If I could have one totally frivolous and useless goal in life, it would be to put myself in a position to sometimes wear formal wear. In theory. Because in theory wearing fancy gowns with sparkly bangles and gorgeous heels sounds like an absolute dream come true. In reality, Oh My God, why does all […]
You know that smell? It’s chilly and windy and the air smells cold, like something fierce is coming? I love winter. Not just for the carb-filled food and warm and fuzzy holidays, but for the tall boots, jeans, and a much needed break from crotch sweat. I can finally pull out all my absolute beauty and […]
It’s fall. I don’t care what the calendar says, everything tastes like pumpkins and candy is snack size, that’s how you know. And fall time means tall boots time, which happens to be my favorite time of all!
Prior to this exact moment, have I worn a jumpsuit? No. In the name of Gloria Gaynor, no no no. And yet, I seek them out. I add them to my style boards and mentally pack them for events. Like when I’m on the back of a motor bike in Florence or making out with a […]
I don’t have a single summer memory of my childhood that happened indoors. We simply weren’t allowed. For years and years, summer meant my parents kicking my little brother and I out of the house to explore, play and entertain ourselves until dark. Sometimes it was amazing, sometimes it sucked. I went into fall with […]
Sometimes I feel like I was supposed to have been born an Olsen. Like the 4th fat one, who’s super excited for her sisters’ successes, but has no interest in Hollywood and instead stayed home to work at a bank or something. The boho gene is strong in me. I have fun dressing up in girly […]
Over the river and through the woods… It’s almost Thanksgiving, and if was up to me, the only requirement would be a hair tie and my eating sweats, but in my house, it’s a holiday that requires a touch of decorum, and an underwire bra. I mean, we’re rarely fancy, but I like to eat warm […]
It’s that time again… time for the unveiling of another Curvy Girl Makeover! This time I headed West to the Emerald City, and I had a positively delightful time with Curvy Girl, Tamara. Click here to check out the results!
Thus begins the ritual of starting off the new school year with pretty clothes that aren’t quite faded yet, bookbags free of the mid-year foot smell and goldfish crumbs, and legitimately clean and styled hair. Because what else do I have to do at 6am? Certainly not body slam three kids into the bed so […]
Mindy Kaling does this thing I love, get ready, because it’s groundbreaking… She wears mini skirts and she tucks her shirt in. Which is, in chubby Brittanyland, a mind blowing concept. I mean, my grandma always told me to tuck my shirt in, but she was old and didn’t know who Shanice was at the […]