Special Series

Fair and Honest Appraisals of Your Appearance with The Bumbys

It’s National Compliment Day and we could not pass up an opportunity to celebrate. Today on our Facebook Live, we introduced The Bumbys, performances artists who give “Fair and Honest Appraisals of your Appearance”. Gill & Jill typed out a personalized narrative that playfully describes how your appearance is read by the world. You’ve never gotten compliments like these before – and we were ready to dish them out! So, who did they highlight? You, our members! We’ve pulled photos from our #ShareMeGB feed for The Bumbys craft their stories around. read more

The Simple Act of Kindness You Can Accomplish Right Now

It’s World Kindness Day! There are many ways to show a kindness, from bringing someone a cup of coffee, to holding the elevator, to paying for someone’s lunch. But the easiest, free-est, and warmest way to show a kindness today (and everyday) is to pay a genuine compliment. Keep an eye on our Facebook and Instagram to see how our Compliment Ambassadors are taking over the East and West on World Kindness Day 2017! read more

5 Recipes To Take Your Thanksgiving to the Next Level

Thanksgiving very well may be the best meal we eat all year. Filled with tradition, a true feast of side dishes, and family (chosen or otherwise), this meal is like no other. And while we love our own traditional dishes, we also love drooling over recipes from other peoples’ tables. Any chance to celebrate taken, we met up with friends of Gwynnie Bee: Darlene of SuitsHeelsCurves, Maddy Jones, Editor of PlusModelMag, Margie Plus, Stephanie Nadia, and Bianca from Brooklyn for a Friendsgiving. Food looking so good you want to lick the screen? Never fear, our ladies have shared the recipe for their personal favorite below. Read on for recipes sure to impress at any feast you attend this year. read more

GB Recommends: 10 Books You Can’t Miss

Happy National Author’s Day! Celebrating the people who tell us stories, inspire us, teach us, and delight us – we are honoring those who have written some of our favorite books. Are you readers like us? We invite you to our GB Book Club  to follow what we’re reading and join in on the discussion. So far we have read Shrill by Lindy West and A New Model by Ashley Graham, and you can check out the recaps linked. Check out our list of top ten recommendations below and happy reading! read more