Chicken Empenadas

This past weekend my family all got together  for the weekend. Rarely does this happen, so during our time we spent catching up, we did all of our favorites, baked, played, and looked through old family pictures like the one found here. Anyone who comes from a large family background that includes attending church on…

Creme de la Curves 90 Day Challenge

Alright… here are the details As you know I’m working on my second,  90 Day Challenge,  over the past couple of weeks I’ve been researching all various types of women.  Everything from those who are apart of body acceptance forums to women who have completely 180’d their lifestyle and lost hundreds of pounds.   The…

Chic & Casual… HipKnoTies

There is not much to say about this except… I’m basically totally obsessed…   seriously,  if you haven’t ordered yours you can grab it here. Here I’m just wearing a basic plain white T, and the Navy LONG HipKnoTies and its chic but casual at the same time.   How many various ways do you…

{HipKnoTies} One Garment… 30 Ways… (Plus Size)

If you follow any of my social media you already know just how obsessed I am with all of my HipKnoTies pieces.  Seriously, what is more perfect than 1 garment that can be worn in over 30 ways!?!  My interest was sparked a little over 2 years ago when, I ran across the owner &…

Take a day…

With all the fun transformation stuff going on with Vi,  I definitely wanted to document my progression. And not the typical bathroom pic or all the gym pics you see out there… but a day of it.  I am of the belief that if you are going to invest the time, energy and money in…

{ViShape} Lemon Raspberry Pudding Pops

Even  though summer is coming to an end, there is something fun about having those on the go treats to get you though the day, really no matter what time of year it it.   I’ve found myself joking, that when it comes to living the ViLife, one thing I’ve not missed is my sweets….

Day 42

My sister and I were hanging out this weekend and the great thing about having good family time is that when you have a conversation, you’re really having a conversation.  There isn’t a need for all the pleasantries, and etiquette,  you can just really talk, at least thats how we roll.  So this weekend, we…

defining your why…

Have  you ever come to a place in your life where you’ve thought something over for so long that you find yourself coming up with reasons to talk yourself out of the reasons for not doing something. (try to get that straight in your head… )  That was me a few weeks ago.  I knew…

Mexican Hot Chocolate ViShake

I’m quickly learning,  my favorite part about taking on this challenge is getting to create a whole bunch of fun new ways to mix up these shakes.   This morning I was feeling a little extra saucy… and you all know how much I LOVE THINGS SPICY!!! So I decided to add a little kick…

My Yellow Dress

Everyone has those jeans they wish they could get back into… so we set a goal and get to work.  Especially when the warmer months come around, skin begins to start showing and clothes peel off… well as a curvy woman who has never minded showing her arms or legs no matter what the temperature……