I want to share 10 Bucket List Items with you – I guess… 

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Plus Size Blogger

Personal Style Monday | Simple and Chic in Another Black and White Outfit

Happy Monday, beautiful people! My apologies for not having the Personal Style Linkup up and ready to go earlier. It was a busy weekend on my end, so I didn’t get a chance to schedule it like usual. Thanks in advance for rollin’ with the changes… Today’s outfit is super simple and chic and includes… 

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Thrifty Thursday – Plus Size and Wearing Shorts

Being plus size and wearing shorts is pretty liberating if you ask me. For years, I was a bit uncomfortable with wearing shorts, but not for the reasons you may think. Throughout middle and high school and college I played soccer, so I wore shorts all the time. But as I got older, I opted… 

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Style + Lifestyle Feature: Isaiah of A Collected Gentleman

Today’s featured blogger has been featured on WNJ before as part of my Thrifty Friend features. He’s actually the only male blogger I’ve the pleasure of working with so far. Isaiah, the style blogger behind A Collected Gentlemen, is not only an expert thrifter, but he’s also an inspiring young man who loves his family, photography… 

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