Category Archives: Special Series

5 Thanksgiving Traditions To Make Your Own This Year

Thanksgiving is right around the corner!  Any chance to celebrate taken, we met up with friends of Gwynnie Bee: Darlene of SuitsHeelsCurves, Maddy Jones, Editor of PlusModelMag, Margie PlusStephanie Nadia, and Bianca from Brooklyn for a Friendsgiving. Take a sneak peek into their Thanksgiving Tradition and see which ones you may see yourself in. read more

The Orderly Life: Hacking the Holidays

If you’re getting cold sweats, nervous jitters, or outright ignoring the impending holiday season (and all the stress that comes with it), we don’t blame you! But we do have a solution. No, we can’t do your shopping for you, or prepare your aunt’s recipe to perfection, but we can help you get your life in order before the season hits full steam. Introducing: The Orderly Life, tips to get your day-to-day organized, so you’re more prepared to meet the holidays head on.  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

The Orderly Life: Finding the Perfect Planner

If you’re getting cold sweats, nervous jitters, or outright ignoring the impending holiday season (and all the stress that comes with it), we don’t blame you! But we do have a solution. No, we can’t do your shopping for you, or prepare your aunt’s recipe to perfection, but we can help you get your life in order before the season hits full steam. Introducing: The Orderly Life, tips to get your day-to-day organized, so you’re more prepared to meet the holidays head on.  read more

GB Book Club Review: We Are Never Meeting In Real Life” by Samantha Irby

We hope you enjoyed reading our third GB Book Club pick “We Are Never Meeting In Real Life” by Samantha Irby! We loved seeing your discussions on our GB Book Club Facebook Group and we hope you enjoyed the book as much as we did. We’ve got the final word from your host Brittany Gibbons – watch her review and keep an eye out for what we’re reading next!  read more

Unlocking the Elusive Work – Life Balance

The “Work – Life Balance” is a buzzword concept we’re all aiming to achieve, but an active working life doesn’t always make it easy. Our work is certainly important, but without relaxing and fulfilling personal time, our efficiency and our mood crashes. We have eight practical tips to work towards a more even balance in our lives, for benefits that reach everywhere from better sleep to a more productive work life. read more

The Orderly Life: Organizing Your Desk

If you’re getting cold sweats, nervous jitters, or outright ignoring the impending holiday season (and all the stress that comes with it), we don’t blame you! But we do have a solution. No, we can’t do your shopping for you, or prepare your aunt’s recipe to perfection, but we can help you get your life in order before the season hits full steam. Introducing: The Orderly Life, tips to get your day-to-day organized, so you’re more prepared to meet the holidays head on.  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