"Wait Kung Fu is a real thing?" Not the craziest thing I have been asked. "YOU do Kung Fu????" Why yes, yes I do. "Isn't Kung Fu for people who are, you know, more fit?" Why you little..... But I digress. Kung Fu absolutely is a real thing. Yes, I do it anywhere from 4-7 days a week, and while yes, being fit is helpful, it is not by any means hindering you from giving it a chance! In fact, … [Read more...] about A Big Girl’s Guide to Kung Fu
Fat, skinny, somewhere in between...we can all agree bad hair days suck. So, here are my top 5 products to end bad hair days. This shampoo was recommended to me by Missy in our FB group, "Sh*t We Use on Our Faces." (Which has evolved into "Sh*t We Use to Be Pretty," but I haven't updated the name. 😁) So far anyone who's tried it has loved it, and the price point makes it a low-risk try. (By … [Read more...] about Good Hair Don’t Care: 5 Products to End Bad Hair Days.
This is one of the first recipes that I ever attempted to develop on my own 15 years ago, and once I got all of the kinks worked out, it has remained unchanged ever since. This is the very most requested recipe I make and always the first thing someone asks for when I say that I'm showing up with food. I've got a waiting list when my garden is especially abundant in tomatoes and jalapenos and I'm … [Read more...] about The Best Salsa in the World
Are you competitive? I didn’t think I was. I didn’t participate in organized sports much when I was in school; I was in band, but didn’t play a popular instrument so there wasn’t much competition; I didn’t do debate or try out for drama. I was a good student and an introvert, so I didn’t really like competition. Or so I thought. But thinking back, anything I did, I wanted to be the best. I wanted … [Read more...] about Why You Don’t Need to Compete
So, one of the things about being a fat chick that sucks is trying to find stuff that fits appropriately, wears comfortably, and doesn't make you choose between your power bill and new sandals. (It's kind of a bonus if they're also not fugly.) In order to write this post, I hit up the AF staff for their favorite sandals. So let's get started, shall we? Missy's picks: These Sanuks are like … [Read more...] about A Big Girl’s Guide to Sandals
Yes, you heard me right. Brussels Sprouts Salad. I was skeptical at first too but stick with me here. It's amazing. "Knock your socks off, can't stop eating it" amazing. It's crunchy from the sprouts and buttery from the cheese and walnuts. Just the right amount of lightness for this time of year, especially next to a well grilled steak or a great big piece of grilled chicken. No matter how much … [Read more...] about Missy’s Amazing Brussels Sprouts Salad