MY STYLE: BATTER UP!

In my last post I talked about the importance of taking care of yourself and not losing sight of things that bring you joy. And that’s exactly what my shoot with Lady Luck Pinups was all about: a moment to focus on myself, feel beautiful, sassy, and have an absolutely amazing afternoon with an equally amazing person.

I first stumbled upon Lady Luck Pinups via a mutual friend on Instagram, and after months of liking one another’s pictures, we finally got the chance to meet at the Curvy Expo earlier this year. Meeting Jennifer was like running into a long lost friend – there were hugs and smiles and I felt instantly comfortable around her. And the photo shoot was no different! As soon as I walked through the studio door, Deanna, the makeup and hair stylist, made me feel like the babeliest babe around. And that feeling continued as I got behind the lens and Jennifer gave me a crash course on how to pose like a pinup. I knew, without a doubt, that this team had my back and was there to make my experience the best it could be, and they did just that…and more!

And can we talk about this adorable Rockford Peaches dress I found online? I have wanted one of these dresses for ages, but never took the plunge (my obsession with this movie runs deep, if you couldn’t tell by my blog handle). In keeping with the theme of doing what brings me joy, I bought this baby as soon as I booked my photo shoot and excitedly messaged Jennifer to let her know I wanted to do an A League Of Their Own inspired shoot. She was totally on board and made my idea come to life! She even drove to multiple grocery stores to find the perfectly round peaches, just for me. How could you not love this woman?! I can’t wait to get back behind her lens again soon!

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THE CURVY EXPO

As this month quickly draws to a close, I can’t help but walk around with a perma-smile on my face. Not only did May bring exciting news of an amazing new job (stay tuned for a spike in #ootd posts), but it also saw the arrival of highly anticipated Curvy Expo and my first-ever blogger meet and greet. If you read my last post featuring “5 Reasons Why You Should Attend Curvy Expo“, you’ll know how over-the-moon excited I was for this event. It promised to be a day to celebrate your curves, and it didn’t disappoint!

I barely had my foot in the door when the Director of Curvy Expo, Meghan Bradley, spotted me and gave me a big hug. And it was this enthusiasm and affection that shined through in every aspect of the expo; from the fashion shows to the vendors, everything was on point! After being treated to a front row seat to catch the latest from Penningtons, AdditionElle, Toni Plus, and Callista Bridal grace the runway, the bloggers (myself included) gathered for a meet and greet filled with smiles and many, many selfies. It was easily one of the best days I’ve had in this wonderful journey of blogging, and I cannot wait to do it all again next year!

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To see even more pictures from Curvy Expo, check out my feed on Instagram!

MEET ME AT CURVY EXPO

I’m too excited to write a proper intro, so I’ll just dive right into it! On May 14th, I will be attending my first ever blogger meet and greet (begin happy dance, now)! The fantastic team behind the first ever Curvy Expo have extended an invite for me to join a group of fellow curvy fashion bloggers as part of their event’s meet and greet.

This one day event is all about celebrating our curves, and I’m absolutely honored to be among the inspiring women in attendance. In addition to the meet and greet, there will be exhibitors, fashion shows, guests speakers, and lots of fun to be had! How much fun, you ask? Check out my video below for my top 5 reasons why you should attend Curvy Expo.

For more info or to buy your tickets, visit www.curvyexpo.com. And don’t forget to say hi to me if you see me at the event!