My Summer Wardrobe Essentials

Summer the favorite season of kids, teachers and fans of festivals. It is the season of swimming, state fairs and long days. But, it can be difficult to have distinct differences between your Spring and Summer wardrobes especially when the two are always lumped together. I always try to make the two very distinctly different…

Outfit of the Week: New Moon

Yesterday was my birthday and I still celebrate like I did as a child going to my favorite restaurant with people I love and opening cards and gifts while eating more dessert than anyone should ever have. I have never understood why people in their twenties go out drinking for their birthdays, I guess I…

My Favorite Curvy Friendly Swimsuits

Summer is the season of beach wear which can be intimidating and even a bit scary for women especially us curvy girls. A lot of companies either ignore us or make swimsuits that don’t flatter our shapes. These are a few of the best places to find swimsuits: Adore Me is known for their inclusive…

Earworm no. 4

Being a young millennial, I spend way too much time on the internet. I am constantly checking social media, shopping and scrolling. This is usually a problem but sometimes the endless scrolling leads you to something unexpected. I love all kinds of music but I am particularly interested in music from other countries where english…

Outfit of the Week: Welcome to the Family

This past weekend was completely insane for The Curvy Alt-Girl. Thanks to Marigold Shadows and last week’s OOTW post, there are so many more of you and I wanted to use this post to welcome everyone that subscribed, followed and visited for the first time during this week. I am extremely grateful. Now let’s get…

Prepping My Emergency Bag

This week was a difficult one. Tuesday night the building where I live had an electrical fire and we had to evacuate. During the insanity of this I realized that I don’t have a plan when it comes to emergencies, I quickly grabbed my phone and hedgehog and my husband got his phone, keys and…

Outfit of the Week: Avant Garde Goth

    I recently found the brand Marigold Shadows on Instagram. Their designs are so unique and modern which is not something that I would think of as accessible to me but their clothing is affordable (average of around $60) and not so dramatic that you wouldn’t be able to wear it. I was wary…

Obsessions of the Month: May

May has been a great month. Work is finally going relatively smoothly, I got to see my family and I am getting back on track with eating healthier. Those winter blues are gone and apart from a few small instances I haven’t had any problems with anxiety. Here are a few of the things I…

Outfit of the Week: Pentagram Date Night

Living near the Mall of America is boring most of the time and locals never go there but for our date night we are super excited to experience the new movie theatre that was just opened. It is the epitome of obnoxious with huge recliners that have built-in tables so that you can eat diner…