Give Your Dirty, Mouldy Patio, Porch or Deck a Fresh New Facelift


It might have seemed it was a long time coming, but the summer weather is the wake-up call you need to get your patio and decking area into tip top shape. You take pride in keeping your home looking great, but if your outdoor area is normally out of action over the winter months, it’s time to give it some TLC and bring it up to the same sparkling looks as the rest of your … [Read more...]

Cover Model Quotes: Inspiration From Past Cover Models


Since 2009, has featured plus size models, celebrities and other very important people on our covers.  After each cove model interview we walk away with a better understanding of those featured and we're always inspired by the brilliant advice that cover models share.  To celebrate the wisdom bestowed upon us during those interviews, we're featuring memorable … [Read more...]

The Fat Activism Conference Is Bringing You The Revolution, Virtually!


The Fat Activism Conference Is All About Diversity and Inclusion Earlier this year I introduced you to Jeanette Depatie, also known as “The Fat Chick." I caught her being interviewed on The Katie Show and was able to score an interview with this entertaining certified fitness instructor and public speaker. I'm happy to let you all know that Jeannette has joined forces … [Read more...]

Plus Model On The Rise: Shennetha Grant From New Providence Nassau, Bahamas

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Meet Shennetha Grant, an aspiring plus size model from New Providence Nassau, Bahamas. Many of you are aspiring plus size models and to give you an inside look at what it takes to be a model, each month we introduce you to plus models on the rise. How long have you been modeling and when did you realize you wanted to model? Shennetha:  I've been modeling for about (5) … [Read more...]

Let’s Talk About Love: Let That Wall Down & Learn To Fly Again

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This isn't going to be a post about being vegan or loving your fluff. I'm just gonna chat with y'all for a minute if you don't mind... I used to think that if you let one person into your heart you had to let everyone in. And if you let everyone in then somewhere along the way someone would break it. So I kept everyone out, no love allowed. Here is the problem with that … [Read more...]

Five Compliments That Yours Clothing’s New Interactive Dressing Rooms Should Give Plus Size Shoppers

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Yours Clothing Store To Feature Dressing Rooms That Give Compliments To Plus Size Shoppers Earlier this month plus size retailer Yours Clothing opened a new location in Uxbridge, London. Unlike other stores, this particular location has a twist. The Uxbridge location will feature an interactive dressing room that offers compliments to customers as they try on garments, as well … [Read more...]

Reader’s Submission: Stay Fluffy Ladies!

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By:  Tashia Levy One of my favorite movies is Everafter and one of my favorite quotes from that movie is "For once in your life, man, be bold." So this is me being bold... At my highest weight I tipped the scales at 336, if you know me, you know I am not a huge fan of weighing myself. Not because of the numbers, but because to me they don't matter. But thanks to Weight … [Read more...]

How to Create Fearless Confidence: Going Beyond Skin Deep


By: Andrea Amador, The Juicy Woman When you look in the mirror, do you love what you see? Most women don’t and they feel pressured to change their appearance to feel better about their bodies. The fashion and beauty industry suggests that we just need to buy the right dress, cream or get some surgery and we’ll be fine. But we’re not. Many women admit that a bad hair day or a … [Read more...]

Nominate Your Favorite Website For Our ’50 Top Websites For Plus Size Women’ List


Nominate Your Favorite Website For Our 'Best Of' List In the past, we’ve compiled our own lists of top plus size bloggers and models but for the first annual 50 Top Websites For Plus Size Women, we want your input. We’re asking you to help us put together this list of websites that inspire, educate and celebrate plus size women. Our goal is to feature … [Read more...]

Inbox Chronicles: The Editor’s Of Discuss The Term ‘Plus Size’ In Fashion


Plus Size Or Not. Find Out What Our Editor's Think About The Term Eliminating the term “plus size” has been a hot topic lately. It seems like every other month, it’s up for discussion. Over the year’s we’ve shared our thoughts through various articles, but never have the Editor’s had a conversation about the topic. Although the focus in the media is on the term being used in … [Read more...]

What A Success! The Health & Empowerment Mother’s Day Symposium Was Inspirational

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Live-2-Empower was created by two women with one goal- EMPOWERMENT! Me and my partner, plus model & Health & Wellness Editor of Plus Model Magazine, Yve Edmond came together to create Live-2-Empower because “Curvy Confidence & Health & Wellness go Hand in Hand”. The name is a combination of our names LI + VE (Live) and also embodies our purpose driven desire … [Read more...]

A Special Day For Women: Military Spouse Makeover Mission


As told by Jewels Hay, Air Force Spouse Being a Military Spouse can be a bit challenging. We deal with the politics and we have to be strong, and set a good example in front of our children.  We all come from different parts of the world, and we have different views. But the one thing we all have in common is we are supporting our spouse. We are all part of a Military … [Read more...]

Actress Cocoa Brown Tells Single Mother’s To Take A Minute To Regroup

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Actress Cocoa Brown Urges Single Mother's Take A Minute To Regroup With Mother’s Day less than a month away, actress and star of Tyler Perry’s The Single Moms Club,” Cocoa Brown has some advice for her fellow single mothers in an interview with Sister 2 Sister Magazine. During the interview Brown urged women to utilize their village.  As a single mother, she understands … [Read more...]

Cleaning & Steaming With The Bissell Steam Mop From Best Buy

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The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free Thanks to Bissell and Best Buy, I finally got a chance to steam my carpet and I'm happier than ever. Vacuuming is one thing, but steaming your carpet gives it a completely different look and feel. Between starting a new day job and … [Read more...]

Adele Is The Most Listened To Artist By Employees While Working


Listening to music is the best way to get through an 8 hour work day and of all of the musicians in the world, Adele is the most listened to artist during work hours. Online music streaming website Spotify recently conducted a study and revealed that 61% of people listen to music in the workplace and 16% of those employees listen to Adele. For the report, Spotify … [Read more...]

Venus Diva Of The Day: Auriel Jackson


Meet our Venus Diva of the day, Auriel Jackson. Auriel is a cosmetologist and an account manager. What makes you a Diva: My I Don't care attitude! I am fully confident in who I am as a woman and as a plus size girl. I am the life of everyone's party! I give Em life without parole when I step out. I believe in looking good so I feel good. I love to make others feel good about … [Read more...]

Come And Have Fun At Play Date Charlotte!


When I heard about Play Date Charlotte, I instantly reached out to see how I could be apart. Play Date is a night of games and fun held in various cities. As the website says it’s “an alternative to the typical night out or social event. It provides a fun and exciting atmosphere where adults can enjoy good food & cocktails, listen to a variety of music, socialize, and meet … [Read more...]

8 Quotes to Uplift in Celebration of International Women’s Day


I actually didn’t give much thought to International Women’s Day until I received a beautiful and uplifting card from a friend in Vietnam. As a woman, everyday is women’s day it seems but what makes this day so important? International Women’s Day was first established in 1911, and is now an official holiday celebrated on March 8th that is recognized by the UN and in 27 … [Read more...]