Rachel and Miguel are not strangers to waiting. You see, Miguel is from the Netherlands, and Rachel grew up here in the D.C. area. When they fell in love online, they had to wait to finally meet each other. Then began years of waiting between trans-Atlantic visits. And a few years ago, Rachel waited in […]

From the first phone call I had with Brooke, I knew this day would be so so special. We connected easily, especially about losing family members too young and I knew her, and her future husband, were going to be an incredible couple.

SHOP ALL THE SUITS MENTIONED: Yellow Print Bikini Top: Yellow Print High Waisted Bikini Bottoms: Green Long Line Bikini Top: *Similar Green Bikini Top: Green High Waisted Bottom: *Actual Matching Bikini Bottoms: Gingham Bikini Top: Gingham High Waisted Bottom: Green One-Piece: Yellow Printed One-Piece:

For today’s video I tried Anthropologie’s Plus Size line! I have a few events coming up this summer so I wanted some new pieces to try out. While I didn’t end up keeping any of them, I was really impressed with the quality and will definitely be giving their line another try. Everything I tried […]

My husband and I just got back from our honeymoon in Hawaii so I thought it would be fun to share all of the outfits I brought! If you want to see more about our trip, click here! Dress | Shoes | Headband Hat | Tank | Shorts Thank you so much for reading (and […]

Sometimes, things work out exactly how they were meant to. Last year when our honeymoon to Hawaii was canceled, along with our wedding and my bachelorette, I was devastated. This year when we rebooked the trip, I was hesitant to get excited but as it got closer and closer I realized our dream of going to Hawaii was coming true! We got to celebrate our marriage, our first anniversary, and our delayed wedding reception in the most beautiful place on earth.



Wedding, Brand and Lifestyle Video Creator with a passion for authentic stories, size-inclusive style, and margaritas. 

MEET Carla

Hi there, welcome back to my *mostly* weekly blog post called “The Plus Side” I share an update in my life, some of the content I’ve shared that week, my recent favorites, plus some exclusive things I haven’t share on the ‘gram. It’s an easy way to see everything in one place! Let’s catch up, […]

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In this vlog, Emily and I have a Sister Social Photo and Video Shoot, I deep clean my kitchen, and do a painting class with my mom! Shop the things I mentioned and my outfits here! Thanks for watching!!

Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

The Plus Side is my weekly blog post and emails to catch you up on my week, plus some other things I’m loving and want to share. Social media can feel super fast-paced, and it’s easy to miss content you like, so I decided to put everything in one place so you can read and […]

I’m so excited to share a new video all about how I’m starting my seeds for my garden! Even though there is currently snow on the ground, I’m dreaming of spring and getting back into my garden. Watch the video below and shop everything I mentioned below! Heat Mat: Grow Light: Timer Power […]

Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I’ve always been someone that has a lot on my plate. These days I’d say I actually have less going on (thanks 2020), but still many different things that need my attention. I run two businesses, this blog, my youtube channel, a few social accounts, besides the normal life maintenance things like meal planning, daily […]

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