That title is a direct quote from Alyssa, and it's really true. But don't take my word for it. Check out these Halloween costumes. (I'm also including the staff picks for good places to buy plus size costumes in case you're like me and not at all into putting together some shit from a paper clip and a t-shirt. 😂) Now for those of us who aren't feeling all that creative, some link … [Read more...] about Fat girls are the MacGyvers of fashion: Halloween Edition
So you’ve decided to take the plunge and sign up for a class to get your fitness on but now you don’t know what to wear. I get it. As with the fashion industry, finding fitness wear for fat ladies is a trial. First you have to find a place that sells bigger sizes, next you have to deal with the “fat tax” (where plus size clothing is more money because they blah blah they use more fabric blah … [Read more...] about A Fat Girl’s Guide to Basic Fitness Attire
I love to travel. I love seeing new places, tasting new local cuisine, and visiting the touristy (and not so touristy) areas around where I am. Last year I completed a 2 1/2 week trip to Europe. It was definitely as amazing as it sounds. But getting ready for the trip was not the most fun I’ve ever had. Trying to cram 2 1/2 weeks’ worth of stuff into a suitcase was a challenge to be sure. … [Read more...] about How to Pack Like You Have Your Sh*t Together
So, it's National Book Lovers Day, and everyone on staff is a reader. (Quelle surprise.) So we have opinions, and we think you want our picks. (Also, we are shameless enablers of never-ending TBR piles, and we will NEVER APOLOGIZE for that!) Without further ado... Steph's list: The Beauty Trilogy by Anne Rice American Gods by Neil Gaiman Good Omens by Terry Pratchett and Neil … [Read more...] about Happy National Book Lovers Day!
Well, you don't literally need a purple chair. You need what a purple chair represents. Your unique space. The place in your home where you settle into your core self. A representation of your self-care. The place where people tread quietly around you, or if you live alone, you find that peace in yourself. We all need to establish that place in our home that is home base. This is where we … [Read more...] about Why You Need a Purple Chair RIGHT NOW
Sure, I'm a grown lady with 1 (probably) grown husband, 2 (mostly) grown children, 1 not-at-all grown child, six cats and a bird, but I still buy fun shit. I think you should, too. In fact, I compiled a list of things I think you should buy, even if you're a grown lady, too...ESPECIALLY if you're a grown lady, too. So, what do you think? Is any of this stuff you'd … [Read more...] about Five Things I Bought Even Though I Am a Grownass Woman