Ep 55 The Jolly Fat Elf aka Misty Lavigne

Friends all the way back from kindergarten, Mattie chats it up with crafting and organizing extraordinaire Misty Lavigne. Or as her Youtube followers know her, the Jolly Fat Elf! (Yes we both love Christmas!)

jollyfatelflogo.jpgMisty is just a bada**.  That's pretty much it. Don't get me wrong-she's very sweet and kind too. She's inspiring to me though because she has been bullied all her life for her weight and yet she's used that pain and turned it into strength, and is now a force of love. A force of love that loves crafting. Misty and I grew up in the same small Oklahoma town, so it's wonderful to reconnect and see one another thriving. We talk a good amount about fat shaming, get your finances in order and paying off debt, and your questions about how to navigate political differences on Facebook and a writing professor who is irked by a friend who is taking advantage of her.

Find all things Misty on her website and Youtube:

http://thejollyfatelf.stampinup.net

http://www.theposhelf.com/

And her TWO Youtube channels: At Home with Misty and The Jolly Fat Elf

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