Monthly Archives: October 2016

Our Collaborators for October

Even though I have moved from my personal Instagram account (@momajuicy) to one just for business (@KiwiAndEllie1), I still had a very successful month working with my collaboration team.  Here are some highlights.  You should follow all these lovely ladies… Ann

First up in one of my sweetest young women I’ve had the pleasure to work with.  Her name is Kelly and she not only has a large and engaged following – but she also does weekly YouTube video hauls. That’s one place where she will show you my products in addition to other brands she reps for.  I watched her latest haul and ended up buying a Bartholemew Tee after seeing hers!  Ekks!  You can follow them on Instagram, @YourFavBear (I get nothing in return for promoting that company.) She has over 2,000 subscribers to her Kelly Prepster YouTube Channel.

Here are a few of my reps:

Barb is stunning @50FeelsFab


This fresh young face is Amber of @LoveLaceAndLattes


@maine_blonde sporting one of my Pom Pom scarves


@JustBeingAmelia won this scarf in a giveaway


Helen Greenwell Looking Glam!
Follow Helen on Instagram: @HelenGreenwell



Coming to terms with my body

For so many years, I was thin enough that my body and my brain coexisted in harmony.  Nearly ann2five years ago I was diagnosed with Hashimoto’s disease which is an autoimmune disease affecting your thyroid gland which in turn regulates your metabolism.  Some people have such an efficient thyroid that they naturally maintain a slim physique.  There are so many things that contribute to being overweight.  I am certainly not entirely blaming my disease on the weight gain but it has played a significant role.

Other things that are also not helping things is the fact that I am now over 50 and I don’t cook.  So although I eat lots of salads and organic frozen food, that doesn’t mean I’m not taking in too many calories.  Also, my work schedule is not conducive to working out.  But that is no excuse either.  In any case, here I am the plus size petite woman over 50.  I actually still think I am thin like I was five years ago until I catch a glimpse of myself in the mirror.  I am truly horrified when that happens.

I just really felt I wanted to share this because the struggle is real.  But, clearly the motivation to make a concerted effort to lose weight is just not in me at the moment.  So, with that, I’ve posted a few of my outfits from this past month.  Please don’t judge.

Of course I mostly dress head to toe in Talbots.
if you look closely you will see I’m wearing white beaded
tassel earrings from my collection.

More Talbots head to toe and Sperrys


This shirt is actually from the Loft.  But I love the Everyday Chinos from Talbots.  I own every color they sell


This brown dress, blue beads and leopard shoes are all from my collection!


October Giveaways Recap

I have had the opportunity to work with so many lovely women this month.  Collaborations and Giveaways were awesome in October.  I can’t wait for the new and exciting promotions in November.  Be sure to follow us on Instagram @KiwiAndEllie.

Here is a what you missed if you aren’t following me. recap of the giveaways!

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