We’re almost 2 weeks into the New Year… how’s it going for you so far? With the snow, bitter-cold temperatures and still feeling lethargic, I’ve spent the weekends curled up on the couch with Ken, binging our favorite movies and TV shows. Health-wise, things are promising. The full body scan I underwent a few weeks… Continue reading Me and My Big, Fat Mouth
Today I attended “Feel the Love: An Exclusive Blogger Breakfast with Avenue” one of the events on the 4th day of Full-Figured Fashion Week. It was hosted by Erica and Scarlett, of Avenue‘s PR team, and Marcy Cruz, blogger at Plus Model Magazine and Fearlessly Just Me. I confess to a long-time love affair… Continue reading Feeling the Love with Avenue
Today is Primary Day in my home state of New Jersey as well as in California, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota and South Dakota. Regardless of your chosen candidate, if you call any of these states home, I hope you exercise your right to vote Now… can you tell I’m a fan of leggings and… Continue reading OOTD – Primary Day Edition
It’s hard to take a good OOTD photo when you don’t have an available photographer or full-length mirror but I wanted to show off a couple of my latest acquisitions from fullbeauty.com that will keep you cool and breezy on hot, summer days. I’ll post a better photo if I can get someone to take… Continue reading OOTD – Bathroom Pic Edition
Yesterday my youngest, Jason, graduated from Law School. Of course this proud mama couldn’t wear just any outfit. I needed something stylish that would keep me cool and comfortable in the 80+ degree, humid heat. I decided on the Valentina Racerback dress from SmartGlamour which was custom made to my measurements with white and navy… Continue reading OOTD – Proud Mama Edition
Happy Thursday! My boss and I were goofing around taking pictures at lunchtime so I figured I’d post about today’s outfit: Petite Dress with Button Front, Empire Waist by Only Necessities from fullbeauty.com. I’m 5’2″ and this “petite” dress is almost down to my ankles. I’d probably be tripping all over the hem if this… Continue reading OOTD – 5/19 Edition
Happy Friday the 13th! Not letting superstition or impending rain dampen my spirits so I accessorized my outfit with a flowered necklace and matching earrings that I rediscovered in my jewelry box. Curves Are Trending T-shirt: Boutique+ from JCPenney Capri Jeggings: Faded Glory from Walmart Demin Vest: Avenue – mine is from last year but… Continue reading Triskaidekaphobic? Not me!
Hello to all you beautiful, amazing people. I hope your year is off to a great start. Looking back at last year’s posts I realize that there were more rants than raves about what happened in the fat community. I want to focus more on the positive, starting with my first post of the year:… Continue reading Let’s RAVE!
Out for a stroll on Newark Avenue in Jersey City after a delicious dinner with my son at Saigon Cafe. The Shrimp Curry Acorn Squash was so tasty! Wearing the Variagated Striped Sharkbite Tank which is currently on clearance at Avenue and the Capri Knit Leggings by Woman Within from fullbeauty.com. Hope you’re all having… Continue reading OOTD in Downtown JC
We’re coming up on the 4th of July holiday and I’m grateful that the temperatures in the NYC area have been, for the most part, seasonable. I love the summer but NOT when it’s icky, sticky hot. Yuck! I have hot weather tricks like switching from my usual cream facial moisturizer to gel. My fave… Continue reading Adventures in Wear Testing – Easy, Breezy, Cool