[VLOG] My plus size wedding dress shopping experience (Part 2)

When I first started looking at wedding dresses I had all of these awful thoughts (read: misconceptions) in my mind. As a plus size bride you hear (and read) tons of horror stories from other women. From the bridal salons not having our size and having to clamp us up and in, to the selection of Old Mother Hubbard style of dresses,…
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How I’m honoring my mother on my wedding day

Disclaimer: I was asked to participate in the #JaredTimelessMoments campaign, sponsored by Jared The Galleria Of Jewelry.  Although I have been compensated, all opinions are my own Planning my wedding has been nothing short of a roller coaster ride driven by my emotions. It’s a collective bunch of happiness, sadness, nervousness and OMGness. When he first proposed, I immediately told him…
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7 Wedding Essentials from BabbleBoxx To Make Planning Your Wedding A Bit Easier

If you haven’t gotten the memo (a la all my IG stories and posts, my Facebook rants and my Twitter confessions) I’m getting married…in less than four months. YIKES. I had the bright idea to move into a house and plan my own wedding. You could say that I’m stressed beyond words. I’m two seconds from heading to the courthouse…
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How To Choose Your Bridesmaids With No Regrets

I never thought that choosing bridesmaids would be so freaking hard. The few times that I visualized my wedding (trust it wasn’t that many) I thought I kinda knew who my bridesmaids would be. But at 40 years old your tolerance for bullshit decreases so does your friends list. So how do you choose your bridesmaids?
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[VLOG] My First Wedding Dress Shopping Experience

Plus size wedding dress shopping can be daunting! Finding a bridal salon that has plus size samples is one of those tasks you don’t even want your enemies to have to take on. When I first got engaged my friend said you have to check out this bridal salon (thanks Juanita). So she tagged me in a post from Pantora Bridal and…
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What I Wore For Our Engagement Photos

I don’t how I forgot to show y’all my engagement photos but I did and I apologize. Oh wait I know how, we’re planning this wedding all by ourselves (more on that later)! So let me tell you how these engagement photos came about… because they almost didn’t happen!
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I Met Alfre Woodard In The Bathroom at Essence Black Women In Hollywood + Other Cool Things From That Night

Attending the ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood event with Lincoln Motor Company was without a doubt the highlight of my 2017 and it’s only February. For the 10th anniversary of the magical publication’s most coveted Black girl magic bash, they held no punches. The room was brimming with legends and next-generation game changers. The little girl inside of me who would lock herself…
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How To Combine Your Style & His For Your Wedding Invitations & Save The Dates

2016 was a great year for me. I did my first national campaign with an eye care brand which you can still see in CVS, I did my first commercial with BET, and I got engaged to the love of my life. We spent most of Q4/2016 traveling and now that 2017 is here we are deep into wedding planning. With…
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Until 2017…

I don’t know about you beauties but my 2016 was lit AF! From having my first book published to being featured in a national beauty campaign, to getting engaged (I’ll tell that story in 2017)…I’ve worked really hard and I have a lot to be grateful for.
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